Fisher Park Begins Golf Season on March 29th

The golfing season is just a week away at the City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course, but with some temporary adjustments due to late winter snows. “Fisher Golf is scheduled to open on Friday, March 29th,” said Recreation Supervisor Tami Andringa. “However, the course is quite saturated so we will likely only allow foot … Continued

Wide Hollow Road Culvert Clearing to Restrict Traffic

Traffic will be restricted to one lane on a section of Wide Hollow Road from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20th so crews can clear out a culvert in the area. The project will impact Wide Hollow Road between 96th Avenue and 80th Avenue. The eastbound lane will be closed and flaggers … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Washington Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Washington Avenue between 24th Avenue and 16th Avenue from tomorrow, Wednesday, March 20th through Friday, March 29th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each week day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the … Continued

Options Available for City of Yakima Business License Renewals

Though we are nearly a quarter of the way through 2019, there is still opportunity for business owners in the City of Yakima to renew their required business licenses. The easiest way to renew a business license is by visiting which offers an on-line option for renewals. “We are happy to work with business … Continued

Yakima City Council March 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, March 19th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the March 19th regular meeting include: Receiving Yakima Valley Tourism’s 2018 Annual Report. Receiving a presentation on the Alert Yakima Emergency Notification System. Appointing members … Continued

Water, Sewer Projects Continue on Hathaway Street

After one month of work, and dealing with on-going inclement weather, a project to replace existing water and sewer mains along a section of Hathaway Street remains on schedule. The project limits on Hathaway Street are from North 6th Avenue to North 16th Avenue.  P.O.W. Contracting, Inc. of Pasco continues construction along various areas along … Continued

Emergency Notification System Available for Area Residents

A free service is available to Yakima area residents that provides emergency alerts via voice or text communications. Offered by Everbridge, the service is the emergency notification system for Yakima Valley Emergency Management. “I encourage City of Yakima residents to sign up for this system so they can stay in the know when there are … Continued

March 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

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

St. Patrick’s Day Iron Chef & Dance is March 15th

Entries are being accepted for the St. Patrick’s Day Iron Chef competition at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center. The free Iron Chef & Dance event will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday, March 15th. Iron Chef competitors will be asked to provide samples of an Irish cuisine item. Guinness Beer must … Continued

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 10th

Daylight saving time will officially begin at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 10th. Clocks are set ahead one hour and many people set their clocks to “spring forward” before they go to bed the night before, in this case Saturday, March 9th. When you change your clocks, the National Safety Council suggests also taking the … Continued