2.6 Friday News Briefs
Soccer tryouts scheduled in Benton City
BENTON CITY - The boys U-14 soccer team, LV United, is
holding its annual tryouts Feb. 14-16 at the Benton City Middle School soccer
field. Tryouts will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The registration
form and fee are both due at tryouts.
Those trying out for the team are asked to bring a light
sack lunch and plenty of water. For more information visit the website:
www.lvunited.com, or call (509) 545-2179.
Jr. Indelook Club meeting planned for Feb. 11
The Jr. Indelook Club will meet at the home of Dona Dorsey
Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m.
Co-hostess for the meeting will be Dorothy Cullen. The
program for the evening is titled "Self Protection," and will be
presented by the police department.
55 Alive safe driving class offered this month
Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 17 and 19, AARP instructor Gil
Brook will be offering the 55 Alive Safe Driving course to anyone age 55 or
older at the Sunnyside Senior Center, 1400 Federal Way in Sunnyside.
The course, scheduled to take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
both days, teaches the effects age, hearing loss, physical change and
medication can have on a person's driving skills and reaction times.
Participants must attend both days to receive the course
certificate. The cost of the course is $10, and is payable to AARP on the first
day of the class. For more information and to register for the class call the
Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department at 837-8660.
Downtown trees to be pruned
Downtown businesses are asked to take decorations, Christmas
lights and extension cords out of all downtown trees by Tuesday, Feb. 10, in
order for the trees to be pruned.
The Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department is having the
trees pruned beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11. For more information call the parks
and recreation department at 837-8660.
Clean Air Authority to meet Feb. 11
YAKIMA - The Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority will meet
Wednesday, Feb. 11, in room B33 of the Yakima County Courthouse.
The Authority will conduct its work session beginning at 1
p.m., before moving into its board meeting at 2 p.m.
Agenda items include an appeal from Larry Kraft of Cascade
Quality Molding, the release of a preliminary draft of the particulate matter
limited maintenance plan, discussion of the beginning salary range for
employees of the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority, and discussion of the
dust control annual plan.
Three more animals test negative for BSE
Samples taken from three animals culled from a second Mabton
dairy facility have tested negative for BSE, according to information from the
United States Department of Agriculture.
To date there have been 255 samples taken, with tests from
each sample coming back negative. The samples have been from the Mabton index
herd, as well as herds in Mattawa, Connell, Boardman, Quincy, Tenino, Moxee,
Othello and Burley.