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Yakima Streets Repairs to Cause Traffic Delays
Drivers are encouraged to avoid portions of “I” Street and 5th Avenue next Monday and Tuesday while a crack-sealing project on those roads is underway.
Beginning on Monday, July 16, City of Yakima crews will be crack-sealing “I” Street...
City of Yakima Surveys are Looking for Your Opinion
Yakima City officials are asking for your help to fill out and return new city surveys which have been sent to some city residents. The surveys contain honest feedback that will help determine how people feel about the condition of the city and those in charge of it...
Yakima’s Population Growing
More people are moving to Yakima County.
Fresh numbers from the state put the population inside Yakima County at 246,000. That’s up 1300 from the previous year. Almost 85,000 people live in unincorporated Yakima County.  The incorporated cities inside the county are showing m…
Yakima Rates 5th In The Nation In Car Thiefs
Car thieves continue to roam the streets in Yakima. Nearly 700 cars have been stolen since the beginning of the year within Yakima city limits. Just in the past week Yakima has averaged about two stolen cars a day. Yakima police say many of the vehicles are stolen, taken on joy rides and then a…
Storm Drains are for Rain Only
There used to be a time when people would put anything in the storm drains. Maybe you have seen the new warning markers near city drains - they're part of a program to educate the community about what the storm water system should be used for...
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...
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...

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