Summer dance camp next week

The Sunnyside Recreation Department will host a summer dance camp Monday through Thursday, July 25-28, at the Sunnyside Community Center.

The camp is geared for children ages 6 to 12. Jennifer Golden will serve as camp instructor. A variety of novelty dances will be taught. An end of camp final performance is slated for 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Sign-up fees are set at $2. Sign-ups are underway now at the Recreation Department.

Outlook school alumni invited

to 2005 reunion

OUTLOOK - The annual Outlook school reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 7, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Those who attend are asked to bring food and their own table service. Coffee and punch will be provided for the 1 p.m. dinner, to be followed by a memorial service and a short program.

Humpherys earns honors at Gonzaga

SPOKANE - Gonzaga University freshman Michael Humpherys of Sunnyside is among 842 students named to that school's President's List for 2004-05 spring semester.

To earn that distinction, students had to earn at least a 3.70 grade point average.

Bickleton names top students

BICKLETON - 2004-05 second semester honor roll students at Bickleton Jr./Sr. High School have been named.

To qualify for honor roll status, the Bickleton students had to earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

The academic achievers include high school students Corryn Raschko, Bryan Whitmore, Signe Jarvis, Orion Yoesle, Ryan Bravo, Yesenia Macias, Stephanie Tucker, Kirstin Slater, Estela Gomez, Annie Hess, Jeannette Jarvis, Alejandra Molina, Eric Hess, Amber Bennett and Virginia Gomez.

The Bickleton junior high students named to the second semester honor roll include Jessica Cummings, Adrienne DeVore, Danielle Raschko, Holly Goodnight, Marie Macias, Morgan McBride, Alejandra Molina, Adrew Venema, Dillon Clingan, Tricia McBride, Johanna Jensen and Dede Kibby.

Mabton council meeting canceled


- Mabton City Council will not meet until Tuesday, Aug. 9.

The council's regularly scheduled meeting set for Tuesday, July 26, was postponed due to vacation conflicts, according to Ildia Jackson, Mabton city administrator.

She said because of vacations, the council would not have a quorum at its July 26 meeting.

eSlates approved for surplussing

Following Yakima County's decision last week to move to an all-mail voting system, Tuesday morning of this week Yakima County commissioners approved the surplussing of more than 200 pieces of equipment typically used by poll voters.

Yakima County Auditor Corky Mattingly said following yesterday's vote by the commissioners, the county is surplussing 215 pieces of equipment that include eSlate voting machines and the judges booth controllers that go with them.

The equipment is being sent back to Hart, the manufacturer of the eSlate system, where they will be sold on consignment.

According to Mattingly, Hart has estimated that the county will receive about $1,000 for each unit. The money will then be used to purchase additional equipment needed to prepare the county for its first all-mail election in November.


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