Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Walnut

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Walnut Street between 1st Street and 3rd Street from Monday, September 23rd through Friday, September 27th. 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 area. … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Maple Street and Spruce Street starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18th through Friday, September 20th. 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 … Continued

Manhole Cover Replacement on Mead Avenue to Impact Traffic

A project to replace a manhole cover on Mead Avenue between Rock Avenue and Landon Avenue will impact traffic in the morning on Thursday, September 12th.     City of Yakima Wastewater Division crews will be working on the project between 6:00 am and noon on September 12th.  As a result of the project, the outside, … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 24th Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 24th Avenue between Washington Avenue and Mead Avenue starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11th, through Friday, September 13th. 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 … Continued

Yakima City Council September 3rd Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, September 3rd. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Directing City staff to draft a modified cruising control ordinance that will allow open cruising on the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays from June to September each year.  A modified ordinance will be presented for Council consideration … Continued

Manhole Cover Replacement on Nob Hill to Impact Traffic

A project to replace a manhole cover on Lincoln Avenue between 39th Avenue and 40th Avenue will impact traffic in the morning on Wednesday, September 4th.     City of Yakima Wastewater Division crews will be working on the project between 6:00 am and noon on September 4th.  As a result of the project, westbound traffic … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 3rd Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 3rd Avenue between Viola Avenue and Prasch Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, August 28th, 2019. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic … Continued

Yakima Woman Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Apartment

At about 10:20 pm on Saturday, August 24th, Yakima police responded to a report of a vehicle crashing into an apartment in the 200 block of North 10th Street. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle had crashed into an apartment, and the vehicle was almost completely in the apartment. Police found the resident of … Continued

Union Gap Man Arrested by Yakima Police for Attempted Murder

Sunday, Yakima police arrested 23-year-old Chandler Ford, whose residence is in Union Gap, for attempted 2nd degree murder, 2nd degree assault, and 1st degree burglary based on an incident that took place earlier that day. Earlier Sunday morning, according to Yakima police, Ford broke into at home in the 900 block of 53rd Avenue.  Police … Continued

Second Count of Primary Election Returns Released

The second count of returns from the 2019 Primary Election for candidates for four Yakima City Council seats were released this afternoon by the Yakima County Auditor’s office.  Only the top two vote getters in each race move on to the November 5th General Election. Yakima County uses an all-mail-in voting system, so ballots that … Continued