Chip Sealing Project to Impact Traffic

The City of Yakima Streets Division will continue its annual chip sealing program on the morning of Monday, July 23rd.  Several roads in the southeast section of Yakima, including multiple side streets of Fair Avenue, along with roads in the northwest section of the city, including side streets off of 85th Avenue, will be the … Continued

Irrigation Line Break Prompts Work on Englewood Avenue

Work is underway on a section of Englewood Avenue due to a sink hole that developed following an irrigation line break. The Yakima Tieton Irrigation District had a main line break this morning, Thursday, June 19th that resulted in a closure of Englewood Avenue between 40th and 44th Avenues. At about 1:00 pm today, a … Continued

Yakima City Council July 17th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, July 17th. Action by the Council on July 17th included: Approving revised Council Rules of Procedure. Approving a Sister City relationship with Hadong County, South Korea. Approving traffic calming recommendations. Issuing a proclamation honoring retiring State Representative Norm Johnson Follow this link to watch Yakima … Continued

Heat Advisory Calls for Extra Precautions

The National Weather Service (“NWS”) has issued a heat advisory for the Yakima area that will be in effect from 2:00 pm today, Monday, through 9:00 pm Tuesday, July 17th. The NWS is predicting temperatures in the City of Yakima could reach as high as 100 degrees during the heat advisory. The agency forecasts six … Continued

Yakima City Council July 17th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 17th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the July 17th regular meeting include: Considering revised Council Rules of Procedure. Holding a public hearing regarding a moratorium on accepting any new development … Continued

Water Line Work to Close a Portion of Front Street

Installation of a water line will result in the closure of North Front Street between SSgt Pendleton Way and Yakima Avenue from Monday, July 16th to Friday, July 20th.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm every day until completed. Detours around the construction site will be available, but … Continued

Yakima Airport Receives Federal Award

A federal agency is recognizing Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field’s efforts to deter wildlife from interfering with airport operations. The United States Department of Agriculture recently presented Airport Director Rob Peterson with the Airport Wildlife Award. It was announced during the Yakima City Council meeting last night, Tuesday.  “I appreciate continued efforts by Director Peterson and … Continued

Yakima City Council July 10th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, July 10th. Action by the Council on July 10th included: Rescheduling the August 7th City Council meeting to 6:00 pm on Monday, August 6th. Placing the Yakima Central Plaza on the November General Election ballot. Reviewing a 5-year revenue/expenditures projection report for Lions Pool. Appointing … Continued