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Band to perform at benefit dance

Latin pop dance music will be the background for a fundraiser to help a local family with medical expenses.

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Pokémon Go craze comes to lower valley

Gaming world fad goes local

It’s a craze in the gaming world like the world has never seen.

Q&A with 4th Congressional District candidates

Five candidates are vying for the 4th Congressional District seat on primary ballots in the mail today.

Sockeye fishing opens

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife opened the sockeye fishery and raised salmon limits in Okanogan and Simikameen rivers.

Sozo to host soccer cup

The 2016 Central Washington Super Cup soccer tournament will take place Aug. 12-14.

Races to take place at Yakima

The Yakima Dirt Association will host races tomorrow at the Central Washington State Fair Raceway, 1301 Fair Ave.

Dust Devils fall to Eugene, 4-2

The Tri-City Dust Devils fell to the Eugene Emeralds, 4-2, last night.

Selah powers through Sunnyside

Dolphins defeat Sharks, 598-229

The Sunnyside Rotary Swim Team wasn’t able to top swim powerhouses Selah last night.

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Pippins falls to Bellingham, 14-1

Yakima’s record drops to 21-15

The Yakima Valley Pippins dropped its series finale against the Bellingham Bells, 14-1, last night.

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Wildfire destroys 9,000-plus acres

Homes evacuated last night

Fire crews battled through the night to get the upper hand on a wildfire in the Horse Heaven Hills.

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Teen faces murder charge

Arraignment set for July 28 in homicide case

An Outlook teen was charged with second-degree murder in adult court yesterday.

State house challenger leads in fundraising

Kearby holds 4-to-1 lead over Taylor

An incumbent in office since 2009 appears to have a strong challenge this election.

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Patriot Barn meeting urges community involvement

Nearly 100 Lower Yakima Valley residents turned out Thursday night to hear a presentation on restoring constitutional government to local, state and national levels.

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Steve and Steven get nod for land post

With state Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark of Okanogan bowing out of the election process this year, you’ll find a myriad of wannabe replacements.

We don’t need more ethanol

Motorists in Washington state are paying more for fuel than their peers in 45 other states.

Kearby right man for District No. 15 position

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This letter is to endorse David Kearby, for 15th District state representative.

Support Pomraning for District No. 16 post

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Throughout history, man has tried to better himself through hard work.

Black lies matter, President Obama

It takes a special kind of president to travel to Dallas, ostensibly to speak at a memorial service for five assassinated police officers, and instead deliver a Black Lives Matter convention speech.