Mabton Council approves $6.2 million budget for 2015

MABTON – While the Mabton City Council wrestled over approving a 7 percent raise for the town’s city clerk position, it quickly approved a nearly 10 percent increase in pay for the acting police chief position.

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Mr. Newhouse goes to Washington

WASHINGTON D.C. – With his election as the Fourth Congressional District’s representative assured, Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside has spent the last week or so getting familiar with his future work place in Washington D.C.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

County’s newly elected prosecutor to focus on communication, training

Practicing law in the public and private sectors will serve him well, says Joe Brusic, Yakima County’s newly elected prosecutor.

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Mabton budget contains major utility projects

MABTON – Last night, Wednesday, the Mabton City Council reviewed the city’s 2015 budget, including holding a public hearing.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Newhouse emerges with win over Didier

Nearly a week after the Nov. 4 General Election a clear winner has finally emerged in the Fourth District Congressional contest between Dan Newhouse and Clint Didier.

Newhouse still holds election lead

Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside is holding steady to his slim lead over fellow Republican Clint Didier in the race to succeed Congressman Doc Hastings, who retires at the end of this year.

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Didier makes up ground on Newhouse

Trimming his election night deficit by a third, Clint Didier has narrowed the gap against Dan Newhouse in the Fourth District congressional race.

Sunnyside farmer appears headed to D.C.

Newhouse sitting on more than 52 percent of the votes

While not all the votes have been counted in the Fourth District Congressional race, Sunnyside-area farmer Dan Newhouse has claimed an early, if narrow lead over his challenger, Clint Didier of Eltopia.

Winter elected county’s newest top cop

Brian Winter is leading the Yakima County Sheriff’s race handily.

Incumbent fends off write-in challenge for Yakima County commissioner seat

Rand Elliott woke up this morning ready to tackle the same issues facing the Yakima County commissioners that he faced Tuesday as an incumbent candidate seeking re-election.

Personal injury attorney wins prosecutor’s race

Voters, it appear, have elected personal injury attorney Joe Brusic to serve as the next Yakima County prosecutor.

No surprises in 15th Legislative District races

Voters are overwhelmingly approving the incumbents in the 15th Legislative District races.