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Planned Parenthood sex education here

Spokane board shot down for considering curriculum

The School District has planned a parent night from 5:15-6:45 p.m on Wednesday Jan. 24 to see a presentation of the sex education curriculum for the middle school designed by Planned Parenthood.

Freeze charges removal bill clears state senate

A bill passed yesterday by the Senate Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee would eliminate the fees that credit bureaus charge customers who want to freeze their credit reports to protect their personal information.

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Chamber hears call for help

Ray Vining asks for four volunteers

Scout master, gardener, museum promoter and access ramp builder, Ray Vining is in a word – busy.

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Rattlesnake Slide workers prepared for the worst

In worst case I-82 traffic to Wapato, Granger

The landslide predicted for Rattlesnake Ridge probably won’t land on Interstate 82, according to Joint Information Center spokesperson Lisa VanClise.

Voting rights legislation’s aim to bring out non-voting voters

Voting rights legislation proposed by Democratic lawmakers aims to boost election turnout for young and low-income voters and enhance representation in communities often left out of political affairs.


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    Planned Parenthood sex education tabled

    Board acts before crowd even speaks

    Sex education is off the table after more than 50 people showed up at Tuesday night’s School Board meeting to protest a proposed new curriculum.

    Changes in meeting time

    A special meeting of the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board that had called for 4:30 p.m. today was changed to 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Sunnyside Community Center at 1521 South First Street, Recreation Coordinator Lander Grow said.

    Leaders to be feted

    The Community awards banquet and auction will be held Jan. 29 at the Walter Clore wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

    Topic: high density zones

    High Density zones will be the main topic Thursday when the Prosser Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m.



    Levy open house set

    A special meeting to discuss the Prosser School District replacement levy will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Keene-Riverside Elementary multi-purpose room, 832 Park Avenue in Prosser.

    Fiesta time for families

    A party for families will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, at the Grandview Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

    Practicing citizenship

    Grandview High School students are honoring the messages of Martin Luther King Jr. by observing “Temperance and Good Citizenship” this week. The students are promoting kindness, honesty courage and responsibility as a part of their observance.

    Foot care clinic offered

    The monthly foot clinic offered at the Grandview Community Center will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The clinic is offered twice a month at the center, 812 Wallace Way.


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