Thanksgiving Holiday Closures Planned

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd, for the Thanksgiving holiday. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. In addition, the City’s Harman Center will … Continued

City Crews to Install Downtown Holiday Decorations

Crews from the City of Yakima will be installing approximately 80 lighted holiday decorations in Downtown Yakima on Tuesday morning, November 20th.  Traffic will be restricted at times to a single lane to permit City trucks and equipment access to overhead street light and utility poles during the installation. The restrictions will only affect traffic … Continued

Road Repair to Close Section of Pacific Avenue

A City of Yakima road repair project will close a portion of Pacific Avenue tomorrow, Friday. Pacific Avenue will be closed from 6th Street to 3rd Street beginning at 7:00 am through 3:30 pm tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16th. Drivers are reminded the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is … Continued

November 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the October 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter –  November 2018 Issues Brief The November 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos and links. The City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Downtown Holiday Tree Arrives Nov. 15th

The search for the community holiday tree for Downtown Yakima is over. A donated tree, standing about 25 feet tall, has been donated by a local property owner and will be installed by 2:00 pm tomorrow, Thursday, November 15th at Millennium Plaza. Click Downtown Holiday Tree Arrives – DAY News Release for a news release issued … Continued

Yakima City Council November 13th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, November 13th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Issuing a 2018 Small Business Saturday proclamation Conducting the first of two public hearings on the proposed 2019 City of Yakima budget Receiving the 3rd quarter City of Yakima Capital Improvement Projects Report Holding a budget work … Continued

Shopko Foundation Presenting Grant for “Day of Thanks”

Yakima Police Community Services will receive a donation tomorrow, Wednesday, for its upcoming “A Day of Thanks” event. The Shopko Foundation will present a $500 check to Yakima Police Community Services at 1:00 pm tomorrow, Wednesday, November 14th at Shopko, 5801 Summitview Avenue.  Proceeds from tomorrow’s check presentation at Shopko will be designated for the … Continued

Transit Advisory Committee to Meet November 14th

Yakima Transit’s Citizen Advisory Committee will meet at 4:00 pm tomorrow, Wednesday, November 14th at the City of Yakima’s Public Works Large Conference Room (2301 Fruitvale Blvd., main building). The agenda for tomorrow’s quarterly meeting includes updates on the Bus Book, the Ellensburg Commuter and new transit shelters. The meeting is open to the general … Continued

Holiday Closures Planned for Veterans Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Monday, November 12th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. In addition, the City’s Harman Center will be closed … Continued

Veterans to be Honored with Downtown Yakima Parade

The Yakima community will honor its veterans and all U.S. military veterans by staging the 2018 Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Yakima on Sunday, November 11th.  The parade is sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 379. The parade will begin at 10:45 am at the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 6th … Continued