Quilted corner

This photo of the week features one of several utility cabinets in the City of Yakima wrapped in art. This work, near the intersection of Yakima Avenue and N. Eighth Street, features a quilted appearance. The piece is called “Painting Cases in Wapato” by Deborah Ann. Click Utility Box Art (arcgis.com) for an interactive map … Continued

Chalk Art Carnival

This week’s photo is actually a montage of photos by the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) during its annual Chalk Art Festival held in Downtown Yakima on October 14th. This year’s festival featured a “Carnival” theme for the chalk art.

Fall Foliage

This photo of the week is courtesy Yakima Area Arboretum, showcasing the area’s fall colors and a series of “Arboretum Autumn Walks” on the following Thursday mornings: Oct. 19, Oct. 26, Nov. 2. Click www.ahtrees.org for more information and to sign up for one of the walks.

Lighting the way

On Monday, Oct 2nd, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kiwanis Park celebrated the completion of a partnership with local Rotary clubs providing lights at the Kiwanis Park skate park and basketball courts, Chesterley Park skate park and the Randall Park basketball court. “All three Rotary Clubs, plus the Rotary Trust, committed over $170,000 for the lighting … Continued