Yakima City Council April 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022. Agenda items for the April 19th regular meeting include: Appointments to the Planning Commission and Tourist Promotion Area Resolution authorizing an agreement with Central Washington Mountain Rescue to use Franklin Park for its annual two-day Rope Training Program … Continued

Police Asking for Help in Locating 2nd Degree Murder Suspect

Yakima police are asking for the community’s help locating a suspect in a murder that took place in October of last year. On November 18th, 2021, a 2nd degree murder arrest warrant was issued for 17-year-old Solomon DeAlba for his alleged participation in the murder of Joey Cantu. On October 30, 2021 at about 5:30 … Continued

Victim Named in Homicide at North 1st Street Hotel

On Tuesday, January 11 at about 10:40pm, Yakima police responded to a 9-1-1 call about a male having been shot at the Yakima Inn hotel (1022 N 1st Street). When officers arrived, they found 38-year-old Clayton Peter Brown, Jr. deceased in a room in the hotel. Brown died from a gunshot wound to the head. … Continued

Snow Route Alert Remains in Effect

A Snow Route Alert issued by the City of Yakima on Monday, January 3rd remains in effect.  The alert will remain in effect until further notice.  A key part of the Snow Route Alert protocol is to let drivers know they need to move their vehicles from designated snow routes.  The City is requiring drivers … Continued

City of Yakima Facilities Opening Delayed – Snow Route Alert

Due to considerable snowfall and hazardous road conditions, City of Yakima facilities will not open today, Monday, January 3rd, until 10:00 am.  City employees, with the exception of public safety employees, do not need to report to work today until 10:00 am. Additionally, a Snow Route Alert has been issued by the City of Yakima.  … Continued

Second Count of General Election Returns Released

The second count of returns from the 2021 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office. Yakima County uses an all-mail-in voting system, so ballots that were postmarked before midnight on November 2nd are still considered valid for the General Election. In the race in Yakima City Council District 2, Danny Herrera … Continued