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Busy weekend for S’side cops

Police in Sunnyside were kept busy during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

New truck reported stolen

A brand new white 2015 Chevy truck with temporary tags was reported stolen yesterday from the 1200 block of Forsell Road near Grandview, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

Memorial Day weekend busy for police in Mabton

Mabton police officers had a safe Memorial Day weekend, according to Mabton Acting Police Chief Casimiro Cedillo.

Weekend fire results in hospitalized fireman

A Saturday evening barbecue went horribly wrong Memorial Day weekend when a barbecue grill caught a home on fire in the 300 block of Sunnyside’s West Columbia Avenue.

Brown, Harvey will lead strong six-girl contingent from Bickleton to State meet

Senior Lindsay Brown and freshman Kira Harvey will be at the front of the pack when the Bickleton girls’ track and field squad strolls into Cheney later this week at the 1B State meet.

Bickleton boys runners-up at District championships

Three points…that’s all that separated Lyle and Bickleton for top honors in the boys’ team scoring race at last Friday’s District 5/6 Track & Field Championships in Ephrata.

Mabton athletes to compete in four events at 2B State meet

Mabton hurdler Noemi Gutierrez hit her stride at the District meet last Friday, qualifying for State in both the 100m and girls 300m hurdles.

Three Greyhounds advance to 2A State meet

Needing a ‘Top 3’ finish at the WIAA District 5/6/7 Track & Field Championships in Spokane last Friday to advance to State, three members of the Grandview Greyhounds accomplished that task.

Sunnyside High sophomore qualifies to compete at 4A State meet in three events

A Sunnyside High School sophomore, Jessica Linde, has qualified to compete in three events at the 4A State track and field meet that will be staged in Tacoma later this week.

Sunnyside Christian grabs State tourney berth

With a Regional championship in hand, the Sunnyside Christian fastpitch softball team will this coming Friday compete at the 1B State tournament in Yakima.

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Instructor of year award given to Sunnyside man

Antonio Hidalgo of C&H Trucking Academy was recently named the Northwest Career Colleges Federation Instructor of the Year.

Longtime Sunnyside lawyer plans to retire

When longtime Sunnyside native son and lawyer Paul Hart retires at the end of May, he expects do a little traveling, visit his grandchildren, spend some time at the family cabin and maybe do a little golfing.

Farm Workers Clinic on cutting edge of addressing mental health symptoms

“Mental Health Month” comes to a close this coming Sunday, on May 31. This year’s theme was “Addressing mental health before Stage 4.”

Whooping cough study shows vaccine protection fades over time

A new study shows that whooping cough vaccinations wear off over time, but they’re still the best protection against the dangerous disease - according to state officials.

Golf, motorcycle fundraiser Saturday

SELAH - Not-for-profit Reckin’ Crue Inc. will host the annual Mayhem and Miracles Revving at the Ridge Motorcycle Poker Run and Show-n-Shine

Allergic reactions to hair dye can happen

No matter how long you’ve been using a hair dye product an allergic reaction can develop at any time.

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Iridologist returning to Sunnyside this fall

A certified iridologist – an alternative health practitioner who studies the irises in the eyes in relationship to a person’s overall physical condition – returns to Sunnyside this September.