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Newhouse poses streamlining bill

Bill would make it easier to do water projects

Republican Congressman Dan Newhouse of Sunnnyside and Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced a bill H.R. 4419 yesterday that would streamline the Bureau of Reclamation’s and Bureau of Indian Affairs’ environmental planning and study process for new water projects.

Forum about DACA slated

The Yakima Valley League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council is staging a community forum to share information about what’s next for DREAMers.

Mullet to change committtees

As Democrats take majority control of the Washington State Senate, Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, will shift leadership roles as chair of the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

No impact for environment

The City of Grandview has issued a Determination of Non-significance regarding the proposed new high school.

Car strikes deer, one hurt

A Moxee woman was injured and needed to be hospitalized Wednesday after the car she was riding struck a deer on Interstate 82, one mile west of here.

Public Record

2007: Boy honored for saving father’s life

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

Santa’s list on review

Local children can find out if they are on “Santa’s Nice List” when they visit Santa Claus from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, at the Holiday Bazaar at the Student Learning Center, 805 Washington St.

Heartlinks pledges

Heartlinks Hospice and Palliative Care is marking “Giving Tuesday,” Nov. 28, a national day for giving to nonprofits - including Heartlinks Hospice.

Christian High honor roll released

Sunnyside Christian High School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year includes the following students.

Keglers fall in first two outings

The Grizzlies bowling team has competed in its first two matches of the season.

Tease photo

Eagles expected to be tough opponent

Girls look for challenge from bigger schools

Two coaches seeking a successful season in the Greater Columbia Gorge 1B league have vastly different seasons in front of them.

SCAC expected to be challenge

For veteran basketball coach Andy Affholter and first-year boys coach David Morse of the Spartans, the South Central Washington Athletic Conference is expected to be tough.

Schedule changed

Because a couple teams are juggling schedules due to State football playoffs, there have been changes to the Nov. 25 basketball jamboree schedule.

DREAMer program set for Saturday

Heritage University Campus will be site of community forum

A community forum on the status of children brought illegally into the U.S. will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heritage University. The forum will include presentations, educational information and an update of the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Brad Hendrickson nominated as secretary of the Senate

Brad Hendrickson was unanimously nominated by Democrats to serve as the next secretary of the Senate. Before taking the post, his nomination must still be approved by a majority of the Senate.

Troopers plan traffic emphasis through Nov. 26

Cougar football fans encouraged to drive safely and be prepared for winter weather

The Washington State Patrol has extra units on Eastern Washington highways through Nov. 26. Troopers will be targeting motorists who are speeding, driving too fast for conditions and using cellphones behind the wheel. Up-to-date road information will be posted to Twitter using the hashtags BeSafeCougs and #AppleCup.

State seeks input on using Volkswagen settlement funds

State officials are seeking residents' input on how to spend the $112.7 million Washington could receive from a federal settlement with Volkswagen to reduce diesel air pollution. A webinar on using the money is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 28 and a Facebook streaming town hall is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 29.

Moratorium set for pot

Benton County commissioners have approved an emergency moratorium on new marijuana growing and processing businesses. The moratorium passed 2-0, with one abstention, Tuesday.

Sex offender moves to Sunnyside

According to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Ismael Andaverde is now living in the 1200 block of South 11th Street.