Legal issues dog high school contractor

The Sunnyside School Board this past Saturday heard an update from Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole on the current situation with Petra Incorporated regarding Sunnyside High School’s additions and modernization project.

Wine tasting room near SHS unopposed

Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole informally polled members of the Sunnyside School Board regarding a business that wants to serve alcohol within 1,000 feet of school district property.

Lobbyist agreement reviewed

During its retreat this past weekend, the Sunnyside School Board reviewed its $2,800 contract with the lobbyist for ESD 105.

Discipline committee may be formed

The Sunnyside School Board considered the need for the district to establish a citizen committee to review serious breaches of discipline within the schools.

Personnel changes in Mabton

The Mabton School Board this past Monday approved a number of personnel changes, including the hiring of Amelia Alcala Castaneda as a fifth grade teacher at Artz-Fox Elementary School.

No quorum, no parks meeting

Due to a lack of a quorum at last night’s Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board meeting, Chairman Robert Van Horn canceled it at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Christian women’s club meeting Feb. 10

The theme for the Tuesday, Feb. 10, Christian Women’s Connection meeting at the Barn Restaurant in Prosser will be “A New Day,” and will feature guest speaker Judy Hoff.

Swim pool committee meeting Feb. 5

The Grandview Swim Pool Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way.

Art commission meeting rescheduled

The first Sunnyside Arts Commission meeting of the new year was cancelled last night due to a lack of a quorum.

SIED contract with Grandview

A contract between Yakima County and the city of Grandview was this past Tuesday inked by the county commissioners.