Newhouse votes to repeal

Sunnyside Congressman Dan Newhouse voted Friday to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare.”

Clear way for mail carriers

Postal workers are asking residents to clear sidewalks and mailbox areas for delivery carriers.

Warm-up could cause flooding

With temperatures expected to top 40 degrees by Wednesday, a Washington State University meteorologist is predicting localized flooding.

Civil War guns is topic

The Yakima Valley Genealogy Society will learn about Civil War guns and history at its 11:30 a.m. meeting Jan. 21.

Open house date planned

Yakima Valley College’s veterinary technology and automotive service technology open house is 4-7 p.m., Feb. 2.

Registration extended

The registration deadline for the next session of “Strong Families” classes has been extended until Jan. 23, due to a late start because of the weather conditions.

Alumni award deadline set

Washington State University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the university’s alumni award.

Grandview candidates meeting set

A Miss Grandview scholarship program informational meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday in Grandview High School library, 1601 W. Fifth St.

Observatory closed

The Goldendale Observatory will be closed until further notice due to inclement weather conditions Officials announced the closure yesterday.

Rally Monday

A coalition of parents, educators and community groups will have a rally from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday on the legislative building capitol steps.

Credentials suspended

State health officials are suspending credentials for two Yakima Valley medical providers.

Firearm bills introduced

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has introduced two bills to the state legislature that he said will help reduce deadly mass shootings.

State to delay education plan to fall

State officials are delaying submission of the education plan required as part of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act.

Enrollment tops 200,000

State Health Benefit Exchange officials yesterday announced more than 200,000 customers have selected 2017 health and dental coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder since the open enrollment period began on Nov. 1.

Council cancels meetings

The City Council’s meetings scheduled for last night were canceled.