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Ending the day

Catarino Torres finishes the day’s work in a hop field along Forsell Road near Grandview yesterday.

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City garners $1 million for streets, sidewalks

Cracked and uneven sidewalks will be the first project the city takes on after receiving three state grants.

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Port scales back Carnation plant demolition plans

Historian plans farewell for Carnation

The Port of Sunnyside is scaling back its plans to demolish the former Carnation plant at South First Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Coliform testing not conducted in November

Water supply deemed clean

Officials with the city sent out a letter to water users last month informing them their drinking water was not tested during November 2015.

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An early spring?

Austin Miranda, left, has Eden Martinez’s attention this morning as the two three-year-olds work on creating puppet versions of “Punxsutawney Phil” in celebration of Groundhog Day.

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Student reading challenge sends principals to the rooftop

School joins in national reading drive

The first rainy day in a week last Friday happened to be the day principals at Harriet Thompson Elementary School sat on the roof to read all day.

City may consider district-based voting

District-based voting during a primary election is nothing new, but the idea of district voting in a general election may be up for consideration.

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Paramedics saving local lives for 20 years

For two decades local residents have been able to count on paramedics in an emergency.

Police issue description of carjacking suspect

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for attempting to carjack a local woman’s vehicle Wednesday night.

Yakima Chief eyes expansion

City council to consider annexing company parcel

A local company is looking for room to grow, and Monday will ask the City Council to consider annexing its property.

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Community honors Jim Trull

Overflow crowd mourns local leader

Hundreds turned out yesterday for a memorial service to honor a Lower Valley man described as “humble and authentic.”

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Burger King latest among local fast food updates

Re-opening set for tomorrow

Prizes, coupons and a mountain bike are on the menu tomorrow when the local Burger King unveils its newly remodeled restaurant at 3201 Picard Place.

Man sentenced in brother’s death

A Grandview man was yesterday sentenced by a Yakima County Superior Court judge for vehicular homicide.

Ruling prompts strong reactions

Last month’s restroom ruling by the state Human Rights Commission is provoking strong reactions, both here and in Olympia.

City receives nearly clean audit

Auditors raise citation issue

The city has been issued a clean accountability audit report for 2014.