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Sunnyside prepares for 9/11

Austin Villanueva wasn’t even born when the terrorist bombings occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Community welcomes hospital chief

New CEO marks the end of nine-month search

The Lower Yakima Valley community welcomed a new hospital chief last night during a reception at the Walter Clore Center.

Local accused of early morning assault

Prosser suspect held victims at gun point

A local man is in custody today after assaulting and threatening three people early yesterday morning.

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Prosser wins season opener

Grizzly volleyball team is young

Two Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams faced each other to open the season last night.

Sunnyside hosting state’s first drone conference

Aerial display planned for Sept. 15 event

The city’s Community Center is hosting the state’s first unmanned aircraft systems conference.

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First day of classes at Washington Elementary School

Washington Elementary School students get a helping hand during the first day of classes yesterday.

Leads sought in case

Shooting investigation continues

Local police and Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputies continue to seek leads in a drive-by shooting early Sunday that damaged a vehicle and home.

Prosser chamber loses tax-exempt status

Group working with IRS to be reinstated

Another Lower Yakima Valley chamber of commerce is in trouble with the IRS.

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Hospital groundbreaking in doubt for 2016

Environmental review done, plans pending

Sunnyside Community Hospital’s goal of breaking ground on a new 50-acre site this year may not be met.

Prosser drive-by shooting probed

Home and vehicle struck by gunfire

An investigation is under way today after a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning.

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Sunnyside shines during States Day Parade

The Miss Sunnyside Court takes center stage during Monday’s States Day Parade in Prosser.

Man, truck found in Grandview cornfield

Medical issue suspected in Monday death

An autopsy is planned today to determine if a medical issue caused a Yakima man‘s death when he crashed in a local corn field.

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Granger man celebrates his father’s labors

Artist’s father worked in coal mines

Celebrating Labor Day is more than just a day off of work for retired writer and artist Guillermo Castaneda.

Labor Day closures slated

Agencies, schools out for the day

Many businesses and non-emergency government services will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday.

Grandview campus gets $2.6 million

Federal grant will pay to expand college

The local Yakima Valley College campus is in for a major makeover.