WorkSource gets facelift

Remodeling and expansion of the Sunnyside WorkSource offices are set to begin May 1 and ending June 30, local program director Teresa Sparks announced.

Federal returns are due

Today is the last day to file federal income tax returns for 2016.

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State seeks input on planned Klickitat Community Forest

The state Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to apply for seats on a new Klickitat Community Forest Board to help set policy for land acquired in partnership with an out-of-state organization backed primarily by real estate interests and environmental activists.

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Controlled burn

A controlled agricultural burn Saturday afternoon sent smoke billowing into the air along Woodworth Road north of Grandview.

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On the hunt for Easter eggs

Annalleise Nehls, 11 months, grabs an egg during Saturday’s Easter hunt in Grandview. She carried a pink cowgirl hat basket.

Massachusetts education leader to speak

Heritage hosts program on Thursday

A former Massachusetts state secretary of education will be the keynote speaker Thursday during a program at Heritage university.

State unveils new hemp license rules

Farmers can apply to grow cannabis plant

The state Department of Agriculture has implemented rules for its new hemp growing project.

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Miss Grandview crowned

Trevino crowns Maritza Alvarez as new queen

Maritza Alvarez was crowed Miss Grandview 2017 as the soundtrack of the hit Broadway play, “Hairspray”, plays on Saturday night.

Sex offender checks in

A transient sex offender is residing in Yakima County, but without a permanent address.

Criteria topic of meeting

The city Planning Commission will discuss high-density residential and agri-tourism criteria when it meets next Thursday.

Water system to be flushed next week

Public Works employees will open fire hydrants and flush the city’s potable water system.

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New bench added to parkway

Families join effort to add shade to path

Walkers using the Lower Yakima Valley Pathway between Sunnyside and Grandview can thank two local people for a new bench located on the walkway.

Man faces charges in drive-by shooting

Soliz accused in March 27 incident

A Sunnyside man made his preliminary appearance yesterday for his alleged involvement in a March 27 drive-by shooting.