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Shooting shakes Newhouse, staff

Congressman concerned about security

The local Congressman is still in shock over a shooting rampage yesterday that critically wounded a colleague.

Red Cross helping family

Fire partially destroys home

The Red Cross is helping a local family after their home was partially destroyed by a fire yesterday.

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Talent on display

Sunnyside musicians, singers and dancers wait for their turn to go on stage yesterday morning during the Pioneer Elementary School “All School Talent Show.”

Granger council reaches compromise on fireworks issue

They’ll be allowed, but with a catch

Personal fireworks will still be permitted in the city limits.

Sentencing delayed for former Prosser teacher

Woman filed guilty plea last month

Sentencing will be delayed for a former Housel Middle School teacher.

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Granger craft time

Sisters Bianca, left, and Isela Valencia receive assistance from Community Library Supervisor Sonia Espinoza Tuesday during the Granger Library’s weekly craft time.

Council approves police contract

The city’s police officers guild has a new contract.

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Training day

Sunnyside and Yakima County Fire District No. 5 firefighters work together yesterday during annual vehicle extrication training at the city’s fire station.

Arrests made in burglary

Police: Suspects caught leaving victim’s house

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after he allegedly broke into a home.

Port to discuss real estate

Port of Sunnyside commissioners will meet in executive session at 3 p.m. tomorrow.

Credential suspended

A Yakima County nursing assistant’s credentials are suspended.

County seeks volunteers

Yakima County Commissioners are seeking volunteers to apply for the county’s Planning Commission.

Travel delays possible

Motorists may experience travel delays westbound on Interstate 90 this week between the summit of Snoqualmie Pass and North Bend.

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Tri-City band to play Mabton

Badlandz, a rock and pop band out of the Tri-Cities will perform at a street dance and concert at 8 p.m. Saturday on the newly designed big “M” at the intersection of Main and B streets.

Fourth car show planned

The Classic Car N’ Shine, held as a part of the community’s Old-fashioned Fourth of July will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prosser City Park on Sommer Avenue.

Music on tap at fundraiser

“This Guy” will perform at the Veterans Memorial fundraiser form 5-7 p.m. at the Civic Center, on First Street.

Comedy on Cheyne Road

Two Mountain Winery’s third annual Comedy Night will feature comedians: Brad Upton and Vince Valenzuela July 15.

Life’s a ‘Cabaret’

The musical Cabaret” opens Aug 18 at the Gesa Power Houses Theatre for the first of six performances of the popular World War II play set in Berlin.

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Alaniz finishes scout project

One more merit badge, and Christopher Alaniz of Granger will be an Eagle Scout. His Eagle project is complete.