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Enviros quiet on raw sewage dump

As the ranking Republican on the House Environment Committee, I’ve sat through hours of testimony from environmental special interest groups.

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Preparing for auction

‘Snake chase’ planned

A local winery will celebrate its annual “Chasing the Snakes out of the Vineyards” event tomorrow.

Libraries set craft times

Two Lower Yakima Valley libraries will have craft times Tuesday.

Center seeks volunteers

The Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas counties will offer a 12-hour long training program next month.

Book sale announced

Friends of Grandview Library will have a spring book sale March 24-25 at the library, 500 W. Main St.

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1967: Warehouse fire causes $155,000 in damages

Lloyd Miller, H.N. Dryer and George Rodman were appointed to canvas the Sunnyside area to establish the 2,000 acres needed to ensure success for a sugar beet factory.

Nominees sought for banquet

Award nominations due Tuesday

Planning for the 2017 Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet, a celebration of all thing great about the community, is well under way, organizers said.

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Volleyball stand-out gets to live her dream

Looking ahead to her future, one local high school senior wasn’t certain she would be able to play the sport she loves after graduation.

Greyhounds get in a full 18

The Greyhounds girls golf team experienced it first full-length match at the Othello Golf Club.

Mabton falls short of win

The 2B Mabton boys soccer team suffered a 2-3 loss to 1A Knights yesterday.

Boys win, girls suffer loss

The Grandview boys and girls tennis teams played a full match against the Bulldogs yesterday.

Lower valley teams fare well

Competing in the Davis JV Invite yesterday were track and field athletes from Mabton, Granger and Sunnyside.

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Little Grapplers head to Othello

Wrestlers bring home medals from Mattawa

Sunnyside Little Grapplers take to the mat Saturday.

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ACLU seeks change in Prosser schools

Organization pushing for ‘safe zone’

A national not-for-profit is urging the local school district to take action.

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Healthy seniors

Corned beef, green ale mark St. Patrick’s Day

Area clubs, eateries plan festive events

Looking for a bit o’ luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day?

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Localized flooding reported

Roads closed throughout Yakima County

Heavy rainfall and snowmelt on the east slope of the Cascades has prompted the National Weather Service to caution residents and motorists on potential localized flooding.