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The big 5-0

I’m just not the man I used to be.

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Art imitates life for children’s books author

Caldecott Medal winner draws a crowd to Sunnyside Library

“I feel love, I create and so I live,” says the central character in Yuyi Morales’ children’s book, “Viva Frida.”

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Grandview wrestling standouts top collegiate prospects

GRANDVIEW – It was another day at the office for Lady Greyhound wrestlers Marizza Birrueta and Desiree Zavala last Saturday when they captured State titles in their respective weight classes.

Minding the gap

Sunnyside schools ranked No. 1 in state for their work with bilingual students

In the last week or so Sunnyside High School earned top honors in the state.

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Another search for a city clerk/treasurer

For the second time in less than 18 months the city of Mabton is looking for a new city clerk/ treasurer.

From D.C. to the ‘DC’

U.S. Congressman tours Walmart Distribution Center

For nearly a week, Congressman Dan Newhouse left the snow of Washington D.C. for a week or so in his sunny home district.

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Lower Valley Girl Scouts put on their ‘thinking’ cap

South Africa, Israel, Germany. Different countries, different languages, different cultures. But last Saturday they all had one thing in common – girls focused on improving their communities.

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Lady Grizz claim fifth-place honors

Taking its largest contingent ever to the Mat Classic, the 10-wrestler strong Lady Grizzly team garnered fifth-place honors at State last Saturday.

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SUNNYSIDE GRAPPLERS just miss trophy three-peat

Castaneda claims State crown

Led by Diego Castaneda’s State title at 145 lbs., the Sunnyside Grizzlies claimed fifth-place honors at the State 4A wrestling tourney last Friday and Saturday.

Vikes drop heartbreaker

CLASS 2B BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Three desperation heaves ended the Mabton boys hoop season Thursday night in a 52-51 loss to Warden in District tourney play.

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