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Patrol plans emphasis

The “U Text, U Drive, U Pay” campaign is under way by law enforcement agencies looking for distracted drivers.

Meeting canceled

The sub-committee of the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory has canceled its meeting.

Project to close street

A lighted crosswalk project will close a portion of Wine Country Road tomorrow.

Pass closures planned

State Department of Transportation crews will be installing solar-powered LED lane markers along Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass this week.

Agency shuts down plant

The federal Bureau of Reclamation has shut down its irrigation pump plant due to mechanical issues.

Patrol plans emphasis

“U Text, U Drive, U Pay” is the theme of a state agency’s emphasis to reduce the number of distracted drivers.

Volunteers needed

City officials are seeking volunteers to fill board and commission vacancies.

Budgets approved

Both the state House and Senate passed their respective budgets for the 2017-19 biennium.

Public hearing set

Local Port District commissioners will review a capital facilities plan during a public hearing.

Crash injures local man

A Sunnyside man is recovering from injuries following a crash yesterday morning.

Roads closed due to floods

Standing water closed some Lower Yakima Valley Roads last Thursday and Friday.

Grants, court on the agenda

Yakima County Commissioners will consider drug trafficking grants to cover detective overtime costs in Sunnyside and Grandview.

Council to talk gambling

The City Council will have a workshop tonight to review the city’s ordinance prohibiting certain gambling activities.

Driver faces DUI charge

A Parker woman is charged with driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash on Friday.

Crash injures local woman

A local woman is recovering from injuries sustained during a one-car crash on Friday.

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