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Yakama Cares grants available

As the landscape of the Legends Casino campus changes, one staple remains constant – the annual Yakama Cares grant distribution.

Relay for Life meeting set

Those wishing to form teams or who have been team members and captains are invited to attend the first Relay for Life of Lower Valley meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Sierra Vista Middle School, 916 N. 16th St.

Driving safety class available

There is still time to register for driver safety class being offered in Sunnyside from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 8 and 9, at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.

Delays planned at White Pass

This week, drivers will experience daytime delays up to a half-hour three miles east of White Pass.

Annual penny drive begins

Start saving all of that loose change found lying around the house.

Club hosts dinner theater

The Grandview High School Drama Booster Club is presenting “Dinner Theater 2016,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Students take over Jeremy’s

Students in Compass High School’s new 21st century program will get a chance to put everything they’ve been learning to the test.

Blood drives seek donors

An emergency need for blood and platelet donors is being experienced across the nation.

Business owners to meet

Small business owners will meet tomorrow in Olympia at the state Capitol for their annual Small Business Day.

Revamped café a success so far

Heritage University’s cafeteria is making inroads with students a little more than a year after moving into a new location on campus.

Disaster funds now available

The deadline is approaching for small, nonfarm businesses in Yakima County to apply for a federal disaster loan to aid economic recovery.

Tax seminar this Thursday

A Spanish-language business tax seminar is planned 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Yakima.

New Vision names winner

Yakima Hop Candy won New Vision’s Enterprise Challenge and will receive $10,000.

Pass closures planned at night

The pass will closed at 11 p.m. tonight and tomorrow for about four hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve.