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Lumber yard catches fire

Eyewitnesses reported flames shooting more than 50 feet into the air yesterday when a mulching facility caught fire.

Geocache tour begins

The final Centennial GeoTour is set to begin Friday in Mount Rainier National Park.

Granger girls sweep ‘Dogs

The Granger girls swept host Cashmere in a nonleague 1A volleyball match Saturday.

Paralympian wins silver medal in Rio

A local wheelchair athlete has earned a medal in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Blood donors needed

The American Red Cross has announced Lower Yakima Valley dates for blood drives through September.

Firemen’s breakfast set

Get your breakfast before attending the annual Sunshine Days Parade on Saturday.

Baby classes offered

Safe Haven Community Center is offer “Baby and Me” peer support groups for new parents at 10 a.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 13.

Holiday show cast

The cast of Valley Theatre Co.’s holiday production of “White Christmas” is ready for rehearsals.

Travel delays possible

Motorists can expect some travel delays through Sunday due to road construction projects.

State seeks comments

State officials want feedback from the public on Washingtonians’ priorities.

Programs proposed

A proposal to improve access to statistical research is on the agenda for Washington State University’s Board of Regents.

City to review grant needs

Finding funds for stormwater and street improvements will be on the agenda for City Council members tomorrow.

Board to consider contract

A proposed agreement for commercial driver license skills testing is on the agenda for School Board members tomorrow.

Firewise workshop set

Free registrations are being accepted for a Firewise workshop to help the public prevent wildfire losses.

State closes Pasco case

The state’s attorney general is closing an investigation into the Feb. 10, 2015, officer-involved shooting.

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