Yakima River Canyon through SR 821 closed Saturday for marathon - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Yakima River Canyon through SR 821 closed Saturday for marathon

Posted: Updated:

SELAH, WA – The Yakima River Canyon on SR 821 will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1.

The canyon is closed for the safety of runners in the Yakima River Canyon Marathon. Canyon residents should have received passes for local access.

Recreationalists can get passes from Cabela’s in Union Gap, Reds Fly Shop in the canyon and Worley Bugger in Ellensburg.

A 25 mph speed limit will be enforced through the duration of the race and drivers are encouraged to slow down around curves and other areas of reduced sight distance.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Yakima NewsYakima News TodayMore>>

  • Woman who swam from Cuba to Florida speaks at Capitol Theatre

    Woman who swam from Cuba to Florida speaks at Capitol Theatre

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:35:55 GMT

    Diana Nyad is a motivational speaker, author, journalist, and swimmer... and had the chance to speak at the Capitol Theatre. 

    More >>

    Diana Nyad is a motivational speaker, author, journalist, and swimmer... and had the chance to speak at the Capitol Theatre. 

    More >>
  • Victim identified following Tuesday morning's fatal shooting in Yakima

    Victim identified following Tuesday morning's fatal shooting in Yakima

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:03:28 GMT

    We now know the name of the 49-year-old man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning in an alleyway near Yakima Valley College.

    More >>

    We now know the name of the 49-year-old man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning in an alleyway near Yakima Valley College.

    More >>
  • Yakima Sheriff's deputies investigating drive-by shooting in Outlook

    Yakima Sheriff's deputies investigating drive-by shooting in Outlook

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:25:51 GMT

    On April 24, 2018 deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 10 block of 2nd Ave. in Outlook, WA in response to a drive-by shooting.

    More >>

    On April 24, 2018 deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 10 block of 2nd Ave. in Outlook, WA in response to a drive-by shooting.

    More >>