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Two Black Rock Creek golfers turn in strong efforts at Yakima Amateur invite

If you’re using your fingers to count the number of Yakima Amateur Invitational titles Dusty Frontis has won, plan on using two hands. The Yakima golfer claimed his sixth championship this past weekend.

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Medical expansions driving new construction starts

Permit fees, new valuation already double 2012’s totals

The health care industry’s continued growth in Sunnyside spiked the value of new building starts here last month to over the million-dollar mark.

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Teen determined to ‘pay it forward’

After viewing a movie released a few years after she was born, 15-year-old Cheree LaPierre of Sunnyside found herself ‘paying it forward’ this summer.

Registered sex offender moves to Granger area

Pedro Sanchez, a Level II sex offender, has moved to the Granger area according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s office.

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Training exercise

Sunnyside police officers undergo active-shooter training

Sunnyside police officers in an effort to be prepared for extreme scenarios must undergo continued training.


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Sunnyside wins Prosser meet, 480-307

A meet between Sunnyside and the Piranhas last Thursday netted several individual wins for both teams, but the Sharks prevailed, 480-307.

Othello at Grandview July 19, 2017

Grandview wins meet

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Prosser at Grandview Neptunes July 18, 2017

Piranhas win against Grandview


Ribbon cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday at one of the city’s newest businesses.

Local man arrested for driving and shooting

Jose Galindo appears in Superior Court

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly driving through the city and shooting a gun.

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Zumba at the Community Center

Several area residents turned out last night for an introduction to Zumba, offered at the Community Center by the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department.


Senate right to withhold capital approval

While city folk and governmental bureaucrats are whining about our state’s capital budget being held hostage until a Hirst decision fix is in place, we think the state Senate is doing the right thing.

Age gaps lead to differing views

Larry Southern, whom a lot of you know from his radio days with Frank Aleck at KREW in Sunnyside, took up the offer in my column last week.

Guinness beer caught in Brexit politics

When the Economist Magazine reported the price of a Guinness pint could increase because of Brexit, it grabbed readers’ attention.


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Miss Sunnyside Candidate | Victoria Cardenas

A love of community is prompting Miss Sunnyside candidate Victoria Cardenas, 16, to seek the coveted crown this summer.

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Summer camp with a spiritual bend

Summer is the time when being in school is not at the top of childrens’ “to do” list, but attending summer camp is.

Weeds out of control?

Is it just me are have the weeds gotten bigger faster than in any previous year?