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Hisey Park upgrade

Granger’s Hisey Park is getting improvements to help prevent the Yakima River from flooding the pond and walkways in the park.

Guilty plea entered in local murder case

Robert Bruce McCorkindale, 25, of Grandview yesterday (Thursday) pled guilty to a second degree murder charge for his role in the killing of Preston Yahne of Prosser last year.

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70 years... and counting... at local Legion post

Soon after Sunnyside’s Les Amundson returned home from serving his country as an airman in World War II, the Sunnyside American Legion leadership tagged him to become a member of Post #73.

Charge it at the fair this year

YAKIMA – For the first time the Central Washington State Fair will be able to accept credit and debit cards for payment at the entry gates this year.

Vehicle stolen from Sunnyside’s Sheller Road area yesterday

Police in Sunnyside yesterday (Thursday) were alerted to a vehicle theft in the 2300 block of Sheller Road.

Grandview cops kept busy

Police in Grandview last night investigated a report of theft in the 200 block of Opal Road and a report of gunshots in the 200 block of Avenue E.

Burglars scared off by residents

Unknown suspects kicked in the front door of a residence in the 100 block of Hanks Road near Grandview yesterday afternoon...

Washingtonians urged to register to vote

Are you eligible to vote but haven’t registered yet?

New initiative launched to fight childhood obesity

Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday announced the launch of the “Healthiest Next Generation Council” as part of his initiative to improve children’s health in Washington state.

Sunnyside GOP club candidate forums on tap

The Sunnyside Republican Club is offering local residents the opportunity to meet several candidates seeking their votes.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Anglers restricted to the banks near Prosser

A mile and a quarter section of the Yakima River is being closed off to anglers who use boats to fish from the middle of the waterway.

Groundwater group stymied by absentees

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee met last night but was unable to conduct business due to lack of a quorum.

Semi rolls Thursday on interstate

A tire blew on a 2002 Kenworth W900 cement semi-truck yesterday morning.