Urban Area Comp Plan Amendment Process Opens February 28th

Under the Washington State Growth Management Act, local governments in the state have to adopt, regularly amend, and periodically update an Urban Area Comprehensive Plan. The plan helps guide long-range land use policy in urban areas by establishing a community vision for effectively managing growth over a twenty-year period. Adopted by the Yakima City Council … Continued

Proceso de Enmienda al Plan Integral de Yakima Comienza el 28 de febrero

Bajo la ley estatal Growth Management Act, los gobiernos locales del estado deben adoptar, enmendar regularmente y actualizar periódicamente un Plan Integral del Área Urbana. El plan ayuda a orientar la política de uso terrenal a largo plazo en áreas urbanas al establecer una visión comunitaria para gestionar eficazmente el crecimiento durante un periodo de … Continued

Yakima Area Arboretum News Release – 2023 Luminaria

Click the following for a Yakima Area Arboretum news release about the annual Luminaria event, Dec. 8-9 – The release includes information about an online, timed-entry reservation system required to park at the Arboretum during Luminaria this year as there will be no Luminaria shuttle service by Yakima Transit due to a driver shortage.

DAY News Release: Downtown Summer Nights Venue Change

The Final Downtown Summer Nights presented by Cashmere Valley Bank and the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) will take place Thursday, Aug. 17 at its normal time, but at a new location. The event will be held just around the corner at the new Rotary Pavilion Market Place at 15 West Yakima Ave.  The Aphrodisi-Yaks … Continued

Alaska Airlines News Release: 2nd daily Yakima flight resumes in November

Click the following link for an Alaska Airlines news release announcing a second daily flight between Seattle and Yakima will resume this November – Alaska Airlines remains committed to smaller communities: Regional flying coming to several cities this fall   – Alaska Airlines News The second daily flight will begin November 17th, with departure from Yakima … Continued

DAY News Release – New Executive Director Announced

Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Curt Wilson as its Executive Director. A native of Washington, Wilson has an extensive background in the creative marketing and promotion of businesses, non-profit event design and management, graphic design, personnel recruitment and performance assessment, and project planning. He also has experience in … Continued

DAY News Release: Downtown Summer Nights

Click the following for a Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) news release about the Downtown Summer Nights concert series – The free concert series organized by DAY is 5:30 to 9 pm each Thursday through August 17th. Concerts are downtown on North Front Street between Yakima Avenue and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way (just outside of … Continued