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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.”

One dead, three injured in high school shooting

Police have teen suspect in custody

One student is dead, and three others are wounded after a shooting at Freeman High School yesterday morning.

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City sponsors flea market

The City of Granger often does the unusual, mainly because there aren’t many civic service organizations.

Man injured in car crash

A Toppenish man was taken to Toppenish Community Hospital late Tuesday night following a crash on Interstate 82.

Jobless rate increases

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force.

Hurricane fallout: higher gas

Hurricane Harvey and Irma destroyed business, homes and lives in Texas and Florida, and the rest of the country felt its impact in other ways, such as suddenly higher gas prices.

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Guitarist kicks off community concert season

The first performer on the Lower Valley Community Concert 2017-18 Series has been described as a sizzling composer, guitarist and singer with a unique style and Mediterranean flavor.

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Mystery worth the drive

Company scores with “Speaking of Murder”

You know that any play that involves children, a dog and a jealous love-sick secretary is going to be suspenseful in a “sitting on the edge of your seat” way.

Holiday play auditions told

Children, ages 6 and older, and adults are invited to audition for the Valley Theatre Company’s production of “Christmas Every Day.”

“Princess Bride” returns

The 30th anniversary of “The Princess Bride” will be celebrated Sept. 30 on the ‘big screen’ at Princess Theatre.

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German Shanty choir coming to Sunnyside

Former Rotary exchange student returns

Thanks to fond memories from her high school career, former Rotary exchange student Helga Menke has encouraged her musical group to make a concert stop at the Sunnyside High School, Principal Ryan Maxwell said.

State Fair is ready for area entries

Earn state honors for crafts

The Central Washington State Fair opens Sept. 22, so anyone with a entry can relax a little.

Bloomerang’s new home

The parking lot behind the French Vanilla Market, 201 S. 7th St., was filled with a variety of vintage booths with artisans selling their repurposed and antiques wares, Saturday.

Fair adds “Let’s party” event featuring regional wines

Now whether this qualifies as entertaining – it will be a fun part of this year’s Central Washington State Fair “Let’s Party” theme.

Fall activities scheduled

Fall activities for the whole family are under way at Bethany Community Church, 201 Birch St.

Reading time under way

With the older children in school, it’s time for a little one-on-one time with the family’s preschooler at the Community Library Friday morning reading times, beginning at 10 a.m.