Summer nights in Yakima

The downtown summer nights concert series will feature Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7 on Front Street between Yakima Avenue and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way.

Water topic workshop focus

Project Water Education for Teachers (WET), a workshop focused on water-related curriculums, is being offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 26 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

Workshops offered

Art and creative writing are just two of the summer workshops being offered at Extra Mile Student Center, 300 W. Second St.

Meet Seattle TV gardener

Those wanting to meet popular Seattle television gardening guru Ciscoe Morris had better register quickly.

Friday’s story time planned

It is never too early to get children interested in books.

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Museum treasures discovered

Cleaning out 100 of years’ worth of family treasures at the local museum is like being on an archeological dig site.

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Local theater company honors actors

Valley Theatre’s version of the Broadway Tony Awards saw Naomi Alhadeff, named best actress at a red-carpet event at the Princess Theatre June 25.

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On the runway for a cause

Toddlers and teens did their best to wow judges Saturday during the American Glamour Queens preliminary pageant.

Publisher receives Golden Dozen Award

The Daily Sun News publisher was recognized Thursday night as one the world’s top editorial writers of 2015 during a gala celebration.

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Best options for boarding your beloved pets

Many people associate the summer months with traveling and fun in the sun. While some people consider their pet a travel companion, other pets may be better left at home.

Keeping pets safe tonight

Suggestions for making certain your pets are safe during July 4 fireworks include:

Who’s eligible for survivor benefits?

Dear Savvy Senior, Who all is eligible for Social Security survivor benefits? My ex-husband died last year at the age of 59, and I would like to find out if me, or my two kids – ages 13 and 16 – that we had together are eligible for anything? - Divorced Widow

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VTC awards $750 scholarship

And the Jack Quinn Memorial Scholarship goes to… Sarah Currie of Benton City.

Annual parade sign-ups sought

It’s time to sign up for the annual Grandview Community Parade scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

Program is food for thought

From hair-raising adventures to a little talk about dairy products, the next meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women promises to be entertaining, as well as inspiring.