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Agricultural-related bills signed into law

Two agricultural bills introduced by Sen. Jim Honeyford were signed into law Thursday, March 15, by Gov. Jay Inslee. Senate Bill 6125 gives the state Department of Ecology six more years to enter voluntary water agreements for out-of-stream use in the Columbia Basin. Senate Bill 6319 allows the state Department of Agriculture to implement the new federal Produce Safety Rule.

March 16, 2018 10:43 a.m. read more..

Gov. Inslee signs 'Erin's Law'

Public schools will be providing age-appropriate information on sexual abuse to school district under a law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday, March 15. The so-called “Erin’s Law,” or House Bill 1539, was introduced by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, to help students who have been sexually abused.

March 16, 2018 10:27 a.m. read more..

Wildcat booters win two

At home or on the road, the Wildcat soccer team looked very good to open the season, knocking off 3A Kennewick, 3-0, at home March 10 and 3A Rogers at Spokane March 13.

March 16, 2018 10:17 a.m. read more..

Hoops take over Mabton

In an effort to help unite the community, family members and friends of the late Carmen Johnson are hosting the Fourth Annual Carmen Johnson Memorial Basketball Tournament this weekend.

March 16, 2018 10:15 a.m. read more..