Grandview man receives 17-year prison sentence for 2013 slaying

Robert Bruce McCorkindale, 25, of Grandview yesterday (Tuesday) was sentenced to 17 years in prison after he pled guilty to a second degree murder charge for his role in the killing of Preston Yahne of Prosser last year.

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Special presentation

Sunnyside American Legion Post #73 officers recently visited former post commander Walter George (seated) to present him with his 70-year-membership award and a plaque to honor his service to American Legion Post #73.

Port of Grandview commissioners approve purchase of steel building

During a special meeting on Tuesday, Port of Grandview commissioners completed the purchase of what will be an incubator for small businesses.

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Changes afoot at hospital

If you’ve been to Sunnyside Community Hospital recently, it would be difficult not to notice a lot of construction going on, a number of new faces and an expansion of available health care services.

Preliminary 2015 budget now on-line

Residents in the city of Sunnyside who are interested in reviewing the city’s preliminary 2015 budget can now obtain copies at city hall.

Attendance figures strong for this year’s fair in Yakima

Almost perfect fair weather on the final weekend of the Central Washington State Fair helped boost attendance up above the 315,000 mark upon closing this past Sunday.

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Curb appeal

Ryan Navarro and Rich Gonzalez (L-R) smooth out concrete curbing in downtown Sunnyside as part of the ongoing improvement project.

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New quilting group forms in Sunnyside

The best part about being in a quilting group is the shared knowledge and support, according to Rose Herndon and Libby Werkhoven (L-R), members of Sunnyside’s new Friendship Square Quilting group.

Grandview native faces new sentencing on murder conviction

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling two years ago will apparently result in re-sentencing for Jose Munguia of Grandview.

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Exchange student pleased to land on dry side of the state

When Frida Berg learned she had been accepted to be a foreign exchange student to the United States she cried with happiness.

Budget consultant confirms Mabton headed right direction

City police coverage 24 hours a day and building a bigger rainy day fund are among areas of consensus the Mabton City Council reached Monday night during a budget workshop.

Foster Farms recalls product

Foster Farms is recalling nearly 40,000 lbs. of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late last week.

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Another success for Loving Sunnyside Initiative

Volunteers with the Loving Sunnyside Initiative were out in full force last Saturday sprucing up six homes in need of a little TLC.

City’s phone system kapoot

The city of Sunnyside’s telephone system is not operational.

Pacific Power asking for 8.5 percent rate increase

If Pacific Power has their way, residents will soon be paying more for electricity in this area.