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On Independence Day we were captives in our own home.

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Unifying holiday of Independence Day is the time to celebrate your freedom with friends and neighbors

Families will be gathered for barbecues, parades and fireworks tomorrow, our nation’s birthday.


New tax scams getting tougher to recognize

Phone and email scams pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service are not the only form of fraud taxpayers now have to worry about.

Governor Inslee warns against fireworks use

Gov. Jay Inslee is urging Washingtonians to be alert to the risks posed by use of fireworks this Fourth of July.

Fishing heats up in July

Summer fishing seasons are now in full swing, requiring anglers to make some tough decisions about how to spend their time on the water.

‘Threes/Frees’ shootout open to local youths

The fourth annual “Threes and Frees Basketball Shootout” at the Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way, will be held Friday, July 24, at 2 p.m.

Highway detours planned to reduce congestion in Yakima

Those headed to Yakima’s State Fair Park on Saturday, July 4, to watch the annual aerial fireworks display better plan for added travel time and figure out their route.

Mt. Rainier park road construction to cease this holiday weekend

Construction on the road from the community of Nisqually to Paradise at Mt. Rainier National Park will cease over the coming holiday weekend, July 3-5.

‘Fun night’ for families on tap July 17

The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Grandview High School DECA and FFA clubs, will be hosting a “Family Fun Night” on Friday, July 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center.

Car show entries sought

Entries are currently being sought for the Grandview Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual car show.

CSI camp July 28-29

Sunnyside CSI Camp is back, come the last Tuesday and Wednesday of this month – July 28-29.

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‘Over the Hill’ group preps for annual production

Over The Hill Theatricals, a non-profit theatrical group of people ages 45 and older, has decided on the play it will produce this year.

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Vintage-lovers’ heaven returns to S’side Sept. 12

It’s a dream come true for anyone who loves repurposed items, antiques and other vintage items.

Grizzlies split first two tourney games

For a team that had won just one of 16 games thus far this summer, the Sunnyside Grizzlies opened the Wood Bat Classic yesterday looking like anything but a club that has been struggling.

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Budding net stars

10-year-old Emma Heiringa learns balance and how to properly hold her racket as she rushes the net.

Grandview church holding revivals next week

A week of community outreach and revival meetings will be held Monday, July 6, to Friday, July 10, at the Grandview Christian Church (310 Euclid Road).

Auditors call for changes in handling DSHS fraud cases

The state auditor’s office is calling for changes in how DSHS handles fraud and accountability issues.