First aid/CPR training offered

First aid and CPR training will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Sunnyside Fire Station.

Insurance education event on tap Nov. 20

Since the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained health care coverage, however, many still remain uninsured.

Local irrigator receives state water grant funds

A Lower Valley farm will receive nearly $300,000 in state funding to help pay for a drought emergency well.

Mabton church hosts jamboree

The Flat Possum Pickers will make their return this coming Sunday at the Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

Christmas child boxes Nov. 23 deadline nears

Each year area churches participate in an international program to reach children with a bit of Christmas cheer and the Gospel of Jesus Christ all packed in a shoebox.

Student center to celebrate rise from ashes

Extra Mile Student Center will celebrate its reopening from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 14, at its new location, 300 W. Second St.

Red Cross volunteers needed

American Red Cross receptionists and hospitality hosts are needed in Sunnyside and Grandview to help at local blood drives.

Veterans Day blood drive

Blood donors are reminded to make appointments for the next American Red Cross blood drawing.

Gutierrez finishes basic training

Army Private Luis F. Gutierrez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Health officials, Chipotle tackling E. coli response

There are now up to 29 reported cases in this state of E. coli illnesses. State health officials provided the latest count this past Wednesday, and say the outbreak of E. coli illnesses may be related to Chipotle restaurants in Washington and Oregon.

Meteor shower on display this week

Cosmic fireballs will occasionally light up the night sky as the Taurid meteor shower approaches its peak this week.

Mabton to hold public forum this Thursday

The city and the School District are hosting a community forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Mabton School District learning center next to Artz-Fox Elementary School.

Meeting date changed

The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District and Sunnyside Division Board of Control meetings have been changed to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Funding OK’d for Grandview

The Yakima County Supporting Investments in Economic Diversification Board last Thursday approved a $518,250 funding package for the city of Grandview.

Date change for board meeting

The Sunnyside School Board’s next regular meeting will be Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Denny Blaine board room.