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Park opens Jan. 16

A local trampoline park will be open for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Conference call Jan. 20

The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet via conference call Jan. 20.

‘Survivor’ winner named

The grand prize winner of the “Survivor” football contest has been awarded to James E. Miller.

Bowling Report

Safe winter driving tips

This winter, the snow, wind and ice have created treacherous driving conditions. Conditions which require increased attention and an ability to adapt quickly.

‘Yakama Cares’ grant applications now available

Grants are distributed in early May

Through the expansion and renovation of the Legends Casino Hotel campus, funds are available for area charitable organizations to apply for the 10th annual Yakama Cares grant program.

Tease photo

Snow angels of a different sort

Shovel armed volunteers help each other

With snow piles blocking driveways in many area of the valley, seeing enterprising individuals out in the cold packing shovel is a sight for snow-blinded eyes.

Lock box giveaway Saturday

The Prosser Community Involvement and Action (CIA) Coalition will be give away 500 in-home lock boxes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Bethel Church, 270 N. Gap Road.

Banquet is Jan. 30

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual community awards banquet will be from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

January Jamboree canceled

The Sunday Gospel Jamboree which was to featured award winning songwriter and singer Leroy Blankenship of Grandview has been canceled.

Brouwer serves in ministry

Annie Brouwer of Grandview served in local ministries during fall semester the Center for Student Action at Azusa College.

Senior is academy nominee

Andrew Diddens is one of two Lower Yakima Valley high school seniors to receive a congressional appointment to attend a U.S. military academy.

Middle school competition Saturday

The winning team competes at regionals

Nine middle school teams from Washington and Idaho will compete at the sub-regional level for the national Future City Competition, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the PACCAR Building at Washington State University.

2017 wine legends nominations

Nomination deadline is Jan. 31

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 31 for the “Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame.”

Services, utilities asking for public’s help, patience

Snowfall creating issues for providers

Natural gas utilities, the mailman and even the garbage service are all asking for help.

Lawmakers get a jump start on session

Abortion, marijuana among issues in early bill filings

As the 105-day session of the 2017 Washington Legislature began Monday, several contentious issues loomed in addition to the biggest agenda item of all: funding basic education.

Klickitat County woman selected to answer Inslee’s speech

McCabe points to the need for job growth

A Central Washington lawmaker focused on a better future for state residents in her response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State speech yesterday.

Break seen in area snow

Opening eyed today for state Highway 241

Snowfall may be on the decline, but unseasonably cold temperatures will keep it on the ground for the foreseeable future.

Claim against county seeks $750,000

Former employee cites privacy issue

The county’s legal staff is reviewing a $750,000 claim filed by a former employee.