Wastewater Line Installation to Restrict Traffic on Jerome

The installation of a wastewater line will result in the closure of a portion of Jerome Avenue from Monday, November 18th through Wednesday, November 20th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 4:00 pm each day. While the project is underway, Jerome Avenue between 20th Avenue and 25th Avenue will … Continued

Latest Count of General Election Returns Released

The latest count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Eliana Macias has expanded her lead over Kenton Gartrell 51.71% to 48.16%.  After the first count on election night, Gartrell led Macias 60% … Continued

Latest Count of General Election Returns Released

The latest count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office, and the lead in one race for a Yakima City Council seat has changed hands. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Eliana Macias has taken the lead over Kenton … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on a Portion of 11th Avenue

A tree removal project will impact traffic on a section of 11th Avenue from Tuesday, November 12th through Friday, November 22nd. While the project is underway, the 1700 block of South 11th Avenue will be closed to traffic. Work is expected to begin at 7:00 am and end at 3:00 pm each day of the … Continued

Second Count of General Election Returns Released

The second count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office, and the results have not changed much from the first count of ballots on election night. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Kenton Gartrell has 57.38% of the vote … Continued

First Batch of General Election Returns Released

The first returns of the 2019 General Election have given an indication of which candidates are likely to be elected to the four open Yakima City Council seats on this year’s ballot. The Yakima County Auditor’s office conducts only one count of ballots on election night and, consequently, issues just one set of returns.  The … Continued

Manhole Cover Replacement on Powerhouse to Impact Traffic

A project to replace a manhole cover on Powerhouse Road will impact traffic in the morning on Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th.     City of Yakima Wastewater Division crews will be working on the project between 7:00 am and 2:00 pm on October 29th and 30th.  As a result of the project, Powerhouse … Continued

Traffic Signal Cabinet Install to Restrict Traffic at 16th and Lincoln

Installation of a new traffic signal cabinet will restrict traffic this Sunday, October 27th at the intersection of 16th Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. During the project, traffic signals at that intersection will be temporarily shut down and travel in all directions will be restricted to one lane with stop signs posted. The restrictions will be … Continued