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Be an ‘environmentally friendly’ investor

On April 22, we observe Earth Day, a worldwide event focusing on protecting the environment.

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Flea markets find new audience

Spring crowds encouraged to shop awhile

New tourist attractions are popping up around the Lower Yakima Valley that may at first seem like ‘just another flea market.”

Learn to flag for traffic

Traffic Safety Flagger classes are being offered beginning May 19 at the adult skills center on the Yakima Valley College campus,1120 S. 18th St.

Livestock site hacked

Area ranchers who sell livestock on the internet may have had their information hacked.

New Farmers Market needs producers

The search is on for producers to support the Granger Farmers Market opening in June.

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Enchiladas: Michoacan-style

Irma Barajas cooks authentic meat cuisine

Irma Barajas’ family loves her version of meat enchilada very different than most dishes that name.

New support group meets

A new cancer support group is now meeting the third month of each month in the offices of Nuestra Casa, 906 E. Edison Ave.

Candidates sought

Area high school girls entering their junior year are being sought to as candidates for the 2018 Miss Sunnyside Court.

Libraries marks 110

The Yakima Valley is blessed with two free Carnegie Libraries which have served communities for 110 years.

United group to meet

Reports on upcoming events, including the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”, is on Sunnyside United Unidos 10 a.m. Thursday agenda.

Museum opens new exhibits

The Sunnyside Museum spring grand opening is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 704 S. Fourth St.

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World-class wrestlers

Reno World Championship wrestlers runner-up, front, Dalilah Torres and, back left to right, fourth-place finisher Lourdes Torres, champion Aylin Bautista and runner-up Margarita Torres pose with their trophies from the Reno World Championships.

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Whitstran archers head to nationals

Three students finish in Top 12 at state shoot

Three Whitstran Elementary School’s fourth- and fifth-grade archers are heading to the National Archery School Program competition.

BLM opens Big Pines sites

The federal Bureau of Land Management has opened all the campsites at its Big Pines recreation site in Yakima River Canyon.

Help support swim team

Local Rotarians are raising funds for the summer swim team.

College rodeo regionals set

The Blue Mountain Community College Rodeo Team is hosting the Northwest Intercollegiate Regional finals April 18-19.

Granger sports benefit is Sunday

The annual Granger Sports Booster Club fundraiser is set for Sunday at the high school.

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Prosser falls in doubleheader

The Ephrata boys baseball team swept the Prosser Mustangs in a 2A doubleheader Saturday.

Free access to Rainier this week

Budget would cut park funds

In honor of National Park Week, outdoor recreation enthusiasts will be able to visit Paradise and Sunrise free of charge this week.

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Mustang teams mixed on tennis court

Boys and girls fall to Ephrata in 2A matchup

The Mustangs boys tennis team split matches with Ellensburg and Ephrata while the girls fell to the Tigers late last week.