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Write a letter to Santa Dec. 6

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Library is hosting a special event, giving youngsters in the community an opportunity to tell Santa their wishes and dreams for the Christmas season.

Bavarian wonderland beckons in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH – With more than half a million lights and tons of holiday cheer, the first three weekends of December will sparkle in Washington’s Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth.

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Gobble up Macy’s app

It’s Thanksgiving morning.


Week of Nov. 24-28

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Lighted Farm Implement Parade route changed this year

Changes to the downtown streets of Sunnyside mean the route for parades, particularly the annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade, must be altered.

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Weather prompts closure of schools

Overnight freezing rain and icy roads forced a number of closures and delays in the Lower Yakima Valley Thursday morning.

Rededication of Sunnyside’s veterans plaza could be on hold

A rededication of Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza in downtown Sunnyside planned for Dec. 7, now hinges on the arrival of two giant black granite walls.

Mini-storage annexation moving forward

The Sunnyside Planning Commission voted 3-2 last Tuesday night to approve a petition for annexation and forward it to the county’s boundary review board.

City plans require public input

As Sunnyside prepares to update its comprehensive plan, the city needs to incorporate more public participation into the process, according to city planning supervisor Jamey Ayling.

Four women injured in two separate mishaps on I-82 yesterday

Two different accidents, just 15 minutes apart and in almost the exact same area on I-82, resulted in four women receiving medical attention at Prosser Memorial Hospital.

No one injured in early morning blaze

Firefighters from Sunnyside knocked down a predawn structural fire in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue this morning.

Theft of cell phone at high school caught on camera

Sunnyside police yesterday (Wednesday) investigated a cell phone theft at Sunnyside High School.

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Melodic gathering

The orchestra’s performance, under the direction of Martin Pittis, was held at the high school auditorium.

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Attic fire causes considerable damage

A Tuesday morning fire in in the attic of a home in the 200 block of Bridge Street resulted in an estimated $35,000 damage, according to Sunnyside Fire Chief Aaron Markham.

City of Grandview addresses minor issues found by state auditors

The Washington State Auditor’s Office last week released its accountability audit for the city of Grandview, finding three areas that needed to be addressed based on financial activities from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2013.

Community Thanksgiving service scheduled for Nov. 23

The Sunnyside Ministerial Association will sponsor a community Thanksgiving service again this year for local residents.