Stormwater Project to Restrict Traffic on Nob Hill Boulevard

Traffic will be impacted on a section of Nob Hill Boulevard tomorrow, Wednesday, March 31st, for a project to replace a stormwater manhole cover. City of Yakima crews will work on the project from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm tomorrow. During work hours, the project will require reducing eastbound traffic to one lane on Nob … Continued

Project to Impact Traffic on Fruitvale Boulevard

Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction on a section of Fruitvale Boulevard tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30th, due to a crack sealing project. The right lane in both directions will be closed on Fruitvale Boulevard between 24th Avenue and 34th Avenue during the project work hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm … Continued

City Seeks Cooperation from Dog Owners

With spring weather here and opportunities to play outside in the sunshine, dog owners in the City of Yakima are asked to remember Yakima Municipal Code (YMC) regarding their pets. They include: Dogs must be on leash in city limits and not allowed to roam at large. Owners must pick up their dog’s feces, especially … Continued

City Irrigation Season Begins April 1st

Thursday, April 1st, will mark the start of the 2021 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 majority of the collection of systems operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division are scheduled to begin delivering water. All City of … Continued

Project to Restrict Traffic on Tieton Drive

Traffic will be impacted on a section of Tieton Drive tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 24th and 25th, due to a curb and gutter replacement project. Eastbound and westbound traffic will be restricted to one lane on Tieton Drive from 30th Avenue to 31st Avenue. Also, South 31st Avenue will be closed at the intersection … Continued

Fisher Park Golf Season Begins March 26th

The City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course will open for the 2021 season this Friday, March 26th. The par-3, 9-hole course is located at 823 South 40th Avenue, across from Eisenhower High School. It is typically open from March through October each year, depending on the weather. Daily specials include Senior Citizen Day on … Continued

FEMA News Release – Partners to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccinations in Yakima County at Pilot Community Vaccination Center

A Pilot Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open in Yakima, Wash., on March 31 to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations to Yakima’s historically underserved communities at high risk of infection. This joint effort from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Washington’s Department of Health (DOH) and Emergency Management Division (EMD), Yakima Health District, and Yakima Valley Office … Continued

Clean City Program Reports Progress in 2020

Responding to more than 7,000 graffiti incidents, removing more than 1,500 shopping carts and clearing more than 90 tons of debris are some of the activities provided by the City of Yakima Clean City Program in 2020. The Yakima City Council received an annual report on the program in its agenda packet for the March … Continued