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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.


Harriers on track to District 6 Championship meet

Borrego has best Sunnyside finish

Middle school teams finish season in Pendleton

Benitez clocks best finish

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Hunters preparing for opening weekend

Opening day is upon local hunters looking to bag deer and waterfowl.


Zillah hosts candidate forum

County commission, legislative candidates will attend tonight

Heritage receives grant

$300,000 for science, math fields

A local university will use a $300,000 grant to help more of its students prepare for careers in science and math.

Sunnyside schools want input on future

Open house set for Oct. 26

The local school district wants to hear from the community about what it thinks of school needs.


Call it the ‘U.S. Fire Service’

The costs to fight wildfires has risen so high that a pair of Montana senators suggest the U.S. Forest Service should be renamed “U.S. Fire Service.”

‘Empty promises’ a concern for reader


Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers’ empty promises and lies, and her allegiance to Donald Trump’s racist, hate-filled misogynistic message belie her self-proclaimed image of a caring individual.



Week of October 17-October 21

Still room in classes

A class to help parents enhance their parenting skills began Monday.