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Power restored after squirrel causes outage

Electricity was out for seven hours yesterday

Power is fully restored to city residents and business.

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Yakima Fair and Rodeo chutes bring action

Cowboys and livestock took center arena Friday and Saturday night as the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo entertained thousands.

YVC names new Grandview campus dean

Interim leader replaces Bryce Humpherys

The local community college campus has a new dean.

Judge denies chief’s request for dismissal

Perales still facing two charges

Criminal charges against a local police chief still stand.

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Marching for peace and unity

More than 100 residents from a dozen local churches march through downtown Sunnyside on Saturday afternoon for what organizers called a display of unity and peace.

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Casino night for seniors

Sunnyside Senior Center hosted its annual Casino Night Friday.

More charges possible in Prosser rape

Three suspects to be tried separately

Police may charge others involved in the rape of a drunken girl last month.

Local faces sixth charge

Teacher’s child porn trial now set for Nov. 14

A former Granger elementary school teacher has been indicted on a sixth federal child pornography charge.

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Attendance, livestock prices strong at fair

Home economic entries down

The 87th annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo wrapped up Saturday night and the early reviews are positive.

Squirrel causes blackout

Thousands without power for 4 hours

One curious squirrel knocked out power to 6,389 local customers for more than four hours today.

K-9 unit return eyed

Texas man wants to donate dogs

It’s been nearly a year since the Police Department’s K-9 officer was shot and killed, and the department is looking at reviving the program.

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Prosser care center wraps up construction

Open house Monday for Amber Hills

A makeover nine months in the works will debut Monday.

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Thousands turn out for Grandview community parade

Event coincides with fair and rodeo activities

Thousands of spectators crowded the streets downtown last night to take in the Grandview Community Parade.

Churches to march through Sunnyside

As many as 150 possible for Saturday walk

Sixteenth Street will be closed for a few hours tomorrow for a street march.

Grandview cracks down on code issues

City plans to charge as much as $500 weekly

The city is cracking down on code violations, threatening repeat offenders with weekly fines of as much as $500.

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