Traffic Revisions set for Chalk Art Festival

The 5th annual Downtown Yakima Chalk Art Festival will be held Saturday, October 12th. The event begins at 11:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm this Saturday. The Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) is hosting the chalk art festival. It anticipates about 100 participants and more than 1,000 spectators for the event, which will be … Continued

Yakima Airport Receives New Snow Removal Equipment

Just in time for winter, Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field this week received two key pieces of snow removal equipment. The two high-speed runway brooms now in place at the Yakima Airport are designed to sweep snow off the pavement with poly and wire bristles driven by two engines generating a total of 785 horsepower. Each … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on a Portion of Pine Street

A tree removal project will impact traffic on a section of Pine Street on Thursday, October 10th and Friday, October 11th. While the project is underway, Pine Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue will be closed to traffic. Work is expected to begin at 7:00 am and end at 3:00 pm both days. Access … Continued

Harman Center Issues Fall 2019 Newsletter

A Lego Festival with Santa’s workshop, holiday bazaar and Veterans Day social are just some of the events included in the Fall 2019 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled through the end of December. It includes event announcements, as well as … Continued

October 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the September 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The October 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, accompanying links and City contact phone numbers. Issues Brief is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

2019 Yakima Irrigation Season Ends October 15th

Tuesday, October 15th marks the end of another irrigation season for the vast majority of the residential and business customers served by the City of Yakima’s irrigation system.  That’s the day the system operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division will be shut off until next spring. The few other irrigation systems in the area that … Continued

Y-PAC Video Voters Pamphlet Features Yakima City Council Candidates

Y-PAC, the City of Yakima’s government access channel, has produced a 2019 Video Voters Pamphlet focusing on candidates for four Yakima City Council seats in the November 5th General Election. Candidates featured in the Video Voters Pamphlet are: Eliana Macias and Kenton Gartrell – Yakima City Council, District 1 Patricia Byers and Thomas B. Sund … Continued

Public Invited to Free Heritage Garden Workshop

A free workshop will teach community members how to develop attractive landscaping that uses little water. The North & South Yakima Conservation Districts are inviting the public to participate in the Fall Heritage Garden Workshop. It will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 26th, at the Yakima Area Arboretum. One … Continued