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Tragedy averted

A Sunnyside High School student is alive early this morning (Tuesday) after having slipped into the open canal at the intersection of South 16th Street and East Edison Avenue, thanks to the quick thinking of his friend.

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Sunnyside honors its fallen

Calling on the 150 or so in attendance to honor the fallen and remember all who serve, Sunnyside City Manager Don Day provided the keynote speech during a Memorial Day service yesterday.

New trooper assigned to WSP’s Lower Valley detachment

A new face, fresh from the academy, is patrolling the highways near Grandview and Sunnyside.

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.

May 28 workshop to address drought relief

Yakima Basin farmers who hold junior water rights and are seeking to tap into groundwater this irrigation season are invited to attend a workshop at 3 p.m. this coming Thursday, May 28, at the Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional Office, 15 W. Yakima Ave. in Yakima.

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Nouvella members wrap up club year

The Sunnyside Nouvella Club officers installed at last Thursday’s meeting for the 2015-16 Nouvella year include (above L-R) first director Cathy Mears, treasurer Nita Coleman, second directors Louann Stiltner and Betty Carlyle, recording secretary Pat Rounds, president Karen Jaquish, first vice president LuAnn Roach, corresponding secretary Joyce Meeker and second vice president Karen Logue.

Safe driving class for seniors

A driver safety classroom course for older motorists is being offered in Sunnyside on Monday and Tuesday, June 8-9.

Sunnyside United plans leadership meeting

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Busy weekend for S’side cops

Police in Sunnyside were kept busy during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

New truck reported stolen

A brand new white 2015 Chevy truck with temporary tags was reported stolen yesterday from the 1200 block of Forsell Road near Grandview, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

Memorial Day weekend busy for police in Mabton

Mabton police officers had a safe Memorial Day weekend, according to Mabton Acting Police Chief Casimiro Cedillo.

Weekend fire results in hospitalized fireman

A Saturday evening barbecue went horribly wrong Memorial Day weekend when a barbecue grill caught a home on fire in the 300 block of Sunnyside’s West Columbia Avenue.

Brown, Harvey will lead strong six-girl contingent from Bickleton to State meet

Senior Lindsay Brown and freshman Kira Harvey will be at the front of the pack when the Bickleton girls’ track and field squad strolls into Cheney later this week at the 1B State meet.

Bickleton boys runners-up at District championships

Three points…that’s all that separated Lyle and Bickleton for top honors in the boys’ team scoring race at last Friday’s District 5/6 Track & Field Championships in Ephrata.

Mabton athletes to compete in four events at 2B State meet

Mabton hurdler Noemi Gutierrez hit her stride at the District meet last Friday, qualifying for State in both the 100m and girls 300m hurdles.

Three Greyhounds advance to 2A State meet

Needing a ‘Top 3’ finish at the WIAA District 5/6/7 Track & Field Championships in Spokane last Friday to advance to State, three members of the Grandview Greyhounds accomplished that task.

Sunnyside High sophomore qualifies to compete at 4A State meet in three events

A Sunnyside High School sophomore, Jessica Linde, has qualified to compete in three events at the 4A State track and field meet that will be staged in Tacoma later this week.

Sunnyside Christian grabs State tourney berth

With a Regional championship in hand, the Sunnyside Christian fastpitch softball team will this coming Friday compete at the 1B State tournament in Yakima.

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