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Chamber of commerce opens its doors to the community

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce threw open its doors Wednesday night to the community.

Grandparent scam has all kinds of twists

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office regularly receives calls from persons who have been targeted by what is known as the “Grandparent Scam.”

Sunnyside teacher headed to Japan

Sunnyside High School science teacher Joyce Stark was one of four teachers nationwide selected to participate in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) leadership academy in Tokyo, Japan.

‘Time for a Change’ theme of Christian club meeting

PROSSER – The theme for the Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection’s next monthly luncheon meeting is “Time for a Change.”

Write-in candidate from Zillah eyes county commissioner’s seat

ZILLAH - Curtis E. Vangstad, a resident of Zillah for more than 30 years, has announced his campaign as a write-in candidate for the District Three Yakima County Commissioner post currently held by Rand Elliott.

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Department heads outline needs at city council retreat

GRANDVIEW – Gearing up for the 2015 fiscal year, the Grandview City Council attended a half-day retreat this past Tuesday.

Street upgrades on Edison Avenue to start next Monday

It is about to get much more difficult to get around downtown Sunnyside, as the third phase of the downtown improvement project, involving East Edison Avenue between Fifth and Seven streets, will be getting underway next Monday with pavement grinding.

Rezone proposal for eight-home housing development doesn’t get thumbs up from Sunnyside City Councilmen

A public hearing on the potential rezone of a property on South Street just north of the Aho housing development did not result in a definitive decision from Sunnyside’s city council.

Fair officials calling all kids

Little Rodeo Wranglers events open to all youngsters

GRANDVIEW – For parents and children who have missed mutton bustin’ the last few years at the Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo, this year there is plenty of fun in the works.

School district still talking with contractor in effort to close out project

The Sunnyside School District has not yet settled with Petra Inc., the contractor for the Sunnyside High School expansion project that began in fall of 2010.

Chamber gets final $7,000 installment

The Sunnyside City Council voted 6-0 to give $7,000 in lodging tax funds to the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for tourism promotion.

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