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Seeks letters for school project


Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state!

Applauds board’s superintendent choice


Congratulations to the Sunnyside School Board on their selection of Kevin McKay as the District’s new Superintendent.

Kennewick man issue needs laid to rest

It looks like the battle over Kennewick man’s remains have almost come to an end. And that means his remains, and the related controversy, could almost be ready to be laid to rest.

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U.S., Saudi relationship needs review

For decades the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have shared a peculiar relationship: the Saudis sell relatively cheap oil to the United States for which they accept our fiat currency.

Jury acquits state auditor

A jury has acquitted state Auditor Troy Kelley of charges he lied to the IRS. The jury was also deadlocked on 14 other charges.

Verner seeks agency post

The woman who mounted the primary defense of the state Department of Natural Resources forest management practices leading up to and during the Carlton Complex wildfire is seeking to lead the agency.

New superintendent prepares for transition

The School District’s new superintendent is already making plans to visit staff and students.

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Officials investigate U.S. 97 fires

Klickitat County and Yakama Nation officials are investigating a number of grass fires on U.S. Highway 97.

Second suspect in shooting to be tried with co-defendant

The second of two suspects accused in the shooting death of a former Sunnyside man will be tried on the same date as her co-defendant.

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Boulder Cave still closed

A gate blocks access to Boulder Cave Recreation Area along state Highway 410 west of Naches.

Another unmarked gas line nicked

Construction firm to proceed cautiously

Construction crews hit an unmarked gas line yesterday, the second time in less than two weeks.

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Scaling the cliff above U.S. 12

A rock climber scales the cliff in the Oak Creek State Wildlife Area along U.S. Highway 12 on Sunday.

Trial date delay, again

Nephew, uncle charged in Pasco homicide

A trial for two Lower Valley men accused in a homicide in Pasco has been delayed a second time.

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Sisters rescued

Found after two-day search on Mt. St. Helens

Two Grandview women have been rescued after a two-day search on Mount St. Helens.

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Weather keeps school construction on track

A warm spring is helping Washington Elementary School construction stay on track for completion by the start of the 2016-17 school year.

Audie D. Hays


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Natural ways to beat seasonal allergies

The arrival of warm weather changes the landscape completely. Animals come out of hiding and hibernation while trees and flowers bloom anew.

Saline pool serves therapy needs

There is a new therapy option in town.