Water Line Work to Close a Portion Chestnut Avenue

Water line work will result in the closure of Chestnut Avenue between 10th Street and Fair Avenue on Thursday and Friday, September 28th and 29th, during project work hours of 7:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Drivers can expect delays in and around the project area and should use alternate routes if possible until … Continued

Ceremony to Celebrate New Lighting at City Park Facilities

A lighting project at three City of Yakima parks is nearing completion and will be celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:00 pm next Monday, October 2nd, at Kiwanis Park. It will mark completion of a partnership with local Rotary clubs providing lights at the Kiwanis Park skate park and basketball courts, Chesterley Park skate … Continued

Overnight Closures to Resume on Nob Hill Blvd

A grind and overlay project on Nob Hill Boulevard between 13th Avenue and 29th Avenue will again require overnight closures next week. “The contractor is needs to go back to nights for this project one more week,” said Acting Construction Supervisor Dana Kallevig. The 16-block of Nob Hill Boulevard will be closed from 7:00 pm … Continued

Project to Impact Traffic at 24th and Racquet Lane

A project will impact traffic in the area of 24th Avenue and Racquet Lane next Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25th and 26th. Traffic will be one lane each direction on 24th Avenue at Racquet Lane as crews will be tearing out and replacing the approach during project work hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm … Continued

Yakima City Council September 19th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 19th. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the September 19th Council meeting – Yakima City Council 09-19-23 (yakimawa.gov) The September 19th Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued

Sunfair Parade Kicks Off 2023 Fair Season

The Yakima Sunfair Parade will follow its familiar route of more than one-and-a-half miles through Downtown Yakima on Saturday, September 23rd. The parade begins at 10:00 am and is anticipated to last until 1:00 pm. It is expected to attract about 10,000 spectators. The parade will include about 1,000 participants and 200 vehicles as it … Continued

Asphalt Work to Restrict Traffic on Yakima Avenue

Asphalt work will result in traffic and parking restrictions on Yakima Avenue between 2nd Street and 3rd Street on Wednesday, September 20th, and Thursday, September 21st. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area … Continued

Two Big Donations Jump Start MLK, Jr. Park Aquatic Center Fundraising

Efforts to build an aquatic center at MLK, Jr. Park gained significant momentum today when OIC of Washington (OIC) announced it has pledged $500,000 to the project and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) said it was giving a gift of $225,000. “Delivering on the promise of a top-quality aquatic center being built to serve … Continued

Yakima City Council September 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023. Agenda items for the September 19th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire September 19th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held at Yakima City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street and via … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Issues Fall 2023 Program Guide

Pickleball lessons, Halloween egg hunt, and late season specials at Fisher Golf Course are just a few of the activities in the Fall 2023 Program Guide recently published by the City of Yakima’s Parks and Recreation Department. The 12-page program guide is available at 2023-YPR-FALL-PG.pdf (yakimaparks.com) Printed copies of the Fall 2023 Program Guide are … Continued