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Writer backing Francik in 16th


Voters in the 16th District are fortunate to have the opportunity to elect Rebecca Francik as state legislator.

Blame is on the American consumer


Don’t be angry with our politicians or businesses.

Timber funds needed for schools

Uncoupling state timber sales revenue from public school construction funding doesn’t make sense. It is akin to killing the goose laying the golden eggs.

Dead people are still voting in America

With Halloween so close to the November election, we may as well bring up the obvious link between ghouls and political hacks: Dead people are voting.

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Cutting crew

Sunnyside city employee Oscar Mendoza guides a blade along the Franklin Avenue sidewalk between Sixth and Seventh streets yesterday for planned improvements.

Food and wine pairings offered

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center’s Casual Culinary Series will feature “Harvest Delights” at 6 p.m. Thursday, in the center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

Order winter greens now

The Noon Rotary Club is again selling beautiful holiday evergreens from the Pacific Northwest.

Cowboy Buck in concert

Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth will in concert at 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Harriet Thompson Elementary School, 1105 W. Second St.

Outlook selling tickets

It’s time again for the Outlook Elementary School Halloween haunted house and carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29.

Pumpkin artists wanted

The High School FFA chapter will host a pumpkin carving event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in room 215 at the high school, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

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Advocates work to raise awareness

Crisis center fundraiser planned

Any day of the week, Lower Yakima Valley law enforcement records reveal that domestic violence is still an issue.

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Spartans secure playoff berth

The Spartans were one-of-two Lower Yakima Valley teams to win volleyball matches last night.

Prosser, Grandview win matches

With just one soccer match left in the regular season, the Mustangs are looking at a postseason match-up.

Newhouse, Didier to appear in Yakima

A Congressman and his fellow Republican challenger will appear at a luncheon meeting tomorrow.

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Heroes v. Villains

Harriers on track to District 6 Championship meet

Borrego has best Sunnyside finish

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Grandview eyes $65 million high school

Public can comment on concept tonight

Residents can weigh in tonight on a proposed $65 million, two-story high school with two gymnasiums and an auditorium.