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Power pole fire quickly handled

Sunnyside firemen were called out at approximately 9 p.m. last night to deal with a report of a power pole fire at the intersection of 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Few issues for Grandview cops

Police in Grandview had a relatively quiet day yesterday (Thursday), despite a complaint about animal noise.

Burglary reported in Sunnyside

Sunnyside police yesterday (Thursday) investigated a burglary reported in the 500 block of Midvale Road at a local business. Items stolen during the incident were not detailed.

Grandview woman arrested after high speed police chase

A Grandview woman was arrested following a high speed police pursuit this past Wednesday afternoon.

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New homes going up in Sunnyside

Catholic Charity Housing has started to prepare lots for 38 new homes next to the Bi-Mart store in Sunnyside, the second phase of an existing development.

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Sunnyside’s creative side emerges at arts commission meeting

The Sunnyside Arts Commission wants to better highlight the community’s art and artists.

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Dairy royalty

The Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador team for the coming year includes Ambassador Jessica Stoutjesdyk, and alternates Natalie Bangs and Katelyn Banks.

Domestic incident investigation involves top cop in city of Granger

Granger Police Chief Robert Perales, a former candidate for Sunnyside City Council and once the Mabton police chief, is under investigation by the Sunnyside Police Department for a May 1 domestic incident.

Graduation ceremonies first week of June

The strains of Pomp and Circumstance will be heard throughout the Lower Yakima Valley during the first weekend of June.

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Parrish qualifies for 2A State tourney

Grandview’s Teagan Parrish at yesterday’s CWAC District golf tournament earned a 2A State berth.

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Chamber of commerce’s executive director moves on

In a bid to keep the groups working to improve Sunnyside on the same page

Washougal man state cribbage champ

Although he had won three consolation tournaments in the past, Steve Hofbauer of Washougal had never finished as the main tournament champion at the Washington State Open Cribbage Championships.

Two Knights advance from District to State

Two Sunnyside Christian High School golfers, Ian and Johnny Heffron, yesterday qualified for the 1B State golf tournament after carding 93’s at the District tournament at Alta Lake Golf Course.

YVCC names Lower Valley students to its winter honor roll

YAKIMA – Several students from the Lower Yakima Valley were recently named to the Yakima Valley Community College honor roll for the 2015 winter term.

Mabton students argue proposals in Olympia

MABTON – A hands-on civics project took 34 Mabton High School students to Olympia this past weekend for a competition at the State Capitol.

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SHS senior earns international honors

PITTSBURGH, PA – Sunnyside High School’s Payton Sample continued her winning ways during the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

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Sarmiento off parks/rec board

Stating he believes he will be more effective as a volunteer, supporting parks and recreation programs in Sunnyside at the ground level, Bob Sarmiento Sr. last night resigned from the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board.