Friday, September 17, 2004
School board retreat scheduled for next Thursday
The Sunnyside School Board of Education will hold a special
retreat next Thursday, Sept. 23, beginning at 6 p.m.
In addition to dedicating the school district's parent
center, at 810 E. Custer Ave., the school board agenda includes discussing
credit card use for travel and food, the district's dress code, the 2005
graduation ceremony, and salary schedules and agreements.
Rate increase requested by PacifiCorp
YAKIMA - State regulators will hold a meeting in Yakima on
Monday, Sept. 27, to hear the public's views on a request by PacifiCorp for a
$26.7 million rate increase.
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has
scheduled the public meeting for 6 p.m. in hearing room B-33 at the Yakima
If the rate request is approved, a typical residential
customer will pay an additional $7.45 a month. The Commission has thus far
received 11 public comments, all in opposition to the rate hike.
Bilingual election program meeting set for later today
The next Yakima County Bilingual Election Program Advisory
Committee meeting will be held today (Friday) at 6 p.m. at Sunnyside's El Valle
The meeting is being held to review and discuss the county's
bilingual election program and to gather input on how to most effectively
provide election materials,information and assistance to Spanish speaking
voters, and to discuss ways to publicize the program.