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General Election voters’ pamphlets on the way

Are you ready to vote in the General Election this fall?

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Cisneros looking forward to promoting health among seniors

Newly crowned Miss Sunnyside, Liliana Cisneros, is passionate about promoting health and fitness for seniors in the community.

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Mabton council meeting wraps up with no action

After recent city council meetings, last night’s regular meeting of the Mabton city leaders was a bit anti-climactic.

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Parents of swimmers form pool committee

A new swimming pool committee has been formed in Grandview.

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Ribbon cutting planned

Miss Grandview princesses Marissa Garza and Taylor Colson (L-R), and Grandview Chamber of Commerce President Lonnie Hendrickson Tuesday stand by as Miss Grandview Float Committee member Andrea Hendrickson details for the Grandview City Council plans for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new float trailer.

Sunnyside Charter Academy application denied on second try

The second application by the Sunnyside Charter Academy to open a charter school in Sunnyside was denied yesterday, Thursday, during an all-day meeting by the Washington State Charter School Commission.

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Passing of a Lower Valley soldier marked

For the people who knew Walter George of Sunnyside his passing at age 90 was a sad one.

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Legislators weigh in on ballot measures

Of the three initiatives being presented to Washington State voters on the General Election ballot on Nov 4, Yakima Valley state legislators are urging voters to turn down two. And, to carefully consider the third initiative before voting yes on it.

Accident claims Grandview man

A single-car accident claimed the life of Warren E. Biggs, 48, of Grandview.

Granger judge censured by judicial commission for DUI

The Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct has censured former Sunnyside prosecutor and Granger Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Hitchcock, who is currently on probation after pleading guilty to DUI.

Library events for next week

All libraries in the Yakima Valley Library system, including Sunnyside, will be closed for staff training on Monday, Oct. 13. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

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Toilet bowl challenge

Sunnyside residents might do a double-take when they see this commode around town.

Some changes in Sunnyside’s 2015 budget

The city of Sunnyside expects to spend a bit less than $23 million overall next year, about $10.2 million in the general fund. The amount is a 14 percent increase from 2014.

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Martinez Foundation helps classroom teachers succeed

Nineteen years ago this month, Edgar Martinez helped spark the Seattle Mariners to their first post-season run in franchise history.

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Shaggy Ink cap

Due to recent rainfall and dewy mornings the fungus are thriving.