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

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Governor appoints King County justice to state’s top court

Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday appointed King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu to the Washington State Supreme Court.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Mabton School Board Agenda

Monday, April 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabton School District Conference Room

Mabton City Council Agenda

Tuesday, April 22, at Mabton City Hall

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More time for moratoriums

State delays marijuana applications for cities imposing bans

Even as county and city governments struggle to deal with the legalization of marijuana and its impact on businesses and law enforcement agencies, non-profit organizations, like Sunnyside United, are wading through murky waters dealing with the impact I-502 may have on the youth in their communities.

Marijuana debate continues in council

Although the public hearing on Sunnyside’s plans regarding a marijuana retail store in the city will not be held until the next regular meeting on Monday, April 28, much of the discussion at last night’s council meeting was on the subject.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday April 14, 2014 at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center