Feds dole out nearly $300 million to health care providers

Approximately $800,000 earmarked for two Lower Valley medical facilities

Last Friday the United States Department of Health and Human Services announced $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding would be distributed to 1,195 health centers.

PLCs focus of meeting in Mabton

Two of the discussions at the Mabton School Board study session last night (Thursday) centered around professional development and working toward the goals set out in the district’s strategic plan.

Contempt of court charges hang over state’s lawmakers

While lawyers joust before the state Supreme Court over whether to find the state legislature in contempt, there will be a very real price to pay for residents of the Evergreen State.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Hastings endorses Newhouse

Representative Doc Hastings yesterday (Wednesday) announced his endorsement of Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside for the U.S. Congressional seat he’ll be vacating at the end of this year.

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Governor delivers climate change message

Gov. Jay Inslee’s plane touched down at Sunnyside Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon as part of a statewide tour to tout the effects of climate change.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Gov. Inslee weighs in on labor agreement

Gov. Jay Inslee recently voiced a positive opinion regarding news of the labor agreement reached last weekend between ILWU and UGC at the Port of Vancouver.

Settlement endangers dams ... according to congressman

A recent settlement by the Obama administration with Hood River, Ore. based Columbia Riverkeeper will require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to better monitor eight hydroelectric dams it operates on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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Not much support shown for suggested pay raise

MABTON – The people of Mabton have spoken, and they are not wild about the idea of giving their mayor a four-fold salary increase.

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Pot sales still a no-go in Sunnyside

It’s about money. It’s about kids. It’s about personal rights.

Didier opens bigger lead in Primary race

The race for the Fourth District’s next congressman widened as did the contest for Yakima County clerk, at least slightly.