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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.


Sunnyside subdues Wenatchee, 58-9

Four pins, six decisions and two forfeits propelled Sunnyside to a 58-9 victory over the Panthers last night.

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Granger hosts double dual

Jeremiah Salcedo of Granger scores near fall points to later win a major decision (13-0) in the 113-pound bout against Cle Elum-Roslyn’s Joey Moen.

Valenzuela, Russell claim wins at swim meet

Pullman dominated yesterday’s swim meet against Grandview and Prosser, but each of the Lower Yakima Valley teams had strong individual performances.


Weather advisories issued for Lower Yakima Valley, again

Freezing fog predicted for Grandview east, snow expected from Sunnyside west

Freezing fog, winter weather advisories in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday.

Crash temporarily closes state Highway 241

Traffic detoured at Factory and Sheller roads

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Flames erupt from automotive, equipment businesses

Fire crews still on scene at 181 Factory Road

One dog perished, one survived massive fire east of Sunnyside


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McCleary Decision

Time to allow ATV-use in cities

It’s winter time. And across the nation, many residents of towns similar to ours are using their snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles to get to work, the store, restaurants and other places.

Ignoring gun laws a slippery slope

A recent article in The Daily Sun (“Gun measure should be a no-go,” Dec. 16) took me to task for sponsoring legislation that, from an outsider’s point of view, appears to create a new law allowing for firearms in stadiums and convention centers.


Arboretum classes offered

Interested in volunteering at the Yakima Area Arboretum?


Week of January 16 to 20

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1987: Castle named Realtor of the Year

At the high school, the chemistry class learned to make bricks and tested a white substance found on Snipes Mountain.