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Republicans name new chairwoman

The Republican National Committee has selected Ronna Romney McDaniel as its new chairwoman.

Highway closure set

A portion of Interstate 90 eastbound will close tomorrow and Wednesday.

Cities to award bids

Two city councils will award legal newspaper bids tomorrow.

Appointment planned

The School Board will fill the vacant District No. 3 seat during its regular meeting.

City to review school pact

The City Council will consider an agreement with the School District for gang prevention and intervention services.

Burn bans in effect

Officials yesterday declared a Stage 2 burn ban for Yakima County.

Offender notes location

A local convicted sex offender has moved to the 58200 block of U.S. Highway 97.

No agenda for group

The regular meeting of the city’s Planning Commission is canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

County calls off meeting

The Yakima Valley Conference of Governments canceled its meeting scheduled for last night.

State agency issues order

The state’ Unlicensed Practice Program will issue a cease-and-desist order against Varinthorn Sirayothin, the state’s Department of Health announced yesterday.

Franz to head state group

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is the chairwoman for the state Board of Natural Resources. The board elected her yesterday.

Board seeks candidates

The state Board of Education is seeking candidates from Eastern Washington.

Offender reports move

A local convicted sex offender has moved.

Bill targets vaping

State Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, yesterday filed a bill to amend tobacco sales rules to include vaping products.

Two vie for council seat

The City Council will appoint a new member tomorrow.

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