Social media policy at Prosser schools approved

Policy to make employees think about impacts of posts

The School Board last night approved a social media policy in time for its staff expectations training.

Customers day slated

A customer appreciation day is planned at the local cellular store, 2010 Yakima Valley Highway Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sun Terrance changes

Sun Terrance Retirement and Assisted Living, 907 Ida Belle Road, has a new name – Sunnyside Assisted Living.

Spectra choice for State Fair

The Central Washington State Fair board has selected Spectra by Comcast Spectacor to provide Food and Hospitality Services for the SunDome, State Fair Park and the Central Washington State Fair.

Washington 26th fiscally

The Evergreen State ranks 26th in this year’s edition of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University study ranking the United State by fiscal condition.

Beauty school closes quietly

After 13 years operating Sunnyside Beauty Academy, the last eight years in Golob’s Landing, owner Gayle Hays, announced she was retiring.

Grandview woman launches new service

Business offers custom moving solutions for families

Helping a loved one relocate or clearing the estate after someone has passed can be extremely emotional and challenging; but thanks to a new business in the area, families don’t have to do it alone.

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Turtle Lounge is open for gaming

Grand opening set for Aug. 19

It’s taken a little longer than business owner Andy Cervantes had hopes to open his video game lounge. Nearly two months longer, he said.

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Zillah chamber

Tourism was on the agenda this morning for the Zillah Chamber of Commerce.

Menudo Fest Granger topic

The annual Granger Menudo Festival is on the 7 p.m. agenda for tonight’s City Council meeting.

Special Prosser Board meeting

The School Board will have a special meeting 6:30 p.m. tomorrow for a design session with the architect and construction manager of the proposed new high school.

Bonneville sets usage record

Several Days of heat last week pushed temperatures above the 100-degree mark sending regional summertime power consumption to record highs.

Three camp trailers burn

Three camping trailers worth about $10,000 were destroyed in a Sunday evening fire at 101 South St.

Filing starts for open positions

Filing is ongoing for several elective offices in Benton and Yakima Counties that had no candidates for the primary election.