YAKIMA VALLEY SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT News Release – YVSIU Detectives Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Yakima WA – The Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit (YVSIU) is investigating an Officer involved Shooting incident that occurred in the City of Yakima, just before 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Yakima Police Officers located a subject who was wanted for felony assault charges, walking in the 800 block of N 20th Ave.  … Continued

Officer-Involved Shooting in Yakima

On April 16, 2022, at approximately 5:35 PM, YPD Officers located an adult male wanted for felony domestic violence charges. The suspect fled from officers on foot in the area of N. 18th Ave and Jerome. The suspect was armed with a firearm during the incident, threatening officers. Officers located the suspect in the yard … Continued

Yakima City Council April 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022. Agenda items for the April 19th regular meeting include: Appointments to the Planning Commission and Tourist Promotion Area Resolution authorizing an agreement with Central Washington Mountain Rescue to use Franklin Park for its annual two-day Rope Training Program … Continued

Mask Mandate Extended for Yakima Transit, Yakima Airport

A federal mask requirement related to public transportation has been extended through May 3rd. Yakima Transit employees and passengers will need to continue wearing masks/face coverings while on board the bus and utilizing Dial-A-Ride services. The mask mandate extension also applies to passengers and personnel at the Yakima Airport terminal and on flights. In March, … Continued

City of Yakima Marks National Telecommunicators Week

The City of Yakima is celebrating the second full week of April (April 10-16) as National Telecommunicators Week. It honors the men and women who are the critical first step in the public safety system. They are the ones who answer 9-1-1 emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render life-saving assistance to the … Continued

Spring/Summer 2022 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Spring/Summer 2022 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride and Bikes on the Bus. Schedules in the bilingual Bus Book are effective from Monday, April 11th to September 4th. It is available online at SPRING-SUMMBER-BUS-BOOK.pdf (yakimatransit.org) The new Bus … Continued

Work on Nelson Dam Project to Result in Temporary Road Closures

Work continues on the Nelson Dam removal and replacement project and will result in temporary road closures over the next couple of weeks. Work scheduled to begin next week includes pouring concrete for a new fish screen structure. The work requires temporary closure of South Naches Road at Powerhouse Road. This closure will start at … Continued

Yakima City Council April 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 5th. Action taken by the Council included: Issuing proclamations for Telecommunicator Week and Arbor Day Adding a new Chapter 3.130 Biennial Budget to Title 3 of the Yakima Municipal Code Moving forward with draft redistricting plan as published and place it on the April … Continued