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Suspected bank robber nabbed

High-speed chase ends when trooper rams vehicle

A man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank branch here yesterday morning, made his get-away in a car, but it lasted only as far as Sunnyside.

New sex could be ‘X’

If you’re tired of being male or female, you may have a third choice after a hearing this afternoon.

Toppenish man’s machete leads to arrest

Meth found on Pacheco following arrest

On patrol a little after 2 a.m. Dec. 2, policeman Casey Briggs noticed what appeared to be a large-bladed weapon between a man’s legs and the frame of the bicycle he was riding.


    Meeting canceled

    The Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation Special Meeting slated for 6 p.m. today has been canceled.

    Grandview schools locked down following threat

    Social media post alarms school officials, law enforcement

    Grandview School District schools are locked down today following a threat on social media. District officials and law enforcement became aware of the threat this morning, officials said, announcing classrooms are in a "secure and teach" mode until further notice.

    School board sets meeting

    The next regular meeting of the Prosser School Board will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 12 at Keene-Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.

    REA patrons targeted

    The Benton Rural Electric Association has had reports of scammers going door-to-door to collect on REA bills and telling residents to leave the “pay to” line of their checks blank.


    Cadets outpin Sunnyside

    After winning two matches, the Sunnyside girls bowling team suffered a disappointing night at Nob Hill Lanes against Eisenhower on Thursday. The Cadets varsity team won, 2035-1478. The JV edged the Grizzlies, 1344-1302.

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    Special Olympic bowlers take part in Sunday’s State tournament in Kenmore

    For three local youngsters, Sunday is a special day. Noah Rios, Marcus Moreno and Brianna Flores-Galeana are competing in the Special Olympics State bowling tournament at Kenmore Lanes in Kenmore at 9 a.m. Sunday, December 10.

    Trail hike this Sunday

    A volunteer led walk will follow Richland’s Urban Greenbelt Trail beginning at 1 p.m. December 10. The trail is an urban path that encircles the central city.

    Grizzlies win home match-up

    The Sunnyside girls bowling team is celebrating their second win. Tuesday night, they defeated Davis 1389-1167. The Grizzlies travel to Nob Hill Lanes against Eisenhower Thursday.



    Craft fair opens

    The community Winterfest and crafts fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9 at the Kiona-Benton High School, 1105 Grace St.

    New Year’s Eve tickets

    It’s not too early to think about the New Year. Tickets for the Eagles Aeries 2729’s party are now available at East 100 South Hill Road.

    Photos with Santa benefit

    The Mustangs for Mustangs is the beneficiary of a photo shoot with Santa planned at the Green Oak Brewery from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at 1427 Wine Country Road in Prosser.


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