Martinez named interim city administrator for Mabton

Council approves six-month trial period

Grandview man dies in crash

Truck trailer flipped over on Glade Road

Five dead after Cascade Mall shooting

Officials looking for shooter

Parents urged to discuss vaccines

State calling for children to be immunized

The school year has started, and the state of Washington is asking that school-age children be up-to-date on their immunizations against such highly-contagious diseases as measles.

State seeks permit input

The public is invited to comment on updates proposed for the state’s aquatic noxious weed control permit, which allows the use of herbicides to control invasive, non-native plants.

Board to hear union reps

The school district’s education association, a union representing teachers, has asked to be on the school board’s agenda Monday.

Council to eye changes

The City Council will consider a parade resolution and ordinance revision during its meeting Monday night.

IRS reports tax scam

IRS officials said they received reports of scammers sending a fraudulent version of CP2000 notices via e-mail for tax year 2015.

Expect travel delay Sunday

The weather on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass can change rapidly, which can impact construction.

Prosser forms drug advisory

The School Board has appointed a Safe and Drug-Free Schools Advisory Committee to look at student drug/alcohol abuse prevention and intervention efforts.

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Edison Avenue improvements

A stretch of East Edison Avenue was closed yesterday from the 2200 block to state Highway 241 so crews could dig into the road and make water infrastructure improvements.

Eyman resolves contempt issue

The state is dismissing its request that Tim Eyman and his Citizen Solutions organization be held in contempt of court.

State auditor candidates find little support in Yakima County

Opponents have raised over $220,000

Between them two candidates for state auditor have raised more than $220,000 for their respective campaigns.

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Not quite ready for lift-off

A crew inflates the Morning Melody balloon from Wilsonville, Ore. this morning during the Great Prosser Balloon Rally.

Crews get a handle on fire

No homes lost in Rock Creek blaze

A wildfire burning for nearly two weeks is now contained.