Mosaic Mural Installed at Washington Fruit Community Center

Progress on the Miller Park improvement project continues this week with installation of a mosaic mounted on the south wall at Washington Fruit Community Center, 602 N. 4th Street. “We are so appreciative of the Millennium Foundation and its partnership with Tieton Mosaics for creating and installing this beautiful artwork,” said Parks and Recreation Manager … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on North 16th Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on North 16th Avenue between Cherry Avenue and Jerome Avenue starting Monday, October 3rd through Friday, October 7th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Washington Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions at the intersection of Washington Avenue and North 16th Avenue on Tuesday, October 4th.   Work on the project will begin at 5:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. City of Yakima water customers in the project area can expect water outages during the project work hours. … Continued

City of Yakima Offers Leaf Disposal Option

The City of Yakima offers leaf disposal for residents. The City of Yakima’s Refuse Division offers yard waste collection through November 30th. For $19.10 per month, the City will provide residents with a 96-gallon cart dedicated for leaves and yard debris. Leaves must be placed loose in the cart and not bagged. The cart is … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Issues Fall 2022 Program Guide

A snowball softball tournament, Halloween egg hunt and Toys for Tots drive at the Harman Center are just a few of the activities in the Fall 2022 Program Guide recently published by the City of Yakima’s Parks and Recreation Department. The 12-page program guide is available at 2022-YPR-Fall-PG.pdf (yakimaparks.com) The guide covers Parks and Recreation … Continued

Yakima Transit Offers Free Shuttle 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 three locations at Gateway Center (home to Target and other stores). One is the Park and Ride location across from Gateway Center. The other shuttle stops are between the two … Continued

Sunfair Parade Kicks Off 2022 Fair Season

The Yakima Sunfair Parade will follow its familiar route of more than one-and-a-half miles through Downtown Yakima on Saturday, September 24th. The parade begins at 10:00 am and is anticipated to last until 1:00 pm. It is expected to attract about 10,000 spectators. The parade will include about 1,000 participants and 200 vehicles as it … Continued

Yakima City Council September 20th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 20th. Action taken by the Council included: Approving interlocal agreements with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission for funding a Law Enforcement Liaison and traffic safety emphasis patrols Authorizing a contract with Yakima Housing Authority in the amount of $300,000 of HOME Investment funds for … Continued

Yakima Council Community Forum is Thursday, Sept. 22

Yakima City Councilmember Matt Brown (District 6) will host a community forum this Thursday, September 22nd, at the Harman Center, located at 101 N. 65th Avenue. The forum will begin at 6:30 pm and last until about 8:00 pm. “The forum will provide an opportunity for community members to ask questions and provide feedback,” said … Continued

Work on Nelson Dam Project to Result in Temporary Lane Closure

Work continues on the Nelson Dam removal and replacement project, requiring a temporary single lane closure of South Naches Road at Powerhouse Road. This lane closure began Tuesday, September 6th, and continues through Friday, October 7th. It is in effect during scheduled project work hours of 6:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. Flaggers and … Continued