Stand Down fair date set

Mark the calendar for the Yakima Valley Veterans Coalition’s 18th annual “Stand Down” benefits fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21, at the State Fair Park.

Color contest underway

A coloring contest for children and teachers is underway at the Community Center, 1521 S. First St.

Local singer coming to jamboree

Nashville recording artist, singer and songwriter, Cale Moon will be back as the featured artist at the Gospel Jamboree at 2 p.m. Sept. 17th at the Grace Brethren Church, 428 B Street.

Babysitting, child care classes registration deadline nears

There is a lot to know when entrusted with the care of someone’s children.

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Making attendance real

High school outlines steps to reduce absenteeism

His sophomore year was hard on high school junior Abel Ortega.

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Miss Sunnyside Candidate | Laurissa Ruiz

Miss Sunnyside Candidate

A desire to change her outlook is the motivation for Laurissa Ruiz, 16, to seek the Miss Sunnyside title.

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Shield a badge in prayer

For the past 10 years, the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church has hosted a special 9/11 worship service, a service that calls for congregation to cover the officers in prayer.

Princesses to walk Saturday

A “Walk in Their Heels: A Future Miss Sunnyside Candidate Experience” will be held during the 2017 Miss Sunnyside Pageant.

Casino night planned

The annual Senior Citizens casino night has changed locations. This year the event will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday at the city community center, 1521 S. First St.

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Week of September 11 through 15

New way to serve

The Junior League of Yakima is seeking women of like-minds to join its organization to attend a new member informational meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Redifer Brewing Company, 123 E. Yakima Ave.

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Museum board to be parade marshals

A group of hard working behind the scenes volunteers have been chosen to be the Grand Marshals for the annual Sunshine Days Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Fall garden hints given

Learn how to extend the gardening season at a workshop offered at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, in the waterfall classroom at the Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 W. Union St.