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S’side residents needed for school ethics committee

The Sunnyside School District is currently seeking community members for its ethics committee.

The committee meets once a month to discuss specific topics involving school district business. The ethics committee acts as a resource for the local school board. Its function is to study and develop ethical standards, as well as to review current policies and procedures.

Those community members interested in serving on the committee are asked to submit a letter of interest to Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole's office by Aug. 12. Additional information about the committee openings is available from Charla Graff (836-6521).

G’view fireworks task force to meet

GRANDVIEW - The newly formed Grandview fireworks task force is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

The task force is charged with formulating a recommendation on whether or not fireworks should be banned in the community of Grandview.

The Aug. 16 meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Grandview City Hall Council chambers.

Yakima fair offers two new contests for cooks, bakers

YAKIMA - Exhibitors who are entering items in the baked food categories at this year's Central Washington State Fair will have a chance to win cash prizes in two new contests. Prizes will be awarded for the best coffee cake and for the best chocolate dessert.

In the "Bake Your Best" coffee cake contest, sponsored by Saco Foods, the winner will receive $150 for the best coffee cake. Second and third place prizes of $100 and $75 will also be awarded.

Hershey's is sponsoring the Hershey's Cocoa Classic, and will award $25 for the best chocolate dessert entered in this year's fair.

The 2005 exhibitor guidebook, which provides all the entry rules information, is available on-line at: www.fairfun.com.

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