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Nouvella meeting set

The Nouvella Club will introduce the 2015 recipients of its annual scholarships at its next meeting, which will be held at Snipes Mountain Restaurant and Brewery next Thursday, May 21.

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Public speaking a common phobia

Sunnyside Daybreak Rotarian Nick Friend freely admits his fear of public speaking during a club impromptu speaking exercise Wednesday morning.

Chalk run benefits annual Relay for Life

The Sunnyside High School leadership class will be hosting a 5K chalk run on Saturday, May 30, to benefit the Lower Valley Relay for Life.

Plenty of public office seats still to be filled

With only two days to go to file for this fall’s elections, 15 of the 25 positions that are up for grabs in the Lower Valley have yet to draw a candidate.

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Rainfall repairs

Yesterday’s heavy rains caused another casualty to the Sunnyside stormwater drain system at the corner of South Eighth Street and East Grant Avenue.

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Former Safeway store supervisor new police dispatcher in Grandview

The new dispatcher for the Grandview Police Department was this past Tuesday introduced to city council. Charles Sanchez, formerly a supervisor at the Grandview Safeway store, told the city council members he looks forward to serving the community.

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Commemorating a ‘labor of love’

Providing injections and injecting catheters, while expressing compassion, are part and parcel of the work nurses perform daily.

Grandview mayor sole candidate from Lower Valley to file yesterday

Mayor Norm Childress of Grandview was the only Lower Valley candidate to file for public office yesterday, the second day of filing week for the November elections this fall.

Sunnyside mulls sidewalk dining

With summer weather on its way, the Sunnyside Planning Commission Tuesday night began considering the idea of downtown businesses serving patrons outside on the city’s newly widened sidewalks.

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Water shortage?

The Roza Irrigation District may be in the midst of a two-week shut-off due to drought conditions, but there’s an abundance of water on the street right outside the district’s office on 13th Street in Sunnyside.

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YVCC Bachelor’s program gives working individuals new dreams

When Ignacio Ramos graduated from Sunnyside High School more than 15 years ago, he wasn’t certain which direction to take in life.

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Early bloom

Usually in bloom in late May and early June, the fragrant peony is enjoying an early bloom like most of the other spring flowers during the recent unseasonably warm Yakima Valley spring weather.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, May 11, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Dairy ambassador banquet set for May 21

“Homage to the Past” is the theme of the 58th annual Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador banquet set for Thursday, May 21, at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center in Prosser.

HDR to consult on port’s electrical upgrade project

A consultant agreement with HDR Engineering was approved Monday night by the Port of Sunnyside commissioners.