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Board plans two hearings

The Transportation Benefit District board has scheduled two hearings for 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at City Council Chambers, 601 7th St.

Voting to end tommorow

Except for the excitement involved in the mayoral race here, the Yakima County primary election is ho-hum, and voters are responding in kind.

Immigration hold lifted

A federal district court judge ruled yesterday that Yakima County must immediately remove an immigration hold on an individual which prevents posting bail.

County jobless rate declines

Yakima County’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent in June 2016 to 5.0 percent this June, according to the Employment Security Department’s Don Meseck.

Bonds to be considered

Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. today to consider a resolution taking official action for the issuance of nonrecourse revenue bonds for Ostrom Co.

Kansas trucker crashes north of Beverly

A Wichita, Kan., man was injured yesterday when he crashed the truck he was driving on state Highway 243 about four miles north of here.

Fewer wasps found in area

A force of nature has taken the sting out of the region’s wasp population.

Mattawa man arrested

A Mattawa man was arrested on drug charges by Oregon State Police after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 97 about two miles north of the city.

Dog bites Prosser officer during arrest

A police officer suffered a dog bite while arresting a man for threatening his father last Tuesday.

Special needs area reserved

Sunrise Rotary will provide special needs seating for the Water Follies next weekend.

Granger to vacate street

The City Council meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. will start with a public hearing about vacating a street that doesn’t exist.

Disorderly law to change

A change to the disorderly conduct ordinance will be among the considerations for the Sunnyside City Council at 6:30 p.m. today.

Meeting set for tonight

The Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation meets at 6 p.m. today to discuss bond policy, application for tax exempt financing and an indemnification and compensation agreement.

City pool closed early

The city pool was closed early yesterday thanks to some juveniles who were behaving in a disorderly manner.

Planning talk canceled

Prosser City Planner Steve Zetz has announced there will not be a meeting of the Prosser Planning Commission on Thursday.

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