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32-unit apartment complex going up

Construction is under way on the apartments Paul and Julie Almanza planned last year for the southwest slope of Cherry Hill.

Group says new council member has conflicts

Asking about residency, ties to David Rand

A coalition of former Sunnyside City Council members, City Commissioners and residents asked the current City Council Monday evening to seek a legal opinion on a potential conflict of interest regarding newly elected member John Henry.

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Seasonal housing

The Yakima Housing Authority’s latest housing project for seasonal migrant farm workers is taking shape on the northwest slope of Cherry Hill, overlooking the town of Granger and the valley.

News

    Changes in meeting time

    A special meeting of the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board that had called for 4:30 p.m. today was changed to 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Sunnyside Community Center at 1521 South First Street, Recreation Coordinator Lander Grow said.

    Leaders to be feted

    The Community awards banquet and auction will be held Jan. 29 at the Walter Clore wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

    Topic: high density zones

    High Density zones will be the main topic Thursday when the Prosser Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m.

    Darigold adds new product

    Darigold, which has a large cheese production plant in Sunnyside, has announced that Salted Caramel Milk will be part of its Old Fashioned Milk product line.

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Lifestyle

    Fiesta time for families

    A party for families will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, at the Grandview Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

    Practicing citizenship

    Grandview High School students are honoring the messages of Martin Luther King Jr. by observing “Temperance and Good Citizenship” this week. The students are promoting kindness, honesty courage and responsibility as a part of their observance.

    Foot care clinic offered

    The monthly foot clinic offered at the Grandview Community Center will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The clinic is offered twice a month at the center, 812 Wallace Way.

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Opinion

    Trump is making America Great, again

    FORUM

    Malcom Forbes said that with the tax cuts we should see a 5-6 percent growth in the GDP. Just like in the days of the Ronald Regan tax cuts.

    Thank a school board member this month

    FORUM

    By proclamation of Gov. Inslee, January is School Board Recognition Month. This marks the 23rd year of the annual observance initiated by the National School Board Association.

    There are only two human genders

    FORUM

    Did you know that, contrary to science and logic and natural law, there are now at least three genders, with the latest being “Gender X.”

    Reasons to question climate change

    Many people are actively worried about global warming. And it frustrates them that skeptics and “deniers” refuse to acknowledge the “science” of the so-called manmade problem.

    Winter makes anti-Trumpers SAD

    Boy, it’s cold across America.

    Painting an alternate global warming reality

    On December 28, President Trump wrote on Twitter: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!”

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