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Pastor Souza at home at new church

After searching for a church for several years, a pastor found his new home at the local Presbyterian Church.

Forget gender, look at qualifications

You know what I really resent? I resent it when someone tells me I should vote for, or support, or give a pass to, someone because it will be a “historic moment.”

Gun control debate should be more civil

Most of us, regardless of our personal beliefs about gun control, want to build a safer and more prosperous nation. Standing on that common ground, we should address a common misperception.

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Handgun Sale

McKay is a good choice for our schools

It’s not too often a local school district gets the opportunity to hire one of its own to be superintendent.

Alexis Arciga | Miss Granger Candidate

An opportunity to represent the community rather than herself is the goal of this Miss Granger candidate.

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Mabton’s E.coli boil-water order remains in effect

Residents may see return to tap water Tuesday

Residents may know as soon as Monday if the state will lift its boil order for city water.

McKay hired as Sunnyside schools chief

It took the School Board less than 12 minutes Thursday night to unanimously approved hiring a former local teacher as the new superintendent of schools.

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Community members lauded

Chase recipient of Grandview Person of the Year Award

The recipients of last night’s Grandview Chamber of Commerce Community Awards have much to smile about.

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Juan Rodriguez III


Jobs fair this Saturday

Columbia Basin College hosting event

Council backs re-zone requests

Changes approved for School District, business expansion

Fire permits to be sold

Sales start tomorrow

Talent of all types featured

Area 4-H members specializing in sewing will be attending the annual 4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Show April 22 at Fruitvale Grange, 2908 Castlevale Road.

Learn to design garden pots

A class to demonstrate the possibilities of container gardening is being offered 6-8 p.m. May 2 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

New service at libraries

Yakima Valley Libraries is offering a new “Book a Librarian” service.

Mabton girl awarded scholarship

Sunnyside Christian High School senior Katelyn Banks is the recipient of a sizable Grange Insurance Association scholarship.

Senior plans wish walk

A high school senior is planning a special fundraising event.

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Walking tall

Men in heels, including many Sunnyside police officers, stood tall walking in support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault on Yakima Valley Pathway Friday as part of the Lower Valley Crisis Support and Services first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser.