At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the City Council approved taking $10,000 from the Capital Improvements Fund to spur a sidewalk renovation project.
The city will host a flea market on the street right downtown in mid-September.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is continuing a burn ban on the Yakama Reservation through Saturday.
A dental and medical clinic in the Vintage Valley commercial area along Interstate 82 were burglarized early Monday.
Money was stolen during an Aug. 1 burglary of a South Eighth Street home.
The Washington State Patrol stopped 273 motorists in the first two weeks with the new distracted driving law in effect.
Benton Rural Electric Association trustees unanimously approved a resolution last week asking for bipartisan support of House Resolution 3144.
Tourism was on the agenda this morning for the Zillah Chamber of Commerce.
The annual Granger Menudo Festival is on the 7 p.m. agenda for tonight’s City Council 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.
Several Days of heat last week pushed temperatures above the 100-degree mark sending regional summertime power consumption to record highs.
Three camping trailers worth about $10,000 were destroyed in a Sunday evening fire at 101 South St.
Filing is ongoing for several elective offices in Benton and Yakima Counties that had no candidates for the primary election.
The City Council will meet three times today, with the first session beginning at 1:30 p.m.
A Mabton man charged with first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping of a Moxee woman entered a plea nearly two weeks ago and is scheduled for sentencing Sept. 14.