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Mabton police officers lend a helping hand

MABTON – Sometimes being a community law enforcement officer means getting your hands dirty.

Thousands get health plans through website

Washington Healthplanfinder officials announced this week that 170,101 Washingtonians have signed up for a qualified health plan or renewed their health coverage through

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Imperial Printing adds x-ray technician to staff

Rachel Fernandez just started working at downtown Sunnyside’s Imperial Screen Printing and Embroidery, but she’s already enjoying the work.

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Former teen mom knows that ‘all things are possible’

Graduating from Sunnyside High School in 1995, with a two-year-old son in tow, the world must have looked pretty daunting to 18-year-old Carmen Cruz.

Sun Terrace Easter egg hunt open to all

Sun Terrace in Sunnyside will be hosting a free Easter egg hunt tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m.

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Medal of Valor awarded to deputies

YAKIMA – Yakima County Sheriff Brian Winter yesterday (Tuesday) recognized two deputies with the Medal of Valor and another with a letter of commendation at the Yakima County Commission meeting.

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Mabton’s first ever police clerk aspires to be a patrolman

MABTON – Even though Nadia George has only been on the job as Mabton Police Department’s first ever office clerk for less than a month, she says the job is one she had been training for as long as she can remember.

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Legacy Washington launches online profiles of World War II vets

First profile on captured fighter pilot from Ferndale who narrowly avoided death   

As the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II nears, the Office of Secretary of State is launching a gripping series of online profiles, beginning with the story of a Whatcom County fighter pilot who was captured and narrowly avoided death in a German concentration camp during the war.

Mt. Rainier openings announced

The annual spring opening of Mt. Rainier National Park and its facilities has begun. Many roads are open earlier this year due to the low snowpack, but visitor services and facilities may be limited in some areas until summer staff is available.