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Parenting classes offered

A “Strong Families” parenting class is being formed at Pioneer Elementary School.

It’s ‘trunk or treat’ time in Sunnyside

It’s already time to start thinking “Trunk or Treat.”

Bonsai Society plans exhibit

The Yakima Valley Bonsai Society’s annual Bonsai Exhibit at the Yakima Area Arboretum will be from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 at Jewett interpretive Center, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

Council to review signs

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a workshop meeting to further review the city’s sign ordinance.

City’s search continues

The City Council learned last night that a job opening for city administrator position has been posted on the city website.

Wapato seeks school review

Tonight, the community will have an opportunity to provide input about plans to build a fourth elementary school.

GOP Club meets Friday

The Lower Valley Republican Club is hosting two candidates for Yakima County commissioner.

County okays settlement

Yakima County commissioners approved a $7,500 settlement with Emanuel Cisneros yesterday.

Lumber yard catches fire

Eyewitnesses reported flames shooting more than 50 feet into the air yesterday when a mulching facility caught fire.

Geocache tour begins

The final Centennial GeoTour is set to begin Friday in Mount Rainier National Park.

Granger girls sweep ‘Dogs

The Granger girls swept host Cashmere in a nonleague 1A volleyball match Saturday.

Paralympian wins silver medal in Rio

A local wheelchair athlete has earned a medal in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Blood donors needed

The American Red Cross has announced Lower Yakima Valley dates for blood drives through September.

Firemen’s breakfast set

Get your breakfast before attending the annual Sunshine Days Parade on Saturday.

Baby classes offered

Safe Haven Community Center is offer “Baby and Me” peer support groups for new parents at 10 a.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 13.