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Lead stories

Hansen’s third charge dropped

Could be tried again, but not likely, attorney says

Yakima attorney and Grandview native George Hansen is a free man after facing down three criminal charges of a sexual nature in Yakima County Superior Court.

Deputy: Still no suspects in shooting

Sheriff’s Office seeks help in fatal attack

Det. Sgt. Mike Russell said Monday afternoon that Yakima County Sheriff’s detectives are making progress toward identifying suspects for the early morning shooting near here Sunday that left a Sunnyside man dead and another man injured.

Public hearing set for Puterbaugh annexation

Business park plan in the works for city

There will be a public hearing Sept. 6 at City Hall as the annexation process continues on property that will be known as Puterbaugh Business Park.

Blaze, fumes led to Friday fatality

Lawnmower blamed for Angle Road fire

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office said a local man found deceased at the scene of a small brush fire died as a result of the blaze.

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Fire prompts I-90 closure

Hult Butte Fire growing west of Vantage

State fire assistance has been mobilized to help contain the Hult Butte Fire that blew up overnight Sunday.

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Paddling the Reach

A group of paddlers, led by renowned explorer John Roskelley, toured Hanford Reach National Monument on Saturday to observe natural formations and wildlife.



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    Aerial action at Grayland Open

    Dozens of personal watercraft riders from around the world spent the weekend at Grayland, showing off their aerial antics at the annual Grayland Open.

    Hiker’s body recovered from Mount Clemans

    Briscoe: Man may have fallen from small cliff

    The Yakima County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy this week on a hiker found dead on Clemans Mountain.

    Kayakers paddle Reach

    Renowned explore John Roskelley led a group of about eight kayakers down the Columbia River on Saturday, exploring the Hanford Reach area.

    State seeks comments

    The state Recreation and Conservation Funding Board wants to know what you think the priorities should be for outdoor recreation.


    Class of ’67 enjoyed local stay, planner said about reunion

    When the Sunnyside High School class of 1967 met for its 50th class reunion Aug. 4-5, they came away with rave reviews, reunion chairman Eva (Urrutia) Garcia said.

    CIA pancake breakfast set

    The CIA Coalition’s general meeting will feature a pancake breakfast at its partner recruitment meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Bethel Community Church, 270 N. Gap Road.

    Sunday gospel music time

    The Gospel Messenger Singers will be the featured musicians for old-fashioned Gospel Jamboree, at 2 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Grace Brethren Church 428 B. St.

    Summer reading round-up

    A pre-eclipse party is planned as part of the Build a Better World summer reading program wrap-up set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the community library, 621 Grant. Ave.


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