Laura Gjovaag

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Inaugural ‘Fallen Heroes 5K Run’ given approval by Sunnyside officials

Representatives of American Legion Post 73 and the Sunnyside Events Committee were on hand at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting to promote the Fallen Heroes 5K Run, a new event planned for Sunnyside’s Fourth of July celebration.

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New office manager happy to be part of port operations

She’s only been working at the Port of Sunnyside for about a month, but Nikki Jech says she already loves her new job as the port’s office manager.

Reporters have opinions, too

When I entered Western Washington University many years ago to earn my college degree, I started out in the journalism department.

S’side City Council gives OK for piping, airport runway, sidewalk, city hall upgrades

The Sunnyside City Council approved a number of grant applications and task orders at last night’s regular meeting, including holding a public hearing for a community development block grant to replace water mains along 11th Street and Kearney Avenue.

Roza irrigation shut-off extended to June 1

Water in the Roza Irrigation District, which was shut off May 11, will continue to be shut off until at least Monday, June 1.

Weather plays role at District meet for Sunnyside girls 4x200 relay squad

If the Sunnyside girls 4x200 relay team doesn’t qualify for the 4A State track and field meet tomorrow, the weather might legitimately get some of the blame.

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Chamber of commerce’s executive director moves on

In a bid to keep the groups working to improve Sunnyside on the same page

Mabton students argue proposals in Olympia

MABTON – A hands-on civics project took 34 Mabton High School students to Olympia this past weekend for a competition at the State Capitol.

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Stonies files lawsuit against city of Sunnyside

The business owner who wants to sell recreational marijuana in the city of Sunnyside has filed suit against the city, claiming it improperly issued building permits for his business and did not conduct a necessary environmental review.

Only three contested races in Lower Valley this fall

Four public office seats draw no candidates

Only three Lower Valley races in this fall’s election will be contested, although the fate of four seats is still up in the air due to a lack of candidates.

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