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Naval vet top teacher

Helping with the kick-off of the new school year, Educational Service District 105 Superintendent Steve Myers announced the 2014-15 “Regional Teacher of the Year” during a surprise presentation in Sunnyside this morning.

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One dead, two others shot in drive-by

7-year-old boy flown to Harborview

OUTLOOK – An apparent drive-by shooting in the 100 block of D Street in Outlook last night took the life of a man and injured two others, including a seven-year-old boy.

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New budget, changing of guard for Grandview schools

Just in time for school to start this coming Thursday, the Grandview School Board Monday night approved the budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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School improvement plans detailed for Mabton School Board

MABTON – The Mabton School Board last night deemed the school improvement plan presented by Mabton Jr./Senior High School Principal Caleb Oten as “ambitious,” but he is confident the school can meet its goals.

Personnel changes OK’d in Grandview

GRANDVIEW – In action last night, Monday, the Grandview School Board approved several personnel changes within the district.

Contracts approved

MABTON – The Mabton School Board this past Monday night approved contracts for three certified staff and several supplemental contracts.

Women’s luncheon meeting to get ‘creative’

PROSSER – “Creative Ways” is the theme of the next luncheon meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection.

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Soggy snafu for pot store

An email reportedly sent by Councilman Jason Raines resulted in a citizen complaint from David Rand at last night’s Sunnyside council meeting.

Artwork installed at SHS

A new art sculpture is put into place at Sunnyside High School yesterday (Monday).

Work to become a better investor

On Sept. 1, we observe Labor Day — a celebration of the American worker.

Businesses open despite ongoing construction

Sunnyside City Hall wants the community to know that the 28 businesses affected by street construction are open and ready to serve their customers.

Cellular Connection offers kids $1,500 award

Children ages 13 and younger in the Sunnyside area have the opportunity to earn college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities: coloring.

U.S. Cellular offering $1 million to Sunnyside-area teachers

U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program.