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Summer Cribbage Classic

Paul Hatcher of Salem, Ore. eyes his hand while taking on Brittany Pierce of Springfield, Ore. last Friday.

Selah Dolphins win fifth consecutive Mid-Valley Swim League championship

Sharks edge Tarpons by four points for second

The race, it turned out, was for runner-up honors at last weekend’s season ending Mid-Valley Swim League championship meet.

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S’side native a counselor for high school girls in Kuwait

After serving a year as a high school guidance counselor at the American Creativity Academy in Hawally, Kuwait, Andrea Phillips of Sunnyside is looking forward to returning overseas.

Sunnyside pool re-opened

Last Friday the Sunnyside municipal swimming pool was re-opened after repairs to its main pump were completed.

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Grandview Port garners aid for business growth

Port of Grandview officials batted two-for-two last week in gaining a nod to fund projects through Yakima County’s Supporting Investments in Economic Development (SIED) program.

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Goin’ old school

Local team runner-up at slo-pitch tournament

For one day, a Lower Valley team of AARP qualifiers turned back the clock and qualified for the championship game Sunday at the Old School Senior Softball Tournament at Sunnyview Park.

Failing schools letters will be sent to local parents

The state of Washington’s unsuccessful federal appeal means most Lower Valley schools will send letters to parents in the next few days announcing that the schools are failing to meet adequate yearly progress.

Mabton School Board Agenda

Monday, July 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabton School District Conference Room

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At least do the least for your country

The same day Yakima County mailed out ballots for the Primary Election, Wednesday, July 16, a total of 47 of those ballots were returned by voters.

F as in farewell

Nearly every day I proof-read and edit at least one obituary for the Daily Sun News.

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There’s really no mystery why incumbents get re-elected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

Hollywood liberals stand down for Israel

Once again Israel is being forced to defend itself from the terrorists who run Gaza.