Grandview’s 2015 budget amended

The Grandview City Council last week amended its 2015 budget to more accurately reflect the money it has on hand.

Top educators to be feted

Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of the American Legion in Grandview is seeking nominations for the American Legion Educator of the Year.

Evergreen Boys State applications being accepted

The American Legion is seeking applications for Evergreen Boys State, to be held June 21-27 at Warm Beach Conference Center in Stanwood.

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Garden supplies

When motorists see the greenhouse set up at the Sunnyside Bi-Mart store, it’s a sure sign spring has arrived and it’s time to start gardening.

Dog control code reviewed by city council

The Sunnyside City Council held the first reading of an ordinance to update the dog control laws in the city at its Monday night meeting this week.

SRO making difference at schools in Mabton

In a presentation provided to the Mabton School Board last night, Mabton High School Principal Caleb Oten and Artz-Fox Elementary School Assistant Principal Sue Sartain highlighted the positive impact of the district’s school resource officer.

Council unable to reach accord on marijuana

The Sunnyside City Council is split on whether or not to even discuss the possibility of asking citizens to vote on a potential ban on recreational marijuana sales in the city.

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Road closure saga continues with council

The ongoing, and seemingly never ending, discussion of whether or not to reopen South Hill Road in Sunnyside to through traffic continued at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting, with a decision planned for the council’s first meeting in April.

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City’s financial mess still being cleaned up...years later

Sunnyside City Manager Don Day told the council’s subcommittee on finance and administration that the city has a tough decision to make regarding its financial records from 2011 and 2012.

Chamber announces award winners

At its recent awards dinner and auction, the Granger Chamber of Commerce named outstanding members of the community.

Personnel changes OK’d by Mabton School Board

The Mabton School Board at Monday’s meeting approved three supplemental contracts and accepted two resignations.

Conflict of interest reason for school board resignation

Mabton School Board Director Wendy Morrow at Monday’s school board meeting announced she will be resigning.

Technology funding to be reduced

The Mabton School District for several years has relied upon ERATE funding to pay 90 percent of its technology bills.