Prosser woman’s fraud trial reset to September

Maria Raya accused of welfare fraud

The trial for a woman accused of welfare fraud has been postponed to Sept. 19.

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Superintendent sworn in

The Grandview School District’s new superintendent, Henry Strom, is sworn in by School Board President Elizabeth Alba at Monday night’s board meeting.

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Fun and food at the market

Two-year-old Lola Grayson of Sunnyside tries the Hula Hoop yesterday during the Sunnyside Farmers Market at Centennial Square.

Four more arrests in drug trafficking case

Charges connected to airport bust

A man and woman arrested at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport last Friday were part of a larger operation.

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Charlie “The Noiseguy” Williams of the Seattle area entertains children at the Granger Library yesterday with sneezing sounds included in one of his books.

Plenty of commission choices in primary

Incumbent to face three challengers

Eight candidates are vying for two Yakima County commissioner seats.

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Teens extinguish small barn fire

A small fire in a barn could have turned into a raging inferno had it not been for the quick actions of a couple of teens.

Assault, false imprisonment charges filed

A local man has been charged for second-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment after allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a knife.

Sunnyside to consider live video at council meetings

Council may take action Monday night

It could be lights, camera, action for the City Council, which Monday will consider live-streaming video for its meetings.

Prosser woman faces forgery, theft charges

Arrest made at Fiesta Foods Monday

A Prosser woman is in jail after attempting to cash a stolen check at Fiesta Foods Monday.

Prosser councilman steps down

First elected Hispanic cites family move

The City Council will have a vacancy following its July 26 meeting.

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Going calypso in Sunnyside

The 40-member strong Tri-Cities’ Bram Botay Steel Drum band entertains a crowd at Sunnyside’s Centennial Square yesterday.

County notes offender move

A convicted sex offender has moved to the 900 block of Zorada Road.

Man charged with raping girl

Victim allegedly passed out at suspect’s home

A 27-year-old local man is facing a third-degree rape charge after allegedly taking advantage of a drunken 17-year-old girl.

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Work under way on Mayhew Street

City of Sunnyside workers Nick Morrow, left, and Cameron Schlenker apply rock to a portion of Mayhew Street yesterday.