Yakima City Council August 20th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, August 20th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a presentation on the Henry Beauchamp Community Center history. Authorizing an airport use agreement with the United States Air Force to lease property in support of the 2019 Mobility Guardian military exercise. Approving a letter of … Continued

Paws in the Pool at Franklin Pool on Sunday, Aug. 25th

Swimmers both human and canine are invited to the 13th annual Paws in the Pool event from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 25th at the City of Yakima’s Franklin Pool, 2101 Tieton Drive. Yakima Parks and Recreation, in coordination with the Yakima Humane Society, organizes the event for dogs and their owners … Continued

Broken Pump Interrupts Irrigation Service to Fruitvale System

A broken pump motor has resulted in the temporary shutdown of irrigation water in the area of the City bordered to the north by Fruitvale Boulevard, to the south by Jerome Avenue, to the west by North 16th Avenue, and to the east by North 6th Avenue. The shutdown of what’s known as the “Fruitvale … Continued

Yakima City Council August 20th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, August 20th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the August 20th regular meeting include: Receiving a presentation on the Henry Beauchamp Community Center history. Receiving the 2nd Quarter 2019 Capital Improvement Projects Report. … Continued

Street Repair Work to Restrict Traffic on Nob Hill Boulevard

Street repair work will result in traffic restrictions on Nob Hill Boulevard between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue from Monday, August 19th, through Wednesday, August 21st.  Work on the project will begin at 3:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued

One-Way Traffic Changes on Jerome Avenue, Fairbanks Avenue

Sections of Jerome Avenue and Fairbanks Avenue in the vicinity of Garfield Elementary School will be subject to one-way traffic restrictions effective Thursday, August 15th. Beginning August 15th, traffic on Jerome Avenue will be one-way eastbound between Campbell Lane and North 6th Avenue. Also as of that date, Fairbanks Avenue will be one-way westbound between … Continued

Drive-By Shooting Suspect Captured in Texas

A Yakima man who fled after being charged with eight counts of 1st Degree Assault and three counts of drive-by shooting was captured yesterday, Thursday, in Lubbock, Texas by Deputy U.S. Marshals from the Northern Texas Fugitive Task Force. The charges against Isaiah Rodriguez, 22, stemmed from three drive-by shootings on May 12th and one … Continued

Community Members Invited to Solarize Yakima Workshops

People living in Yakima who are interested in installing solar panels as part of the Solarize Yakima campaign are invited to attend one of three upcoming workshops in order to qualify for a free site assessment and a group discount on installation costs.  The campaign is a partnership between the City of Yakima and Spark … Continued

Sewer Project to Close Intersection of 2nd Street and Chestnut Avenue

An emergency sewer project will require the closure of the intersection at 2nd Street and Chestnut Avenue on Monday, August 12th. During the project, traffic will be limited to local access only. Work will begin at 6:00 am Monday and contractor Ken Leingang Excavation anticipates completing the project that day. Work on Monday will also … Continued