Tree Removal to Impact N. 3rd St

North 3rd Street will be closed to traffic Monday, June 3rd, between G Street and F Street for a tree removal project. The closure is anticipated during project work hours of 6:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained. Drivers are reminded the speed limit through all … Continued

Water line Work to Restrict Traffic on Nob Hill Boulevard

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Nob Hill Boulevard between 12th Avenue and Pleasant Avenue on Monday, June 3rd. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes … Continued

City to Replace Second Avenue Water Line

The City of Yakima will replace and upgrade the water system on South 2nd Avenue between Division Street and West Pine Street. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, June 3rd, and be complete by August. “The existing 12-inch,100-year-old cast-iron water main is being replaced with a new 12-inch ductile iron water main, including new system … Continued

Lane Closures Required for 10th and Washington Signal Replacement

Traffic at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 10th Avenue will be reduced to one lane in all directions Thursday morning, May 30th. Crews will replace a damaged traffic signal cabinet at the intersection with a newer, fully functional cabinet. Work is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am Wednesday. It is expected to be complete … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Issues 2024 Summer Program Guide

The 18th annual “Paws in the Pool,” at Franklin Pool and an update about the Aquatic Center at MLK Jr. Park are just a few of the highlights in the 2024 Summer Program Guide recently issued by City of Yakima Parks and Recreation. The guide is now available at the Yakima Parks and Recreation office … Continued

Lane Closures Required for Traffic Signal Replacement

Traffic at the intersection of North 40th Avenue and Powerhouse/River Road will be reduced to one lane in all directions Wednesday morning, May 29th. Crews will upgrade the traffic signal at the intersection, replacing the traffic signal cabinet with one that has battery back-up capabilities. Work is scheduled to begin at 6:30 am Wednesday. It … Continued

City of Yakima Plans Memorial Day Closures

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the police and fire departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. Yakima Municipal Court will be closed for the … Continued

City Encourages Water Conservation During Drought Conditions

With nearly all of Washington, including Yakima County, in a state-wide drought, City of Yakima officials encourage water conservation during what is expected to be a dry spring and summer. “As we manage our water supply for both our domestic and irrigation systems throughout the summer months, we ask all of our customers to use … Continued

Tree Trimming to Impact Lincoln Avenue

Traffic on Lincoln Avenue will be one lane between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue tomorrow morning, Thursday, May 23rd, due to a tree trimming project. Lane closures will be in effect from 6:00 am to 9:00 am Thursday morning so crews can remove low-hanging tree branches in that one-block section of Lincoln Avenue. Drivers are … Continued

Yakima City Council May 21st, 2024 Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21st. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the May 21st Council meeting – Yakima City Council 05-21-24 ( The May 21st Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued