BURNS, Ore. — Local supporters of a six-week protest at a federal wildlife refuge have mixed feelings after it came to a close yesterday.
Police chief believes new program improperly applied
A local man is awaiting arraignments for crimes committed on Jan. 28 and Feb. 8.
The community is gearing up for an annual event, celebrating those in the city who make life a little better.
Local businesses taking measures to catch fraud
A 19-year-old Yakima woman is being sought for allegedly forging a series of checks in the area.
Mabton voters barely saying ‘yes’
Three communities in the Lower Yakima Valley today are supporting replacement maintenance and operation levies for their schools.
Local police issue alert for bogus demands
Callers telling local residents they are from the Internal Revenue Service are part of a scam.
Five requests for lodging tax funds were approved by the City Council last night.
Remodel now underway at former Arby’s location
Tasty, messy burgers and fresh-baked bread and other treats will soon be available at the newest Carl’s Jr. restaurant to open in the region.
A local man is once again in police custody after causing a stir at a home at 1001 Decatur Ave. yesterday.
Police have arrested the second of two suspects in a stabbing incident at Agitation Station last Thursday.
The newest corrections officer at the local jail is fulfilling his lifelong goal of working in law enforcement.
There is no shortage of options for those who want to donate to the American Legion’s Penny-a-Day campaign.
Cole pleads not guilty to DUI
Sunnyside’s superintendent of schools is looking at another hearing after pleading not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol charges.
A new police officer is getting to know local residents.
Domestic violence charges added
A Mabton man’s second-degree murder trial is scheduled to begin in May after an amendment to charges was filed yesterday in Benton County Superior Court.
Lowest fuel prices in eight years a boon for local economy
Fuel prices are the lowest motorists have seen since 2008. The national average was $1.78 per gallon this morning.
After serving approximately 14 years as a city councilman, the city’s new mayor is taking on more responsibility, working with three new faces.
Water supply deemed clean
Officials with the city sent out a letter to water users last month informing them their drinking water was not tested during November 2015.
An effort by parents to transfer their neighborhood along state Highway 22 from the Mabton to Prosser school district’s boundaries was denied by the School Board.
Gun found after residents aid search
Two men were detained by police yesterday following a pursuit through a local neighborhood yesterday.
Two residents voiced displeasure with the way city government is operating during a City Council meeting last night.
A program intended to save the county money and protect the rights of low-risk offenders is set to begin next week.
Dream fulfilled for local woman seated on board
Fulfilling a long-time dream, the city’s newest council member is ready for new hallenges.
Wild animals thrill students
Wolves, a cougar and even a boa constrictor are invading school classrooms.
Residents can be excused for thinking they are seeing double when it comes to two of their local officers.
The new mayor is a little surprised by how much work he must dedicate to his role.
For two decades local residents have been able to count on paramedics in an emergency.
A councilman says he is concerned about the hostile workplace allegations and hiring and firing practices in City Hall.
Auditors raise citation issue
The city has been issued a clean accountability audit report for 2014.
City officials are firing back at current and former employees alleging a hostile work environment at City Hall.
A suspect believed to be responsible for a burglary at a downtown Sunnyside business appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.
The rail cars are gone, but the tracks will need to be repaired.
The state Human Rights Commission is investigating at least two complaints alleging a hostile work environment at City Hall.
Blaze destroys mobile home
Lucky Ameristar customer has yet to be named
Someone who purchased a lottery ticket at Ameristar has added $100,000 to their bank account.
A steel plate is covering a hole on the Wildcat Creek Bridge on U.S. 12 until repairs can be complete.
Traffic detour set up around incident
Rail cars are being removed today from the tracks at First Street and Blaine Avenue after they derailed yesterday afternoon.
Local Seahawk fans will be hosting gatherings Sunday morning as they watch their favorite team in the playoff game against the Carolina Panthers.
Railroad personnel are on scene at First Street and Blaine Avenue where a train is derailed.
A local 9-year-old girl traveled across the U.S. with her family to experience one of America’s largest New Year’s Eve parties.
The City Council last night recognized a long-standing member for his years of service to the community.
$1.5 billion jackpot has retailers scrambling to keep up
Local stores are scurrying to keep up with the demand for Powerball tickets and financial planners are bracing to help winners.
Swim team hosting league championships
The Mid-Valley Swim League champion Neptunes are looking for financial support from the city.
Growing services and getting more involved in local communities are a couple of goals the new chief executive officer envisions at Bleyhl.
Seattle’s first Latina council member
Serving the residents of Seattle, drawing upon her experiences as the daughter of immigrants, one Grandview graduate is hoping to make a difference as the city’s first elected Latina council member.
Three administrators changing roles Jan. 26
At the start of the new semester, Jan. 26, there will be a change in leadership roles for three school administrators.
A Mabton resident will be tried for second-degree murder Feb. 16.
Police are investigating an incident of gunfire at the Dark Horse Inn.
Growing up in Sunnyside, Prosser’s newest councilman didn’t see himself serving in government.
A local man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison on seven counts of forgery.