New members welcomed to S’side United

Sunnyside United members welcomed three new people to the coalition Thursday, yesterday.

City gets new public works building

Thanks to a sizable amount of money left in Mabton’s Wastewater Treatment Facility project funding package, the city is able to afford a new 12-bay public works building.

Additions to HOME program approved

The Mabton City Council voted to approve inclusion of two additional municipalities to a Yakima County-based housing rehabilitation program during action taken at this past Tuesday night’s council meeting.

‘Complete streets’ OK’d

The Sunnyside City Council during its Monday night consent agenda adopted a “Complete Streets” ordinance by unanimous consent.

Sidewalk café ordinance approved 5-0

Sunnyside’s new sidewalk café ordinance was adopted at Monday’s Sunnyside City Council meeting.

Council OK’s HOME agreement

An intergovernmental agreement for the HOME Consortium was at Monday’s Sunnyside City Council meeting approved.

YVCC to offer flagger training

YVCC’s Yakima campus will offer a flagger certification training next Thursday, July 23.

Fraud focus of senior talk

Tips for senior citizens to protect themselves from financial fraud will highlight a workshop set for tomorrow, Tuesday, at Sun Terrace Assisted Living in Sunnyside.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Nature crafts workshop on tap

A kid’s nature crafts workshop is offered at the Jones Center at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive, Yakima, this coming Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. until noon.

Bickleton man appointed to state board

Miland Walling of Bickleton has been named to serve on the Washington State Board for Volunteer Firefighters and Reserve Officers.

Hunter safety classes still available

While major hunting seasons are closed in summer, hunter education courses continue to run throughout the year.

Crews working early mornings

Roza Irrigation District crews have been working early hours during the heatwave to avoid the worst of the high temperatures, according to District Manager Scott Revell.

Drain pumps authorized

The Roza Irrigation District board of directors authorized more than $200,000 in emergency funding to reclaim water from drain pumps.

Equipment put into surplus

The Roza Irrigation District board of directors Tuesday morning declared a variety of obsolete and broken equipment as surplus with no value in order to dispose of it legally.