U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next step for responsibly developing the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2019-2024.
New hospital will be 2018’s crown jewel
Thinking ahead to 2018, Mayor Jim Restucci says “It’s going to be an exciting year.”
Salmon project begins at local schools
The care of 100 salmon eggs is now the responsibility of high school science teacher Jennifer Santjer.
Crisis response team training offered to plan
Helping people to plan for crisis response instead of reacting to crisis is the purpose of a program being organized by Sunnyside woman Vanessa Alviso.
Baby girl makes a Tuesday appearance
While the rest of the world celebrated New Year’s Day, Tanahiri and Samuel Torres waited on the arrival of their third child.
Police here had a relatively calm day, arresting three persons non-violent infractions.
The Environmental Protection Agency is providing two Portland-area organizations with more than $1 million to reduce diesel emissions from trucks and construction equipment in the Portland metro region.
For the second straight year, the yearly national average gas prices will rise 19 cents over last year to $2.57 per gallon per gallon.
Changes to the tax code, passed into law on Dec. 22, will lower federal taxes on corporations.
A minor mishap yesterday morning for a Prosser school bus has led to a temporary routed change. The bus slipped off the road because of surface conditions. Prosser Superintendent Deanna Flores said the bus made it up a steep hill at the intersection of Ward Gap and Byron Roads.
Wants to use fair buildings for emergency shelters
The Yakima Health District is requesting proposals for an independent feasibility study of adding generators to the Sundome Building, the Deccio Building, Pioneer Hall, and the Modern Living Building on the State Fair Park property.
As weird animals go, the mangrove killifish is in a class of its own.
Plan to change engines on eight rigs with diesel power
The Environmental Protection Agency is providing the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency with $650,000 to reduce harmful diesel emissions from engines on up to eight vessels operating in the Puget Sound region.
It was a light night of business for the first City Council meeting of the year Monday.