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

YAKIMA VALLEY SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT News Release – YVSIU Detectives Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Incident

Yakima WA – The Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit (YVSIU) is investigating an Officer involved Shooting incident that occurred in the City of Yakima, just before 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Yakima Police Officers located a subject who was wanted for felony assault charges, walking in the 800 block of N 20th Ave.  … Continued

Yakima Valley Emergency Management News Release: Yakima County Hazard Planning Effort Seeks Public Comment

Yakima County has experienced several natural and human-caused disasters in recent years – landslides, flooding, smoke from wildfires, and of course the COVID-19 pandemic. Every five years, Yakima County and cities update our Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) to identify the greatest threats and hazards facing our community, and how we can best mitigate the impacts. … Continued

FDA News Release: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals

Click the following link for a news release from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announcing authorization of a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals | FDA The second booster dose is available for people ages … Continued

YHD News Release: Yakima Health District’s Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Will Close After March 31, 2022

The Yakima Health District’s mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics will end after March 31, 2022. Throughout the past months, the mobile clinics have provided invaluable access to the COVID-19 vaccine and held clinics in various locations, such as workplaces, grocery stores, schools, and much more. These mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics started when the FEMA Community Vaccination … Continued

WSDOT Announces Online Open House for W. Powerhouse Road Corridor

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is offering an online open house about the West Powerhouse Road corridor through April 11th. Access the open house at West Powerhouse Road Corridor Study online open house | WSDOT (wa.gov) In July 2021, the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, City of Yakima, Yakima County and WSDOT began … Continued