Kesselrings to provide ammunition

Yakima County will purchase its .40 caliber ammunition from Kesselrings Tactical Supplies.

New inmate video visitation system OK’d

Securus Technologies Inc. will now be responsible for providing the Yakima County Jail with its video visitation system.

Personnel changes OK’d

Tuesday night, the Sunnyside School Board approved a number of personnel changes in the district.

More students than expected

Sunnyside School District’s enrollment continues to be higher than projected by about 250 students.

Gardiner honored

The Sunnyside School District was recognized for earning top marks in complying with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004.

Ormberg honored

Sunnyside High School teacher Talitha Ormberg was honored for her participation in the state’s high school collection of evidence Common Core task writing committee.

Next school board meeting date changed

The next Sunnyside School Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Garage requirement to be reconsidered in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside City Council is asking the planning commission to consider editing city code that requires attached garages on new housing.

Mabton pens agreement for tech assistance

This past Tuesday night, Mabton City Council approved a technical assistance contract with Yakima Valley Conference of Governments for the coming year.

Engineering contract inked

The city of Grandview will continue to contract with Huibregtse, Louman Associates Inc., utilizing the professional engineering firm’s expertise, for the next three years.

Mayor to sign grant contract

The Grandview City Council this past Tuesday authorized the mayor to sign a Community Development Block Grant contact with the Washington State Department of Commerce for the East Fourth Street improvement project.

AARP smart driver class Dec. 1-2

AARP members who enroll for the Dec. 1-2 smart driver classes in Sunnyside will get a $5 discount on the course fees.

Gift wrapping fundraiser planned Dec. 6

Sunnyside High School’s DECA students are offering their services as gift wrappers on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Rezone clears way for new homes construction

The rezoning of a property north of South Street and the Aho development was approved this past Monday by the Sunnyside City Council, along with a preliminary plan to build eight houses on the property.

Software services OK’d

The Sunnyside City Council approved service agreements with BIAS software to maintain the system in 2015 and to assist the city with its financial reconciliations up to September 2014.