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Moratorium set for pot

Benton County commissioners have approved an emergency moratorium on new marijuana growing and processing businesses. The moratorium passed 2-0, with one abstention, Tuesday.

Sex offender moves to Sunnyside

According to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Ismael Andaverde is now living in the 1200 block of South 11th Street.

Special board meeting set

The School Board has called for a special meeting at 6:30 a.m. today at the Prosser High School Library, 1203 Prosser Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a construction design consultation with the architect an construction manager of the new Prosser High School.

Prescription drug dump

Residents of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska turned in 35,058 pounds (17.5 tons) of prescription medications October 28.

Newhouse wants action

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led a press conference in the U.S. Capitol with 13 House GOP Reps. to call for action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Arrested for no license

Cassandra Lynn Barrera, 33, of 613 E. Adams St. Grandview, was arrested by police Wednesday afternoon for motor vehicle violations.

City budget hearing set

The Sunnyside City Council will take up the property tax levy for 2018 at its regular meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Property tax on agenda

On Tuesday, the Grandview City Council will take up property tax rates among other agenda items during its regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting is at 7 p.m. in City Hall 207 W. Second St. There will be a workshop prior to the meeting.

Woman in custody

A local woman was being held in protective custody Tuesday in the city jail.

Traffic offense leads to jail

A local man was booked into the city jail late Tuesday night after a traffic infraction.

Transient trespasses

A local transient resident was arrested for second-degree trespassing.

Two facing violence charges

Two area residents were arrested Tuesday on unrelated domestic violence charges Tuesday.

Grandview man arrested twice in a day

A Grandview man was cited and arrested twice in one day for the same offense.

Man faces hit-and-run, DUI charges

A Mabton man was arrested early Wednesday morning in an alleged drunken driving, hit-and-run crash.

Man booked in domestic

An area man was booked into the city jail Saturday following a domestic incident.

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