Task force finishes work

The state’s Supreme Court will receive an update this week on efforts to meet the mandates of its McCleary ruling.

Chinook Pass opens today

Chinook Pass on state Highway 410 is expected to open today, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Wife shot accidentally

A man accidentally shot his wife during target practice Sunday.

Woman faces drug charge

A local woman is facing a charge of possessing methadone.

Educator hired; teacher resigns

The contract for the next superintendent and resignation of a teacher accused of sexually exploiting three students are official.

Man punches mom, charged

A 20-year-old faces an assault charge after violating a no-contact order and punching his mom.

Eluding suspect possesses meth

A man arrested Friday for eluding police is in jail, facing an additional charge of possession of methamphetamine.

Deputies find assault suspect

A man is in custody in connection with an armed assault on the Yakama Reservation.

Granger eyes new water line

The City Council meets at 6 p.m. tomorrow to consider the $60,000 water line project. The meeting is at City Hall, 102 Main St.

Suspect in custody

A 32-year-old local man will face eluding charges following a high speed chase Friday.

Trial dates postponed

Trials for two Lower Yakima Valley men were postponed during omnibus hearings last Thursday.

Prosser crash injures seven

Seven people are recovering from injuries suffered in a crash Friday night near milepost 82 on Interstate 82.

Prosser market now open

The community’s farmer’s market will open for the season from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at City Park at the intersection of South 7th Street and Sommer Avenue.

Park-n-Pak station fined

A local business will pay a $1,000 fine because a storage tank doesn’t comply with state standards.

Toppenish receives grant

The city is receiving $120,000 in grant funds to promote energy efficiency.