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City clerk looking for new challenge

A five-year goal for the city to have the best finance department in the county is prompting the city clerk to change jobs at city hall.

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Students share tribal knowledge

After nine weeks of studying the cultures of Native American tribes, Pioneer Elementary School third graders held a potlach earlier this week as part of their pre-Thanksgiving activities.

Holiday search nets five arrests

Police arrested five people wanted by authorities on Thanksgiving Day, and searched for seven others.

Vehicle stolen Wednesday

Police this past Wednesday were called by a resident at 1314 North Ave. after a vehicle was stolen.

Board to mull levy

Next Monday night the School Board will consider placing on February’s ballot a renewal of the district’s current maintenance and operations levy.

Mabton council approves engineering work

Gray and Osborne Engineering will design and provide oversight for the city’s “Safe Routes to Schools” grant capital improvement project.

$15.7 million budget to be adopted Dec. 8

The City Council will vote on a $15.7 million budget for 2016 at its Dec. 8 meeting.

Mail scam alert

In the season of sending and receiving cards and packages, postal officials here are warning of an attempted scam.

WSU offering ag workshop

A workshop to provide information on basic animal behavior, low-stress safe handling guidelines and effective handling/training techniques will be offered next month.

EMTs have busy holiday

Thanksgiving Day didn’t set a record for emergency aid calls. Nonetheless, EMTS kept busy handling calls that ranged from Sage Court to north of Granger.

Police sergeant marks 25 years on the job

Growing up in in this town and being a part of a family who served the community helped Sgt. David Palacios from an early age.

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Fire displaces Zillah family

American Red Cross volunteers are helping a local family with shelter today following a Thanksgiving Day fire that destroyed their home at 4944 Cheyne Road home.

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Outlook woman marks 100th birthday

For her 100th birthday, former Sunnyside school nurse and Outlook resident Madelyne Kassebaum was honored with a proclamation from Mayor Ed Murray designating Nov. 24 as Madelyne Larson Kassebaum Day.

More details on classroom incident released

A police report on an incident that led to the suspension of a teacher’s aide at Harriet Thompson Elementary School provides more details on the event.

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Brothers to lead lighted parade

The grand marshals of this year’s Lighted Farm Implement Parade are brothers who spent nearly their entire lives in the community, running a business together and serving their city.