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Perry Tech open house this Friday

Perry Technical Institute will open its doors to prospective students interested in learning more about the school’s training programs at Summer Preview Day on Friday, July 11.

Local agency agreement authorized

The Grandview City Council this past Tuesday authorized the mayor to sign a local agency federal aid project prospectus and local agency agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for the Forsell Road sidewalk extension project.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

County policy includes two days for faith

Yakima County commissioners on Tuesday of this week approved a revision to the employee leave of absence policy to include two unpaid holidays.

Lower Valley Crisis awarded grant monies

Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services of Sunnyside has been awarded an emergency solutions grant to provide homelessness prevention services to its clients.

Contract with deputies inked

Yakima County Commissioners Kevin Bouchey, Rand Elliott and Mike Leita have approved a new contract with the law enforcement officers serving Yakima County residents.

Interagency contract OK’d

An interagency agreement between the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington State Patrol was Tuesday approved by Yakima County commissioners.

Water supply looking good

The Lower Valley may be sweltering with 90-plus degree temperatures, but the water outlook for irrigators remains strong.

SVID approves trestle work bid

During its monthly meeting this past Tuesday, the SVID Board of Directors approved a bid to repair the Mabton trestle.

SVID plans winter projects

It may be July, but crews with SVID are already prepping for a busy winter.

County deputies’ radio system study OK’d

YAKIMA – Engineering consultant services provided by Hatfield & Dawson Consulting Engineers for the purpose of studying the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office radio system were approved by Yakima County commissioners last week.

Land purchase gets approval

MABTON – In action this last week, the Mabton City Council approved purchases of two parcels adjacent to city property.