Make plans now for Valentine’s Day

Opportunities abound for sweethearts

The most romantic holiday of the year for many is Tuesday.

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Local VEX robotics teams headed for state

Teams host area schools Saturday

With several competitions under their belts the School District’s VEX Robotics teams will host a second regional contest Saturday at the high school gym, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

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Pioneer Elementary School

Teaching kitchen debuts at clinic

Facility is part of new Toppenish campus

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic nutrition services is unveiling its new teaching kitchen in the coming weeks.

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Local students share program concerns with lawmakers

Two local High School career and technical education students participated in the state legislature’s annual Civic Day last week.

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‘Lone Star Love Potion’ to open Feb. 10

Cast plans Valentine’s Day performance

The Princess Theatre will showcase the rollicking, romantic comedy Lone Star Love Potion for six performances beginning Friday.

Foundation funds

The Columbia Center is offering financial help to help a graduating senior pay for college, thanks to the Simon Youth Foundation.

Fashion show planned

Students and staff will take to the fashion runway while learning about appropriate work attire during the 2017 Washington State University Tri-Cities Professional Fashion Showcase noon-2 p.m. Friday, in the West Atrium on campus, 2100 Crimson Way.

Trailer aids program

The Goodwill trailer parked in front of the Sunnyside Historic Museum, 704 S. Fourth St., will accept donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Miss Sunnyside Program board member Rocio Ramos said.

Brumley wins ‘crib’ titles

Betty Brumley of Sunnyside pegged the winning game to be declared the 2017 Cribbage Champion following tournament play Saturday at the Sunnyview VFW post.

Four to vie for Miss Prosser title

Pageant is 3 p.m. on Feb. 19

A pageant to determine who will be the next Miss Prosser is 3 p.m., Feb. 19, in the High School multi-purpose room.

Nouvella Club meets Feb. 16

Search and rescue team member Cathy Kelley will be guest speaker at the next meeting of the Nouvella Club.

Sukiyaki dinner set

It’s time to mark the calendar for the 56th annual Sukiyaki dinner at the Wapato Buddhist Hall, 212 W Second St.

Tree care event planned

Identifying tree diseases is the theme of a workshop offered from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 15, in the Yakima Area Arboretum. 1401 Arboretum Drive.