Travel plans on agenda

Several travel requests will be considered when the Mabton School Board meets at 3:30 p.m. today at the district office.

Levy open house set

A special meeting to discuss the Prosser School District replacement levy will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Keene-Riverside Elementary multi-purpose room, 832 Park Avenue in Prosser.

Fiesta time for families

A party for families will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, at the Grandview Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Practicing citizenship

Grandview High School students are honoring the messages of Martin Luther King Jr. by observing “Temperance and Good Citizenship” this week. The students are promoting kindness, honesty courage and responsibility as a part of their observance.

Foot care clinic offered

The monthly foot clinic offered at the Grandview Community Center will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The clinic is offered twice a month at the center, 812 Wallace Way.

Family fun night set

Pioneer Elementary School will host the first of three winter family fun nights at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Activity nights are also set for Jan. 22 and 30.

Happy Fiesta is party theme

A party for families takes place at the city’s Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Food safety workshops set

Food safety workshops take place from 5-9 p.m. Feb. 26, 27, 28 and March 1, at Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th Ave.

Area students on list

Two Yakima Valley students have made the Honor Roll during fall term at Oregon State University.

Poets Laureate to visit

Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna and former laureate Tod Marshall will be guest speakers for different events scheduled on the Yakima Valley College campus Jan. 22.


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Outages inevitable during winter storms

Emergency planning, equipment is a necessity

With plummeting temperatures and winter storm season on the horizon, it’s time to refresh your family’s emergency plan.

The face of sex trafficking exposed

Public forum planned to explain warning signs

The numbers are staggering but largely not known by the public.

Fitness, fun activities set

Zumba class at 7 p.m. and afternoon youth drop-in times are offered this month at the city’s community center, 812 Wallace Way. To register for Zumba classes and other programs, call the center at 509-882-9219.

Alpaca life style is topic

The lifestyle of an alpaca owner will be the topic at the Nouvella Club meeting at noon Jan. 18. The club will meet at Snipes Brewery and Restaurant, 905 Yakima Valley Highway.