Avoid Water Pipes Bursting from Freezing

Bitterly cold weather like the kind anticipated in the Yakima area can result in water pipes freezing and bursting. Click “Read More” for tips to avoid the mess caused by burst water pipes.

2023 in review

The year 2023 was eventful in many ways for the City of Yakima and its community partners. Click “Read More” for a photo gallery capturing some of the highlights that made 2023 memorable.

Transit Free for Youth 18 & Younger

All who are ages 18 and younger can ride Yakima Transit for free thanks to a grant from the state of Washington. Click “Read More” for details on obtaining a free Youth Card.

Windows Alive! Downtown Yakima Art

The latest Windows Alive! art exhibit can be seen now in various storefronts in Downtown Yakima. Click “Read More” for more about this unique project led by the Yakima Arts Commission.

City of Yakima Seeks Volunteers

The Yakima City Council seeks volunteers to serve on a number of city boards, committees and commissions. Click “Read More” for details. Application deadline is Nov. 15.

Sustainable Yakima Committee

Volunteers of all ages are needed for the City of Yakima’s new Sustainable Yakima Committee. Click “Read More” for details and apply! Application deadline is Sept. 30.

Disaster Preparedness Survey

Yakima County is updating its hazard mitigation plan and encourages your participation in a disaster preparedness survey. Click “Read More” for details about the plan and a link to the survey.

Homelessness Resources

There are a number of local, non-profit organizations available to assist those experiencing homelessness. Want to help? Click “Read More” for contact info and resources.

Map of the Month – New Utility Box Art

Click “Read More” to learn about a recent addition to a City of Yakima project that wraps utility boxes in local artwork. Also click for an interactive map showing the other signal box art installations.