Commissioners put pot on hold

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.

Business license reminders early, but due date the same

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.

Car prowl suspect nabbed

A Granger man was arrested Wednesday as police solved a series of car prowls with the help of citizens.

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Patriotism at Granger Vets Day

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.

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Man takes final ride in his trophy-winning lowrider

Family, friends lend a hand

For weeks, his outside travel has been limited daily visits to the Mt. Adams DaVita Dialysis Center and home.

Pride and Joy gives up raw milk license

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.

Sunnyside High on distinction list, again

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.

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Police seek help in robbery

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.

Parking violation turns up pot, guns

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.

Study finds state more foreign

Foreign borne parentage increasing

A new report released by the American Immigration Council says Washington state is becoming more and more foreign.

Veterans Day closures slated Friday

Several government agencies and financial institutions will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day.

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Two people injured in drive-by shooting

Community input sought to solve crime

Two people were shot in an incident here yesterday afternoon.

Zillah to unveil new memorial

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.

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Area to observe Veterans Day

Activities to celebrate Veterans Day are planned from Zillah to Prosser on Saturday.

Two men charged for drugs

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.