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Smoke from regional fires blankets area

Valley schools keep students indoors

There will most likely be jokes someday about all the smoke in the Yakima Valley but, right now, it’s no laughing matter.

‘Dreamer’ advocates react to Trump

Rep. Newhouse opposes child deportations

State and area leaders reacted yesterday to President Trump’s announcement that the future of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is in the hands of Congress.

Regional Health selects new leaders

Management changes at area hospitals

Eric Jensen and Rich Robinson have been named Chief Operating Officers at Toppenish Community Hospital and Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center, respectively.

Police nab alleged car thief at Sunnyside motel

Police have made an arrest in what may be a gang-related car theft ring operating in the area.

Defendants’ trial reset in Sunnyside shooting case

Couple to go to trial in February next year

Two suspects accused of the shooting death of a man formerly from Sunnyside appeared in court last week.

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Shotguns firing as hunters start dove season

One local family is among the hunters aiming for the skies just outside city limits.

Umatilla woman takes menudo crown

A hometown rookie nearly took first place at 14th Menudo Festival here Sunday.

Police seek suspect in assault case

A woman suspected of assault is wanted by police.

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Helping the cause

Sunnyside High School junior Laurissa Ruiz collects donations as part of the Sunnyside Fire Department’s annual MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign held in downtown Sunnyside Friday.

Darigold revives trucking fleet

Will deliver directly to its stores, outlets

Darigold has addressed its future, by bringing its transport fleet in-house for direct store delivery of finished goods.

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State reports fire deaths rising

The State Fire Marshal’s Office encourages residents to turn their attention to fire prevention.

Gun thief’s charges reduced

Nigel Weenink accepts plea agreement

A plea agreement has been reached for a Sunnyside man accused of stealing 24 guns from a Grandview hardware store.

Dairy workers may receive $600,000

Judge tentatively approves lawsuit settlement

A Yakima County Superior Court judge has given preliminary approval to a $600,000 settlement to be paid to 281 workers alleging labor violations at DeRuyter Brothers dairy.

Services closed for Labor Day

Federal, state and local offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

Three new businesses opening

Grandview Port plans Tuesday celebration

Port of Grandview commissioners will celebrate the addition of three new business to Byam Business Park at 11 a.m. Tuesday.