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Board to review staff

Staff changes and the possible purchase of a new school bus are on the School Board’s agenda tonight.

Land-use, sale talks set

The local port’s Board of Commissioners will discuss land use planning and possible property sale during a special meeting.

School panels go up today

Panels will be installed today and tomorrow for construction of four new classrooms at Adams Elementary School.

Pass closures planned

Motorists may face delays east of Snoqualmie Pass this week due to single-lane daytime closures and full nighttime closures of Interstate 90.

County to eye settlement

Yakima County Commissioners will consider a settlement agreement tomorrow.

Grant, land set for review

Port of Sunnyside commissioners are expected to accept a loan-grant package to turn the former Funny Farm liquor store into a microbrewery when they meet tonight.

Sunnyside man cited

A Sunnyside man was charged with driving too fast for conditions after his vehicle overturned last Friday.

Lower Granite open Monday

Lower Granite Lock and Dam will be open for public vehicle crossings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, President’s Day.

Cities cancel meetings

Two Lower Yakima Valley planning commissions canceled their meetings this week.

Trafficking bill passes

Senate Bill 5030, sponsored by Sen. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma, passed on the Senate Floor Wednesday.

Burn ban updated

Officials have issued a Stage 2 burn ban for Yakima County.

Man arrested after chase

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase.

Port changes meeting date

The Port Commission postponed a meeting from today to tomorrow.

Town clock to be discussed

The city’s Arts Commission will review a drawing of a proposed town center clock.

Group to hear reports

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee will hear reports from groups working on items that range from data collection to livestock.

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