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Return to state on the wish list for Sunnyside Christian

Losing the title game to seven-time 1B State champions Colton last season, the Sunnyside Christian girls hoops team has high hopes for the 2015-16 campaign.

EMTs have busy weekend

Emergency medical technicians were active during the past weekend, responding to eight emergency aid calls.

Granger woman injured in crash

Driving too fast for conditions was the cause cited by troopers with the Washington State Patrol following a single-vehicle crash that injured a Granger woman.

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Cleaning up downtown

Sunnyside city public works employees Glenn Barnett and Salvador Guerrero (L-R) remove large chunks of cement pipe after removing a tree stump on South Seventh Street.

Light weekend for deputies

Last Saturday deputies with the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office investigated suspicious activities in the 200 block of Chestnut Road near Grandview.

Police handle assault case

Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Cedar Street Sunday morning, where a man had been chased and threatened by a group of people.

Sunnyside Police break up armed brawl

Police say a party got out of hand early yesterday morning and led to a brawl involving several people.

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‘Welcome to Grandview’

New gateway sign installed

Motorists entering the west side of town will now be greeted with a digital sign.

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100-year-old Outlook man ready to celebrate more birthdays

A farmer, rancher, father and all-around family man is the way Graciela Gomez of Outlook describes her 100-year-old father.

Suspended aide returning to classroom in January 2016

A teacher’s aide at Harriet Thompson Elementary School, suspended after using tape to “secure” two pre-school students will be assigned to another district classroom in January.

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Crash closes bridge

All but one occupant in five vehicles involved in an early morning crash on the Mabton Bridge escaped injury this morning.

Council to honor police sergeant

Budget, Bonnieview Road also on Tuesday's agenda

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Football support

Bleyhl’s recently provided $900 to Sunnyside Christian High School to support the school’s athletic programs.

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Swim honors

Coach Alice Perkins presents Mabton High School swimmers Brianna Desmarais and Kaitlyn Ott, right, with awards for the 2015 girls swim season at last night’s awards dinner.

Knights look to reload

A youth movement is underway for the Knights boys basketball program.

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Grizzlies earn first win

The 4A Grizzly bowling team broke into the win column yesterday with a 3-1 victory over visiting 2A Ellensburg.

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Patrick Lee Jaquish


Tragedy and the will of God

In light of the recent events in Paris, Beirut, Egypt, Kenya and other places in the world where terrorists have caused death, fear and destruction, some folks may be saying that this is the will of God.

Women’s group plans luncheon

“A Happy Christmas” is the theme of the next Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection luncheon meeting, set for 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8.