Sex offender checks in

A transient sex offender is residing in Yakima County, but without a permanent address.

Criteria topic of meeting

The city Planning Commission will discuss high-density residential and agri-tourism criteria when it meets next Thursday.

Water system to be flushed next week

Public Works employees will open fire hydrants and flush the city’s potable water system.

Birth control bill passes

Insurance carriers will be required to reimburse refills for birth control for 12 months at a time under legislation passed today by the Senate.

Register by Friday

The deadline to register for the upcoming Jurassic Parliament and Plain Talk programs is Friday.

Upskirt bill passes Senate

Rep. Gina McCabe’s bill cracking down on voyeurism passed the state Senate with unanimous approval yesterday.

Baby girl born in van

A local couple’s third daughter was born in their van en route to an area hospital Saturday.

Local man faces assault charge

A local man is charged with assault after allegedly beating his live-in girlfriend.

Floods closed area roads

Standing water closed portions of three area roads Monday.

Commission meets tonight

The Yakima County Planning Commission will discuss updates to the county code during a hearing tonight.

Jury selection under way

Jury selection was expected to begin yesterday in a trial for a suspect in knife attack at a Sunnyside laundromat.

Man beaten with own gun

A 61-year-old Selah man is recovering from injuries after an assailant used the man’s own gun to beat him.

City to issue proclamation

The City Council will hear an Arbor Day proclamation during their meeting at 7 p.m. today.

Council to review code

The City Council will review updates to the Municipal Code during a study session at 6 p.m. today.

Pot hearing is tonight

The City Council will have a public hearing tonight to receive public comment on a retail marijuana moratorium.