Planning commission vacancy

There is an opening on Sunnyside’s planning commission.

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County bans pot businesses in rural areas

Yakima County commissioners yesterday deliberated whether or not to impose a ban on retail businesses, producers and processors of recreational marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Hastings authors measures designed to aid farmers

Several priorities, authored by U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings, that help preserve the ability of Central Washington growers to continue farming were included in the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015.

Council happy with Day

The Sunnyside City Council is pretty happy with the performance of City Manager Don Day.

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Grandview seeking funds for Fourth Street project

The city of Grandview has for a couple of years been interested in making improvements to East Fourth Street between Elm and Ash streets.

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Loving Mabton Project pitched

Giving a moniker to a long-unnamed park and planting more trees are part of the vision for the Loving Mabton Project proposed by eighth graders Diego Garza and Nicholas Mejia.

Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

$4 million earmarked by state to help the unemployed find work

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department.

And then there were 11

An already crowded field became even more so yesterday with three additional candidates filing for the Fourth District congressional seat now held by Doc Hasting, who is retiring.

Several new candidates throw hats into the ring

Voters here now have four Yakima County contests to decide. After four candidates filed to run for sheriff and two for county clerk this past Monday, two candidates stepped up yesterday to seek election to the county auditor’s post.

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Flurry of activity on opening day for candidate filings

From a second grade class president to a four-term state legislator, the race is on to replace Doc Hastings for the state’s Fourth Congressional seat.

Inslee advisor resigns

OLYMPIA – Just weeks after the release of his profanity-laced e-mails targeting Republicans, Ted Sturdevant announced he is stepping down as an advisor to Gov. Jay Inslee