Daily Sun staffers win awards from WNPA

At least nine current or former Daily Sun staffers will be recognized in October for their newspaper work during the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association gala.

Fire damages Oldenway home

Blaze causes $75,000 in damages

An afternoon blaze Monday caused $75,000 to a home at 71 N. Oldenway Road.

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State apple crop expected to be down a little this year

Temperatures may be factor in production

The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is estimating a state apple crop slightly smaller than last year’s.

Heat advisory extended

The National Weather Service has extended a heat advisory through 8 p.m. tomorrow.

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The fair opens today

Gates open at 8 a.m. every day through Saturday

The animals are all bedded down and the open class buildings are decorated with exhibits for opening day at the 90th annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo at the Country Park, 812 Wallace Way.

Bail set at $75,000 for teen shooter

Parents were transported to medical centers

Bail was set at $75,000 Monday in Yakima County Superior Court for the local 18-year-old accused of shooting his parents on Aug. 1.

Social media policy at Prosser schools approved

Policy to make employees think about impacts of posts

The School Board last night approved a social media policy in time for its staff expectations training.

Overtime report leads to questions

City Council doesn’t like account of police payroll

City Council members have asked for years for a clear accounting of overtime paid to police.

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No one injured

Two people walked away from this crash with a tractor-trailer Monday morning on the eastbound interstate 82 overpass at Dekker Road near Outlook.

Recycling, economic growth on Prosser agenda

Funding could move utilities north of I-82

The City Council will discuss recycling and spending a rural improvement grant when it meets tonight.

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Wapato man rescued from diversion dam

Man swept away in early morning swim

A local man who went swimming in the Yakima River sometime before 8 a.m. Monday was rescued from a dangerous predicament at the Wapato Irrigation Project diversion dam by rescue specialists.

Records: Teen shot his Mom and Dad

Jamie Uribe Jr. charged in adult court

A local 18-year-old suspected of shooting his parents made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.

Home lost in fire Saturday

A local woman is without her home and its contents following a fire Saturday afternoon.

Granger man honored

Granger resident Guillermo Castaneda was more than pleased to be honored at this year’s University of Washington commencement ceremony.

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Regal entrance

Toppenish Junior Rodeo Queen Mikenzye Alley of Benton City enters the arena Saturday during opening ceremonies.