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Zillah policeman shoots armed suspect

Police were looking for a man wanted for several crimes at the time of the shooting

Zillah police shot an armed man late Friday night. The names of officer and the man he shot were not immediately released. Police said the man came out of a house in the 200 block of First Avenue armed with a handgun. When he refused to drop it, the officer shot him, police said.

Two threats prompt lockdown of Wapato schools Friday

Threats focused on Wapato High School and PACE alternative high school, officials say

For the second time this week, an area school district locked down campuses in response to social media threats. The Wapato School District went into lockdown mode at 8:15 Friday morning following unrelated threats targeting Wapato High School and PACE alternative high school. On Monday, Grandview schools were locked down following a threat on SnapChat. That threat targeted Grandview Middle School. A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with that threat.

Take a walk in the park

Enjoy an informative walk along the trails of Amon Creek Natural Preserve, Leslie Road, at 9 a.m. tomorrow.


Cookies and wine offered

Enjoy holiday cookie and wine pairing offered at 14 Hands Winery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the winery, 660 Frontier Road.

Board to meet Monday

The Board of Directors of the Kennewick Irrigation District will have a regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. Monday in the Petersen Board Room at 2015 S. Ely St.

Teen’s bail set at $2,500 for lockdown

Had no gun, no plan, did not target school

A 13-year-old boy whose online threat of violence caused a lockdown of Grandview Schools Monday, made his first appearance in court Tuesday.

Wapato public works director, police chief, fired

In one of his first acts as Mayor of Wapato, Juan Orozco fired the police chief and public works director.

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Faithful line up for ‘The Last Jedi’

They started to line up at 3 p.m. in freezing temperatures

Star Wars fans started lining up four hours before the 7 p.m. opening of The Last Jedi at Grand Cinemas Yakima Valley last night.

A show and food drive

For one night only the Uptown Theatre company will present the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol at the Uptown Theatre, 1300 Jadwin Ave. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m.

Dress up ugly for pub crawl

Don your best “ugly” sweater and head out to the Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl from 5-9 p.m. Saturday. The crawl will begin at the Old Warehouse Restaurant and Lounge 705 Railroad, Ave., at 5 p.m., then progress to the Squeeze Inn, 611 First Ave., at 6 p.m. and continue onto The Stonehenge Tavern, 603 First Ave. at 7 p.m.

Inslee, Ferguson vow net neutrality fight

State officials to use bully pulpit for concessions

On the eve of the Federal Communications Commission’s vote to repeal the so-called “net neutrality” rules, Gov. Jay Inslee and State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said they will be fighting back.

Jim Reitsma


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Lois Marie Dunn


Zillah chooses The Daily Sun

City to honor Mayor Clark Monday night

The Daily Sun will become the newspaper of record for Zillah after the City Council accepts the results of a bidding process Monday.

Keglers fall to Wenatchee

The Grizzlies bowling team lost Tuesday’s match to Wenatchee by more than 500 pins. The Panthers won, 1874-1343.

Group hosts elections

The Lower Valley Assembly will meet at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Jordan Hay Shop, 22202 N. Hinzerling Road. Elections of executive board officers will be held.

Stolen vehicle arrest made

Police arrested a Sunnyside transient for possession of a stolen vehicle. Jason Michael Espinoza, 35, of was arrested Monday afternoon in the area of the hospital.

Jose S. Garcia


Lois Marie Dunn