city of yakima

Removal of Train Tracks Will Cause Traffic Delays
A section of unused railroad tracks that cross 1st Street at H Street will be removed this Thursday, June 14th. The removal of the unused tracks will begin at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday. Work to take out the tracks and repave the area with asphalt is expected to be completed by 4:00 pm that day...
Micheal Morales Resigns As Assistant City Manager
Michael Morales, who has worked for the City of Yakima in various capacities over the past 15 years, including as interim city manager since January of this year, has submitted his resignation to the City Council effective Friday, June 29th...
Former Yakima Police Officer Trying To Keep Credentials
Former Yakima Police Sergeant Erik Hildebrand is fighting to keep his own credentials. Hildebrand resigned while under an internal investigation. His ability to work as an officer again is now in the hands of the state. The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission will re…
Road Work May Cause Delays
While a grind and overlay project is underway, D Street between 1st Street and 3rd Avenue will be closed to traffic from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m daily from May 14 to May 17.
Additionally, Front Street will be closed to southbound traffic at E Street, although northbound traffic will still be …
City Of Yakima Willing To Pay To Get O’Rourke
Yakima is in position to shell out a lot of money to land the man wanted for the next city manager. A proposed contract up for debate would pay Anthony O'Rourke $175,000 a year, plus money for travel and a phone. O'Rourke makes the same salary now in South Lake Tahoe...
Yakima Engineers Working To Improve Infrastructures
It's not the most glamorous work, but improving the city's streets, sewer lines, and infrastructure have an impact.
The city currently has more than $26 million of capital improvements in the works for 2012. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports, in an economy where money is tight, Yaki…
Yakima City Council Taps O’Rourke For City Manager
Following an executive session held Friday night, the Yakima City Council has voted unanimously on Tony O’Rourke for Yakima’s next city manager.
O’Rourke was one of four finalists for the job, all of whom were interviewed for the pos…
Sales Tax Revenue Is Up In Yakima
City leaders would like to thank you for opening up your checkbooks and spreading your green around. For the first time in months, sales tax revenue is up, and that means the services that benefit you may soon be as well.
"It's been a really good year,” said Northtown owner, Dave Thompkins, “we …
New Greening Of The Yakima Speedway
A new set of trees are on the way to block the Yakima Speedway from passing traffic. The trees have been gone since last October. The city originally planted the trees along I-82 because drivers stopped to watch the races. However, the trees became a traffic hazard because limbs fell onto the i…
Final Interviews For Yakima’s City Manager Start Thursday
The City of Yakima will soon have a new city manager. Interviews with four finalists start Thursday, and City Mayor, Micah Cawley says finding a new city manager is one of the most important jobs of the city council.
One of the four candidates in line for the position of Yakima's city …

Load More Articles