Laura Gjovaag



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Grandview schools name suspended aide

A teacher’s aide at Harriet Thompson Elementary School, suspended after using tape to “secure” two pre-school students, has been identified by district officials.

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Museum visits Chief Kamiakin

The lunch­room at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School was a mini-museum last night, filled with fossils, masks, dolls, bones and a variety of activities for children of all ages to explore.

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Hanford clean-up: long, expensive job

The clean-up of Hanford has accomplished a lot since it was started in the 1990s, but the entire project may take more than 70 years and $112 billion to complete.

Sunnyside chamber website up and running

In response to multiple requests from its members, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce has a new website.

Organization fights for science in state irrigation usage

Private sector funding is one way the state can improve its irrigation infrastructure, according to Darryll Olsen of the Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association.

State water laws encourage industry

Washington state law on water rights is focused on using water to improve the economy, according to Peter Mohr, an attorney at Jordan Ramis PC.

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Scouts summit Mount St. Helens

A group of 10 people from Sunnyside, six of them local Boy Scouts between the ages of 12 and 17, hiked the Monitor Ridge Trail to the summit of Mount St. Helens last Friday, Nov. 6.

Bumping Lake incident illustrates need for water safety

Although water safety is usually perceived as a summertime issue, there are water perils in this area later in the year as well.

Para-pro remains suspended with no pay after tape incident

A para-professional employed by the Grandview School District for 14 years is still suspended without pay after an incident involving two four-year-old children in mid-October.

Town hall helps state explain education standards, testing

Parents across the state are concerned about Common Core standards and the levels of testing their children are facing in school.

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