Mile Moment

This photo of the week provided through an Instagram feed shows a Yakima police officer assisting one of the young participants during the Yakima Mile on Saturday, July 13th.

Oath of Office

City Clerk Rosalinda Ibarra administers the oath of office for Interim Police Chief Shawn Boyle, who assumed his new duties on July 1st. Boyle was a police captain at the time of his appointment. He has been with YPD since 1996.

Aviation Day

This week’s photo shows Aviation Day on Saturday, June 1st, at Yakima Airport. Click for more photos from the airport’s inaugural Aviation Day.

Market moment

Yakima Police Officer Gonzo Deloza takes time to enjoy the flowers at Downtown Yakima Farmers Market on Sunday, May 19th. The market is 9 am to 1 pm Sundays at Rotary Marketplace, 15 W. Yakima Ave.

Cleanup Crew

Teaming up with community partners and a host of volunteers, the City of Yakima Public Works Department offered a free community cleanup on April 27th for neighborhoods that included Nob Hill Blvd to Washington Ave, between 16th Ave and Voelker Ave.

Work in progress

This photo of the week shows work underway on Phase 3 of N. 1st Street revitalization, covering an area that stretches from Marting Luther King Jr. Blvd to I Street.

Spring Cleaning

A crew from the City of Yakima Refuse Division recently visited a local school for a presentation about its work in the community. Starting March 1st, the Refuse Division’s work will include offering yard waste collection services. Click Yard Waste Collection | Refuse Division ( for details.

Training time

This week’s photo shows Yakima Fire Department firefighters during a recent training. The photo is courtesy AR1 Auto Parts, which provided vehicles for the training.

Clearing the way

This week’s photo comes to us from the Yakima Airport. Crews there have been busy around the clock with snow removal to keep the airport open and safe for the community’s travel needs.