Lions Pool Hosts April Pools Day 2024

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 6th. “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

Pipe Repair to Close Section of Englewood Avenue

Englewood Avenue will be closed between N. 66th Avenue and N. 74th Avenue this Thursday, March 28th, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The closure is required so the Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District can repair a pipe leak. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained as best as possible. Detours will be posted … Continued

Fisher Park Begins Golf Season on March 29th

The City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course will open for the 2024 season this Friday, March 29th. 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 Senior Citizen Day on Mondays, Ladies’ … Continued

Project to Close Section of 49th Avenue

A project will require closing 49th Avenue between Summitview Avenue and Barge Street next Monday through Friday, March 25-29. The closure will be in effect 24/7. The closure is required as crews will remove and replace the existing roadway on that section of 49th Avenue. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained … Continued

City Irrigation Season Begins April 1st, 2024

Monday, April 1st, will mark the start of the 2024 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

Yakima City Council March 19th, 2024 Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 19th. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the March 19th Council meeting – Yakima City Council 03-19-24 ( The March 19th Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued

Acting Community Development Director Appointed

City Engineer Bill Preston P.E. has been appointed to serve as Acting Community Development Director. Preston began serving as acting director yesterday, Monday, March 18th, following his appointment by Interim City Manager Dave Zabell. “Bill has been highly successful in his role of City Engineer and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the … Continued

City of Yakima Defends “Best Tasting Water” Title

The City of Yakima successfully defended its “Best Tasting Water” title as it recently took first place in the 2024 Central Washington Best Tasting Water contest. “Winning this award two years in a row is a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication our water treatment and distribution employees – as with all of … Continued

Yakima City Council March 19th, 2024 Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. Agenda items for the March 19th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire March 19th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Downtown Parking Community Meeting is Thursday, March 21st

The City of Yakima will host a Downtown Parking Community Meeting next Thursday, March 21st, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street. The meeting will include a presentation by City staff regarding history and preliminary recommendations regarding four City-owned parking lots in Downtown Yakima. This is … Continued