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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.

Council starts new year with bang

Hart selected as the first woman to be mayor of Sunnyside

It was one shock after another as the City Council opened its new year with the selection of leadership.

Ferguson wants death penalty abolished

Lawmakers may make up bill to eliminate executions

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is pushing lawmakers to eliminate the death penalty and require first-degree murder convicts to serve life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Sheriff Brian Winter falls ill with ALS

Saying it is his duty to notify the public, Yakima County Sheriff Brian Winter wrote an open letter Sunday announcing he has ALS.

Grandview City Council meets Tuesday

The Grandview City Council will meet in two sessions tomorrow to consider a number of agreements. The council meets as a committee of the whole at 6 p.m. The meetings will take place in City Hall.

Hernandez: It’s a good time to consider investing

“And today the Dow Jones closed at a new record high of 25,295.87,” the news anchor said as he closed his show Friday.

Sheriff adds monitor

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office has added a Commercial Vehicle Education-Enforcement Deputy to the Traffic Unit.

Area meetings, today, tomorrow

Three governmental board meetings are scheduled for today and tomorrow in the area.

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Moore to join Linehan on Dallas sideline

Two Lower Yakima Valley high school football stars coaching America’s team. Football fans around here might consider that a coup.

Mayor James Restucci: Exciting year ahead

New hospital will be 2018’s crown jewel

Thinking ahead to 2018, Mayor Jim Restucci says “It’s going to be an exciting year.”

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Lower valley students to hatch salmon

Salmon project begins at local schools

The care of 100 salmon eggs is now the responsibility of high school science teacher Jennifer Santjer.