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Pacific Power asking for 8.5 percent rate increase

If Pacific Power has their way, residents will soon be paying more for electricity in this area.

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Candidates stump for votes in Sunnyside

With the General Election less than six weeks away, the Sunnyside Republican Club is hosting a series of head-to-head appearances by the candidates.

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New face added to Grandview’s WSP detachment

When Jarryd T. Bivins left military service he thought he might try law enforcement as his next career.

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Fair fun

The Freakout ride on the midway at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima (above) lives up to its name as riders are flung upside-down into the air.

Sunnyside School Board wants more than lip service from high school staff on senior project requirements

A discussion at the Sunnyside School Board meeting last night about senior projects turned into a debate on the value of the graduation requirement to all students.

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LTAC looks at future of tourism promotion in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) wants to look at the possibility of funding a position solely focused on promoting tourism.

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Stylish ride

Sunnyside’s Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living Community residents enjoy a crisp fall evening carriage ride around Sunnyside Thursday evening, thanks to David Humpherys of Sunnyside’s Valley Hills Funeral Home.

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Free meals for seniors

Estela Rodriguez awaits a hot lunch served yesterday, Wednesday, at Sun Terrace Assisted Living & Retirement in Sunnyside.

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One lump or two?

Jenna Gamet, Javion Gamet and Jayleen Sandoval (L-R) ride Eastwood the camel at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima.

Alcohol, drug abuse focus of town hall meeting

Yakima woman to share her tale in Sunnyside Sept. 30

Not only will Sunnyside residents get to hear from a guest panel, but those attending Sunnyside United’s town hall meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, will get to hear the personal story of someone who chose to drink alcohol, smoke marijuana and get involved in gangs.

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Former councilman files claim against city for flood damage

A freak storm that caused minor flooding in Sunnyside last year has resulted in a $5,000 claim being filed against the city by former city councilman Don Vlieger.

Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

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Growing pains

City of Mabton will seek to make changes to its urban growth area

Change or lose a vital industry.

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Rotary speaker says now is the time create downtown image

Can you visualize a downtown Sunnyside, where clothing stores are clustered together on one block, with accessory shops and a variety of dining opportunities intermingled across the street?

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Mabton man missing

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Aurelio (Leo) Villareal are asked to contact the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.