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Sunnyside may pull business permit from vape shop

The City Council on Monday may decide the fate of a local vape store.

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Depot Square lighting Sunday

Festival marks official opening of Christmas

The bronze statue of Richard Gay located at the Prosser Train Depot will have company Sunday afternoon.

Benton REA taps Bradshaw for top post

A local utility provider will have a permanent general manager effective Dec. 1.

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Trimming the tree

Milbrandt Vineyards Director of retail sales Tara Divers adds one more ornament to the tasting room Christmas tree.

Linde leaves Miss Sunnyside court

Officials cite contract breach

There is a change on the Miss Sunnyside Court after one of its members resigned.


Let Senate kill U.N. climate treaty

When is a treaty not a treaty?

College kids don’t understand

When, chest puffed out with pride, my father told a law partner his first-born was accepted to Bryn Mawr College, this was the immediate response: “Isn’t that the place where they don’t shave their underarms and dance naked around the Maypole?”

Whatever happened to giving thanks?

For the last several years, commercialization has taken over Thanksgiving.

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Winter concert to ring in the season

Arts center showcases Valley youth

Valley Performing Arts Center will present its Christmas program at 6 p.m. Dec. 17.

Holiday revue opens Dec. 2

The Nutcracking Holiday Revue will be on state at 7 p.m. Dec. 2, at the Gesa Powerhouse Theatre, 111 N. Sixth St.

Make plans to attend ballet

Mid-Columbia Ballet presents its 41st annual production of The Nutcracker Dec. 9-11 at Richland High School Auditorium, 930 Long Ave.

Melvin J. Herigstad


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Aida Torres


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Madonna J. Richardson


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Richard Lewis Copeland


Locals receive league honors

The Central Washington Athletic Conference selected its all-league players for 2A girls soccer, girls volleyball and boys and girls cross country.

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Athletes lauded at ceremony

Valle, Borrego recipients of electricians award

Grizzlies participating in athletics give their time and effort to represent the school each season.

Practice fire safety

With Thanksgiving being the peak day for cooking fires, most home cooking fires are the result of the range or stove being left unattended.