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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

Take a walk in the park

Enjoy an informative walk along the trails of Amon Creek Natural Preserve, Leslie Road, at 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Keglers fall to Wenatchee

The Grizzlies bowling team lost Tuesday’s match to Wenatchee by more than 500 pins. The Panthers won, 1874-1343.

Whitefish season opens

Whitefish fishing season is open on the Yakima River.

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Two threats prompt lockdown of Wapato schools Friday

Threats focused on Wapato High School and PACE alternative high school, officials say

For the second time this week, an area school district locked down campuses in response to social media threats. The Wapato School District went into lockdown mode at 8:15 Friday morning following unrelated threats targeting Wapato High School and PACE alternative high school. On Monday, Grandview schools were locked down following a threat on SnapChat. That threat targeted Grandview Middle School. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with that threat.

Board to meet Monday

The Board of Directors of the Kennewick Irrigation District will have a regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. Monday in the Petersen Board Room at 2015 S. Ely St.

Teen’s bail set at $2,500 for lockdown

Had no gun, no plan, did not target school

A 13-year-old boy whose online threat of violence caused a lockdown of Grandview Schools Monday, made his first appearance in court Tuesday.

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Column glorified Bundy standoffs

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The Daily Sun shows its bias when Roger Harnack publishes yet another glorification of the Bundy clan’s paramilitary standoffs in Nevada and Oregon.

Abortions go against the laws of God

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America needs to bow our heads in shame. Congress needs to recognize and invoke God’s supreme laws instead of passing laws which go against them. The same goes for the U.S. Supreme Court and President Trump.

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Cookies and wine offered

Enjoy holiday cookie and wine pairing offered at 14 Hands Winery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the winery, 660 Frontier Road.

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Faithful line up for ‘The Last Jedi’

They started to line up at 3 p.m. in freezing temperatures

Star Wars fans started lining up four hours before the 7 p.m. opening of The Last Jedi at Grand Cinemas Yakima Valley last night.