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Two days, six arrests

Police arrested six individuals on Monday and Tuesday, including three people in custody for driving violations.

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New police officer

Eric St. John was sworn Monday as a new officer in the Prosser Police Department.

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Prosser woman takes on Daily Sun circulation

Judy Rodriguez had only three children to worry about before she began her new job as The Daily Sun circulation specialist Friday.

Mabton, Sunnyside not targets

There were threats on social media Wednesday that appeared to be targeting schools in Mabton and Sunnyside.

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Seasonal housing

The Yakima Housing Authority’s latest housing project for seasonal migrant farm workers is taking shape on the northwest slope of Cherry Hill, overlooking the town of Granger and the valley.

Group says new council member has conflicts

Asking about residency, ties to David Rand

A coalition of former Sunnyside City Council members, City Commissioners and residents asked the current City Council Monday evening to seek a legal opinion on a potential conflict of interest regarding newly elected member John Henry.

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32-unit apartment complex going up

Construction is under way on the apartments Paul and Julie Almanza planned last year for the southwest slope of Cherry Hill.

Gallery opening focused on loss of an infant

An emotionally powerful, poignant “Empty Photo Project,” created by Washington State University Tri-Cities student Susana Butterworth, will be on display from Jan. 12 to Feb. 8 in the WSU Tri-Cities Art Gallery.

Community writer set to take on mayor’s role

Councilwoman becomes city’s first female mayor

Seeking ways to serve her community wherever she lives has been a life goal for the new mayor. Julia Hart, 65, was selected as the city’s mayor Monday night.

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Local’s art hits national airwaves

Hispanic artist’s work to appear on “Madam Secretary”

Sunnyside High School alum Consuelo Soto Murphy’s art will be a part of the interiors of a national Sunday night television show beginning Jan. 14.

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Ostrom Mushrooms project moving along

Ostrom Mushroom Farms, normally associated with western Washington, will soon be known as a Yakima Valley Company.

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New business owner

Raul Robles, right, has opened a new auto mechanics shop in Sunnyside, taking over the former High Tech Auto Repair building at 807.5 Scoon Road.

Zillah man killed by car

Car hits two pedestrians, killing one man and injuring his adult son

A man was killed, and his son was injured early last evening when a car struck both of them as they walked along Roza Drive in the 1400 block.

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Eaton creates ‘Amazing Race’ challenges

Sunnyside man also did Survivor, Ninja Warrior

When Trent Eaton makes it home for the holidays, it’s a time to relax after weeks of globetrotting.

Former city leaders move to invalidate Henry’s election

The first City Council meeting of the year started with a challenge of the validity of newcomer John Henry.

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