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The presidential election is little more than a month away. Like all elections, this one has generated considerable interest, and, as a citizen, you may well be following it closely.

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Newhouse honored

Congressman Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside receives the Guardian of Small Business award from National Federation of Independent Business CEO Juanita Duggan during a ceremony in Washington D.C.

Preparing Sunnyside grapes for market

A local grape grower harvests a vineyard in the East Allen Road area near Sunnyside.

County jobless numbers on the rise

The county’s unemployment rate rose to 7.4 percent for the month of August.

Agency reports inspection results

Six Sunnyside businesses inspected

The Yakima Health District recently released the results of its August inspections at food establishments in Yakima County.

Field project leads August permits

One public works project accounted for almost all of the fees the city received last month for new building permits.

Daily Sun welcomes new staff

There are two new faces at the Daily Sun’s 600 S. Sixth St. office, one of them back for a third stint with the newspaper.

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A glass of wine with a view

With a glass of chilled Kamiakin Rose in hand, a summer afternoon sitting under the trees at Dineen Vineyards is an experience not to be missed.

WSU hosting career fair

More than 60 employers will participate in the Washington State University Tri-Cities annual career fair 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 29, in the Consolidated Information Center.

Attorney nets award

A local attorney with an office in Sunnyside has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for the 10th year in a row.

Jobless numbers fall

After eight months at 5.8 percent, preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent last month.

State imposes carbon rule

A state agency is launching a plan to combat climate change that will impact businesses.

Pot, liquor licenses received

Two new local liquor and one new marijuana license applications have been submitted to the state.

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Credit union aids Nuestra Casa

Non-profit receives $5,000 from LVCU

A local credit union is contributing $5,000 for Nuestra Casa’s educational programs.

Financial class planned

A class on financial literacy and asset building is planned 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Work Source, 1925 Morgan Road.