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.
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.
Ray Vining asks for four volunteers
Scout master, gardener, museum promoter and access ramp builder, Ray Vining is in a word – busy.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Community awards banquet and auction will be held Jan. 29 at the Walter Clore wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.
High Density zones will be the main topic Thursday when the Prosser Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m.
The Sunnyside High School girls wrestling team has dropped from No. 4 to No. 6 in the state polls.
The Mabton girls basketball team improved to 9-0, 13-2 with a 73-42 win against Kittitas/Thorpe last night.
The Prosser boys wrestling team lost 22-49 to the Huskies on Tuesday.
The undefeated girls basketball team notched a come-from-behind win, 53-51, on Saturday over 1A rival La Salle (9-4). The Leopards will face league rival Granger tonight in the Spartans new gymnasium at 6 p.m.
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.
A party for families will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, at the Grandview Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.
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.
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.
If you saw the money that passes to elected officials out of the public eye you’d be surprised.
A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016’s first six months, 1.03 million legal and illegal immigrants arrived in the United States.
Two bills introduced in the state Senate could limit opportunities for bonafide American students from Eastern Washington to attend state universities and colleges.
I do not know what city of Sunnyside council meeting Managing Editor Ted Escobar attended, but it was not the same one I attended.
West of the Cascades, urban Democrats are patting themselves on the back for their effort to correct the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision, which essentially halted rural residents from drilling wells.
Malcom Forbes said that with the tax cuts we should see a 5-6 percent growth in the GDP. Just like in the days of the Ronald Regan tax cuts.