Road Project to Close Section of 48th Avenue

A project to remove, widen and replace a section of 48th Avenue will require a road closure for just over two weeks. Work begins next Monday, April 4th, and will require closing 48th Avenue between Castleview Drive and West Viola Avenue from April 4th through April 22nd. Local access for emergency vehicles and residents in … Continued

FDA News Release: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals

Click the following link for a news release from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announcing authorization of a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals | FDA The second booster dose is available for people ages … Continued

City Seeks Public Comment for Draft Redistricting Plan

The Yakima City Council will hold a public meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 5th, for a draft redistricting plan. The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street. A dashboard map showing the proposed City Council district boundaries and population totals is available at Yakima … Continued

YHD News Release: Yakima Health District’s Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Will Close After March 31, 2022

The Yakima Health District’s mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics will end after March 31, 2022. Throughout the past months, the mobile clinics have provided invaluable access to the COVID-19 vaccine and held clinics in various locations, such as workplaces, grocery stores, schools, and much more. These mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics started when the FEMA Community Vaccination … Continued

WSDOT Announces Online Open House for W. Powerhouse Road Corridor

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is offering an online open house about the West Powerhouse Road corridor through April 11th. Access the open house at West Powerhouse Road Corridor Study online open house | WSDOT ( In July 2021, the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, City of Yakima, Yakima County and WSDOT began … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Summitview Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Summitview Avenue between 40th Avenue and 44th Avenue starting Wednesday, March, 23rd through Friday, March, 25th. Work on the project will begin each day at around 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm.   Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the … Continued

City Irrigation Season Begins April 1st

Friday, April 1st, will mark the start of the 2022 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 majority of the collection of systems operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division are scheduled to begin delivering water. All City of … Continued

Lions Pool Hosts April Pools Day

The City of Yakima’s Lions Pool is hosting a free “April Pools Day” from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 9th. “Every year, many pools around the state host April Pools Day events for families and community members,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “Our hope is that offering this free event … Continued

Fisher Park Begins Golf Season on March 25th

The City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course will open for the 2022 season on Friday, March 25th. The par-3, 9-hole course is located at 823 South 40th Avenue, across from Eisenhower High School. It is typically open from March through October each year, depending on the weather. Specials include an Early Season Special through May … Continued

City of Yakima Provides Nelson Dam Update

An update on the Nelson Dam removal project notes that approximately 80 percent of the existing dam has been removed as of February 28th. The 5-page project status briefing was published on Wednesday, March 16th. Click the following link for a copy of the report: Nelson Dam Removal Project: Water Supply, Riverine Process, and Fish … Continued