Laura Gjovaag



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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.

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.

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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.

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?

Grandview schools name suspended aide

A teacher’s aide at Harriet Thompson Elementary School, suspended after using tape to “secure” two pre-school students, has been identified by district officials.

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Museum visits Chief Kamiakin

The lunch­room at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School was a mini-museum last night, filled with fossils, masks, dolls, bones and a variety of activities for children of all ages to explore.

Sunnyside chamber website up and running

In response to multiple requests from its members, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce has a new website.

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Hanford clean-up: long, expensive job

The clean-up of Hanford has accomplished a lot since it was started in the 1990s, but the entire project may take more than 70 years and $112 billion to complete.

Organization fights for science in state irrigation usage

Private sector funding is one way the state can improve its irrigation infrastructure, according to Darryll Olsen of the Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association.

State water laws encourage industry

Washington state law on water rights is focused on using water to improve the economy, according to Peter Mohr, an attorney at Jordan Ramis PC.

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