County to eye settlement

Yakima County Commissioners will consider a settlement agreement tomorrow.

Grant, land set for review

Port of Sunnyside commissioners are expected to accept a loan-grant package to turn the former Funny Farm liquor store into a microbrewery when they meet tonight.

Sunnyside man cited

A Sunnyside man was charged with driving too fast for conditions after his vehicle overturned last Friday.

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Military honors for Irvin Stone

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3207 honored Irvin Edward Stone of Prosser with a 21-gun salute downtown yesterday at the conclusion of a memorial service.

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Highway 241 reopens

Officials: More rain may bring another closure

A washout encroaching on state Highway 241 has officials prepared to shut it down again if heavy rains and runoff return.

Woman’s death ruled a homicide

Authorities still trying to identify victim

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is calling its investigation into a recovered body a homicide case.

Prosser teacher on leave after post

Report illegal aliens to ICE, Rhode said

A first-grade teacher will learn her fate tomorrow after being placed on leave for a social media post about illegal immigrants.

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Autopsy shows woman died from gun shot

Officials seek identify of body found yesterday

An autopsy is providing answers about a woman’s body found yesterday, but not enough to identify her.

School expels student over Airsoft scare

Police will not seek charges against boy

An investigation continues at Housel Middle School today after a student was expelled for bringing an Airsoft pistol to school.

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A Day Without Immigrants

Protest shutters businesses, affects school attendance

Fiesta Foods customers making a quick trip to the store yesterday were disappointed to find the grocer closed.

Lower Granite open Monday

Lower Granite Lock and Dam will be open for public vehicle crossings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, President’s Day.

Cities cancel meetings

Two Lower Yakima Valley planning commissions canceled their meetings this week.