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Simple truth about a REAL ID Act fix

Unless Washington state complies with the federal government mandates in the REAL ID Act, Washingtonians seeking to board planes will face serious disruptions as thousands of passengers find out their driver’s licenses are no longer enough to get them past security gates.

Sunnyside subdues Wenatchee, 58-9

Four pins, six decisions and two forfeits propelled Sunnyside to a 58-9 victory over the Panthers last night.

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Granger hosts double dual

Jeremiah Salcedo of Granger scores near fall points to later win a major decision (13-0) in the 113-pound bout against Cle Elum-Roslyn’s Joey Moen.

Valenzuela, Russell claim wins at swim meet

Pullman dominated yesterday’s swim meet against Grandview and Prosser, but each of the Lower Yakima Valley teams had strong individual performances.

Bowlers final home game on Tuesday

The Grizzlies will close out their bowling season Tuesday.

Greyhounds lose dual

Three Greyhounds won their matches against league foe Wapato last night in a 22-59 loss.

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1987: Castle named Realtor of the Year

At the high school, the chemistry class learned to make bricks and tested a white substance found on Snipes Mountain.

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Wintry art

Stuck in the snow?

Cops offer tips on staying safe

Snow may not be falling from the sky, but there is still plenty of it on local roads.

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Holiday closures set for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Several local businesses and offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Observatory closed

The Goldendale Observatory will be closed until further notice due to inclement weather conditions Officials announced the closure yesterday.

Rally Monday

A coalition of parents, educators and community groups will have a rally from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday on the legislative building capitol steps.

Credentials suspended

State health officials are suspending credentials for two Yakima Valley medical providers.

Firearm bills introduced

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has introduced two bills to the state legislature that he said will help reduce deadly mass shootings.

State to delay education plan to fall

State officials are delaying submission of the education plan required as part of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act.

Nashville music coming to Zillah night spot

The Chophouse, formerly known as The Old Warehouse Restaurant, 703 Railroad Ave. will bring Nashville on Jan. 28 to kick-off the opening of the small town restaurant.

Guerrero athlete of week

The Washington Athletic Activities Association has named Britnee Guerrero of the Vikings girls basketball team athlete of the week in 2B action.

Events canceled

The Sunnyside High School bowling team was slated to host West Valley (Yakima) yesterday.

Table tennis in Richland

The community center at 500 Amon Park Drive is hosting table tennis, also known as ping pong, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.