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Alumni potluck date set

The annual Outlook School alumni potluck will be held Aug. 6, in the school commons, 3800 Van Belle Road.

Blood drive date planned

Every summer brings vacations and changes in schedules, and as a result, the American Red Cross faces shortages of blood for emergencies.

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House Appropriates funding for valley projects

House bill would prohibit dam removal

An appropriations bill passed by the House includes funding for previously authorized phases of the Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project.

Yakima man suspected of murder

Bail of $750,000 has been set for a Nespelem man suspected of second-degree murder in the drowning death of Omak resident Joseph Shawl, 46.

Stolen vehicle recovered

A vehicle reported stolen after its driver had problems was recovered by Benton County Sheriff’s deputies.

Agenda items approved

A public hearing for the city’s 6-year Transportation Improvement Program was completed Tuesday.

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Sunnyside set

Brielle Newhouse in the 50-meter butterfly contributes to Tuesday’s 586-118 victory over Othello.

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Two challenge Martinez in Mabton race

Primary election ballots go in the mail on Friday

Mayor Mario Martinez is asking this community’s voters to give him four more years at his post.

Business group tours city today

Organization offers services to cities without chambers

Mayor Jim Restucci will be escorting visitors around the business community today as one of his duties as the city leader.

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No fine for Snipes Mountain Dairy

Measures taken to prevent future berm breaks

The Snipes Mountain Dairy will not be fined for its part in flooding that struck this community in February after a particularly snowy winter.

Franz: Preserve size of national monuments

Hanford Reach among federal areas being reviewed

On the final day the Trump Administration was receiving comments on national monument sizes, state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz begged for the federal government to leave public land allocations alone.

Mabton assault cases makes it court

Threatening behavior leads to arrest

A local man accused of assault and theft in separate incidents a week apart made his preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court in Yakima on Tuesday.

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Sunnyside Mayor honored

Sunnyside Mayor Jim Restucci, who recently competed a term as the president of the Association of Washington Cities, is congratulated by Councilwoman Julia Hart during the association’s annual convention in Vancouver from June 20-23.

Cause of pallet business fire undetermined

The cause of a fire that destroyed a pallet business on Scoon Road has not be determined.

Arraignment set in threat

A local man who threatened a popular Mexican restaurant’s owner will be arraigned next week.

Police find meth in truck

A Saturday evening traffic stop turned into a methamphetamine bust.