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Firefighters get stuck on wet summer fun

City staff needed to rescue fire truck

The Fire Department is used to rescuing residents.

Yakima County certifies primary election results

Recount starts today for 15th District race

The race for a spot on the general election ballot for the 15th District legislative seat is a little tighter.

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Farmworkers clinic, Anytime Fitness coming to Granger

Construction set to wrap up in November

The city’s downtown is changing, with construction of a 7,500-square-foot clinic and fitness center now under way.

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Attendance, livestock prices strong at fair

Home economic entries down

The 87th annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo wrapped up Saturday night and the early reviews are positive.

Squirrel causes blackout

Thousands without power for 4 hours

One curious squirrel knocked out power to 6,389 local customers for more than four hours today.

Public relations, tour on tap for retreat

School Board plans two-day session

Discussions on possibly hiring a public relations firm and a tour of the new Washington Elementary School building are on the agenda for a two-day School Board retreat.

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Crews demolishing Zillah bridge

Demolition of the 1947 North Meyers Road Bridge is about two-thirds complete, Yakima County bridge engineer Mark Cleaver said.

Grandview cracks down on code issues

City plans to charge as much as $500 weekly

The city is cracking down on code violations, threatening repeat offenders with weekly fines of as much as $500.

Churches to march through Sunnyside

As many as 150 possible for Saturday walk

Sixteenth Street will be closed for a few hours tomorrow for a street march.

I’m still a local believer

With a few exceptions, we try to buy local when we can.

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