State denies application

of county resident

The Washington State Department of Health's nursing assistant program has denied the application of a Yakima County resident, Maria L. Mendoza, to practice as a nursing assistant.

Mendoza, said state officials, was allegedly convicted of possessing stolen property. She may not reapply for five years.

Garbage pick-up routes in S’side will run as usual

With the 4th of July falling on a Sunday this year, the garbage pick-up schedule in Sunnyside will not be affected.

All routes will run as normally scheduled from Monday, July 5, through Friday, July 9. Yakima Waste Systems, Inc. officials said their offices, shops and transfer stations will be open as normal.


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