Carlos Martinez of Outlook first at Astria Sunnyside
It could have been the gravitational pull of first new moon of the new year or it could have been the noise explosion of party-goers after midnight on Jan. 1.
Freezing rain last Friday left plants covered in icicles across the area. Roads were also blanketed in ice.
A woman reported missing to police here Friday was located Sunday afternoon.
Wanted long sentence shortened by federal court
Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic reported last week that a man hoping for a reduction in sentence for multiple murders in which he participated in 1993 was turned away by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Office spaces filled with tenants
Gilberto Alaniz, who signed on as director in 2013, says things are going smoothly for the Granger Community Center, commonly known as the Radio KDNA building.
The burn ban that was already in effect was upgraded to stage 2 Sunday at noon. In a stage 2 burn ban the use of any burning stove, fireplace, fireplace inset of pellet stove is prohibited unless it’s the only adequate means of heating a home.
State plans to decertify him for police work
Former Police Chief Robert Perales has requested a hearing with the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission to try to save his viability as a police officer, according to media reports.
Jonaton Mejia was 18 and had a high school diploma but not much else as he was crossing the border from Mexico into the United States.
The National Weather Service in Pendleton, Ore. has issued a winter storm warning through noon today. The weather service said the storm should bring heavy mixed precipitation. Power outages and tree damage are likely due to ice.
No alcohol, only fun, owners says
If your minor children are insisting on partying New Year’s Eve, you may want to suggest the Turtle Lounge at 429 S. Sixth St.
The Daily Sun, all city departments in the area and even garbage collection services will be closed on Monday in observance of the New Year holiday.
The Washington Farm Service Agency offers marketing loans for qualified growers.
The Yakima County unemployment rate fell from 8.1 percent in November 2016 to 5.8 percent in November 2017, a two and three-tenths points drop.
Construction under way for four new businesses
Working on construction projects brought about by the addition of four new businesses in 2017, the Port of Grandview is looking forward to 2018 with hope for more.
Couple helped by troopers had valid no contact orders
A man allegedly eluding Yakima Nation Tribal Police was arrested by a Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputy Tuesday on various charges.