Franklin Pool Opens June 10

The City of Yakima Franklin Pool will open to the public on Thursday, June 10th. Franklin Pool, located at 2102 Tieton Drive, will be open seven days a week through Friday, August 20th. “It is so exciting to be able open Franklin Pool,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “We can’t wait to welcome … Continued

Yakima Airport to Receive COVID-19 Grant Funds

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will receive more than $1 million in federal funds in response to operational impacts due to COVID-19. The Yakima City Council approved the $1,023,575 grant during its meeting on Tuesday night, April 6th. The money comes from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). It provides approximately $2 … Continued

FEMA News Release – Partners to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccinations in Yakima County at Pilot Community Vaccination Center

A Pilot Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open in Yakima, Wash., on March 31 to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations to Yakima’s historically underserved communities at high risk of infection. This joint effort from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Washington’s Department of Health (DOH) and Emergency Management Division (EMD), Yakima Health District, and Yakima Valley Office … Continued

Clean City Program Reports Progress in 2020

Responding to more than 7,000 graffiti incidents, removing more than 1,500 shopping carts and clearing more than 90 tons of debris are some of the activities provided by the City of Yakima Clean City Program in 2020. The Yakima City Council received an annual report on the program in its agenda packet for the March … Continued