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Yakima County program allows women to add life to their home

GRANDVIEW – Safe, warm and thankful…that’s how Mary Williams and her daughter, Barbara Williams, feel about their newly renovated three-bedroom home.

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Who’s on your left and on your right?

Choosing friends who won’t hold you back one of the keys to success

GRANDVIEW – It can be hard to keep the attention of 800 middle school students, but Pastor Micahn Carter managed the feat during an assembly at Grandview Middle School this past Tuesday.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Marijuana edibles a major concern of Sunnyside United

During its last meeting of 2014, Sunnyside United’s board learned there are concerns aplenty about marijuana edibles and renewed a push for community input.

Assault report leads to arrest

GRANDVIEW – Police in Grandview arrested a juvenile after being alerted to an alleged assault yesterday morning in the 1700 block of West King Street.

Public input wanted on statewide transportation projects

The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking for feedback on its annual list of future transportation projects, including several that impact residents of the Lower Valley.


Week of Nov. 24-28

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Lighted Farm Implement Parade route changed this year

Changes to the downtown streets of Sunnyside mean the route for parades, particularly the annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade, must be altered.

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Weather prompts closure of schools

Overnight freezing rain and icy roads forced a number of closures and delays in the Lower Yakima Valley Thursday morning.

Rededication of Sunnyside’s veterans plaza could be on hold

A rededication of Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza in downtown Sunnyside planned for Dec. 7, now hinges on the arrival of two giant black granite walls.

Mini-storage annexation moving forward

The Sunnyside Planning Commission voted 3-2 last Tuesday night to approve a petition for annexation and forward it to the county’s boundary review board.

City plans require public input

As Sunnyside prepares to update its comprehensive plan, the city needs to incorporate more public participation into the process, according to city planning supervisor Jamey Ayling.