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Sierra Vista sports to start

Fall sports at Sierra Vista Middle School will start next week.

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Summer celebration

Children in Prosser Library’s summer reading program celebrate yesterday during a party in the park.

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Raul Rodriguez Sr.

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Region Rodeo No. 4 and 5 set

The King Mountain Indian Rodeo Association will host the 2016 Region Rodeos No. 4 and 5 on Sept. 2-3.

Tournament set for Sept. 3

The 2016 Chicano/Latino/Native American softball tournament will take place Sept. 3.

Roping event in Ellensburg

The WestStar Arena and Scott and Jo Repp will host the Best of the Best Open Roping event Aug. 29.

Co-ed soccer invite slated

The 2016 Yakima Sunburn Invitational co-ed soccer tournament will take place this weekend.

Hot Shots next weekend

The Yakima Valley Sports Commission will host the 14th annual Hot Shots basketball tournament next weekend.

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Above everyone else

Group makes climb to the top of Mt. Adams

A group of 10 from Sunnyside First Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made the trek to the summit of Mount Adams earlier this month.

Three seek Prosser City Council seat

Deadline is today to apply for vacant post

Three residents have thrown their hat into the ring to replace a city councilman who recently resigned.

Red flag issued today

State agency imposes campfire ban

With hot, dry temperatures and gusty winds in the forecast, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for today and tomorrow.

Three area men on ‘most wanted’ list

Yakima Valley suspects wanted for vehicular homicide

At least three men with ties to Yakima County are on the Washington State Patrol’s “most wanted” list.

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That sinking feeling

City of Sunnyside employee Ivan Mendoza cuts up the pavement around a sink hole yesterday that has formed recently on Sixth Street near Franklin Avenue.

Grandview School Board member takes office

1985 graduate began serving Monday

The School Board’s newest member is a lifelong resident.

Tribe wins pollution lawsuit

Judge orders $8.2 million for river clean-up

A federal judge has awarded the Colville Confederated Tribes $8,253,676.65 million in a lawsuit against a Canadian mining company.

Parking change may be delayed

Work might start in September

A busy late summer schedule for city public works projects might delay a proposal to create parallel parking in front of the Post Office.

No uniforms required

Middle school students will no longer have to wear uniforms to class when school starts Tuesday.

Dam, lock now open

Little Goose Lock and Dam reopened for public vehicle crossings Tuesday, following repair of an upstream bridge crossing at the navigation lock.

Air quality request made

The state Department of Ecology wants to hear from the public about a draft recommendation declaring the air quality meets federal standards for ozone.

District offers e-newsletter

Parents and community members are invited to sign up for Grand Vista, the school district’s new e-newsletter.