Hotel Maison Builds on Downtown Yakima Momentum

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.

New Yakima City Council

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.

2015 Yakima Citizen Survey Results

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 All-America City 2015

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”.

2015 Downtown Summer Nights Concert Series

Blake Noble is one of the performers in the lineup for the 2015 Downtown Summer Nights Concert Series. The free, 10-show series runs from June 18th through August 20th. Shows begin at 5:00 pm every Thursday night on 4th Street behind the Capitol Theatre. Click “Read More” to see the complete lineup of performers.

City of Yakima State of the City Presentation

Five members of the Yakima City Council recently made a State of the City presentation at a luncheon held by the Yakima Chamber of Commerce. They discussed highlights from 2014 and 2015. Click “Read More” to see the presentation.

Community Court Survey

The City of Yakima is evaluating the potential of establishing a community court. As part of the evaluation process, an online survey is available in both Spanish and English. Click “Read More” to find links to the survey on the City of Yakima website.

2nd Annual Yakima Blues & Local Brews Bash

Louisiana Music Hall of Fame inductee Nathan Williams and his band Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas are among the top-notch performers for this year’s 2nd Annual Yakima Blues & Local Brews Bash that will take place on June 13th. Click “Read More” to see the complete lineup of outstanding performers, find out how to get tickets, and learn other details about the event.

Yakima Roots & Vines Festival

Fruition, a string-infused quintet from Portland that embodies the sound of Americana will be one of the featured bands at the inaugural Yakima Roots & Vines Festival in Downtown Yakima on May 16th. Click “Read More” to learn more about the festival, including how to get your tickets now.