News for Tuesday, July 1, 2014



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Prosser firm first in Yakima Valley to offer recreational pot

Retail marijuana sales slated to get underway July 8

PROSSER – Indica, Sativa, bud tender, cannabis coach.

Yakima County expected to see computer-related employment growth

“There’s a great future in plastics,” Benjamin Braddock’s father tells him in The Graduate.

Burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades now in effect

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources declared a burn ban is in effect starting today (Tuesday).

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South American transplant likes community of Sunnyside

Customers entering Buena Vista, located at the corner of South Sixth Street and East Grant Avenue in Sunnyside, always receive a friendly greeting from store owner Nestor Gabino.

Police warn of scam demanding payments

Don’t respond to collection calls without checking their legitimacy first, warns Sunnyside police.

Grandview names monthly beautification

The city of Grandview announced the following property owners as beautification award winners for the month of July:

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A year later, mill keeps alpaca farmers busy

Silbury Hill Alpacas kicked off its fourth summer season and first anniversary of the installation of its mill this past weekend with a day of tours at the farm north of Sunnyside.

Ramon Mireles


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Riding the prize

The grand prize for the annual Sunnyside Sharks raffle is a 2014 Polaris ATV, seen here with swimmers (L-R) Makilie Hernandez, Kylah Bunch, Allison Davis and Chloe Messmore.

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Badgers 10-run Sunnyside Christian twice

The Sunnyside Christian Knights didn’t exactly bring their ‘A’ game to last Friday’s home twin bill against visiting Tri-City Prep.