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Yakima Urology Associates partners with Memorial Hospital

Yakima Urology Associates, which provides adult and pediatric urology care, is aligning with Memorial Family of Services through a service agreement aimed at streamlining patient care and supporting the long-term availability of urology services in the Yakima Valley.

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New Pet Clinic veterinarian has local ties

A lifelong love of animals led Granger native Brandon DeVries to seek a career in veterinary medicine.

Christian group meeting on tap

PROSSER – The next Christian Women’s Connection meeting at the Barn Restaurant in Prosser is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 18.

Staffing changes OK’d by G’view School Board

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview School Board at its most recent meeting approved resignations from three staff members.

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Senior send-off

Canning clinics offered this month

UNION GAP – Canning and food preservation clinics are being offered in Union Gap twice this month.

Beautification awards given

GRANDVIEW – City of Grandview officials recently presented the following beautification awards for the month of August.

Memorial, Virginia Mason hospitals make move to merge

YAKIMA – The Memorial Family of Services Board of Trustees voted unanimously last week to move forward with an affiliation with Virginia Mason Health System, subject to completion of a definitive agreement that must then be approved by both the Memorial and Virginia Mason boards.

Dems back Planned Parenthood

In response to a letter from Republican legislators seeking to halt state funding for Planned Parenthood, Gov. Jay Inslee has backed the national organization.

Genealogical group plans research course

UNION GAP – The Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Library at 1901 S. 12th Ave. in Union Gap will host a series of research classes starting next month.

Mabton earns state honors

MABTON - The city of Mabton’s wastewater treatment plant recently received the 2014 “Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award” from the state’s Department of Ecology.

Eagles install new officers

Sunnyside’s Fraternal Order of Eagles has filled its officer positions for the 2015-16 year.

American Legion post officers named

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Post of the American Legion has announced its officers for the 2015-16 year.

West Nile virus numbers rise

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has confirmed five new cases of West Nile virus in horses

State looks to help fish battle drought

State fishery managers are working to minimize the effects of drought on fish at hatcheries across Washington state.

Port of G’view supports local food processor

GRANDVIEW – The Port of Grandview commissioners at a special meeting held last Thursday passed a motion to support FruitSmart’s petition to the city of Grandview.

SHS class of ‘75 reunion on tap Sept. 25

The Sunnyside High School class of 1975 will be having its 40th class reunion Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26.