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It’s hot!

Staying hydrated in temperatures that nearly reached triple digits yesterday is Kyle Savage of Culbert Excavation & Pipework Construction.

Pay hike for mayor under consideration

“We’re the only city in the state of Washington that doesn’t have a public works director or city administrator,” Mabton Mayor Mario Martinez told the city council last night.

Take action...advises Rotary’s membership leader

Those slated for the position of Rotary Club president each year attend a president-elect training seminar. A video recording of the seminar, held this past winter, features Kristi Govertsen of Rotary International District 5100.

Grandview adopts six-year transportation program

Each year the city of Grandview adopts its six-year transportation improvement program for submission to the state.

Irrigation outlook very good

The Bureau of Reclamation’s July 2014 total water supply available forecast for the Yakima Basin indicates there will be a full water supply for both senior and junior water rights this irrigation season.

Prestige Care & Rehabilitation – Grandview earns national award for quality care

Prestige Care Inc., a leader in senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, owns Prestige Care & Rehabilitation – Grandview.

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21st Century camp underway in Sunnyside

Campers at the 21st Century summer camp, held at Sunnyside’s Sierra Vista Middle School this year, are learning a little bit of everything.

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WWII veteran lauded for service on gunboat

Although he doesn’t feel he did anything extraordinary serving his country during WWII, O’Dell Christensen exemplifies one of this nation’s greatest generations.

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Sunnyside Port District lists nearly 500 acres for sale

Padelford, wetlands properties no longer needed

The Port of Sunnyside is in the real estate market, as last Friday commissioners agreed to put up for sale nearly 500 acres it owns in the Sunnyside area.

Port district’s financial outlook remains strong

According to the state auditor’s office, 2013 was a good year for the Port of Sunnyside. In a recent audit of the port’s financial statements, auditors noted, “The overall financial position improved in 2013.”

Fish and wildlife officials set fire restrictions

Fire restrictions on eastern Washington wild lands will be in place a month earlier than last year.

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World War II Navy veteran to lead city of Sunnyside’s annual Fourth of July Parade

Being chosen as the grand marshal for the Sunnyside Lions Club Independence Day Parade is both a shock and thrill for longtime Sunnyside resident Ralph Prescott.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Diana Calderon

Diana Calderon says she “…would love to be Miss Sunnyside because it’s a unique experience to show others why I love my community.”

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Luck of the draw

Taking a break from his busy day, Sunnyside’s Kerry Turley relaxes as American Red Cross phlebologist Tilea Green prepares to draw his blood as part of Wednesday’s blood drive.