Briefs

Subscribe

School board sets meeting

The School Board will deal mostly with approval of hirings and a consent agenda today at 6:30 p.m. at the high school library.

State sued over wolves

Two conservation groups are suing the State of Washington, hoping to stop wolf hunts.

SOAR Award here again

Heritage University is offering full-tuition scholarships to the valley’s best and brightest students for a fifth consecutive year.

Fire training exchange set

The state is hosting its first-ever Prescribed Fire Training Exchange as another devastating fire season comes to an end.

Women still trail the men

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release shows women’s earnings still lag behind men’s in Washington.

Prosser theft ends in arrest

A man suspected of stealing a flat-bed trailer and Bobcat E35 excavator from the City of Prosser was arrested in Yakima late Tuesday.

Final model plane fly-in set

The Yakima Valley Aero Modelers will have their final event at Higgins field out side of Benton City Oct. 6-8.

BLM lifts fire restrictions

The federal Bureau of Land Management Spokane District has lifted fire restrictions on the land it manages.

Two booked into city jail

Police booked two people into the municipal jail Monday.

Housing group talks budget

The city Housing Authority will meet in special session today to discuss its 2018 operating budget.

Sex offender moves to Granger

A convicted sex offender has moved into the city.

Health care costs go up

The Washington Policy Center noted that Kaiser Family Foundation recently published its latest survey on employer-paid health insurance.

City Counicil’s agenda light

There is only one action item on the agenda for tomorrow’s 7 p.m. City Council meeting at City Hall.

Dino to go for Congress

Former gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi, who nearly won the governorship challenging Christine Gregoire’s second term, is getting back into elective politics.

Parent Night set next week

The annual Together We Can: Beginning of the Year Parent Night at Grandview Middle School is set for Sept. 28.

Events