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Bickleton native wastewater plant operator for port

With the Port of Sunnyside’s new anaerobic digester coming on line soon, Cory Wilson of Bickleton is on board as the plant operator.

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Christmas fun in Mabton

Carla Galarza expresses her fear of Santa to the dismay of her brother, Carlos.

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Holiday season officially underway in Sunnyside

Brightly lit and uniquely designed parade entries make their way past Sunnyside city hall’s Christmas tree during the 26th annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade this past Saturday night in Sunnyside.

Lighted Farm Implement Parade winners announced

The 26th annual Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade was filled with entries lit from stem to stern.

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Reading on the roof

Grandview Harriet Thompson Elementary School Assistant Principal George Graf perched himself atop the school’s roof last Friday as part of a principal’s challenge from Book It!

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Cold conditions, but warm smiles

The newly crowned 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside court - smiling despite the cold conditions - rode the “Egyptian Treasures” float, which was making its last out-of-town appearance at a parade in Toppenish this past Saturday.

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Lepers colony in India focus of local teen’s fundraising project

What started out as a senior class project nearly two years ago has developed into a full-fledged effort that just keeps expanding for Sunnyside’s Cheree’ LaPierre.

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Work is a joy for Sunnyside woman

Work is a joy for San Juanita Fernandez.

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From being hungry to feeding the hungry

Caring for the community’s hungry was the theme of the Sunnyside Ministerial Association’s annual Thanksgiving service held Sunday evening at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.

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Harvest hop

More than 60 Sunnyside High School students turned out for a harvest dance in the school’s commons this past Sunday for senior citizens.

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Season’s meetings

The Melange gift store in Sunnyside was packed this past Wednesday night to kick off its Christmas open house.

‘Underground’ serving those who don’t have place to call their home

In the face of homelessness, the community of Sunnyside doesn’t have a lot of options for helping everyone in need.

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1964: Sunnyside voters OK formation of port district

H. Lloyd Miller of Sunnyside shared photographs of a potato grown by local rancher Harold Olsen that clearly showed the spud to be larger than Miller’s 2-year-old son. Every Washington state county but King and Pierce voted in favor of the prohibition of alcohol. There were 20,000 returns in favor of being dry, as opposed to 15,000 rejecting the law.