Grant County Mosquito District 2 will hold its July meeting tonight, July 11, at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers in Electric City. The district usually meets on the first Wednesday of the month but the July meeting was delayed due to the July 4 holiday.
Natalie Gates is the new acting superintendent of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.
She replaces Debbie Bird, who recently retired from the management position.
Gates comes here from the the Point Reyes National Seashore Resort, in Marin County in California, where she was in the Natural Resource Management Division.
She is expected to be here on the temporary assignment for four months.
A decision on a proposal for an increase in dumpster fees by Sunrise Disposal, which has been before the Regional Board of Mayors for two months, was postponed until the first of the year when the garbage hauling firm will likely request an annual cost-of-living increase.
Revenues for June at the Delano Regional Transfer Station hit $40,406.26, mayors of the four municipalities learned at their Regional Board of Mayors meeting Monday. The revenues were $1,832.50 in the same month in 2011. To date this year, revenues lag year-ago income by $4,400.97.
The state’s primary election is a month away. July 30 is the last day for in-person voter registration at the county elections office for people not already registered in Washington state. The online and mail-in registration deadline was Monday.
Voters wanting to study the candidates and issues before they fill out their ballot by the time the Primary Election period ends on Aug. 7. can watch the state’s “Video Voters’ Guide” at http://ow.ly/c9wlN.
Summer field trips
SHARP Kids will take one of two summer field trips this Friday, director Lee Seekins said Monday.
Friday, about 60 SHARP Kids will travel by bus to Fort Spokane, for a tour and educational experience.
The kids will gather at Center School for breakfast and leave for Fort Spokane about 9 a.m.
The second field trip, July 20, will be to the Northwest Museum of Art and Culture.
The kids will gather at Center School for breakfast and then bus to Spokane for the day.