Marquez earns arts award

Washington State University student Amanda Marquez received the Mary Elizabeth and Jack W. Howard Sr. Scholarship.

Granger fundraiser set

A silent auction and dinner to raise scholarship funds is noon April 24 in the High School, 315 E. Menzer Ave.

Lower Valley students earn honors

A number of Lower Valley students earned places on the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University for winter quarter 2016.

City museum re-opens in style

Ready for open house, asparagus fest

The city’s remodeled museum is drawing a lot of “ooohs” and “ahhs” from visitors.

Auto insurance discounts for older drivers

I’ve read that many car insurance companies offer a variety of discounts to older drivers when they retire or reach a certain age.

Seniors plan potluck social

A potluck barbecue will take place at noon April 23 in the Senior Citizen Center, 1400 Federal Way.

Givens keynote speaker

Robin Givens, best known for her abusive marriage to prize fighter Mike Tyson, will be the keynote speaker later this month.

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Blooming despite adversity

The relationship between bees, flowers and thriving was the theme of yesterday’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection meeting.

Club plans guest speaker

Romance author Kristen Van (Jacobsen) Dyken of Kennewick is the Nouvella Club’s guest speaker at noon April 21 at Snipes Brewery and Restaurant, 905 Yakima Valley Highway.

Kilian earns contest honors

A sixth-year piano student recently earned an honorable mention at the Yakima/Ellensburg state playoff competition.

Jamboree fan favorite returns

Don Channel of Prosser returns as the featured guest at the Gospel Jamboree at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

Ambassador ready for new adventure

From mission work in Guatemala to singing with her church worship team, the next Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador is ready to serve.

Sunnyside Christian announces honor roll

Students named to the honor roll at Sunnyside Christian High School for academic achievement were announced yesterday.