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Ribbon cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday at one of the city’s newest businesses.

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West Virginians found Yakima Valley to be magical

Back in the ‘90s, there was a disc jockey on Spanish radio who often referred to the Yakima Valley as the Magical Valley.

Re-trial set for next Monday

A former Yakima County and Sunnyside prosecuting attorney is slated for re-trial on charges of indecent liberties with forcible compulsion and unlawful imprisonment.

Schools may lose out with state budget

Legislators passed a new state budget June 30, believing the $43.7 billion will help schools statewide.

All-American wrestlers lead July 26 clinic

Christian organization helps athletes

A one-day camp for youngsters interested in wrestling will take place July 26 at Sunnyside High School.

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Quality food

Juan Fernandez of Sunnyside thanks Ramona Lopez for the high quality fresh produce she brought to the Sunnyside Farmers Market Wednesday afternoon.

No new charges for public records

City deals with sludge removal

Monday’s discussion of the city’s public records ordinance did not result in any new charges for residents requesting them.

Mabton man charged in traffic death

Justin Newhouse accused

Charges have been filed and a Mabton man charged for a January fatality crash near Buena.

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Refreshing day at the pool

Rebeka Alvarez, 9, of Prosser enjoys a ride down the rec slide at the Prosser Aquatics Center yesterday.

Bee caused deaths of truck drivers

Investigators visit survivor

A bee was the cause of a two-truck, head-on collision that took the lives of two men last Thursday.

Art and Wine Walk on tap Saturday

Prosser event runs from 6-10 p.m. downtown

As the sun dips below the city’s historic downtown skyline, art lovers and wine connoisseurs will be ready to enjoy the best of both worlds at the 14th annual Art Walk and Wine Gala.

Chillin’ at the splash pool

With Yakima Valley temperatures hovering in the upper-90s, Osbaldo Pacheco, 10, Bridget Morales, 8, and Yullissa Pacheco, 4, take advantage of the South Hill Community Center Splash Pool on Wednesday afternoon in Sunnyside.

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New CEO to take hospital to next level

Gibbons, Gallagher promoted

As Sunnyside Community Hospital transitions into a regional health agency, a new chief executive officer quietly took over local management in April.

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Sunnyside gets new fire captain

New Sunnyside Fire Department Capt. Chad DenBoer, right, was sworn in during Monday night’s City Council meeting by Deputy Mayor Dean Broersma.

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Sunnyside Mayor honored

Sunnyside Mayor Jim Restucci, who recently competed a term as the president of the Association of Washington Cities, is congratulated by Councilwoman Julia Hart during the association’s annual convention in Vancouver from June 20-23.

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