Ribbon cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday at one of the city’s newest businesses.

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Meeting set for tonight

The Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation meets at 6 p.m. today to discuss bond policy, application for tax exempt financing and an indemnification and compensation agreement.

City pool closed early

The city pool was closed early yesterday thanks to some juveniles who were behaving in a disorderly manner.

Sunnyside man scheduled for court tomorrow

A Sunnyside man is in court tomorrow for a trial confirmation.

Prosser man faces meth possession charge

A Prosser man is being charged with possession of methamphetamine and made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.

Elliott says commissioners listened to public on vote

Rand Elliott of Moxee, who represents the lower valley on the Yakima County Commission, said today the decision to put recreational marijuana on the November ballot is a reaction to numerous requests for a vote.

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Fires slow I-82 traffic

Two blazes reported west of Buena

Two fires raced through brush, dry grass and small trees yesterday afternoon west of the community alongside Interstate 82, slowing traffic.

Darigold CEO touts NAFTA

Withdrawal risks setback for dairies

Darigold President and CEO Stan Ryan told a Congressional panel that the North American Free Trade Agreement has been good for the dairy industry.

Couple does their share to grow city

Growing Granger

Granger has been growing sneakily quick the past few years, and Paul and Julie Almanza are proud to have spurred some of that growth.

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Construction begins on sports complex

Growing Granger

There are dreams. And then are big dreams, like the $3.5 million dream Ryan Stonemetz plans to make come true here.

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Snake River Fire contained

The Snake River Fire near Pomeroy has consumed approximately 3,100 acres and was considered 100 percent contained last night. The blaze was caused by lightning at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

New distracted driving law looms

Escalera: Police will educate before ticketing

The new distracted driving law will take effect Sunday, but it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.

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Legislature sets aside $300,000 for drone education

Sen. Honeyford gets funds into capital budget

State Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside has staked out $300,000 in the state capital budget for the development of a program to help keep the Yakima Valley from falling behind in agricultural drone technology.