Our photo of the week shows the Community Christmas Tree at Millennium Plaza all aglow this week. The tree was delivered and installed at the plaza last week. The official tree lighting ceremony was Sunday, Dec. 3, following the Holiday Lighted Parade. Visit Yakima Holiday Festivities | Points of Interest (yakimawa.gov) for a summary of … Continued
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This week’s photo shows a flight taking off from Yakima Airport. A second daily flight between Yakima & Seattle resumes Friday, Nov. 17th. Click FLY YKM | Yakima’s Best Way to Travel for more about the airport.
Our photo of the week is courtesy of SunComm, which on Oct. 28th hosted its first-ever public safety Trunk or Treat event, which featured partners from around the Yakima Valley.
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.
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.
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
The Central Washington State Fair continues through Sunday, Oct. 1st, offering “Fun for All”!
Efforts to build an aquatic center at the City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park gained significant momentum on September 18, 2023, with the announcement of two pledges totaling $725,000. OIC of Washington (OIC) announced a pledge of $500,000 to the project and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) said it is giving a gift of … Continued
Yakima Parks & Recreation staff offered a day camp this summer at Kissel Park and shared a few photos of the many activities the campers enjoyed.
This photo of the week comes to us from Yakima Police Dept with a reminder the speed limit is 20 mph in City of Yakima work zones. In recent days, YPD traffic officers have cited several drivers near a construction zone on Summitview Ave for speeding.