Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Grandview Council approves water, sewer rate increases

The anticipated increase in city water and sewer rates was quietly approved during Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Grandview City Council.

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Celebrating a new chapter

Lower Valley Credit Union officially opened its new corporate office/main branch in Sunnyside yesterday morning, Tuesday.

No evidence of foul play with body discovered in local canal

A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck with a body inside the cab was discovered in a canal south of Independence Road near the end of Price Lane yesterday morning (Tuesday).

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Marketing plan to be emphasized by Port of Grandview

With the purchase of property on Higgins Way on the horizon, having sold nearly all its Wallace Business Park properties and Byam Business Park having several available properties, the Port of Grandview will in the coming year focus on marketing.

Consultant shares public awareness strategy at Port of Grandview retreat

During a Port of Grandview retreat in Yakima this past Monday, Consultant Wilma Dulin shared a useful strategy to help commissioners meet their marketing goals.

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Mabton seeks consistency in code enforcement efforts

Among the growing pains for the city of Mabton and its improvements in infrastructure is enforcing city codes.

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Outgoing ambassadors

Members of the 2013-14 Miss Sunnyside Court (L-R) Leah Diddens, Tiana Perez, Ashley Davis and Alyson Spidle are thanked for their service to the city by Mayor Jim Restucci at Monday night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting.

Tax increase hearing generates no comments

No citizens stepped forward to comment on an increase in the ad valorem property tax during a public hearing held Monday night by the Sunnyside City Council.

Fellow councilmen displeased with Raines’ actions with lawsuit

A local councilman was taken to task last night.

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Rotarians reminded about polio eradication mission

Long considered to be one of the deadliest of the childhood diseases, poliomyelitis has nearly been eradicated worldwide, thanks in large part to the efforts of Rotary International, according to Tim King, Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club president.

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Financial analyst new school board director

“I’ve always liked to be involved in activities that benefit children,” says Elizabeth Alba, a longtime Grandview area resident.

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Goulish good times planned in Grandview

Those looking for a ghoulish good time can visit Grandview’s 10th annual Halloween carnival and haunted house this coming Friday and Saturday.

$20 car tab fees a no-go for now

The Sunnyside City Council discussed Monday night whether or not to start the process of forming a Transportation Benefit District.

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Fall is falling

The changing colors of fall, brought on by cooler October nights create a beautiful vista along the tree-lined paths at the Sunnyside Cemetery on Van Belle Road.