Schools launch app

Parents can access student information this school year with a new mobile app.

15th District results official

A Selah Democrat held off a Republican, also from Selah, in a bid to face 15th District legislative incumbent David Taylor this November.

Fire grows by 160 acres

With an increase in fire weather this week, the Buck Creek Fire experienced its first significant growth in two weeks.

Union Gap man dies in crash

A Union Gap man died Wednesday after his tractor-trailer crashed into a tree, the Washington State Patrol said.

Convocation planned

Students and staff at Heritage University will mark the start of the 2016-17 school year with a convocation.

District offers e-newsletter

Parents and community members are invited to sign up for Grand Vista, the school district’s new e-newsletter.

Air quality request made

The state Department of Ecology wants to hear from the public about a draft recommendation declaring the air quality meets federal standards for ozone.

Dam, lock now open

Little Goose Lock and Dam reopened for public vehicle crossings Tuesday, following repair of an upstream bridge crossing at the navigation lock.

No uniforms required

Middle school students will no longer have to wear uniforms to class when school starts Tuesday.

Skate park update set

Future plans for the city’s skate park will be discussed tonight.

Art focus of program

Public art displays will be among the agenda items for the city’s Arts Commission during a meeting tonight.

Contract approved

Yakima County commissioners yesterday approved a new labor agreement with teamsters and the county’s Department of Security employees.

Crash injures local man

A Grandview man is recovering from injuries today after crashing his car to avoid an animal.

Comment period extended

The public will have an extra two weeks to comment on the state’s proposed new water rules for dairies.

State fruit gets stamp

The state’s official fruit is featured on a new one cent stamp announced this week by the U.S. Postal Service.