Dedrick named to parks/rec group

Serving on the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Commission wasn’t on the horizon of John Dedrick.

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2015-16 Miss Sunnyside court

Crowned 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside this past Saturday was Jessica Linde, and her princesses Lucero Mejia, Jaquelinne Herrera and Alyssa Ceja (L-R).

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Some wars are fought on the home front

During World War II the headlines were being made overseas. Unbeknownst to many though, while many young American men were heading off to war, the home fires on several fronts needed tending.

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New communications director thrilled to be in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside School District has a new public face.

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Best wishes

David Layden, director of finance and administrative services for the city of Sunnyside, opens a retirement gift from the Sunnyside Arts Commission during its meeting this week.

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Marijuana activist 'living the dream'

Glassblower John Henry can stand up under the heat.

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Prosser gets its second pot shop

Known for its array of wineries, Prosser can also boast not one – but now, two retail marijuana stores.

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Operations manager returns to company after brief stint as pre-school teacher

After trying her hand at being a pre-school teacher, Angie Ruiz decided to return to work for her former employer, V Wireless.

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Pascua attends 50th anniversary celebration of Delano grape strike

DELANO, CALIF. – Cesar Chavez once wrote, “However important the struggle is and however much misery, poverty and exploitation exist, we know that it cannot be more important than one human life.”

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Sunnyside High ag teacher Sun Valley Elementary’s newest assistant principal

“I am taller than all my students, now,” quips Ryan Kannely, who took a job this year as the assistant principal at Sunnyside’s all-kindergarten Sun Valley Elementary School.

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Back to school project

A group of residents from Sun Terrace Assisted Living in Sunnyside visited Washington Elementary School last Friday to present students with gifts of school supplies gathered and purchased by the seniors.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Tristan Watson

Seeking an opportunity to become more involved in the community, Tristan Watson is one of nine young ladies who will be competing for the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside title.