West Nile virus threat receding

The West Nile virus season is slowing down, but 2015 had almost double the reported number of cases from last year.

Jr. Indelook Club to meet tomorrow

The Jr. Indelook Club will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Diane Monroe. The co-hostess will be Phyllis Bruhn.

Annual Bickleton dinner set for Oct. 18

Bickleton’s annual Hunters Dinner will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Campfire ban lifted in forest

Fall-like conditions have allowed the Naches Ranger District to lift the campfire ban for the season and extend firewood cutting through Thursday, Oct. 15.

Open houses to discuss future of Rattlesnake Mountain

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is holding two open houses on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to listen to the public about access to Rattlesnake Mountain and the rest of the Arid Lands Ecology Area.

Coffee with a cop planned for Oct. 15

Citizens of Sunnyside are invited to have “Coffee with a Cop” on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 a.m. at Holy Pies in Sunnyside.

Fires out on arrival

An oven fire and an illegal burn topped the Sunnyside firemen’s log yesterday, Wednesday.

Wildlife officials ease up on fire restrictions

The Washington Depart-ment of Fish and Wildlife has lifted restrictions on most department-managed lands in Eastern Washington, where cooler temperatures have reduced fire danger.

Reception planned for Layden

Sunnyside City Hall staff will host a retirement reception this coming Friday, Oct. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. to honor finance director David Layden’s service to the community.

Bazaar on tap

The Women’s Association of Bethany Community Church in Grandview will host its annual fall church soup and pie luncheon and bazaar Saturday, Oct. 17.

Parent-teacher conferences at SHS on tap

Sunnyside High School officials are encouraging the parents of all SHS students to set aside either Monday or Tuesday, Oct. 12-13, to meet with their child’s teachers.

Board approves labor contracts

An overall pay raise of about 1.5 percent over each of the next three years is in store for SVID employees.

Shut-off Oct. 20

Oct. 20 has been set as the date for when SVID will end the irrigation watering season for 2015.

Meeting rescheduled

At the conclusion of its regular monthly business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, the Sunnyside Division Board of Control agreed to continue the meeting to next Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 9:30 a.m.

SHS volleyball rescheduled

The Grizzly volleyball team’s home match against Davis scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24.