Parking hearing date set

A public hearing to take comment on a remission regarding a county code restricting public parking on county roads takes place at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in the Yakima City Council Chambers, 129 N. Second St.

Water advisory board meets

The Lower Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee meets today to discuss alternative land and water uses at the Yakima County Road and Maintenance conference room, 1216 S. 18th St.

Mabton man arrested

A local man was arrested Saturday for second-degree domestic violence assault.

Input sought for buildings

A public forum to discuss the possible construction of new classrooms at Sunnyside High School is the focus of a community meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the High School auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Prosser receives rural grant

Historic Downtown Prosser Association has been awarded a Rural Community Grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services.

Holiday Inn Express opens

The city’s newest lodging location celebrates its opening with Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. today.

Man charged with assault

A Zillah man was in court yesterday, charged with first-degree assault-domestic violence, after allegedly point a gun at a grandmother and her grandchildren.

Stolen car leads to arrest

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly drove a stolen vehicle to Union Gap.

Outlook teen arrested

An Outlook teenager is charged with domestic violence burglary after allegedly breaking into his mother’s home last Thursday to collect his younger brother’s belongings.

Shoplifting here lands man in jail

A Yakima man was arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to shoplift $1,066.85 in merchandise from WalMart.

Man arrested in rape case

A Wapato man was arrested for second-degree rape last Thursday after police were called to Toppenish Hospital’s emergency room.

Mabton cases to move

Beginning Sept. 13, Municipal Court proceedings will be handled by the Yakima County District Court in the Grandview Courthouse.

Man arrested for firearms

A local man was in court Friday facing a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm.

Burn ban declared

A Stage 1 burn ban has been called by the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency’s Air Pollution Control Officer due to wildfire smoke that continues to inundate the Yakima Valley.

New Jersey man injured

A New Jersey man was injured near here Wednesday when the truck he was in crashed.