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Newhouse bill adjusts Endangered Species Act

More people to have input before listings

Congressman Dan Newhouse is elated after his State, Tribal and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act was approved in a House Natural Resources Committee markup this week.

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Working on the railroad

Frank Soliz Jr. of Wapato digs a trench under railroad tracks yesterday at Outlook as Columbia Basin Railroad machinery unloads replacement ties.

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Tractor operator rescued

Ag-related incident second in two days

For the second time in two days, a tractor operator was injured in an agriculture-related incident and transported to a hospital.

Ross Dress For Less open for business

Celebration set for tomorrow

Today is the day many shoppers have been anxiously awaiting since winter.

Man stabbed, suspect flees

Police are investigating a Wednesday night stabbing that left one man hospitalized.

Theft suspect goes to court

A Benton City man appeared in court yesterday after allegedly attempting to sell an air conditioner reported stolen from the city last February.

Theft suspect taken to jail

Police booked a Yakima man into jail Tuesday on several charges.

Civil Service sets meeting

The city Civil Service Commission will meet in special session next Wednesday to discuss extending the police dispatcher eligibility list.

IRS phone scam returns

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of a phone scam of which he wants the public to be aware.

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2007: Goats invade cattle feedlot

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Movie in the Park

Yakima Valley College’s Grandview Student Council and city Parks and Recreation will offer a free “Movie in the Park” event Oct. 7, beginning shortly after dusk.

Oktoberfest on the slopes

The annual Oktoberfest fall reunion will be held at the white pass ski lodge, 48935 US Highway 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 14.

Prosser plans pumpkin party

Historic Downtown Prosser Association in partnership with Prosser Farmers Market and Mustangs for Mustangs will be hosting a “Pumpkin Palooza” on Oct. 21.

Divorced doesn’t equal ‘single’

To a lot of so-called “single” moms, this is going to come as a shock: Divorced does not equal single.

Shame on you for Tom Paul story


Shame, shame, shame on you Editor Roger Harnack and Managing Editor Ted Escobar.

Ted’s column helps to wear the ‘right glasses’


I was among those who was sorely disappointed by Ted Escobar’s front page coverage of Tom Paul’s death — until I reread the article several times.

Don’t label someone as ‘controversial’


I am a regular subscriber and reader of your newspaper. On Sept. 27, you ran a story titled, “Sheriff’s Office: Controversial resident commits suicide in field by Managing Editor Ted Escobar.

Facebook is the new ‘big brother’

You’re putting your life at risk, one like at a time.

Tournament for hospital under way

Golfers, whether at the top of their game or those just out for a good cause, are today taking part in the annual Sunnyside Community Hospital Foundation “Golf Fore Health” tournament at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.