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Board sets appointment

A new member will be appointed to the School Board during a special meeting at 7 p.m. on July 20.

GOP club hosts candidates

The Lower Valley Republican Club will host two candidates at the next two Friday breakfast meetings.

Bridge project on schedule

Progress on the construction of a replacement bridge is on schedule.

Jury begins deliberations

After nearly three days of testimony, a jury is deliberating rape and assault charges against a former Sunnyside resident.

New rules eyed for oil

In the wake of an oil train that derailed last month in Oregon, federal officials are considering new regulations.

Controlled burns continue

Cooler and wetter weather is allowing national forest fire crews to continue prescribed burning operations on the Naches Ranger District.

Prosser plans paint project

Parking could be temporarily unavailable at the Senior Center due to exterior painting.

Crash injures five people

Inattention is believed to be the cause of a crash yesterday that injured five people, the State Patrol said.

Perales trial postponed

The trial for Granger’s police chief is postponed.

Case status decision today

A Yakima County Superior Court judge is deciding whether a juvenile will be tried in adult court today.

Road work may cause delays

Traffic delays are possible through Sunday due to road construction projects.

Comment sought on park

City residents have an opportunity tonight to comment about a request to vacate a park.

Hospital zoning hearing tonight

The city’s Planning Commission is seeking public comment tonight about the hospital’s expansion plans.

Mabton plans contract review

The City Council will review an employment agreement with the police chief tonight.

Drug, assault charges filed

A Grandview man is facing two charges after being arrested yesterday by Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

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