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City clerk looking for new challenge

A five-year goal for the city to have the best finance department in the county is prompting the city clerk to change jobs at city hall.

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Students share tribal knowledge

After nine weeks of studying the cultures of Native American tribes, Pioneer Elementary School third graders held a potlach earlier this week as part of their pre-Thanksgiving activities.

Board to mull levy

Next Monday night the School Board will consider placing on February’s ballot a renewal of the district’s current maintenance and operations levy.

Mabton council approves engineering work

Gray and Osborne Engineering will design and provide oversight for the city’s “Safe Routes to Schools” grant capital improvement project.

$15.7 million budget to be adopted Dec. 8

The City Council will vote on a $15.7 million budget for 2016 at its Dec. 8 meeting.

Mail scam alert

In the season of sending and receiving cards and packages, postal officials here are warning of an attempted scam.

WSU offering ag workshop

A workshop to provide information on basic animal behavior, low-stress safe handling guidelines and effective handling/training techniques will be offered next month.

EMTs have busy holiday

Thanksgiving Day didn’t set a record for emergency aid calls. Nonetheless, EMTS kept busy handling calls that ranged from Sage Court to north of Granger.

Police sergeant marks 25 years on the job

Growing up in in this town and being a part of a family who served the community helped Sgt. David Palacios from an early age.

More details on classroom incident released

A police report on an incident that led to the suspension of a teacher’s aide at Harriet Thompson Elementary School provides more details on the event.

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Brothers to lead lighted parade

The grand marshals of this year’s Lighted Farm Implement Parade are brothers who spent nearly their entire lives in the community, running a business together and serving their city.

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Honoring loyalty

Mayor Norm Childress, right, presents Sgt. David Palacios with a plaque last night honoring his 25 years of service with the Grandview Police Department.

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Power restored after storm

Nearly 400 Pacific Power customers here lost their electricity this morning after a tree hit a power line on Upland Drive during a wind storm.

New coordinator seeks input on programs

Jeffries hits ground running

Do you run a youth program in the city? Is there a sport or activity you’d like to see the city pursue or develop further?

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Roza supporting basin water plan

Faced with a drought this past summer and possibly another one next year, the Roza Irrigation District is on board with the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan.