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410 to open, sort of

State Highway 410 east of Chinook Pass will reopen today, just in time for Labor Day weekend.

Troopers will be out in force

In preparing for this holiday weekend, troopers will be bolstering emphasis patrols in areas with peak traffic volumes and calls for service, the Washington State Patrol has announced.

Crash victim succumbs

The California woman who was driving one of the cars in a 3-vehicle crash near Pasco last Thursday, has died, the Washington State Patrol has reported.

Meeting cancelled

The meeting of the Irrigated Agriculture Working Group set for Sept. 19 at the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District has been cancelled.

Public hearing for 6-year plan

The City Council will conduct a public hearing at City Hall on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. regarding street plans.

Seattle sues Trump again

Lawsuits filed Monday are challenging President Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military.

Edison fire insignificant

The fire Friday afternoon at 3421 East Edison Road was of little significance, with the exception that it needed to be extinguished, Yakima County Fire District No. 5 Joel Byam said yesterday.

Climate group grows

A panel of congressional members seeking solutions to combat climate change is growing.

Public hearing set for project

The board of directors of The Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation will have a public hearing on Monday, September 1, for the purpose of hearing comments from the public on the proposed issuance of Revenue Bonds for the Ostrom Company Project.

Ferguson rebuffs Zinke

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson response to a report from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on his review of national monuments by saying it appears Washington State’s national monuments appear to be safe.

Still looking for two suspects

Suspects in lower valley incidents the Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies have been seeking were still on the loose yesterday afternoon, according to Detective Sgt. Mike Russell.

Chinook detour in place

A section of State Route 410, east of Chinook Pass, will remain closed during the day through Monday, state traffic officials said Thursday.

STEM leaders to gather

The WSU College of Education will host some of the region’s top science, technology, engineering and Math education leaders on the Pullman campus, starting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, as part of its STEM Education Research Summit.

Public to view sunken ship

On Friday, Aug. 25, media and the public will be able to watch the first archaeological survey of the wreck of the USS Bugara (SS 31).

YVC dean to present talk

The Sept. 14 Chamber of Commerce meeting will feature an address by Marcia Somer.