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Roza to seek bids for project

The third and final phase for construction of Roza’s Wasteway 5 Re-Regulation Reservoir took a step forward this past Tuesday when the district’s board of directors approved a move to advertise for bids.

Financial policy update OK’d

In action this past Tuesday, the Roza Irrigation District board of directors approved a new accounting policies and procedures manual.

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Roza Irrigation District Brief

Roza Irrigation District Manager Scott Revell consults with a staff member during a presentation on Tuesday of this week, on proposed equipment purchases.

Budget meeting set for Aug. 29

The Mabton City Council plans to hold its first budget workshop on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 8 to 11 a.m.

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New police chief

Mabton Police Chief Cas Cedillo is sworn in Tuesday night.

Home damage claim brought before council

A citizen addressed the Mabton City Council Tuesday night about a problem caused by a January sewage back-up.

Money savers for Mabton

Mabton’s new city administrator has been finding small ways to save the city money, including renegotiating a contract for city uniforms that will save the city between $300 and $400 a month.

Sewer rates increased

The Mabton City Council raised sewer rates for residents by $6 a month last Tuesday night.

Cemetery landscaping changes to be considered

The city of Mabton is considering a policy that would allow people some leeway in decorating headstones at the cemetery.

City staff being encouraged to educate themselves

Public works employees in Mabton now have incentives to gain new skills.

New student registrations begin Aug. 13 in Grandview

GRANDVIEW – New student enrollment in the Grandview School District begins this coming Thursday, Aug. 13.

Coffee shop helps family

Last Thursday, Dutch Bros. Sunnyside partnered with the community to raise $6,642 for the four daughters of the late Angela and Kyle Walker.

Chamber meeting set for Thursday

A Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. in the community room at Sunnyside R.V. Park, 609 Scoon Road.

Health fair on Wednesday

Neighborhood Health Services is hosting two big health fairs this week in Yakima and Sunnyside.

Sales tax renewal discussed

The Sunnyside City Council disagreed slightly on whether or not to express support for the renewal of a special purposes sales and use tax in Yakima County.