Search begins for new superintendent

Board will review options Monday

Even as it closes the tenure of one superintendent, the School Board will Monday begin searching for a replacement.

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Wine tour coming to Sunnyside

Next weekend will be an opportunity for wine enthusiasts from around the state to meet winemakers here in the Yakima Valley.

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Police seek stabbing suspect

One of two brothers suspected in a stabbing yesterday at Agitation Station, 100 W. Lincoln Ave., is still at large.

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Constructive play

Washington Elementary School students play at recess overshadowed by the construction of a new school in the background.

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New system slows city building permits

A patchwork of paperwork is a temporary fix as city workers switch to a new computer system.

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New officer on the road

A new police officer is getting to know local residents.

Cole hearing rescheduled

Cole pleads not guilty to DUI

Sunnyside’s superintendent of schools is looking at another hearing after pleading not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol charges.

Brighter Sunshine Days ahead

Museum, July 4 run also get funding nods

The city is reviving its namesake festival.

Murder trial reset to May

Domestic violence charges added

A Mabton man’s second-degree murder trial is scheduled to begin in May after an amendment to charges was filed yesterday in Benton County Superior Court.

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Serving appreciation

Sunnyside firemen Justin Rico and Phil Sorchych, at right, fill their plates last night during the Sunnyside Lions Club’s annual first-responder appreciation dinner.

School levy spending an inexact science

Local school districts have maintenance and operation levies on the ballot next Tuesday and school officials say the money meets critical needs.

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Washington Elementary halfway done

Interior construction is underway at the new Washington Elementary School in Sunnyside.

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Gas prices good for the bottom line

Lowest fuel prices in eight years a boon for local economy

Fuel prices are the lowest motorists have seen since 2008. The national average was $1.78 per gallon this morning.

Marijuana ruling expected by Friday

The Superior Court has promised to issue a ruling this week on whether a Sunnyside marijuana store owner’s lawsuit against the city will proceed to trial.

Murder, assault trials delayed

A Sunnyside native’s trials for murder and assault charges are delayed.