Laura Gjovaag

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ALICE newest girl on Sunnyside High School campus

New safety training to begin in January

Training in the ALICE protocol, a new way to respond to threats in schools, will start at Sunnyside High School on Monday, Jan. 5.

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Water rate changes planned in 2015

If the Sunnyside City Council follows all the recommendations of Engineer Ted Pooler of Huibregtse, Louman Associates and of city staff, the average water bill for a residential home will go down by a couple of dollars a month.

FBI data shows criminal activity

No matter how you crunch the numbers, crime rates in Sunnyside and Grandview have been dropping the past five years.

Inexperienced ’Hounds fall to Ephrata Tigers

The Grandview Greyhounds struggled against the Ephrata Tigers last night, losing 64-18 in their first regular dual meet of the season.

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Chamber’s on again, off again funding for 2015 back on again

It appears the Cinco de Mayo Festival and the Lighted Farm Implement Parade will come off without a hitch next year.

Lady Vikings still undefeated

The Lady Vikings trampled the Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars last night, 73-41, in a non-league road game for Mabton.

Foundation of downtown Sunnyside is very solid

Downtown Sunnyside was amazing Saturday night.

Local businessman asks city council for marijuana decision

“This is my town, too,” David Rand told the Sunnyside City Council Monday night as he asked for a vote that would allow his retail marijuana business to move forward.

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Multi-agency effort puts two behind bars

According to Sunnyside Police Chief Al Escalera, his department had a “very good hit” over the weekend, thanks to a multi-agency effort that resulted in the apprehension of burglars and the recovery of items stolen from a Sunnyside business.

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Issue of human trafficking tackled at Sunnyside forum

Those who traffic in human lives, whether they sell people to work in the fields or pimp girls out in the sex trade, use a variety of threats to coerce their victims.

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