Pie social set

The Lower Valley Assembly is hosting an informal get-together at 7 p.m. Thursday in Bethel Church, 270 N. Gap Rd.

Gospel Jam Sunday

The next jamboree is 2 p.m. Sunday in Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

WSU hosting students

The local university is planning a fall open house next week.

Nitrates focus of meeting

An appointed working group will discuss potential solutions to high nitrates in the Lower Yakima Valley’s groundwater.

Citizenship classes set

An orientation session is planned tomorrow for a series of citizenship classes.

Schools plan open house

The School District wants public input on the possibility of building a new high school.

Mid-century homes tour set

While many people are familiar with local Alphabet Homes, fewer realize the city is also home to a significant number of mid-century modern houses.

Jazz concert set

The 21st Annual “FreeForm Friends and Family” Concert featuring the Columbia Basin College’s nationally-acclaimed jazz choir, directed by Dave Cazier, will host its first performances of the year Saturday.

Film festival tonight

The Tri-Cities International Film Festival in the Confluent Space, Uptown Theater, 1300 Jadwin Way, and in the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive, screening are from 1:00 - 10:30 p.m. beginning today.

Travel delays possible

Motorists will likely encounter delays this week in some areas of Central Washington due to road construction.

Meeting topic is healthcare

Members of the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments will learn about affordable healthcare options.

Nurse placed on probation

The state Nursing Commission granted an advanced registered nurse practitioner credential to Leslie Jean Hansen.

Pamphlets on the way

It’s debate season and Sunday, the State Debate Coalition hosts incumbent U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and her Republican Party rival, Chris Vance, at Gonzaga University.

Voters’ Pamphlets on the way

The 2016 General Election Voters’ Pamphlet is being mailed to state residents.

State board to meet

Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark plans to call a special meeting of the state Board of Natural Resources on Monday.