Yakima City Council May 19th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, May 19th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a COVID-19 update. Discussing public safety and police budgetary concerns related to illegal cruising. Directing City staff to work in coordination with the Yakima County Development Association to begin the grant application process to assist … Continued

Free Landscaping Workshop Changes to Webinar Format

The Spring 2020 Heritage Garden workshop originally scheduled for the Yakima Area Arboretum has been changed to a webinar format due to COVID-19 concerns and restrictions. The workshop will be from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm on Sunday, May 17th. Click https://forms.gle/q3PBHSptt8DqkKCY7 to register for the workshop. The free webinar is titled “Sharing the Love … Continued

Distrito de Salud de Yakima Comunicado de Prensa – Actividad de COVID-19 en el condado de Yakima esta alto

Debemos continuar a priorizar la salud de nuestra comunidad. En todo el estado de Washington, COVID-19 está afectando a los residentes, y especialmente las comunidades vulnerables del condado de Yakima, más fuerte. Nuestros trabajadores esenciales, los que brindan los servicios que necesitamos como comunidad, y nuestros residentes que están a alto riesgo para infección grava, … Continued

Yakima Transit to Receive CARES Act Funding

Yakima Transit will receive more than $6 million in federal funds through a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) grant. Yakima Transit is slated to receive $6,268,035 in funding from the Federal Transit Administration as part of the CARES Act, which is in place to assist with economic impacts due to COVID-19. “This money … Continued

Yakima City Council Extends Declaration of Emergency Due to COVID-19

During its regular meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 5th the Yakima City Council extended an emergency proclamation due to COVID-19. Council’s action extends the declaration through Thursday, June 4th. It follows Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to extend his stay-at-home orders through May 31st. Gov. Inslee announced a four-phase process to re-open the state’s economy. A link … Continued

Fisher Park Golf Season Opens May 5th

The City of Yakima Fisher Park Golf Course will open for play on Tuesday, May 5th in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to lift some COVID-19 restrictions on golfing, hunting and fishing. “First and foremost, the safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority. We will be implementing and strictly enforcing additional … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release: Yakima Health District launches on-site COVID-19 technical assistance team

The Yakima Health District has launched a team to provide on-site technical assistance to businesses seeking assistance with COVID-19. The Yakima Health District has partnered with the Yakima County Development Association, the Grower’s League, Washington Tree Fruit Association, and the Department of Labor & Industries to staff this team. This team was developed in response … Continued