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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

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Season ends at district tournament

The season ended yesterday for four Grandview Greyhounds competing in the District 5 tournament.

Grizzlies shine at district track meet

Maltos lone Sunnyside High School state qualifier... so far

The first half of the District 6 Track Championships has concluded, but Big 9 athletes have another day of competition ahead of them tomorrow in Yakima at Zaepfel Stadium.

Sunnyside golfers finish season at girls districts

Hellner-Gomez scores 142, Limon cards 110

Two girls representing Sunnyside High School at the District 6 golf tournament at Apple Tree Golf Course have ended their season.

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Week of May 22 to May 26

Yakima man wins $1 million jackpot

Normal day turns man into millionaire

When “Dale” from Yakima stopped at Legends Casino Hotel on a break between appointments, he had a feeling about the Gold Series Buffalo Bucks slot machine.

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House burns near Mabton

Fire departments from Mabton, Granger, Yakima County Fired District No. 5 and Prosser responded to a blaze yesterday afternoon on Bus Road east of Mabton and north of state Highway 22.

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Taxpayers hooked for records cost, twice

A new public records law that allows agencies to essentially charge for employee time puts taxpayers on the hook for the possible doubling of wages.

Another impeachable offense

Forgive my frequent references to Richard Nixon. It’s just eerie how his impeachable behavior is being replicated by the current con man.

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Mabton vets honored

A Memorial Day observance will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mabton Cemetery, under the direction of the Mabton veterans.

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Week of May 22 to May 26

Harrison Middle school concert set

Harrison Middle School band students will present their final concert of the school year at 6 p.m. Thursday, at the high school auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Drive.