Parents have until this coming Friday, June 17, to sign
their children up for the Best SELF summer program in Sunnyside.
Open to youngsters 5 to 11 years of age, the Best SELF
program will be in operation from June 20 through July 29, five days a week
from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children will be provided hands-on enrichment in
reading and math, daily recreation, adult mentors and numerous field trips to
such sites as Boulder Cave, Black Rock Creek Golf Course, the Pendleton aquatic
park and Skateland in Union Gap.
Daily fees range from $5 to $16.82, depending on family
income. Sign-ups are underway at the Best SELF office in room 102 of the Yakima
County Courthouse and at elementary schools in Sunnyside.
Local on-stage performers sought for Yakima fair
YAKIMA - Applications are being taken now from potential
performers for the 2005 Central Washington State Fair.
Those interested in performing on-stage or participating in
the nightly parades are asked to apply now. Application forms are available on
the fair's website (www.fairfun.com). Entertainers are asked to provide an
audio or videotape showcasing their talent.
"We are also accepting applications from food
concessionaires and commercial exhibitors who might be interested in
participating in this year's fair," said Dianne LaBissoniere, fair
This year's Yakima fair will be held fSept. 23 through Oct.
Mabton school directors plan executive session
MABTON - The Mabton School Board will meet in executive
session tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m.
The agenda for the meeting, closed to the public, is a