Thanksgiving closures slated

All government offices, courts and banks will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving.

County plans road closure

A section of Gurley Road will be closed next week for utility work.

Routine day for police

Police have handled 27 routine calls for service since yesterday.

Youth arrested on charges of shoplifting

A boy was arrested on charges of shoplifting yesterday afternoon after he allegedly stole cold medicine from Safeway, according to police. The case is still under investigation.

Bonnieview Road will be vacated

The City Council voted 4-1 to vacate Bonnieview Road during a meeting last night.

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Lighted parade route revised

Entry deadline Nov. 30

Parade goers attending the 27th annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade next Saturday, Dec. 5, will be looking at it from a different perspective.

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‘Black Friday’ opens tomorrow at local stores

Jumpstart your shopping

Some local businesses are offering a jump start on “Black Friday” deals by opening on Thanksgiving Day.

Deputy on leave pending probe

A Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputy will be arraigned Dec. 9 for domestic violence-harassment.

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Ready for dinner

Checking the turkey for today’s Oasis Community Church outreach luncheon are Rosa Jaime, her daughter Ashley and volunteer Jessica Madrigal.

Facebook users give thanks!

What are local Facebook users thankful for?

Top cadet assigned to State Patrol detachment

“I feel I would be happy anywhere. But, I am happy I get to stay close to home,” newly graduated Trooper Carlos N. Mata said of learning he has been assigned to the Grandview Washington State Patrol detachment.

Funding awarded for four community events, organizations

The community float committee, Yakima Valley Tourism, Northwest Nitro Nationals and American Legion will receive Lodging Tax Advisory Committee funding.

WSU offering ag workshop

A workshop to provide information on basic animal behavior, low-stress safe handling guidelines and effective handling/training techniques will be offered next month.

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Dinner benefits local man

Grant Smith (right) prays with the Dennis Cromwell family this past Saturday night at a benefit held to help offset medical costs incurred during Cromwell’s ongoing cancer treatment.

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Council approves $23.5 million budget

Following the continuation of a public hearing from Nov. 10, City Council last night adopted a $23.5 million budget for 2016.