Preliminary 2015 budget now on-line

Residents in the city of Sunnyside who are interested in reviewing the city’s preliminary 2015 budget can now obtain copies at city hall.

Attendance figures strong for this year’s fair in Yakima

Almost perfect fair weather on the final weekend of the Central Washington State Fair helped boost attendance up above the 315,000 mark upon closing this past Sunday.

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Curb appeal

Ryan Navarro and Rich Gonzalez (L-R) smooth out concrete curbing in downtown Sunnyside as part of the ongoing improvement project.

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New quilting group forms in Sunnyside

The best part about being in a quilting group is the shared knowledge and support, according to Rose Herndon and Libby Werkhoven (L-R), members of Sunnyside’s new Friendship Square Quilting group.

Grandview native faces new sentencing on murder conviction

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling two years ago will apparently result in re-sentencing for Jose Munguia of Grandview.

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Exchange student pleased to land on dry side of the state

When Frida Berg learned she had been accepted to be a foreign exchange student to the United States she cried with happiness.

Budget consultant confirms Mabton headed right direction

City police coverage 24 hours a day and building a bigger rainy day fund are among areas of consensus the Mabton City Council reached Monday night during a budget workshop.

Foster Farms recalls product

Foster Farms is recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late last week.

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Another success for Loving Sunnyside Initiative

Volunteers with the Loving Sunnyside Initiative were out in full force last Saturday sprucing up six homes in need of a little TLC.

City’s phone system kapoot

The city of Sunnyside’s telephone system is not operational.

Pacific Power asking for 8.5 percent rate increase

If Pacific Power has their way, residents will soon be paying more for electricity in this area.

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Candidates stump for votes in Sunnyside

With the General Election less than six weeks away, the Sunnyside Republican Club is hosting a series of head-to-head appearances by the candidates.

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New face added to Grandview’s WSP detachment

When Jarryd T. Bivins left military service he thought he might try law enforcement as his next career.

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Fair fun

The Freakout ride on the midway at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima (above) lives up to its name as riders are flung upside-down into the air.

Sunnyside School Board wants more than lip service from high school staff on senior project requirements

A discussion at the Sunnyside School Board meeting last night about senior projects turned into a debate on the value of the graduation requirement to all students.