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Local mayors tapped to represent interests of cities

The members of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) last month voted Sunnyside Mayor Jim Restucci as its new vice president and Mabton Mayor Mario Martinez as the fourth district representative.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Samantha Herrera

Motivated by the opportunity to participate in a worthy community service project, as well as scholarship opportunities, Samantha Herrera is vying for the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside title. She said, “It looks good on a job application, too.”

Witnessing random act of kindness inspiring to one Sunnyside woman

Reading and listening to the news can sometimes make a person cynical and wary when something out of the ordinary occurs, admits Sandi Johnston, a Sunnyside woman.

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FruitSmart seeks support to have Bonnieview Road vacated

A stretch of Bonnieview Road in Grandview that is heavily utilized by FruitSmart, as well as other motorists, has become heavily congested with the quick growth of the food processor.

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Stadium upgrade progressing well

The $1.6 million construction of Grandview High School’s athletic facilities is well on its way.

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Mabton OKs $12.1 million schools budget

Schools in the community of Mabton will operate on a $12.1 million budget this coming school year.

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Sunnyside hospital’s vision established by needs of community

For 10 years Trevor Smith, Sunnyside Community Hospital’s newly hired director of business development, worked for Kennewick General Hospital in the Tri-Cities.

STEM learning opportunities flourishing in Washington state

For the past several years experts and education leaders in Washington state have been working toward the goal of improving Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education statewide.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Jaquelinne Herrera

Miss Sunnyside candidate Jaquelinne Herrera is one of nine young ladies vying for the 2015-16 title this year.

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Airport runway, taxiway upgrade planned next summer

The Sunnyside City Council will soon decide whether or not to submit a grant application to the Federal Aviation Association to help with paying for the renovation of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport’s runway and taxiway.

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