Newhouse honors couple

Congressman Dan Newhouse this past Monday recognized a couple for adopting four children from foreign countries as “Angels in Adoption.”

Dams closing for holidays

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams are closed to cross-dam public vehicle traffic on federal holidays, unless otherwise announced.

Thanksgiving closures slated

All government offices, courts and banks will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving.

County plans road closure

A section of Gurley Road will be closed next week for utility work.

Routine day for police

Police have handled 27 routine calls for service since yesterday.

Youth arrested on charges of shoplifting

A boy was arrested on charges of shoplifting yesterday afternoon after he allegedly stole cold medicine from Safeway, according to police. The case is still under investigation.

Tease photo

Lighted parade route revised

Entry deadline Nov. 30

Parade goers attending the 27th annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade next Saturday, Dec. 5, will be looking at it from a different perspective.

WSU offering ag workshop

A workshop to provide information on basic animal behavior, low-stress safe handling guidelines and effective handling/training techniques will be offered next month.

Prosser Shopko toy drive underway

The new Shopko Homestown Store at 471 Wine Country Road will join the national retailer in participating in the Toys for Tots program this holiday season.

Sunnyside police aid Toys for Tots effort

The police department is collecting for the U.S. Marine Reserves Toys for Tots program.

Heavy fog postpones signal work

Due to heavy fog last Friday, the city of Sunnyside rescheduled maintenance on the traffic signal at Yakima Valley Highway and East Edison Avenue.

Burn ban upgraded

This morning a Stage 2 burn ban was declared for all of Yakima County.

EMTs have busy weekend

Emergency medical technicians were active during the past weekend, responding to eight emergency aid calls.

Cromwell benefit dinner scheduled

A benefit dinner and silent auction to benefit a local man suffering with Stage 4 colon cancer will be held at Sun Valley Elementary School, 1220 N. 16th St., tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Airport committee wants a new sign

Members of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board want a new airport sign.