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Mabton vets honored

A Memorial Day observance will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mabton Cemetery, under the direction of the Mabton veterans.


Week of May 22 to May 26

Yakima man wins $1 million jackpot

Normal day turns man into millionaire

When “Dale” from Yakima stopped at Legends Casino Hotel on a break between appointments, he had a feeling about the Gold Series Buffalo Bucks slot machine.

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House burns near Mabton

Fire departments from Mabton, Granger, Yakima County Fired District No. 5 and Prosser responded to a blaze yesterday afternoon on Bus Road east of Mabton and north of state Highway 22.

Granger man charged in knife attack

Man allegedly attacks father, then draws gun

A local man was charged in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly attacking his father with a knife.

Candidate filing slots filling up, but a few remain open

Political hopefuls to vie for local seats

Candidate filing for local public officers slowed to a crawl Thursday.

Sunnyside teachers schedule early morning walk-in today

Protest aims to focus attention on school funds

Local teachers plan to stage a “walk-in” this morning to draw attentions to issues surrounding the current state of public education funding.

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Cozy business after-hours

Grandview Key Bank branch officers Fernando Alaniz, Lisette Ramos and Miguel Diaz, talk shop Thursday following a tour of Cozy Rose Inn Bed and Breakfast at a Grandview Chamber of Commerce business after-hours social.

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New agriculture firm coming to Sunnyside

You’ll be seeing a big new 60-foot by 304-foot tension fabric structure going up near the Outlook-Sunnyside exit of Interstate 82 soon.

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Principal for a day

Sunnyside Christian School kindergartner Alina Newhouse greets a fellow student to school Wednesday in her role as “Principal for a Day.”

Public Record

Taxpayers hooked for records cost, twice

A new public records law that allows agencies to essentially charge for employee time puts taxpayers on the hook for the possible doubling of wages.

Another impeachable offense

Forgive my frequent references to Richard Nixon. It’s just eerie how his impeachable behavior is being replicated by the current con man.

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Star Wars turns 40: Nostalgia, worry

“Seemingly yesterday, at a location just a couple of miles from my current home...”

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First sign of summer

The city of Sunnyside started filling the municipal pool earlier this week, a sure sign summer is almost here.

Grandview man called a hero

A Grandview tow truck driver is being called a hero for his quick thinking last Saturday on Interstate 5.

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The walls come tumbling down

The walls are nearly down today after demolition machinery moved into remove the former La Fiesta building at the corner of South Fifth Street and East Edison Avenue.

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Season ends at district tournament

The season ended yesterday for four Grandview Greyhounds competing in the District 5 tournament.

Grizzlies shine at district track meet

Maltos lone Sunnyside High School state qualifier... so far

The first half of the District 6 Track Championships has concluded, but Big 9 athletes have another day of competition ahead of them tomorrow in Yakima at Zaepfel Stadium.