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Pirates too much for Sunnyside

For three years the Davis High School football team has patiently built its program around a class that now numbers 17 seniors on the varsity squad.

Patriots stymie S’side Christian

The Liberty Christian 8-man football team lived up to its No. 2 State ranking among 1B schools with a 62-16 thumping of Sunnyside Christian last Friday.

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Vikings blast Soap Lake 42-7 in homecoming game

It was a triumphant homecoming for the Viking football team last Friday.

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Sunnyside United conducting annual community survey

At its monthly meeting yesterday, Thursday, the Sunnyside United-Unidos coalition discussed a variety of matters, including the annual community survey and the organization’s new online presence.

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Sunnyside prepping for public works budget

Generally, the city of Sunnyside’s public works budget for 2015 is on track.

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Think Pink event in Prosser

Lower Valley residents Rocky Snider and Crystal Barraza speak with breast cancer survivor Michelle Fulton at yesterday’s (Thursday’s) Think Pink health fair at PMH Medical Center.

Shoplifter taken into custody

A man accused of shoplifting at Walmart in Sunnyside yesterday (Thursday) was taken into police custody.

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Groundwater advisory approves $2 million budget

With very little fanfare, the Lower Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee gave its approval for a two-year budget of $2,032,000 during Thursday night’s meeting held in Granger.

Middle school evacuated due to broken AC

Grandview Middle School had an unexpected fire drill yesterday (Thursday) when an exterior air conditioner unit overheated and caused smoke to enter the building through a vent.

Calls keep deputies busy

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded to 10 calls in the Lower Valley yesterday (Thursday), including two reports of traffic accidents, an automatic alarm and a report of illegal dumping.

Police locate missing car

On Thursday a vehicle reported to the Mabton police as having been stolen from the 500 block of Fifth Street was later recovered in a different location in the parking lot.

S’side firemen have a busy day

Sunnyside firemen responded to eight aid calls and provided six patient transfers during the past 24 hours.

Port closes on land sale

Sunnyside Dairy LLC last Friday closed on the purchase of nearly 500 acres from the Port of Sunnyside.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Being found means one was lost, says Christian women’s speaker

To acknowledge that she has been found, Christian Women’s Connection speaker Lois Williams said she had to admit she had been lost.

Terri Hargrow to perform at jamboree

The Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church in Mabton welcomes newcomer Terri Hargrow of Kennewick to the stage this month.

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Visit EMP Museum to travel to Westeros

SEATTLE – EMP Museum is excited to announce the arrival of Game of Thrones: Ascend the Wall on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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Alpaca show to be staged Oct. 25-26

PASCO – The Northwest Alpaca Showcase returns to TRAC in Pasco Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25-26.

Steppe Cellars hosts cheese event tomorrow

Steppe Cellars, located on Chaffee Road near Sunnyside, is hosting a cheese event tomorrow (Saturday).

Events on tap in Prosser

PROSSER – Several community events are planned for the coming weeks in Prosser.