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
Author: John Fannin
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.
Mid-October fall foliage frames a photo looking out over the City of Yakima’s Chesterley Park.
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.
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
Thousands of flags at Chesterley Park symbolize each person in Yakima Coutny with COVID-19. Red flags for those diagnosed, black flags for those who died from the virus.
A bright mural now decorates the entire side of a building in the 100 block of South 4th Street in Downtown Yakima.
The Yakima School District (YSD) Class of 2020 is celebrated in this aerial photo provided by Clem See of YSD. Graduates from around the area are also being honored with special programming on Yakima Community Television (YCTV), Charter Spectrum Channel 192. YCTV is airing special videos several local schools created for their graduates. Click https://videos.yakimawa.gov/CablecastPublicSite/schedule … Continued
In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25th, the City of Yakima’s Tahoma Cemetery offers solemn reminders about the meaning of the national holiday.
Yakima Police Officer Hailie Myers stands guard in front of the fallen officers memorial on Wednesday, May 13th, during a ceremony to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day. The observance included raising and lowering a flag to half-staff, posting a memorial wreath and displaying names of the 146 law enforcement officers and 25 K9 officers lost … Continued