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Edison Avenue improvements

A stretch of East Edison Avenue was closed yesterday from the 2200 block to state Highway 241 so crews could dig into the road and make water infrastructure improvements.

State auditor candidates find little support in Yakima County

Opponents have raised over $220,000

Between them two candidates for state auditor have raised more than $220,000 for their respective campaigns.

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Not quite ready for lift-off

A crew inflates the Morning Melody balloon from Wilsonville, Ore. this morning during the Great Prosser Balloon Rally.

Prosser man shoots at wife during chase

Speeds reached up to 80 mph on Stover Road

A Prosser man is accused of pursuing his wife in a high speed car chase Wednesday and shooting at her.

Grandview City Council to continue budget talks

Discussions for 2017 began with fire, police departments

City council members got a sneak peak Tuesday night at budget requests from the police and fire departments.

Judge refuses bail request

Local charged with sending drugs to jail

A local man will remain behind bars awaiting his Oct. 21 trial after his request for reduced bail was denied in Yakima County Superior Court.

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‘Maybelle’ kicks off the fair

Get to the fair early for first day free entry

The ceremony surrounding the unveiling of Maybelle the Holstein in the Valley Building on Tuesday was the unofficial opening of the Central Washington State Fair, 1301 S. Fair Ave.

Fair Board to honor Golob on Saturday

A Granger farmer who died earlier this year will be honored Saturday.

Prosser schools seek options

Task force will recommend next steps

A task force tomorrow will present its final recommendations for the School District’s building issues.

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Stirring sunset in Mabton

Clouds and a smoky haze from recent fires combine for a brilliant sunset Monday night in Mabton.

Local pleads guilty

Woman sentenced in drug case

A local woman has plead guilty to one drug charge, had another dismissed and sentenced to 45 months.

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Out for a spin

Rachel Scott, center, gives sisters Emmalee, 4, and Devan Sanchez, 7, a ride Saturday during Pet Days at Del’s Farm Supply in Sunnyside on Yakima Valley Highway.

County drops charges in drug bust

Federal government to pursue case

Yakima County is dropping charges against two suspects involved in an alleged drug exchange July 15 at the local airport.

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Hot air balloons to fill Prosser skies

Festival starts with first flight Friday morning

Weather permitting, the 26th annual Great Prosser Balloon Rally will lift off early Friday morning for three days of ballooning.

Candidates neck-and-neck in funding for judicial post

Strategies vary from ice cream to live music

A race for Yakima County Superior Court judge is shaping up as a close battle between the lower and upper valley, the latest campaign financing numbers show.

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