Best Tasting Water award

For two years in a row the City of Yakima has been voted as having the best tasting water in Central Washington. Click “Read More” for more refreshing details about the City’s water.

Online Payment Changes

The City’s transition to a new online utility payment provider is tentatively extended to mid-March. Click “Read More” for details about the transition and other payment options.

Comp Plan Amendment Process

The City’s comp plan amendment process is open Feb. 28 through April 30. Click “Read More” for details in English and Spanish, including instructions to submit an application.

Feb. 2024 Issues Brief

Learn about the new interim city manager, big improvements for N. 1st Street and much more in the February Issues Brief e-newsletter. Click “Read More” for your copy.

Winter weather in Yakima

Click “Read More” for tips and resources to help you meet the challenges of winter weather in the Yakima area, as well as suggestions for staying safe when the snow flies.

Parks & Rec – Winter/Spring Guide

Click “Read More” to learn more about seasonal activities and sports featured in Yakima Parks & Recreation’s 2024 Winter/Spring Program Guide available in English and Spanish.

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.

Reporting potholes

The seasonal freeze-thaw cycle can result in potholes on City of Yakima streets. Click “Read More” for how you can help by reporting potholes via Yak Back and street repair hotline.

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.