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Plaza project seeks helpers

A $20,000 contribution from Home Depot in the form of paver bricks for Sunnyside’s Jerry Taylor Veteran’s Plaza will conclude this coming Thursday.

Youth corps wrap up season

Ecology Youth Corps crews picked up 501,275 lbs. of litter this past summer from 3,051 miles of roadways and 17 illegal dump sites in Washington.

Annexation application forwarded to planning commission

The Sunnyside Planning Commission will have the opportunity to consider the annexation of a mini storage operation at the corner of Allen Road and South 16th Street.

Prosser vets taking orders for greenery

The Prosser AMVETS Post is taking orders for poinsettias and evergreen wreaths as part of a fall fundraisers for the post and women’s auxiliary.

City manager featured guest at Nuestra Casa

Nuestra Casa will host a listening session with Sunnyside City Manager Don Day this coming Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Transportation meeting set

“Transportation – Today and into the Future” is the theme of a symposium scheduled next Wednesday, Oct. 8, in Yakima.

Water flushing set for Oct. 9

Next Thursday, Oct. 9, the city of Sunnyside crews will be flushing out iron and manganese deposits in the city’s water system.

Didier garners endorsement

A former candidate for Washington’s Fourth Congressional District this week endorsed Clint Didier for the post.

Training set for storm spotters

The National Weather Service in Pendleton, Ore. will conduct live on-line advanced storm spotter training next Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.

Sunnyside fire station open house this Saturday

The Sunnyside Fire Department will host an open house this coming Saturday during Sunnyside Sunshine Days to allow the community to take tours of the newly completed fire station, at the corner of South Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue.

Conservation assessments approved by county officials

A system of assessments for property within the South Yakima Conservation District was yesterday (Tuesday) approved by the Yakima County Commission.