Sunfair Parade Kicks Off Fair Season in Yakima

For the 58th year in a row, the Yakima Sunfair Parade will follow its familiar route of more than one-and-a-half miles through Downtown Yakima on Saturday, September 21st.  The parade is expected to include more than 500 participants and 125 vehicles as it makes its way down Yakima Avenue from 18th Avenue to Naches Avenue. … Continued

Yakima City Council September 17th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, September 17th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a report from the Council Public Safety Committee. Directing staff to invite Congressional staff members to meet with the Council regarding immigration reform legislation at the federal level. Approving an ordinance amending City of Yakima … Continued

Yakima Transit Offers Free Shuttle Bus Service to the Fair

Yakima Transit will again provide free shuttle bus service to the Central Washington State Fair throughout its 10-day run. Shuttle buses will run continuously from two locations at Gateway Center (home to Target, Big Lots! and other stores). One is the Park and Ride location at Gateway Center. The other shuttle stop is between the … Continued

Community Members Invited to Solarize Yakima Workshop

People living in Yakima who are interested in installing solar panels as part of the Solarize Yakima campaign are invited to attend a free workshop in order to qualify for a free site assessment and a group discount on installation costs. The campaign is a partnership between the City of Yakima and Spark Northwest, a … Continued

Miembros de la comunidad son invitados al taller de Solarize Yakima

Personas que viven en Yakima y estén interesadas en instalar paneles solares como parte de la campaña Solarize Yakima, son invitadas a asistir a un taller gratuito con el fin de calificar para una evaluación de sitio y un descuento de grupo en los costos de instalación.  La campaña es una asociación entre la ciudad … Continued

Yakima City Council September 17th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 17th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the September 17th regular meeting include: A Department of Ecology presentation to the City of Yakima’s Wastewater Division for the “2018 Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding … Continued

September 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the September 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The September 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, links and City contact phone numbers. Issues Brief is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Fall 2019 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Fall 2019 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride, Vanpool, and Bikes on the Bus. Schedules in the bilingual Fall 2019 Bus Book are in effect through January 6th, 2020. The new schedule also features information about special bus … Continued

Ceremony Planned for Franklin Park Pickleball Courts

State legislators will be on hand this Wednesday, September 11th, when the City of Yakima holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new pickleball courts at Franklin Park. Sen. Curtis King, Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, and Rep. Chris Corry are all scheduled to attend the ceremony at 4:00 pm this Wednesday at Franklin Park. Mayor Kathy … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Issues Fall Program Guide

A Ghosts and Goblins Golf Tournament, a Halloween egg hunt, and an adult co-ed dodge ball tournament are just a few of the activities in the Fall 2019 Program Guide recently published by the City of Yakima’s Parks and Recreation Department. The guide covers Parks and Recreation programs scheduled through the end of this year … Continued