Volunteer farmers sought

Small farmers and ranchers in the Yakima Valley are needed to help WSU researchers answer the question, “What do you know about environmental health terms and risks?”

Honeyford on ways and means committee

Sen. Jim Honeyford was renamed as vice-chair of the Washington State Senate Ways and Means Committee when lawmakers met to decide who would lead committees in 2015.

Debit cards for inmates

The Sunnyside City Council agreed unanimously last Monday night to allow the Keefe Commissary Network to provide debit cards to inmates in the Sunnyside jail.

MERIT contract OK’d

Mabton school hires OK’d

The Mabton School Board this past Monday approved seven new hires and two leaves of absence.

Adams new chair of school board

The Mabton School Board selected its new chairperson and vice chairperson at Monday’s meeting.

Officers named

Financial report presented

The Grandview School District ended the 2013-14 school year with a larger enrollment than originally anticipated.

Tourism promotion idea moves ahead

A proposal to create a tourism promotion area that will collect a small tax per each overnight stay in local hotels is moving forward.

Nurse charged with drugging, assaulting lady

A Yakima County advanced registered nurse practitioner’s licenses have been suspended by state health officials on assault and drug allegations.

Holiday movie cancelled

The Sunnyside High School leadership class presentation of “The Grinch That Stole Christmas” scheduled for last night at the Sunnyside Community Center was cancelled due to a lack of an audience, according to school officials.