The Harman Center at Gailleon Park offers a wide range of programs and services to Yakima senior citizens and serves as a wonderful venue for a variety of special events. To learn more about the Harman Senior Center, click “Read More”.
Author: Randy Beehler
Help chart the future of Yakima’s parks by filling out the 2016 Yakima Parks & Recreation Community Survey. The survey has been mailed to more than 4000 randomly-selected households and can also be filled on online by clicking “Read More” and following directions to the survey link.
The Yakima City Council invites community members to apply for two exploratory committees – the Equal Rights & Ethics Exploratory Committee and the Community Integration Exploratory Committee. Click “Read More” to learn how to apply.
The Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band will headline the 3rd Annual Blues & Brews Bash in the Historic North Front Street District in Downtown Yakima on Saturday, June 11th. The event will run from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm and in addition to great music will feature several outstanding local craft beers. To find out more about the 3rd Annual Blues & Brews Bash, click “Read More”.
The Travelin’ McCoury’s, a bluegrass band featuring members of the Grammy-winning Del McCoury Band, will headline the 2nd Annual Roots & Vines Festival in Downtown Yakima on May 14th. Click “Read More” to learn more about the outstanding lineup of high-quality performers that will be featured on two stages during the festival, which will take place in the Historic North Front Street District.
A February 2nd ribbon cutting ceremony marked the grand opening of Hotel Maison, Yakima’s newest hotel and part of the ongoing revitalization of Downtown Yakima. Click “Read More” to see the February 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter, which includes an article about Hotel Maison.
Mexican muralist Jose Luis Soto visited Yakima in May 2015 and led a project to create a unique mural. Click “Read More” to see a video about the project and how it involved people from many walks of life in Yakima.
Four new members and three returning incumbents assumed their positions on the Yakima City Council on January 1st, 2016. Pictured above from left to right are Kathy Coffey, Maureen Adkison, Avina Gutiérrez, Holly Cousens, Carmen Méndez, Bill Lover, and Dulce Gutiérrez. Click “Read More” to find a link below to the Yakima City Council web page.
Results of both the mail-in and online versions of the 2015 Yakima Citizen Survey are now available on the City of Yakima website. Click “Read More” to access complete results from this year’s surveys and previous surveys.
Yakima has been named a 2015 All-America City, the second time the community has received the prestigious award. To see the award-winning presentation made by a group of 25 Yakima community members in Denver in mid-June, click “Read More”.