“Outsmarting Scammers” Class returns to the Harman Center

A class on “Outsmarting Scammers” will be presented at 10:00 am this Wednesday, October 24th, at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center, 101 North 65th Avenue. The one-hour class will be taught by the Yakima Police Department. “It will discuss steps you can take now to help protect yourself and others,” said Recreation Program Supervisor … Continued

Yakima City Council October 16th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, October 16th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Presenting a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation. Approving the top four priorities from the Public Safety Forums. Granting the Nob Hill Water Association a domestic water franchise. Agreeing to the Yakima Greenway Foundation’s request for a Study … Continued

Water Service Line Install to Restrict Traffic on South 3rd Avenue

Water service line repairs will result in traffic restrictions on South 3rd Avenue between Logan Avenue and Mead Avenue from Wednesday, October 17th through Friday, October 19th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the … Continued

Tree Trimming to Impact Traffic on Washington Avenue

A large tree trimming project will restrict traffic on a section of Washington Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17th. Two lanes will be closed and traffic will be limited to one lane eastbound and westbound on Washington Avenue from 24th Avenue to 28th Avenue. The restriction is from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October … Continued

Changes Planned for Yakima Transit Route 8

Schedule changes for Yakima Transit’s Route 8 will take effect on Monday, October 22nd. “We are changing the schedule to better serve our passengers,” said Yakima Transit Manager Alvie Maxey. Changes in Route 8’s schedule can be found at https://yakimatransit.org/new-changes-to-route-8/ Route 8 began service earlier this year, incorporating areas within the City of Yakima previously … Continued

City Settles Open Public Meetings Act Complaint

The City of Yakima has agreed to settle a complaint filed earlier this year that contended the City violated the state Open Public Meetings Act (“OPMA”) because it did not provide proper public notice of a Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”) luncheon this past May at which Yakima City Council members spoke.  Under the … Continued

Public Works Landscaping Project to Conserve Water

Work is wrapping up on a second City of Yakima landscaping project that will conserve water. The current project involves installing irrigation lines and plants that require little water in landscaping areas around the City of Yakima’s Public Works Division at 2301 Fruitvale Blvd. “There is a two-fold purpose: One is to conserve water and … Continued

Yakima City Council October 16th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 16th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the October 16th regular meeting include: Presenting a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation. Receiving reports from the Council Public Safety Committee and Council Economic … Continued

2018 Yakima Irrigation Season Ends October 15th

Monday, 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