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Joyce Ann Waggener


Newhouse leads request to delist wolves

This week Rep. Dan Newhouse led 36 members of Congress in urging the delisting of the gray wolf under the endangered species act.

Grandview names homes of the month

City of Grandview officials have announced the May 2015 home of the month and beautification award winners.

SASA soccer sign-ups ongoing now

Youngsters can sign up to play soccer through the State Arts and Sports Association now through Tuesday, May 5, at 340 S. Sixth St. in Sunnyside.

Learn about world’s ‘Frozen Assets’ May 12

Mountaineer and climate scientist Steven Ghan hopes to give people a visual understanding of climate issues through a presentation focusing on the crest of the North Cascades, showing evidence of glacier retreat as well as spectacular alpine scenery.

Firefighters breakfast to benefit local veterans

Proceeds from the annual firefighters breakfast to take place this coming Saturday at the Sunnyside fire station will benefit the local VFW post and wounded veterans in the community.

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Day at the ball park

Wednesday afternoon proved to be a perfect day to attend the Sunnyside High School freshman baseball game for everyone except young Khloe Hunsaker, who found other ways to amuse herself.

County may spend $750,000 to become ADA compliant

YAKIMA – Yakima County has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to deliver programs that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Heritage professor named to groundwater group

Jessica Black, assistant professor for Environmental Science & Studies at Heritage University, has been appointed to serve on the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Management Area Advisory Committee.

Hot, dry weather forecast for us here in Northwest

AccuWeather officials are predicting West Coast residents will face extremely warm and dry conditions this summer.

The secret to volunteering is having passion for the cause

Are you a guilty volunteer?

Understanding Medicare’s enrollment choices and rules

Can you give me a rundown on Medicare’s enrollment choices and rules along with when and how to apply?


Do you remember when surprises were the things you found in cereal boxes or Cracker Jacks?

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Water wisely for a beautiful garden and landscapes

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it.

Sunnyside Christian splits twin bill against Lyle-Wishram

LYLE – The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch softball squad yesterday traveled to Lyle, where it split a doubleheader with the home team.

Mabton athletes fare well at West Valley meet

YAKIMA – The West Valley JV invite yesterday included athletes from Mabton, many of whom turned in personal best efforts.