Caregiver plan advances

An Oregon state law regarding family caregivers is being considered by state lawmakers.

Zillah man in training

A Yakima County Fire District #5 fireman is one of more than 30 state firefighters taking part in the annual Firefighter Recruit Academy.

State issues fine for union

A union today is facing more than $30,000 in fines after the state’s Attorney General Office cited the organization for campaign finance issues.

Crash injures Yakima woman

A Yakima woman is recovering from injuries sustained Monday night in a crash on Interstate 82, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Councilman re-appointed

The City Council last night approved items on its agenda and Councilman Bill Moore was re-appointed to serve as mayor pro tempore.

Mabton to get readerboard

The city will be getting a new digital readerboard, after the City Council approved the $45,000 purchase last night.

Fugitive still at large

Police continue to hunt for a possibly armed and dangerous suspect who resisted arrest on Jan. 30.

New business in the works

Work is underway on two future business sites.

Chamber plans event updates

An update on the community awards banquet next month is on the agenda today for the Chamber of Commerce’s general membership meeting.

Dutch Brothers set fundraiser

Dutch Brothers annual “Dutch Luv Day” is this Sunday, Valentine’s Day.

Blue and Gold dinner set

Cub Scout Pack 630 will hold its annual Blue and Gold Awards ceremony and banquet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.

Heart health topic of talk

In honor of Women’s Heart Health Month, the Soroptimists of the Lower Valley Club will host nurse Irma Mejia as guest speaker at the group’s 5:30 p.m. meeting tomorrow at Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant, 905 Yakima Valley Hwy.

Dance class now offered

Martin School of Dance is offering a pre-Valentine’s Day dance workshop at 6:15 p.m. Friday, at its 1420 E. Edison Ave. studio.

School chief makes the cut

School Superintendent Kevin McKay is a semifinalist for the Walla Walla School District superintendent post.

Marijuana hearing slated

A public hearing on whether to approve or ban recreational marijuana sales in the city will be held by the Granger Planning Commission Board at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16.