Thanksgiving Day dinner for seniors on again this year
The 24th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner for Sunnyside area
senior citizens will be held Nov. 25 at the Sunnyside Senior Center.
The annual event is co-sponsored by the Sunnyside Kiwanis
Club and the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department.
Seniors planning on attending the dinner need to make a
reservation by calling 837-8660. The dinner is a potluck affair, and
participants are asked bring either a dessert, salad or relish tray, plus their
own table service. Roast turkey, dressing, gravy, whipped potatoes, vegetables,
rolls and drinks will be provided, at no cost.
WSP begins safe roadway emphasis
The Washington State Patrol will be working extra hours over
the holiday season to help make the highways safe for the motoring public. A
two-month safe roadway emphasis kicked off this past Monday, Nov. 1. It will
continue through Jan. 2, 2005.
In 2003, the WSP's emphasis patrols accounted for about 20
percent of the total DUI arrests.
WSP Chief Lowell M. Porter said troopers around the state
will be working overtime around the clock, with funding provided by the Traffic
Safety Commission. Porter said the troopers will be enforcing DUI, aggressive
driving, dangerous speed and seatbelt compliance.
"We take our jobs very seriously," said Porter.
"We are here to make Washington's roads safer and potentially save