City to continue water line flushing
The City of Sunnyside has extended its annual water system
flushing and spring water well start-up process to this week.
The city-wide water line flushing will continue today
(Monday) through Thursday, March 16, weather permitting. City crews will be
flushing iron and manganese deposits from water lines from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
each of the four days.
City officials note some turbidty will occur, which will
cause temporary discoloration of the water. They report that there should not
be any health concerns, however.
Local residents are advised to flush their household
plumbing for several minutes the first thing each morning to eliminate any
deposits which may be in their plumbing system.
Classified employees in Mabton to be honored Friday
MABTON – Mabton School District’s classified employees will
be honored at a social event this Friday, March 17.
Artz-Fox Elementary School’s classified employees will be honored
from 1215 to 1 p.m. in the Artz-Fox library. The high school classified staff
will be feted at 12:45 p.m. in the high school commons.
Mabton’s classified employees are among the more than 50,000
classified school employees across the state.
Pioneer to host reading night
Pioneer Elementary School in Sunnyside will host its sixth
annual “Seussasional” reading night this Tuesday, March 14.
All Pioneer students and their entire families are
encouraged to attend the event, which will start at 6:30 p.m. for
even-numbered classrooms and 7:30 p.m. for
Several special events are planned for Tuesday, including a
visit by story-teller “El Viejito,” the presentation of “Seussational” songs by
Buck & Elizabeth, and an appearance by author and illustrator Nina Laden of
Refreshments will be served.
Pearl Hughes Guild to meet
Sunnyside’s Pearl Hughes Guild of Seattle’s Children’s
Hospital and Medical Center will meet this Friday, March 17, at the Sunny Spot
Guild members will make plans to attend the spring
roundtable. Also, Betty George will provide the hostess gift, which is a guild
fundraising project for the Seattle hospital.
to continue at Sunnyside library
Tuesday morning story times for children up to the age of
six will continue at the Sunnyside library throughout the month of March.
This Tuesday, March 14, Marcelina Ortega will share picture
books, finger plays and songs, beginning at 10 a.m.
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to use the story time
hours to introduce their children to the joy of reading.
Pre-registration to attend the Tuesday morning story time
hours is not required.
Bob Story,can be contacted at
837-4500, or e-mail him at email@example.com