Murder trial begins

Former Mabton man charged in Christmas Eve homicide

Testimony is continuing today in a Mabton man’s murder trial in Benton County Superior Court.

Teacher out on bail in molestation case

Prosser man faces July 11 trial on two charges

A Granger school teacher charged in a child pornography case bonded out of jail yesterday.

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Asparagus locally processed

Those green spindly spears seen in local fields find their way to the sorting lines at Johnson Foods, 334 Blaine Ave., each morning.

Festival getting good reviews

Sheriff, Yakima provided security help

Pointing to big crowds and little crime, city leaders are calling last weekend’s Cinco de Mayo Festival a success.

Wapato schools locked down twice

Reports prompt pre school cancellation

All School District buildings were locked down twice yesterday following reports of shots fired nearby.

District offers support for students, staff

Teacher/coach on paid leave for exploitation

The School District has a substitute teacher and counseling for students affected by the recent arrest of a teacher.

Woman in court on fraud charge today

A local woman is in court today facing a fraud charge after allegedly writing herself a check from someone else’s bank account and cashing it.

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Bringing color to downtown

Sunnyside Public Works employee Ivan Mendoza places one of more than 100 flower baskets downtown early this morning.

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Soccer swan song

Grandview High School band members, from left, Marc Anthony, Jonathan Ochoa and Natalia Cortez perform during the Greyhounds playoff soccer match last night.

Together in tune on Tuesday

Carolina Alcaraz and her Sunnyside High School mariachi band mates entertain last night during Tuesday Tunes at the Centennial Square gazebo bandstand.

Bail reduced for homicide suspect

Hearing set in death of former Sunnyside man

Bail has been reduced for one of two suspects accused of the April 8 shooting death of a former Sunnyside man.

Former daycare worker home after six months

Grandview man was in prison for indecent liberties

A former daycare provider convicted of indecent liberties last October is home after serving six months of his sentence.

Two seeking Zillah schools’ top job

Candidate interviews set for tomorrow

The School District may have found its next superintendent close to home.

Granger chief due in court

Charges stem from allegations by former girlfriend

The police chief is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from domestic violence allegations in May 2015.