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State announces poultry quarantine

A six-mile area in Okanogan County has been quarantined due to avian influenza.

The sweetest fruits: peace

11 Finally, brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13: 11

Another win for Sunnyside Christian girls

There are just five games left in the regular season for the Lady Knights.

Knights rally past Patriots, 49-43

A win is a win is a…well, it’s not always a win.

Chinook salmon regulations adopted for 2015

Anticipating another strong return of spring Chinook salmon, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon set the initial 2015 fishing season to run through April 10 on the lower Columbia River.

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Cheer camp support

Thanks to a generous $2,000 donation from the Pacific Power Foundation grant program, Mabton Lil’ Cheer Camp Director Melodie Griffin will be able to outfit her 25 little cheerleaders with t-shirts, bows and other cheerleading attire.

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Sunnyside girls fall in home finale

The Sunnyside Lady Grizzly wrestling team wrapped up its regular season Thursday night with a 48-36 loss to visiting Pasco.

Unbeaten Toppenish dumps Greyhounds, 66-18

Ranked as the sixth best class 2A team in the state, the Toppenish Wildcats lived up to their lofty billing in rolling over the Grandview High School wrestling team last night, 66-18.

Mabton wins three-of-six bouts

The Mabton wrestling team competed against Columbia-Burbank and Riverview last night, coming away with mixed results.

Grizzly grapplers roll past Panthers

Sunnyside locks up runner-up honors in CBBN league play

As they have done for most of this season, the Sunnyside Grizzly wrestling team used a run through the middle weight classes to earn a 40-24 victory at Wenatchee last night.

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1935: Boose named Sunnyside’s justice of the peace

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Newhouse vote shameful


Newly-elected Rep. Dan Newhouse voted for an amendment to end a program that allows undocumented young people, brought to the U.S. as children, to remain in America if they are going to school and working.

The American Sniper was no hero

Hero or coward?

Despite what some people think, hero is not a synonym for competent government-hired killer.

Quit wasting time on Moore, Maher & Dean

Hero or coward?

Bill Maher called Chris Kyle of “American Sniper” a “psychopath patriot.”

Help commemorate ‘Four Chaplains Sunday’

The story of the “Four Chaplains” brings a tear to the eye and a sense of hope to the heart.

The best kept secret of WWII

This past Thursday morning I attended a presentation of one of the great stories of World War II that few know of. From 1942 to 1945 American-made war planes were secretly flown into the Soviet Union to help them in their fight against the Nazis.

Fine... just fine

You heard the phrase hundreds of times this week, Marshawn Lynch’s, “I’m here so I won’t get fined.”

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Options aplenty at Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH – Taking in a good movie or romping in the snow are just some of the options for visitors to Leavenworth over the next month.

Grandview Library hosts Valentine’s Day family event

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Library is hosting “Take Your Child to the Library Day” on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Venture to Northwest Flower & Garden Show hassle-free

YAKIMA – All aboard! The Yakima Area Arboretum is offering a motor coach trip to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle on Thursday, Feb. 12.