Hirst Bill drilling into budget talks
Moses Lake Republican State Senator Judy Warnick said meetings yesterday to deal with the Hirst Bill and the state’s capital budget went well, but there was no movement on either the bill or the budget.
Wallace and Margery Donaldson of Zillah of the Sunnyside Camp of Gideons International participated in the Yakima Valley Fair in Grandview yesterday.
The city will host a flea market on the street right downtown in mid-September.
At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the City Council approved taking $10,000 from the Capital Improvements Fund to spur a sidewalk renovation project.
The eagerly anticipated Prosser Beer and Whiskey Festival is just two weeks away.
Classic, vintage and muscle cars, trucks and bikes will roar onto the Country Park fairgrounds Saturday for the 12th annual Chamber of Commerce Car Show, 812 Wallace Way.
Gesa Power House Theatre will screen a new independent film: May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers at 7 p.m. Sept. 12, at the 111 N. Sixth St. theatre.
The Second Red Carpet Gala “Boogie Nights” will be held Sept. 9 in the City Civic Center, 216 S. First St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Make plans to attend the Junior League of Yakima’s upcoming 2017 “Fashion Front” scheduled for Sept. 1 at the Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima.
Put down your cooking utensils and go to the Southridge Sports and Events Complex from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday to check out the variety of area food trucks.
Except for the haze from Northwest wildfires, the Yakima Valley Fair had nice, even though hot weather for opening day yesterday.
Five days of summer Bible camp fun are being offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14-18, at South Hill Park, 1521 S. First St.
The Neighborhood Health Services is celebrating Community Health Center Week Aug. 13-19 with parking lot celebrations at each of its Yakima Valley locations.
ASB Leopard Fan Camp: The annual ZHS Leopard Fan Camp will be held in the Zillah High School gym from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 17.
Desert Wind Winery is offering an hour-long meditative yoga class at 11 a.m. Aug. 27.
Cold War Patriots will host three town hall meetings for former and current Hanford workers in Richland, Kennewick and Yakima from Aug. 15 to 17.
The bulls and broncs will be bucking, and the cowboys and cowgirls will be racing the clock tomorrow and Saturday night in Fisher Arena at the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.
In light of losing the head football coach, the program is being left in good hands.
The Naches Ranger district is putting several hundred blown down trees to good use, improving habitat for listed fish in the Bumping River this month.