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Dentist fined

A dentist has to pay a fine for practicing without a proper license, state health officials said this week.

Voter deadline approaching

There is still time to register to vote in the 2016 presidential primary on May 24.

Wapato to get new school

The School District received a preliminary notice that nearly $14 million has been earmarked for the K-3 Class Size Reduction Pilot Grant Program.

Administrators to retain jobs

Superintendent Kevin Chase has formally appointed former Grandview High School Principal Mike Closner as executive director of teaching and learning.

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Elementary students to stage ‘Peter and Wendy’

Children’s performance set for tomorrow

Students are hard at work this week rehearsing for tomorrow’s production of “Peter and Wendy.”

Senate okays water funding

The U.S. Senate approved a measure yesterday that would provide $92 million for increasing water storage capacity and stream flows in the Yakima River basin.

Mabton hosts E.coli meeting tonight at 6

Health officials plan to answer questions

The city is planning a town hall meeting at 6 tonight to openly discuss the current water situation.

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Derelict building collapses

City fences area; clinic brings in mobile unit

City and health officials have moved resources in to protect the public after the partial collapse of a derelict business yesterday.

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Hillside wildhorse silhouette

State officials have reopened Interstate 90 viewpoints for Wildhorse Monument, situated on the hillside east of Vantage.

Clerk, attorney sue county commissioners

Benton County Superior Court accepts cases

Two lawsuits filed on behalf of the Yakima County clerk and her personal attorney are in the hands of Benton County Superior Court.

New faces on fair board

There are three new members on the Central Washington Fair Board of Directors.

Inspection pact approved

Yakima County bridges will be inspected by Benton County thanks to an interlocal agreement approved yesterday by Yakima County Commissioners.

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Sheriff’s staff lauded

Deputies and staff of the sheriff’s office were recognized at yesterday’s Yakima County Commissioners meeting.

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Harrison Middle School honor roll students named

A total of 108 students at Harrison Middle School earned perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the third quarter of the 2015-16 academic year.