News for Wednesday, June 16, 2004



Commissioners set public hearing date for CDBG program

YAKIMA - In 1998, Yakima County adopted a citizen participation strategy when it comes to applying to the state for Community Development Block Grant funds. Since then the county has worked to ensure that community members have a chance to voice their concerns and opinions when it comes to different projects the county submits to the state for possible funding.

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Elder Dalrymple moves into all-stars lead

John Dalrymple moved into the lead of the all-stars competition in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) after winning a race this past weekend he wasn't even supposed to be competing in.

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Dolphins slide past S'side Sharks, 422-333

SELAH - Winning on the road is always tough in the Mid-Valley Summer Swim League. Traditionally, the home team always fields more swimmers. And more times than not, that translates into a victory for the club that is churning through its own waters.

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Sun Valley dismantles Richland team

RICHLAND - Baseball is a simple game in concept. It involves playing defense, pitching and hitting. The Sun Valley 16-18-year-old baseball team excelled in all three areas in yesterday's doubleheader route of a Richland squad.

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Rotarians hear of Schuler's rail rides

When Sunnyside resident and Daybreak Rotary Club member Randy Schuler first had a friend invite him out for a ride in a speeder car, his thoughts automatically turned to oval tracks and brightly painted NASCAR racers. Instead, Schuler discovered that a speeder car is actually a small railroad car that once was used as a track inspector, but is now used by rail enthusiasts as a unique way to get from point A to point B.

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