First aid/CPR training offered

First aid and CPR training will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Sunnyside Fire Station.

Insurance education event on tap Nov. 20

Since the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained health care coverage, however, many still remain uninsured.

Water building work a go

Everything, plus the kitchen sink, is at the heart of an agreement port commissioners inked last night with Meier, Inc.

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Hanford clean-up: long, expensive job

The clean-up of Hanford has accomplished a lot since it was started in the 1990s, but the entire project may take more than 70 years and $112 billion to complete.

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Grape growers face industry surplus, low prices, declining consumption

People need to drink more grape juice. That’s the considered opinion of Trent Ball, an agricultural program chair with Yakima Valley Community College.

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Open at last!

The Sunnyside Community Library held its grand opening yesterday morning, which was celebrated by a number of locals who visited in the first hours.

Local irrigator receives state water grant funds

A Lower Valley farm will receive nearly $300,000 in state funding to help pay for a drought emergency well.

State patrol issues phone scam warning

Over the past four months, the Washington State Patrol has received several phone calls from the public indicating they have been contacted by the agency soliciting donations.

Organization fights for science in state irrigation usage

Private sector funding is one way the state can improve its irrigation infrastructure, according to Darryll Olsen of the Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association.

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Growers may see a repeat of 2015 drought

To say the 20015 water year was strange is, by anyone’s standards, an understatement.

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Prosser pot shop appeals state sting

Hearing set for Nov. 25

Calling it an “…employee having a bad day,” a Lower Valley marijuana store owner is appealing a state finding that his shop sold pot to minors.

Mabton church hosts jamboree

The Flat Possum Pickers will make their return this coming Sunday at the Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

Christmas child boxes Nov. 23 deadline nears

Each year area churches participate in an international program to reach children with a bit of Christmas cheer and the Gospel of Jesus Christ all packed in a shoebox.

Student center to celebrate rise from ashes

Extra Mile Student Center will celebrate its reopening from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 14, at its new location, 300 W. Second St.

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Patrons invited to re-opening of new library

After months of anticipation, library patrons will have an opportunity to visit a completely new reading center at its 621 Grant location.