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Daily Sun closed for Memorial Day holiday

Deadlines moved up

The Daily Sun News will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

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Trump rolls to easy win

Washington Republicans choose Trump; Democrats fall in line for Clinton

Port finalizes land purchase

The local port made it official last night, finalizing a purchase of another downtown property.

Tour to tout valley ag, fair

A small contingent is headed to South Korea this week to help promote agricultural products of Central Washington.

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Winery celebrates Horse Heaven Hills mystique

14 Hands releases blend for Kentucky Derby

It seems appropriate that a winery featuring horses on its label bottled a special wine in honor of the 2016 running of the Kentucky Derby.

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Love’s truck stop may open this year

Company plans hotel for spring 2017 debut

After breaking ground late last month, a truck stop may open for business sooner than expected.

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FFA students make their mark at state

Taylor named vice president

A local teen will serve more than 8,000 fellow FFA members statewide.

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Granger teacher remains in custody

Tonight is the deadline to charge Prosser man

It’s 72 hours in custody and counting for a local man in the Benton County Jail for alleged child molestation.

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El Camino pulled from canal

An El Camino is pulled from a Roza Irrigation District canal yesterday near Moxee.

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Making memories matter

New cemetery manager vows improvements

It’s the busy season at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.

School Board director resigns

Jepson steps down to retire

The School Board has a vacancy following the resignation of a longtime director.

Bank doubles search reward

FBI seeks help solving 2012 bank robbery

The Bank of America is raising the stakes in its search for a suspect in a 2012 bank robbery.

Task force finishes work

The state’s Supreme Court will receive an update this week on efforts to meet the mandates of its McCleary ruling.

Chinook Pass opens today

Chinook Pass on state Highway 410 is expected to open today, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Wife shot accidentally

A man accidentally shot his wife during target practice Sunday.

Woman faces drug charge

A local woman is facing a charge of possessing methadone.

Educator hired; teacher resigns

The contract for the next superintendent and resignation of a teacher accused of sexually exploiting three students are official.

Man punches mom, charged

A 20-year-old faces an assault charge after violating a no-contact order and punching his mom.