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Audit comes back clean

A recent federal audit of the Sunnyside Division Board of Control was completed with no issues or concerns found.

Executive session held

Following its regular business meeting yesterday, SVID’s board held an executive session to discuss pending litigation and personnel issues.

Meeting date changed

Due to a scheduling conflict, the SVID board’s meeting in November has been moved to the second Tuesday of the month.

Board OK’s equipment buy

The SVID board of directors yesterday, Tuesday, authorized staff to move forward with an equipment purchase…ahead of 2016 budget discussions.

Veterans host benefit for wildfire firefighters

Sunnyside VFW Post #3482 is planning a spaghetti dinner to benefit Washington wildfire firefighters on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the post home, 615 North Ave., Sunnyside.

Ace bucket campaign set for Sept. 5

Local Ace Hardware stores, including the Sunnyside location, are participating in the Ace Bucket Campaign to support local miracles for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Grandview beautification awards given

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department has announced the winners of the community beautification awards for this month.

Newhouse to host college, job training exposition

KENNEWICK – Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) is hosting a Higher Education and Job Training Expo on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dayton-area firefighters greatly aided by Sunday rain showers

DAYTON – Sunday night rains greatly aided firefighters battling a southeast Washington fire in the Dayton area in Columbia County.

Fall chinook fishing open on Snake River

The Snake River will open tomorrow (Tuesday) for fall chinook fishing.

Agreement with Sunnyside OK’d in Mabton

An interlocal agreement between the Mabton and Sunnyside school districts was this past Monday approved by the Mabton School Board.

Judge denies pot store relief

A request by Dave’s Place, the retail recreational marijuana store in Sunnyside with a state license, to open temporarily while litigation against the city proceeds was denied this past Tuesday by a Superior Court judge.

Firearms prohibition lifted in G’view

The prohibition on carrying a firearm in city parks and the Grandview cemetery has been lifted.

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