OMAK – Even as fire relief donations were coming into local fire stations destined for north central Washington wildfire victims, a team of eight Yakima County Fire District #5 volunteers are among the frontline firefighters manning the wildfire containment lines.
The Sunnyside School District continues to grow, pushing its annual budget to an all-time high of $101,344,650, with more than $73.3 million of those expenses in the general fund.
Sunnyside High School student Esteban Garibay, 17, was recently named runner-up in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s annual Year of the Apple Art Contest.
Organizations throughout Washington state have been authorized to lower the U.S. flag to half-staff at the end of business today (Friday) and may leave them lowered until sunset this coming Sunday and as late as Monday morning.
Parents of students interested in athletics in Sunnyside are urged to attend a special meeting next Monday, Aug. 31.
GRANDVIEW – The featured speaker at next Wednesday’s Grandview Rotary Club meeting will be 4th Congressional District Rep. Dan Newhouse.
YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Community College has named its summer quarter 2015 graduates.
LEAVENWORTH – Autumn is in the air in Leavenworth, Washington’s Bavarian Village, with plenty of activities for people with all types of interests.
ZILLAH – The annual “Not Just a Farmers Market” will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at Zillah’s Stewart Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PROSSER – Valley Theater Company will conduct open auditions for “Christmas Belles” on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 13-14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Princess Theatre in Prosser.
Before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, there was only one way to hear music: live performance.
YAKIMA – The annual Central Washington State Fair is still more than a month away, but it isn’t too early to be thinking about saving some money on admission tickets and ride wristbands.
The Bureau of Reclamation’s annual “flip-flop” operation in the Yakima Basin is underway.
YAKIMA – Johnson Orchards will be hosting an art show tomorrow (Saturday) to raise funds for Children’s Village.
KENNEWICK – Contemporary female authors Lenora Good and Jane Roop will be front and center at a book signing tomorrow (Saturday), from 1 to 3 p.m.