Construction starts on walkways in Randall Park

March 29, 2018 by  

Work began recently on new walkways in Yakima’s Randall Park.

Workers started the [Read more]

Proposed Yakima Central Plaza stirs controversy

February 27, 2018 by  

The proposed construction of the Yakima Central Plaza has put some local business owners and residents at odds with city officials, with a possible lawsuit pending, according to an article in the Yakima Herald.

The clash seems to be [Read more]

Yakima to cool down with ice-cream this spring

January 30, 2018 by  

Winegars, an ice-cream shop based in Ellensburg, plans to open a Yakima location in spring this year.

The enterprise will take over space in [Read more]

Yakima’s Second Harvest gets beefed up

December 30, 2017 by  

For the seventh year, members of Washington’s beef industry have teamed up with Second Harvest to add beef to the food distributed at the holidays.

To date, approximately 94 tons of [Read more]

Yakima officials discuss preliminary 2018 budget

November 28, 2017 by  

Members of the Yakima City Council are debating the items that could be included in the 2018 budget for the city. One of these is a proposal to increase car tabs by about $20, an issue that [Read more]

Yakima to host rodeo finals

October 27, 2017 by  

Rodeo fans need to make their way to Yakima soon, for the Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo, which is scheduled to be held soon in the Yakima SunDome. [Read more]

Yakima plans shutdown of irrigation systems

September 25, 2017 by  

Businesses, farms, and residences that get their water from one of several companies will have their irrigation systems shut down soon, though the dates are different for each organization.

City officials are [Read more]

New training yard open now at Yakima Humane Society

August 26, 2017 by  

The Yakima Humane Society recently opened a new training yard where dogs can romp off-leash. Society spokeswoman Annie Flores said the facility has been dreaming for a long time of having the space [Read more]

Yakima trolleys to Selah back in service

July 11, 2017 by  

A trolley system has restored service to Selah, having not run for the past two years.

Yakima Valley Trolleys (YVT) operates [Read more]

Yakima students in culinary challenge

June 14, 2017 by  

Shawn Niles, a home cook as well as pastor, auditioned for the popular cooking show “Masterchef” last year, and was so inspired by the experience he’s decided to use his passion for cooking to tackle some of the issues in Yakima, his home town. In particular, he’s starting a program to [Read more]