Waiting in the wings

Spring is barely a month away. This photo of the week highlights details of the butterfly selfie mural at Washington Fruit Community Center. The mosaic is located on the south wall of WFCC, 602 N. 4th Street. It was installed last fall thanks to the Millennium Foundation and its partnership with Tieton Mosaics. Click Think Spring … Continued

Nelson Dam Progress

A drone photo, courtesy of Yakima County, shows progress on the Nelson Dam removal/replacement project as of Jan. 6, 2023. The project reached a milestone on Dec. 2, 2022 with removal of a temporary sheet pile wall that had been at the work site for about a year. Current focus on the project is concrete … Continued

Photo of the Week: Awesome Addition

Work continues on the addition for the Yakima Convention Center. The project is expected to wrap up in early April. Click Yakima Convention Center Addition (yakimacenter.com) for details about the addition, which will expand the Convention Center by 18,000 square feet.

Photo of the Week: Teamwork

This Photo of the Week is courtesy of the Yakima Training Center (YTC) Facebook page. The photo was taken January 13th when YTC was recognized for its community partnership with the City of Yakima. Mayor Byers and LTC Wittmer accepted the Department Award for Community Partnerships in recognition for the partnership between the City of … Continued

Photo of the Week: Tree Time

This week’s photo shows the arrival of the Community Christmas Tree in Downtown Yakima on Thursday, Nov. 19th. Crews from the City of Yakima and the Downtown Association of Yakima delivered and installed the tree at Millennium Plaza.

Photo of the Week: Trail Time

Preparations will get underway in October for work on Phase 1 of the Cowiche Canyon Trail project. Click https://www.yakimawa.gov/media/cowiche-canyon-trail-project/ for details and a timeline for the City of Yakima project.

Photo of the Week: Playground Partnership

Yakima Parks & Recreation partnered with local Rotarians to install a new playground at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, Sept. 19. The equipment was provided by local Rotary Clubs, who joined the City for a groundbreaking ceremony in February to celebrate the new playground. The installation was scheduled for April, but delayed due … Continued