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Firefighter, officer hired

The city of Sunnyside has hired a new firefighter and a new officer, according to Human Resources Director Anna Bullock.

New police commander nearly hired

The city of Sunnyside will have a new police commander as soon as Aug. 10, according to Police Chief Al Escalera.

Workshop meeting canceled

The Sunnyside City Council workshop meeting scheduled for Monday, Aug. 3, has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Ochoa off planning commission

Victor Ochoa has had his membership on the Sunnyside Planning Commission revoked due to three unexcused absences.

City staff benefits OK’d

Monday night, the Sunnyside City Council approved a collective bargaining agreement and an ordinance for insurance premium contribution rates for non-represented employees.

NNO street closures OK’d

The Sunnyside City Council approved street closures for National Night Out block parties around Sunnyside.

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Sunnyside City Council

Micaela Razo of the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy makes a presentation to the Sunnyside City Council about her organization.

Personnel changes in Mabton get OK

The Mabton School Board this past Monday approved contracts for one classified staff member and five certified staff.

Board approves fund transfer

At Monday’s Mabton School Board meeting a resolution to transfer $100,000 from the 2014-15 general fund to the capital projects fund was approved.

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Mabton OKs $12.1 million schools budget

Schools in the community of Mabton will operate on a $12.1 million budget this coming school year.

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Elementary school rebuild could be underway next week

Ground breaking could start soon on construction of a new replacement building for Sunnyside’s Washington Elementary School.

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Sunnyside schools experience principal shift

Superintendent questions role of school board

With Sun Valley Elementary School Principal Janie Hernandez taking a medical leave of absence this coming school year, the kindergarten building will see two interim administrative changes.

Mabton City Council Agenda

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Mabton City Hall

Stormwater, wastewater permit fee changes on table

The Washington State Department of Ecology is proposing changes to stormwater and wastewater discharge permits.

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Students volunteer to attend summer school in Grandview

Summer school is something most students wouldn’t volunteer to take part in, but in Grandview that’s exactly what’s been happening.