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Faulty smoke alarm blamed for aid call to S’side firemen

A dirty smoke detector triggered an automatic fire alarm to the Sunnyside Fire Department Tuesday morning. Upon their arrival, firemen were unable to locate a fire.

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Stadium upgrade progressing well

The $1.6 million construction of Grandview High School’s athletic facilities is well on its way.

S’side buses pass muster

The Sunnyside School District’s fleet of buses were inspected and passed with flying colors, according to a letter the district received from Randy Dorn, the state’s superintendent of public schools, and from John Batiste, chief of the Washington State Patrol.

School board calendar set

With few exceptions, the Sunnyside School Board for the 2015-16 school year will stick to the tried and true of holding its work sessions at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month and its regular action meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month.

Early budget estimates

Though a budget for the 2015-16 school year has yet to be finalized, the Sunnyside School Board Monday night received some early calculations.

Board OKs staff changes

In action Monday night, the Sunnyside School Board approved several staffing changes within the district in preparation for the 2015-16 school year.

Barracudas avenge loss to Grandview

The host Othello Barracudas last night avenged an earlier season loss to Grandview, winning by a 415-356 score Tuesday evening.

Sharks wrap up league play with second best record of 10-2

Sunnyside’s summer swim team capped off heads-up competition this season by cruising past the Toppenish Tarpons last night, 495-313.

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Kyle John Walker


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Angela Marie Walker


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Swim team donation

Sunnyside swim team representatives were presented with a check for $4,254.92 from the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club this past Monday.

Phone apps useful for outdoor adventures

Today’s outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of their smartphones and top-rated mobile apps to make their next adventure more enjoyable, and safer. According to a recent survey by U.S.

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Park full of activity

A carnival-like atmosphere filled Sunnyside’s Central Park last Saturday when the entire park was closed for a private party.

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‘Drive Green’ event at Grandview fairgrounds

Sunnyside’s RDO Equipment Co. will be hosting a “Drive Green” event at the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo, Aug. 5-8.

What should you know about establishing a trust?

You don’t have to be a CEO or multimillionaire to benefit from a trust. In fact, many people gain advantages from establishing one – so it may be useful to learn something about this common estate-planning tool.