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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.

Sports

Prosser second at home meet

Selah wins league cross country meet

Sunnyside boys sixth, girls seventh at meet

Harriers compete at first league meet

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Sunnyside football teams make it 3-0

Grizzlies top La Grande, Ore.; Knights stop Cove, Ore.

Both Sunnyside football teams continue to be undefeated after non-league victories last night over Oregon teams. Meanwhile, Prosser loses, drops to 2-1

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Shots fired; suspects arrested

Domestic dispute leads to several arrests

If the disturbance that occurred yesterday at Rodeway Inn and Bob’s Drive-In is what police believe it was, it was crazy.

Prosser schools leader leaves

School District: Tolcacher on paid leave

The top educator in the School District is no longer at his post.

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Rice moving RC’s Casino into part of Valley Lanes

Move will save owner money, generate tax revenue for city

City residents who like to gamble at cards will no longer have to leave town to do so.

Opinion

Put male or female on birth certificate

When you are born, you either arrive with the indoor plumbing of a girl or the outdoor plumbing of a boy. And while there may be birth defects to cause a few babies to be born without either, gender is determined by your chromosomes.

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Forget politics, show respect

I enjoy football.

Computers can tell gay or straight

According to “Newsweek” and MSNBC, Stanford University researchers have reported startling accuracy in predicting sexual orientation by using artificial intelligence analysis of facial features in photographs.

Lifestyle

1997: Dr. PJ Swofford retires

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Tanya Tucker coming to The Fair

After the tragic passing of Troy Gentry, half of the popular duo, Montgomery Gentry, the Central Washington State Fair has booked Tanya Tucker as a replacement act.

Cub Scout recruiting

Cub Scout Pack No. 632 will host a recruit night from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.