Inslee pitches plan to fund transportation projects in Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday, Tuesday, announced a proposal to address the state’s transportation needs.

Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Governor plans to chart new course for Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

Another judge upholds rights of cities to ban the sale of recreational marijuana

State AG says it’s up to legislators to decide if municipalities should be required to allow pot stores to open

A fourth Superior Court judge - this past Wednesday - agreed with an opinion issued by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office earlier this year, concluding that nothing in Initiative 502 over-rides local governments’ authority to regulate or ban marijuana businesses.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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.