Irrigation Line Break Prompts Work on Englewood Avenue

Work is underway on a section of Englewood Avenue due to a sink hole that developed following an irrigation line break. The Yakima Tieton Irrigation District had a main line break this morning, Thursday, June 19th that resulted in a closure of Englewood Avenue between 40th and 44th Avenues. At about 1:00 pm today, a … Continued

Yakima City Council July 17th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, July 17th. Action by the Council on July 17th included: Approving revised Council Rules of Procedure. Approving a Sister City relationship with Hadong County, South Korea. Approving traffic calming recommendations. Issuing a proclamation honoring retiring State Representative Norm Johnson Follow this link to watch Yakima … Continued

Heat Advisory Calls for Extra Precautions

The National Weather Service (“NWS”) has issued a heat advisory for the Yakima area that will be in effect from 2:00 pm today, Monday, through 9:00 pm Tuesday, July 17th. The NWS is predicting temperatures in the City of Yakima could reach as high as 100 degrees during the heat advisory. The agency forecasts six … Continued

July 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the July 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – July 2018 Issues Brief The July 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles on a historical preservation grant for “Fruit Row,” a column by Councilmember Kay Funk and free concerts/outdoor movies in City parks. Starting this … Continued

Yakima Airport Receives Federal Award

A federal agency is recognizing Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field’s efforts to deter wildlife from interfering with airport operations. The United States Department of Agriculture recently presented Airport Director Rob Peterson with the Airport Wildlife Award. It was announced during the Yakima City Council meeting last night, Tuesday.  “I appreciate continued efforts by Director Peterson and … Continued

Yakima City Council July 10th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, July 10th. Action by the Council on July 10th included: Rescheduling the August 7th City Council meeting to 6:00 pm on Monday, August 6th. Placing the Yakima Central Plaza on the November General Election ballot. Reviewing a 5-year revenue/expenditures projection report for Lions Pool. Appointing … Continued

Harman Center Issues Summer Newsletter

Outsmarting scammers, genealogy and line dancing are just some of the classes included in the Summer 2018 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled through the end of September. It includes event announcements, as well as a weekly schedule calendar of ongoing … Continued

Harman Center Trips and Tours Publishes World Travel Catalog

Due to its ongoing popularity, the Trips and Tours program at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center recently published its first-ever “World Travel Catalog” for 2019. Ireland, a river cruise through Central Europe, Washington D.C. and the Grand Canyon are just some of the travel itineraries that will be offered in 2019. “This will allow … Continued

Art Projects Sought for Fall/Winter 2018 Windows Alive! Display

The Yakima Arts Commission is seeking applications for the Fall/Winter 2018 Downtown Yakima Windows Alive! Project. The deadline for artists to submit an application is 5:00 pm on Monday, August 20th. Notification letters will be mailed to the artists selected for the Fall/Winter display during the week of September 3rd. The goal is to have … Continued

Yakima City Council July 10th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the July 10th regular meeting include: Reviewing the fire inspection fee process. Considering an ordinance for the Yakima Central Plaza preliminary design. Considering a … Continued