Water flushing set for Oct. 9

Next Thursday, Oct. 9, the city of Sunnyside crews will be flushing out iron and manganese deposits in the city’s water system.

Didier garners endorsement

A former candidate for Washington’s Fourth Congressional District this week endorsed Clint Didier for the post.

Training set for storm spotters

The National Weather Service in Pendleton, Ore. will conduct live on-line advanced storm spotter training next Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.

Sunnyside fire station open house this Saturday

The Sunnyside Fire Department will host an open house this coming Saturday during Sunnyside Sunshine Days to allow the community to take tours of the newly completed fire station, at the corner of South Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue.

Conservation assessments approved by county officials

A system of assessments for property within the South Yakima Conservation District was yesterday (Tuesday) approved by the Yakima County Commission.

Executive sessions held

The Mabton City Council held two executive sessions last week.

Work slated for fire station

In action last week, the Mabton City Council approved a project to replace the Mabton fire station’s concrete driveway with a new driveway, sidewalk, curb and gutter.

Brown water alarms residents

Brown water has Mabton residents seeing red.

Agreement approved

The Mabton City Council will have some help in preparing the 2015 budget.

YVCC names Lower Valley students to honor roll

Eight students from the Lower Yakima Valley were named to the Yakima Valley Community College Dean’s and President’s lists for the summer quarter.

Christian club to meet Oct. 14

The Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection is sponsoring “A Bushel and a Peck” silent auction and meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Barn Restaurant in Prosser (490 Wine Country Road).

Local students make summer WSU honor roll

Washington State University has released the list of students who have been named to the summer 2014 President’s Honor Roll.

Personnel changes approved by school board

Numerous personnel contracts were approved by the Mabton School Board last week.

Marijuana meeting cancelled

A Sunnyside City Council meeting scheduled for tonight (Monday) in Sunnyside has been cancelled.

Second Harvest food bank distribution in Grandview

The Second Harvest mobile food bank will be setting up shop at the Grandview Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 S. Euclid St., on Tuesday, Oct. 7.