Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the City of Yakima Community Integration Committee, Planning Commission, Community Review Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Board of Appeals. The Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Bike/Ped Committee and Board of Appeals currently have one opening each.  The Community Review Board … Continued

Harman Center Issues Winter Newsletter

Ballroom dance classes, a new Writing Club, “Lunch & Learn” events and more are included in the Winter 2018 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled during January, February, and March. It includes event announcements, as well as a weekly schedule calendar … Continued

Harman Center Trips and Tours Publishes 2018 Catalog

Harman Center Trips and Tours has published its “Trips & Tours Catalog” for 2018. Spain, the Grand Canyon, Alaska, and the Seattle Mariners are just some of the travel itineraries near and far that will be offered in the new year. The catalog covers details, deadlines, and costs for all 29 trips Harman Center Trips … Continued

Randall Park Parking Lot to Close for Tree Removal

The 44th Avenue parking lot at Randall Park will close for two weeks starting Monday, January 8th, for tree removal. “We are removing about a dozen trees in preparation for the removal of the existing parking lot,” said Parks Operation Supervisor Brad Schneider. “The lot will then be reworked and repaved providing a more user-friendly … Continued

Yakima City Council January 2nd Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, January 2nd. Action by the Council on January 2nd included: Electing Kathy Coffey to serve as mayor and Dulce Gutiérrez to serve as assistant mayor for 2018-2019. Administering the Oath of Office for 3 newly elected City Council members. Issuing a proclamation commemorating Yakima’s … Continued

Options Available for Christmas Tree Disposal

With the holiday season winding down, the City of Yakima does offer an option for Christmas Tree disposal. “If you would like our Refuse drivers to pick your tree up from your home, please call the Refuse Department at 575-6005 to set an appointment,” said Solid Waste Manager Loretta Zammarchi. The cost is $10.00 for … Continued

Yakima City Council January 2nd Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 2nd in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 2nd business meeting include: Administering the Oath of Office for 3 Newly Elected City Council members. Electing the Mayor and Assistant … Continued

Yakima Airport Re-Opens

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field re-opened at 12:45 pm today, Friday, December 29th. The airport closed at 9:00 pm last night, Thursday, December 28th due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain. The airport was tentatively scheduled to re-open at 5:00 pm today, but weather conditions improved to allow the earlier opening. Information about the airport is … Continued

Yakima Airport Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain, the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field has closed. The airport closed at 9:00 pm last night, Thursday, December 28th. The airport will remain closed until at least 5:00 pm today, Friday, December 29th. Conditions will be re-evaluated at that time to determine if the airport can re-open. The status … Continued