Street Repair Work to Impact Traffic at Tieton Drive and 72nd Avenue

A street repair project will result in lane closures in and around the intersection of Tieton Drive and 72nd Avenue from Monday, October 21st through Wednesday, October 23rd.  Crews will be grinding out deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. While the project is underway, only one lane of traffic in each direction will … Continued

Yakima City Council October 15th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the October 15th regular meeting include: Receiving a summary report regarding the 2019 Council Mentorship-Internship Program. Appropriating Real Estate Excise Tax funds to proceed with … Continued

Traffic Revisions set for Chalk Art Festival

The 5th annual Downtown Yakima Chalk Art Festival will be held Saturday, October 12th. The event begins at 11:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm this Saturday. The Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) is hosting the chalk art festival. It anticipates about 100 participants and more than 1,000 spectators for the event, which will be … Continued

Yakima Airport Receives New Snow Removal Equipment

Just in time for winter, Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field this week received two key pieces of snow removal equipment. The two high-speed runway brooms now in place at the Yakima Airport are designed to sweep snow off the pavement with poly and wire bristles driven by two engines generating a total of 785 horsepower. Each … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on a Portion of Pine Street

A tree removal project will impact traffic on a section of Pine Street on Thursday, October 10th and Friday, October 11th. While the project is underway, Pine Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue will be closed to traffic. Work is expected to begin at 7:00 am and end at 3:00 pm both days. Access … Continued

Harman Center Issues Fall 2019 Newsletter

A Lego Festival with Santa’s workshop, holiday bazaar and Veterans Day social are just some of the events included in the Fall 2019 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled through the end of December. It includes event announcements, as well as … Continued

October 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the September 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The October 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, accompanying links and City contact phone numbers. Issues Brief is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

2019 Yakima Irrigation Season Ends October 15th

Tuesday, October 15th marks the end of another irrigation season for the vast majority of the residential and business customers served by the City of Yakima’s irrigation system.  That’s the day the system operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division will be shut off until next spring. The few other irrigation systems in the area that … Continued