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Committee has vacancies

The Processed Pear Committee is seeking nominations for open member, first-alternate and second-alternate positions.

Map locates landslides

The state Department of Natural Resources has published standardized methods for mapping landslides using lidar.

Sex offender homeless

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office has registered a transient sex offender.

Local man arrested for alleged attack

A local man was arrested Tuesday after an altercation at 307 Cedar St.

Board: Drop biology test

The state Board of Education wants the Legislature to immediately drop the end-of-course test as a graduation requirement.

Airport talk canceled

The Municipal Airport Advisory Board has canceled its meeting tomorrow.

Ice cream leads to arrest

A transient man is facing a residential burglary charge after he was found eating ice cream in someone else’s house Saturday.

Audit finds no deficiencies

The State Auditor’s Office is giving the School District a clean bill of health after analyzing district records.

Grandview motorcyclist hurt in crash

A local motorcyclist was taken to a Yakima hospital Saturday following a Puterbaugh Road crash.

Ag group to meet May 30

The Irrigated Agriculture Working Group will meet next on May 30.

Sign variance topic of talk

The city Board of Adjustment will consider a sign variance request for a local marijuana retailer when it meets Thursday.

Ground water reports slated

The Lower Yakima Valley Ground Water Advisory Committee will discuss several reports when it meets from 5-7 p.m. Thursday.

Voyeur moves to Grandview

A man convicted of attempted voyeurism, a Level II sex crime, has moved to the city.

Road work to be discussed at meeting

Two area road projects are on the agenda for Yakima County Commissioners to discuss when they meet Tuesday.

Inslee issues flag order

Gov. Jay Inslee is ordering all flags lowered to half-staff on Monday.

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