Council mulls land purchase for more water storage

The current effort and expense to upgrade Mabton’s water municipal system is a solution for the next 20 or 30 years.

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Sunnyside health care facility growing by leaps and bounds

Once known as an agency dedicated to providing health and nutritional services to pregnant and nursing mothers, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is today so much more.

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Americans need their shuteye

It is no coincidence that National Sleep Awareness Week ended this past Sunday - on the first day of Daylight Saving Time. That’s according to Dr. Brian Santiago, Sunnyside Community Hospital’s Sleep Center director and sleep disorder specialist.

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Roza prepping for water-short year

Transparency and communication are watchwords for Roza Irrigation District officials these days as they prep users for the likelihood of a reduced water supply this summer.

International building code adopted

The Sunnyside City Council, at Monday’s meeting, adopted the International Building and Construction Code following a public hearing on the matter.

Police clerk hired

Nadezhda Camille George of Grandview has been hired to serve as Mabton Police Department’s first official police clerk/administrative assistant.

City putting some bite in dog license fees

The cost of dog license fees in Sunnyside may triple in price.

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South Hill Road closure issue unsettled

A public hearing on the permanent closure of Sunnyside’s South Hill Road has left more questions to be answered before the Sunnyside City Council makes a final decision.

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Sunnyside school officials engaging parents of local students in the fields

In what observers called a historic moment, Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole visited with a group of parents at their north Outlook work site Thursday morning.

Two Lower Valley men hurt in separate car accidents yesterday

Two different motor vehicle accidents that occurred within an hour’s time of one another yesterday resulted in two Lower Yakima Valley residents being hospitalized.

Burglary, vehicle theft reported in Grandview

GRANDVIEW – Since yesterday (Thursday) police in Grandview have investigated a burglary and a vehicle theft.

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Vandalism spree

Deputies handle calls

Yakima County Sheriff deputies have since yesterday (Thursday) responded to 10 different calls in the Lower Yakima Valley.

Electrical power in Prosser to be interrupted

PROSSER – Benton PUD and Benton REA customers in Prosser will experience a planned interruption to their services this coming Saturday and Sunday.

‘Penny-a-Day Campaign’ successful in G’view

GRANDVIEW - The third annual Penny-a-Day Campaign, sponsored by Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of the American Legion, netted 246,296 pennies in the month-long fundraiser.