Julia Hart

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When the bus comes to a stop - so must you

It’s dark outside when kids are getting on the school bus in the morning and soon it will be dark when area students are getting off school buses at the end of their day.

Trunk or Treat

Halloween is only 10 days away. Have you got your candy ready for the neighborhood trick or treaters?

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‘Linus’ blankets come with a hug

Since organizing in 2002, the Tri-Cities chapter of Project Linus has distributed more than 20,000 blankets to area children in need of a warm hug.

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Blue Moon owner optimistic good times ahead

Downtown revitalization expected to bring back local customers

Like a lot of downtown Sunnyside businesses, the Blue Moon Bar & Grill has seen local customer traffic slowed to a near standstill at times because of the ongoing street construction in downtown Sunnyside.

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Local hair stylist on a campaign to raise breast cancer awareness

Ashley Diaz is a little young to be worried about breast cancer, but with two aunts and her mother all having been hit by the deadly disease, the young woman has a healthy respect for the damage it can cause.

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Groundwater advisory approves $2 million budget

With very little fanfare, the Lower Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee gave its approval for a two-year budget of $2,032,000 during Thursday night’s meeting held in Granger.

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Mabton council meeting wraps up with no action

After recent city council meetings, last night’s regular meeting of the Mabton city leaders was a bit anti-climactic.

Taylor seeks third term in state House of Representatives

Transfer of federal forest lands to the state and continued statewide economic development are issues 15th District Legislative Representative David V. Taylor believes will be challenges in the upcoming Washington State Legislative session.

Buddy and baby, perfect foils for weather aches and pains

He may be too young to be complaining about drastic weather changes, but because he is an emphatic little soul, Buddy is the perfect companion to make me feel better about my daily weather-related aches and pains.

Zillah farmer challenging Elliott in commissioner race

The Yakima County Commissioner’s race has shaped up to be a two-man race with incumbent Rand Elliott of Yakima facing write-in candidate Curtis E. Vangstad, a farmer from Zillah.

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