downtown yakima

Teenager Arrested After Fatal Shooting in Downtown Yakima
Police say a 15-year-old boy is under arrest after a fatal shooting in downtown Yakima on Tuesday. The 29-year-old male victim was shot multiple times at South 4th Street and Chestnut Avenue just before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. The 15-year-old suspect was booked into the juvenile detention center for firs…
4th Street Closing will Create Downtown Entertainment Area
The closure of 4th street behind the Capitol Theater will happen soon after the Yakima City Council voted last night in favor of the closure to create an entertainment area drawing more people to downtown Yakima. The closure between Yakima Avenue and Chestnut Avenue will create an are…
City to Discuss Ideas to Re-energize Downtown
The closure of 4th Street behind the Capital Theater will be on the agenda of the Yakima City Council tomorrow night. City Manager Tony O'Rourke says it is part of the plan to energize the downtown area.  The closure, between Yakima Avenue and Chestnut will create an area where thousands o…
No Drive Thru For Coffee Shop in Downtown Yakima
No drive through for downtown Yakima.  On Monday, the Yakima City Planning Department
rejected a request for a downtown drive through at 2 Street and Yakima
Avenue. An article in today's Yakima Herald Republic says the developer wanted
to open a coffee shop (starbucks) in the area that would …
Yakima’s Pilot Bike Patrol Launches Tonight
One of the key findings of the 2012 Yakima Citizen Survey that the Yakima City Council focused on during its retreat in late August showed that some Yakima residents don’t feel as safe as they would like to in the downtown area, particularly after dark...
Basketball Teams to Fastbreak in Downtown Yakima
It's almost time for the annual Hot Shots Three On Three basketball tournament.  Rich Austin from the Yakima Sports Commission says the 10th annual event is set for August 25 and 26 in downtown Yakima.
Austin says while it's a weekend of basketball in downtown Yakima...