Two days, six arrests

Police arrested six individuals on Monday and Tuesday, including three people in custody for driving violations.

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New police officer

Eric St. John was sworn Monday as a new officer in the Prosser Police Department.

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Prosser woman takes on Daily Sun circulation

Judy Rodriguez had only three children to worry about before she began her new job as The Daily Sun circulation specialist Friday.

Mabton, Sunnyside not targets

There were threats on social media Wednesday that appeared to be targeting schools in Mabton and Sunnyside.

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Seasonal housing

The Yakima Housing Authority’s latest housing project for seasonal migrant farm workers is taking shape on the northwest slope of Cherry Hill, overlooking the town of Granger and the valley.

Group says new council member has conflicts

Asking about residency, ties to David Rand

A coalition of former Sunnyside City Council members, City Commissioners and residents asked the current City Council Monday evening to seek a legal opinion on a potential conflict of interest regarding newly elected member John Henry.

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32-unit apartment complex going up

Construction is under way on the apartments Paul and Julie Almanza planned last year for the southwest slope of Cherry Hill.

Gallery opening focused on loss of an infant

An emotionally powerful, poignant “Empty Photo Project,” created by Washington State University Tri-Cities student Susana Butterworth, will be on display from Jan. 12 to Feb. 8 in the WSU Tri-Cities Art Gallery.

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Count date for homeless

The 2018 Yakima County Homeless Census, also known as “Point in Time,” will take place Jan. 25 at various locations throughout the county.

Police arrest 7 over 3 days

Police arrested seven people for various infractions, including car theft, from Jan. 5-7.

Two steal a donation box

Toppenish Police arrested two men for stealing a donation box early Monday morning.

Stage 1 burn ban in place

The existing burn ban in Yakima County was downgraded from stage 2 to 1 yesterday. Under a Stage 1, the use of certified wood stoves, pellet stoves and other certified wood-burning devices is allowed. All outdoor burning is prohibited throughout Yakima County.

City leaders to visit Olympia

Washington employers, lawmakers and economists will discuss manufacturing, climate policy and keeping Washington competitive at the Association of Washington Business 2018 Legislative Day and Hill Climb.