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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

Vikings defeat Grandview, 2-0

Greyhounds shutout

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Patriots edge Vikings, 25-20

The Vikings suffered their second loss of the season Friday, falling 20-25 to Liberty Christian.

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Sunnyside teams, Prosser remain undefeated in Week 3

Grizzlies, Knights upend Oregon opponents — at home and away

Three area teams have started the 2016 high school football season perfect 3-0 records.

News

Five dead after Cascade Mall shooting

Officials looking for shooter

Sunnyside plans East Edison Avenue closure

School buses will use state Highway 241 as detour

Opinion

Our pick: Bryant for governor

If there’s a way to mismanage something, Gov. Jay Inslee seems to find it.

You never know, until you know

“They’re on drugs.”

State’s cap-and-trade will cost

Cap and trade policies called by any other name are still cap and trade policies.

Lifestyle

Things every renter should know

Read lease before signing

Renters may be free of some of the concerns and responsibilities of homeownership, but there are a few considerations they should make for financial security and greater peace of mind:

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Designs blend with landscape

Tour homes this month

This year’s Central Washington Home Builders Association Tour of Homes featured two lower valley residences filled with modern custom detailing.

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Molly Marquez named Miss Sunnyside 2016-17

New royalty makes pageant history

Delight and amazement flashed across the face of the new Miss Sunnyside upon hearing her name called out Saturday as the 2016-17 title holder.