A local utility provider will have a permanent general manager effective Dec. 1.
The City Council on Monday may decide the fate of a local vape store.
Yes, this column is usually F as in Frank, but for today’s entry it’s F as in Fortunate and thankful this Thanksgiving holiday.
City uses budget cuts to turn tide on 2016 concerns
The city will start 2017 with a surplus thanks to a big dose of budget trimming.
A bridal consulting company won top honors Thursday during the annual Mustang Business Start-Up competition.
Colleagues and the community are mourning the loss of a local shop owner.
Deputies still have no suspects
A Sunnyside man killed Saturday died from a gun shot wound to the head.
Budget, street on the agenda
The City Council is seeking public input on three items tomorrow night.
Former soccer standout killed Saturday
A Sunnyside man was shot to death early Saturday morning near the intersection of Wendell Phillips and Green Valley roads.
Officials investigating blaze’s cause
Officials today are still trying to determine what started a fire that destroyed two downtown businesses Saturday night.
Teenagers were not wearing their seatbelts
Eight people are recovering from injuries today after a van carrying Zillah High School cheerleaders crashed Saturday.
Lawmakers divided on education
State coffers look set to receive $352 million more than anticipated over the next three years.
Man seeking $4 million for rape, assault
Klickitat County, its jail and Sheriff’s Office all face a personal injury lawsuit filed by a former inmate.
Florist’s trial a precedent for area businesses
In a case being watched locally, a Richland florist had her day before the state Supreme Court.
Chinook Pass reporting compact snow
Freezing temperatures and travel restrictions for mountain passes are sure signs of winter on the way.
Judge to hear dispute Friday
A dispute between the city and port district will be reviewed by a Yakima County Superior Court judge on Friday.
Truck trailer failed to stop at intersection
A Grandview woman is recovering from injuries today after her car was clipped by a manure spreader.
Open house next month
The School District will have another open house next month as part of its plan to receive public input.
Production down compared to 10-year average
More Concord grape vineyards are being plowed into hop fields and juice demand is down.
Tejano musician will be honored
A local man is one of five to receive state honors tonight.
Tolcacher retiring in June 2018
The School Board will meet Thursday in Spokane with potential superintendent search groups.
Owner faces four charges
A local vape shop owner will be arraigned Nov. 28 in Yakima County Superior Court on multiple charges after he allegedly sold cannabis oil to undercover officers.
Grandview post recognizes local contributions
Three residents were honored for saving a life during an event that recognized the contributions of many in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Man claims civil rights issue cost him his family
The city, its police chief and entire Police Department are named in a $400,000 lawsuit.
Commissioners to set budget hearings
Yakima County commissioners will likely approve a $62.7 million preliminary general fund budget tomorrow.
Yakima group’s offer on the table tonight
The city’s answer to promoting tourism may come from a group based in Yakima.
I got a tickle earlier this week when the state Department of Corrections announced it is phasing out the word “offender.”
Voter-approved law raises pay, benefits Jan. 1
The state’s lowest wage earners will receive a $1.53-per-hour raise Jan. 1.
Two hearings planned next week
A wide range of options – including breaching - for dams of the Lower Snake River are the focus of hearings now under way.
Council declines to contract with firm
The City Council will continue searching for a city administrator on its own.
Council will not compete with school proposal
The City Council will support the school district’s plans for a new high school.
Hawkins asked to resign following investigation
The Yakima County coroner is being asked to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.
Voters ready to spend $2.5 million to remodel school
Voters are approving a $2.5 million levy to remodel the elementary school.
City Council seat now vacant
The city has its third mayor in two weeks.
Republicans hold onto seats in the state Legislature
The School Board chairman is headed to Olympia.
An incumbent seeking a final term and a candidate seeking his first were both successful in County Commissioner contests last night.
Port of Sunnyside commissioners will look at options in funding renovations for a future microbrewery.
Republicans, Democrats plan parties
Candidates and party faithfuls will have all eyes on tonight’s general election results.
Local in custody for Sunday night shooting
A local man is in custody this morning after allegedly shooting and wounding a 24-year-old woman.
The state Grape Society’s annual meeting and trade show begins Thursday.
25 pounds of pot found in school zone
A local man is accused of having 25 pounds of marijuana in a school zone.
Charges pending in fatal crash
A Yakima woman died yesterday in a single-vehicle crash.
Mother, two children taken to Harborview
A mother and her two children are recovering from burns after an explosion Saturday.
Granger, Zillah police among those on scene
A local man is being sought after allegedly shooting at police.
City Council to make appointment
The City Council will appoint a new mayor tomorrow.
Teams heading out from White Pass today
The search for a hiker missing since Oct. 12 expands today.
Council will review property tax rates
The City Council will review the amount of property taxes to levy in 2017.
Students have until Nov. 30 to participate
A local non-profit coalition wants to know students’ thoughts on drugs and alcohol.
I know, this is going to come off sounding like a Halloween scrooge, but it’s time for trunk-or-treat events to take place on Halloween.
Pioneer’s statue to be unveiled Nov. 12
A local man’s family has a connection to Prosser’s Walter Clore, commonly known as the “Father of Washington Wine.”