Volunteer Opportunities on Sustainable Yakima Committee

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the recently-created Sustainable Yakima Committee to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office. The application deadline is September 30th.  The committee is comprised of seven (7) members, including one youth member between the ages of 16 and 22. There shall be a preference, but … Continued

Youth Opportunity on Sustainable Yakima Committee

The 2022-23 school year will soon begin and Yakima County youths ages 16 to 22 are invited to join another beginning, the City of Yakima’s Sustainable Yakima Committee. The Yakima City Council seeks volunteers to apply for appointment to the new Sustainable Yakima Committee. The committee is comprised of seven members. One will be a … Continued

YVSIU Update: Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting incident in Yakima

Detectives with the Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit (YVSIU) continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting incident, which occurred on 05/30/22 at approximately 2357 hrs in the 1200 block of N 1st St, Yakima Wa. The officers involved in the shooting were identified as  Jesus Sanchez and Jon Charroin with the Yakima Police Department. The 30-year-old … Continued

YHD News Release: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at West Valley Junior High School

A free COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held at the West Valley Junior High School onTuesday, June 14th. The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to anyone 5 years and older andbooster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will also be available for eligible groups. To register ahead of time, individuals can visit:https://prepmod.doh.wa.gov/appointment/en/client/registration?clinic_id=16025WHEN & WHERE:June 14, 2022 … Continued

YVSIU Update: Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit investigate an officer-involved shooting incident in Yakima

Detectives with the Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit (YVSIU) are investigating an Officer involved Shooting incident that occurred in the city of Yakima. A 30 year-old Yakima man is in serious condition at Seattle Harborview for gunshot wounds following the incident, which occurred on 05/30/22 at approximately 2357 hrs. Yakima Police Officers located an occupied … Continued

Downtown Summer Nights and Roots & Vines Returning to Downtown Yakima

The Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) is pleased to announce the return of two of its major downtown events: the annual Roots & Vines Festival, and the weekly summer concert series Downtown Summer Nights. After the pandemic caused the cancellation of both events for two consecutive years, the current environment allows for these two popular … Continued

Yakima Airport Receives FAA Grant

Click the following link for a news release issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announcing the first round of 2022 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants – FAA Invests Millions to Build Safer, More Accessible Airports Across the U.S. | Federal Aviation Administration Among the grant recipients is Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. The local airport will receive … Continued