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Aeration basin repair completed

MABTON – Earlier this month the Mabton City Council learned the town’s aeration basin at the city’s wastewater treatment facility needed unforeseen repairs after excessive rainfall caused it to unevenly settle.

City of Mabton mayor vindicated

City attorney finds no wrongdoing on part of Mario Martinez

MABTON – The citizens of Mabton need not worry, knowing their mayor has not abused his power or misused city funds.

Grandview’s American Legion members seek just one penny a day from donors in February

GRANDVIEW – In what has become an annual community event the last two years, Grandview’s Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of The American Legion is again leading a month-long “Penny-a-Day” campaign during February.

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Grandview leaders ‘put on big boy pants’

GRANDVIEW - More retail, higher paying jobs and an improved image for the Yakima Valley were just some of the hopes expressed in Grandview Tuesday night.

Late dog license fee to be charged

MABTON – The Mabton City Council at Tuesday’s meeting approved a $25 late fee for all dog licenses issued after Jan. 31.

Grandview ballots in hands of voters

GRANDVIEW – The Feb. 10 Special Election ballots for Grandview voters arrived in the mail last week, giving the community a second chance to decide whether or not to fund new athletic facilities.

Quarantine lifted on poultry

The Washington State Department of Agriculture lifted a quarantine yesterday that restricted the movement of eggs, poultry or poultry products in Benton and Franklin counties.

What Medicare doesn’t cover

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m about to sign up for Medicare Part A and B and would like to find out what they don’t cover so I can avoid any unexpected costs down the road.

Basic training completed by Sunnyside graduate

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Army Private Justin D. Cooley, a 2014 graduate of Sunnyside High School, has completed basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

The horrible, awful thing that is wrong with schools

Do you remember career counseling when you were in school?

Sun breaks and a poor job of eavesdropping

My friend and I met at a restaurant for a late lunch. We were ushered into a window-decked, porch-like room, with a blazing fire pit surrounded by only six tables: an intimate setting.

Yakama Tribal pulls into tie with Christian for top spot in league

TOPPENISH – Refusing to give up any easy baskets from inside the key, forcing shots to come from the perimeter, the Yakama Tribal Eagles dealt the Sunnyside Christian Knights a 64-56 loss Tuesday evening.

Grandview smokes both Connell, Ki-Be

CONNELL – Neither the Connell Eagles nor the Ki-Be Bears were any match for the Grandview High School girls wrestling team last night.

Bickleton girls notch a win

BICKLETON – Bickleton High School’s Hannah Pond notched a triple-double in the Lady Pirates’ 54-44 victory over the Granger JV last night.