Harman Center Plans October Events

The community is invited to participate in a number of free activities at the City of Yakima Harman Center, 101 N. 65th Avenue, during the month of October. All will follow social distancing requirements due to COVID-19. Events include: Hands-Off Halloween Express – Friday, October 30th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm All ages are welcome … Continued

Center Line Project to Close Section of North 32nd Avenue

North 32nd Avenue will be closed for two hours Thursday, October 1st, between Englewood Avenue and West Lincoln Avenue due to street striping. City of Yakima crews will paint a new center line on that section of North 32nd Avenue between 12:45 pm and 2:45 pm on Thursday. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can … Continued

Pandemic Sparks Run on 96-Gallon Garbage Carts

Since February, the City of Yakima Solid Waste Division has seen an 11 percent increase in the tonnage generated by its residential customers.  To hold all this extra tonnage, customers have been requesting additional 96-gallon carts. “Normally, ordering additional carts does not stretch our resources. However, the current demand is causing a shortage,” said Solid … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Lincoln Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Lincoln Avenue between 28th Avenue and 29th Avenue from Tuesday, September 29th through Wednesday, September 30th.  Work on the project will begin at 5:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. … Continued

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field Continues COVID-19 Precautions

New protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19 have been announced for air travel within the state of Washington. The Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field (YKM) and Alaska Airlines have already implemented many of the requirements. “We at YKM applaud these protocols and pledge to continue every precaution to protect employees, passengers, vendors and the visiting … Continued

Yakima Transit Plans 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 Thursday, October 1st, at 5:30 pm via a Zoom conference call. To join the meeting, call (833) 548-0276. The meeting ID is 936 6531 4792. … Continued

Deadlines near for City of Yakima Residents, Small Businesses

Grant funding for small businesses in the City of Yakima, future housing plans and even future federal dollars for the City are all on the line with deadlines that are fast approaching. September 30th is the deadline to complete the City’s housing action plan survey. Results of the survey will help the City of Yakima develop a … Continued

Road Repair to Close Section of 3rd Street

Third Street will be closed to traffic between Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way and Yakima Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday, September 23rd and September 24th, for a road repair project. Project work hours will be 6:00 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project … Continued