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Forget politics, show respect

I enjoy football.

Computers can tell gay or straight

According to “Newsweek” and MSNBC, Stanford University researchers have reported startling accuracy in predicting sexual orientation by using artificial intelligence analysis of facial features in photographs.

1997: Dr. PJ Swofford retires

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Tanya Tucker coming to The Fair

After the tragic passing of Troy Gentry, half of the popular duo, Montgomery Gentry, the Central Washington State Fair has booked Tanya Tucker as a replacement act.

Cub Scout recruiting

Cub Scout Pack No. 632 will host a recruit night from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.

Dogs are invited

“Hounds and Harvest” is the weekend theme at Van Arnam Vineyards, 1305 Gilbert Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Alpaca open house set

It’s almost time to celebrate the alpacas.


Volleyball teams fight it out with opponents

Sunnyside loses, Prosser wins away matches

Sunnyside was one of three Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams competing last night.

Rimrock detour opens Monday

The leaves may be falling, but that’s not stopping crews from getting important work done on US 12 along White Pass.

Bowling Report

Shellfish beds are reopened

Improved water quality has prompted state health officials to open 760 acres of commercial shellfish beds in Liberty Bay near Poulsbo in Kitsap County.

New polls out

Although the Grizzlies still aren’t ranked by the Associated press with their 2-0 record, Sunnyside Christian has moved up to the No. 3 spot in the 1B polls.

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Swim team starts season in close contest

The fall swim season started in earnest at Lions Pool last night as Sunnyside competed against Wenatchee.

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Granger wins, but other teams struggle

The Grizzlies were the only girls soccer team playing at home last night, but there wasn’t any home field advantage against West Valley (Yakima).

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Leta Mae Syria


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Florence (Waddle) Iverson


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Outlook man fined for 2015 oil spill

Used motor oil fouled creek, river to Prosser

A local landowner has been fined for the March 2, 2015, oil spill that fouled the waters of Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River downstream to Prosser.

Grandview man leads police on chase in Tri-Cities

Suspect found hiding from law enforcement

A Grandview man is facing multiple charges following a chase in the early morning hours yesterday through the Tri-Cities.

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Blackmail costs more

Realizing she knows the secrets to the demise of the former Mrs. Charles Ashton, busybody neighbor and co-conspirator Mrs. Walworth, left, decides to demand more blackmail money from Annabelle Logan in Valley Theatre Co.’s production of “Speaking of Murder.”