YAKIMA YOUTH AWARDS NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN! . . . Nominations for the 19th Annual Yakima Youth Awards are now being accepted.  Nomination forms are available by calling 248-4848 or through the Yakima School District’s Community Relations Office at 573-7007, email wright.marybeth@yakimaschools.org.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 17, 5 p.m. Help us honor individual young people, ages 5-19, deserving recognition in the following categories:  Arts; Business/Enterprise; Civic/Community Service; Family Life; Leadership; and Personal Achievement.  There will also be a Small Group Category (up to 9 members) and a Large Group category (10 or more members).  This year’s ceremony will be held on Monday, March 5, 6:30 p.m. at Perry Technical Institute. All nominees will be honored at the event and the award winners will be announced that evening.  (Contact:  248-4848)