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Still sweethearts after 69 years

He thought she was too old for him. The young 18-year-old girl wasn’t interested in making new friends in the Yakima Valley.

Levies passing

Every tax levy put to voters in Yakima County on Tuesday are still passing, although one result is still too close to call.

Arraignments scheduled for man arrested twice

Police chief believes new program improperly applied

A local man is awaiting arraignments for crimes committed on Jan. 28 and Feb. 8.

Sunnyside wins marijuana case

Judge rules for city, tosses Rand’s lawsuit

A Superior Court Judge has decided Sunnyside has a right to ban marijuana retail stores within the city limits.

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Framed Valentines

Sweethearts Armando Rodriguez and Ruth Matheny of Grandview pose for a Valentine portrait at yesterday’s annual Parade of Hearts Dance at the Grandview Community Center.

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Local shop prepares for opening

Jaime Lopez paints a design at No Limits Glass and Vape shop at 1517 East Lincoln Ave. in Sunnyside.

Police seek check forgery suspect

Local businesses taking measures to catch fraud

A 19-year-old Yakima woman is being sought for allegedly forging a series of checks in the area.

Granger plans hearing on retail marijuana

The public will have its chance next week to say whether the city should approve or ban recreational marijuana sales.

Granger Police Chief placed on leave

Former Mabton chief facing multiple charges

Charges related to allegations of domestic violence may cost a local police chief his job.

The IRS is not calling

Local police issue alert for bogus demands

Callers telling local residents they are from the Internal Revenue Service are part of a scam.

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Locals welcome warm weather as irrigators worry

Soaring temperatures, both in the Lower Valley and around the state, are pleasant for most every day activities.

Irrigation district appoints interim manager

Brady first woman to lead local district

The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District Board of Directors appointed an interim district manager yesterday.

Levies passing in Lower Valley

Mabton voters barely saying ‘yes’

Three communities in the Lower Yakima Valley today are supporting replacement maintenance and operation levies for their schools.

Local man dies in crash

A local man is dead after a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on Maple Grove Road.

Search begins for new superintendent

Board will review options Monday

Even as it closes the tenure of one superintendent, the School Board will Monday begin searching for a replacement.