Candidates file for offices

Garza the first to file for Sunnyside seat

Betty Lynn Garza filed for City Council Position No. 3 yesterday, making her the first candidate to file for any of the three open spots.

Inslee signs distracted driving law

Inslee also signs stricter DUI law

The rules of the road just got tougher.

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Local fourth-grader in fight for his life

Nathaniel Wood, 9, may need a bone marrow transplant

The community is responding quickly to one of their own in need.

Woman’s tip stalls house scam, for now

House hunting is hard enough. But when renters and sellers find themselves in the middle of an interstate scam, people not only lose the opportunity for a nicer home, they also lose their hard-earned money.

State agriculture officials call for West Nile vaccinations

Mosquitos can transmit virus to horses

The state Department of Agriculture is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals as soon as possible to protect against West Nile virus.

Craft brewing has area hopping

You’ve seen an explosion of hop yards in the Yakima Valley in recent years and have probably wondered why.

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Sign of the Times

Press leaves; Daily Sun continues printing in Hood River, Ore.

The last newspaper printing plant in the Lower Yakima Valley is now a thing of the past.

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Irrigation line repair

Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District crews dig up a sidewalk to replace a pipe that sprang a leak, discovered last week along East Lincoln Avenue, near Pioneer Elementary School in Sunnyside.

Mabton man arrested for identity theft

Suspect used debit card at Jack in the Box

A Mabton man is facing charges after allegedly using a stolen debit card.

Grandview schools to recognized top workers

The School Board will honor the best employees in the district during a 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight.

Cancer claims life of Carol Newhouse

Congressman had been criticized for missing votes to care for wife

Carol Newhouse, the wife of congressman Dan Newhouse, was overtaken by cancer and passed away Friday in a Seattle-area hospital.

Girls coach sues School District

Lawsuit claims schools officials retaliated against whistleblower

An assistant girls wrestling coach who blew the whistle on potential voyeurism is suing the School District.

Officials: Hanford emergency is over

Precautions continue for 200 East Area

Federal officials announced there is no longer an emergency at the Hanford site.

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Books for bikes

Layla Barnhart and Tyler Albano of Bickleton receive their bicycles from the Sunnyside Masonic Temple’s Books for Bikes contest.

Flood warning issued

A local river is under a flood warning through 11:19 a.m. Saturday.