Trick-or-Treating in Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood to Impact Traffic

For many years, the historic Barge-Chestnut neighborhood has been a popular destination for Trick-or-Treaters – up to 1,000 or more show up each Halloween.  In recent years, the City of Yakima, the Yakima Police Department, and the Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood Association have partnered in an effort to ensure the safety of ghouls and goblins, princesses and … Continued

Manhole Cover Replacement on Powerhouse to Impact Traffic

A project to replace a manhole cover on Powerhouse Road will impact traffic in the morning on Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th.     City of Yakima Wastewater Division crews will be working on the project between 7:00 am and 2:00 pm on October 29th and 30th.  As a result of the project, Powerhouse … Continued

Harman Center Hosts Annual Holiday Bazaar

The City of Yakima’s Harman Center, located at 101 North 65th Avenue, will host its annual Holiday Bazaar from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 2nd. “The vendors are excited. It should be a really fun event,” said Recreation Program Supervisor Leslie Richards. More than 50 vendors are expected to be on hand, … Continued

Traffic Signal Cabinet Install to Restrict Traffic at 16th and Lincoln

Installation of a new traffic signal cabinet will restrict traffic this Sunday, October 27th at the intersection of 16th Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. During the project, traffic signals at that intersection will be temporarily shut down and travel in all directions will be restricted to one lane with stop signs posted. The restrictions will be … Continued

Yakima Transit Plans Public Hearing for Report to WSDOT

Yakima Transit is submitting its Six-Year Transit Development Plan and Annual Report to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). A public hearing on the report will be held next Wednesday, October 30th, at 5:30 pm at the City’s Public Works facility, 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard. The report includes documents addressing state and local long & … Continued

City Offers Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Yakima is offering leaf disposal options for residents. “People can give us a call and we’ll do what we can to help them do the right thing with their leaves,” said Solid Waste Manager Loretta Zammarchi. The City of Yakima’s Refuse Division offers yard waste collection through November 30th. For $16.72 per … Continued

Street Repair Work to Impact Traffic at Tieton Drive and 72nd Avenue

A street repair project will result in lane closures in and around the intersection of Tieton Drive and 72nd Avenue from Monday, October 21st through Wednesday, October 23rd.  Crews will be grinding out deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. While the project is underway, only one lane of traffic in each direction will … Continued

Yakima City Council October 15th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the October 15th regular meeting include: Receiving a summary report regarding the 2019 Council Mentorship-Internship Program. Appropriating Real Estate Excise Tax funds to proceed with … Continued