Two voted for moratorium, one was absent
Benton County commissioners stood a little tougher against the marijuana culture at their regular meeting Tuesday, and the folks seem to agree. Commissioners Jim Beaver and Shon Small voted to place a 6-month moratorium on the production and processing of marijuana in unincorporated Benton County. Commissioner Jerome Delvin was absent.
State takingover licensing
Sunnyside has become part of the state’s master business licensing service. The state has an earlier reminder schedule, but the due date remains the same, Dec. 31.
A Granger man was arrested Wednesday as police solved a series of car prowls with the help of citizens.
Constantly reading bad news about the youth of our country, you’d think there is no one who’ll stand up for the red, white and blue in the future.
Family, friends lend a hand
For weeks, his outside travel has been limited daily visits to the Mt. Adams DaVita Dialysis Center and home.
State says milk had salmonella
Pride and Joy Dairy, which processes its milk in Toppenish, has given up its raw milk processing license, according to state Department of Agriculture spokesman Hector Castro.
The Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced the 2017 schools of distinction, and Sunnyside High School is on the list for the third straight year.
Suspect wore a dust mask and flat-bill hat
Police are still looking for information on the masked man who robbed Yakima Federal Savings and Loan about 4 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect is described as a white or light-skinned Hispanic male, standing 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5, and weighing about 130 pounds.
Sawed-off shotgun, pistol located in trunk
A local man could be facing multiple charges after a search of his vehicle turned up marijuana and firearms Monday.
Foreign borne parentage increasing
A new report released by the American Immigration Council says Washington state is becoming more and more foreign.
Several government agencies and financial institutions will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day.
Community input sought to solve crime
Two people were shot in an incident here yesterday afternoon.
The new Zillah Veterans Memorial will be unveiled during an observance at 11 a.m. Saturday. The new memorial is located adjacent to the city Civic Center, 119 First Ave., and historic Teapot Dome Service Station.
Activities to celebrate Veterans Day are planned from Zillah to Prosser on Saturday.
Armed robbery call turned into marijuana bust
A call for armed robbery last Sunday led to drug possession arrests for two people, including the man who called police.