Sunnyside man to be honored

Harrison Middle School intervention specialist David Hinojosa, a finalist for the state Classified School Employee of the Year, will be recognized at a 2 p.m. award ceremony April 28 at the Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington St. SE.

State proposes speed change

A request to increase speed limits on a roughly 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington is under review.

Man dies while painting

An autopsy is being performed on a man who died in an industrial incident yesterday afternoon.

Transportation meeting slated for Wednesday

Columbia Basin officials and businesses will have an opportunity to meet with the Washington State Transportation Commission about issues and challenges.

Police arrest trespasser

A man trespassing in the 400 block of West Second Street at about 11 p.m. last night was arrested on a warrant.

Teen nabbed with liquor

A teenage girl is facing shoplifting charges following a theft at Safeway.

Mabton seeks grant funds

The city is applying for grant funding for a new splash pad to be constructed at a local park.

Students arrested

Two middle school students are facing marijuana possession charges.

Interstate closure set

Motorists traveling on Interstate 82 tomorrow may need to build a few extra minutes into their schedule.

Input sought on bus fare

The public can comment on proposals to charge a fare and change night schedules for Community Connector buses.

Three arrested for shoplifting

Three women are facing third-degree theft charges.

Board confirms appointment

It’s official, Washington State University has a new president.

Police officer to be sworn in

The City Council is scheduled to swear in a new police officer and amend several ordinances tonight.

City to replace water mains

The city is requesting bids to replace its water main and valves.

County settles with utility

Yakima County is paying Pacific Power $909 to settle a damage claim.