Weather spotter training on tap July 29

The National Weather Service will be providing online training for anyone interested in becoming a weather spotter.

Sunnyside pool to be closed this Saturday

Sunnyside residents looking to cool off in the city’s pool this coming Saturday will not be able to do so until late afternoon.

Del’s Feed & Supply hosts farmers market

Del’s Feed & Farm Supply, 2600 Yakima Valley Highway, Sunnyside, will host a farmers market this coming Saturday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Utility customers latest to be hit by phone scammers

Pacific Power is warning its customers and the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in the Northwest where criminals posing as utility customer service agents are trying to get money and steal personal information.

West Nile virus case confirmed

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has reported that a five-year-old quarter horse gelding in Kennewick is the first equine in the state to contract West Nile virus this year.

OSPI plans town hall talk

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Ready Washington Coalition will host a telephone town hall meeting this coming Thursday, July 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. for central and eastern Washington residents.

Senior bingo fun planned

Bingo, fun and ice cream floats will be served up Thursday, July 23, at the Grandview Community Center, 812 Wallace Way, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Perry Tech grads named

Five Lower Valley students recently graduated from Perry Technical Institute in Yakima.

Chase garners $7,500 pay bump

Less than 18 months after getting a $6,000 increase in his annual salary, Grandview Schools Superintendent Kevin Chase saw his salary jump nearly another $15,000 last night.

Settlement approved

In action last night, Monday, the Grandview School Board formally approved a settlement the district’s insurer, Clear Risk Solutions, reached with student Jose Garcia Sanchez.

Coaching change OK’d

There will be a new coach at the helm of the Lady Greyhound varsity basketball program.

Executive session held

Following their regular meeting last night, Monday, members of the Grandview School Board convened in executive session to consider replacing two board members who have recently resigned.

Drug drop-off box gets boost

An effort by Viridiana Diaz to place a drug drop-off box in Sunnyside got a boost from the Sunnyside United coalition yesterday, Thursday.

New members welcomed to S’side United

Sunnyside United members welcomed three new people to the coalition Thursday, yesterday.

City gets new public works building

Thanks to a sizable amount of money left in Mabton’s Wastewater Treatment Facility project funding package, the city is able to afford a new 12-bay public works building.