Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field Continues COVID-19 Precautions

New protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19 have been announced for air travel within the state of Washington. The Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field (YKM) and Alaska Airlines have already implemented many of the requirements. “We at YKM applaud these protocols and pledge to continue every precaution to protect employees, passengers, vendors and the visiting … Continued

Yakima Transit Plans Hearing for Report to WSDOT

Yakima Transit is submitting its Six-Year Transit Development Plan and Annual Report to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). A public hearing on the report will be held next Thursday, October 1st, at 5:30 pm via a Zoom conference call. To join the meeting, call (833) 548-0276. The meeting ID is 936 6531 4792. … Continued

Deadlines near for City of Yakima Residents, Small Businesses

Grant funding for small businesses in the City of Yakima, future housing plans and even future federal dollars for the City are all on the line with deadlines that are fast approaching. September 30th is the deadline to complete the City’s housing action plan survey. Results of the survey will help the City of Yakima develop a … Continued

Road Repair to Close Section of 3rd Street

Third Street will be closed to traffic between Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way and Yakima Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday, September 23rd and September 24th, for a road repair project. Project work hours will be 6:00 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release: Medical Teams International Holding Community-Based Testing this Week

Medical Teams International will be holding three community-based testing events this week for residents in Yakima County. Testing is free and no appointment is required. The testing schedule is as follows:•Wednesday, September 23 – 9:00am-1:00pm at the State Fair Park •Friday, September 25 – 9:00am-2:00pm at the Sunnyside Community Center •Friday, September 25 – 9:00am-2:00pm … Continued

Yakima Health District Comunicado de prensa – Equipos Internacionales Médicos realizará pruebas basadas en la comunidad esta semana

Equipos Internacionales Médicos llevará a cabo tres eventos comunitarios de pruebas esta semana para los residentes del condado de Yakima. Las pruebas son gratuitas y no se requiere cita. El calendario de pruebas es el siguiente: • Miércoles, 23 de septiembre de 9:00am-1:00pm en el State Fair Park• Viernes, 25 de septiembre de 9:00am-2:00pm en … Continued

Support Sought for Miller Park Improvements

Community members, led by Bertha Alicia Garza, have begun an effort to make improvements to Miller Park, located at 4th Street and E Street.  “We are asking the public to help us restore this essential northeast neighborhood park,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “Our purpose is revitalize Miller Park as the heart of … Continued

City of Yakima Announces Small Business CARES Grants

The City of Yakima has dedicated $1 million for small business assistance with no repayment requirements. Grant funds are from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Businesses within the city limits can apply for up to $10,000 for eligible expenses such as business rent/mortgage, business utilities, business insurance, and other operating … Continued

MLK Jr. Park Playground Installation is Saturday, Sept. 19th

After a 5-month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, new playground equipment will be installed at the City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park this Saturday, September 19th. “Our hope is to have the playground completed by the end of September and, when the Yakima Health District allows playgrounds to be used again, children will be able … Continued