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Man hurt as three cars crash

A man from Outlook was injured near here yesterday morning in a three-vehicle crash.

$5,000 bail in Benton City sex crime

A Benton City man arrested on child molestation charges by the Benton County Sheriff was arraigned yesterday in Benton County Superior Court.

Airport board sets meeting

The Municipal Airport board will have a regular meeting Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Fire Station, 513 S. 8th St.

Ag worker stabs another

An agricultural worker was arrested early Wednesday after allegedly stabbing another man with sheers.

Public Record

Put male or female on birth certificate

When you are born, you either arrive with the indoor plumbing of a girl or the outdoor plumbing of a boy. And while there may be birth defects to cause a few babies to be born without either, gender is determined by your chromosomes.

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Forget politics, show respect

I enjoy football.

Computers can tell gay or straight

According to “Newsweek” and MSNBC, Stanford University researchers have reported startling accuracy in predicting sexual orientation by using artificial intelligence analysis of facial features in photographs.

1997: Dr. PJ Swofford retires

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Tanya Tucker coming to The Fair

After the tragic passing of Troy Gentry, half of the popular duo, Montgomery Gentry, the Central Washington State Fair has booked Tanya Tucker as a replacement act.

Cub Scout recruiting

Cub Scout Pack No. 632 will host a recruit night from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.

Dogs are invited

“Hounds and Harvest” is the weekend theme at Van Arnam Vineyards, 1305 Gilbert Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Alpaca open house set

It’s almost time to celebrate the alpacas.


Volleyball teams fight it out with opponents

Sunnyside loses, Prosser wins away matches

Sunnyside was one of three Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams competing last night.

Rimrock detour opens Monday

The leaves may be falling, but that’s not stopping crews from getting important work done on US 12 along White Pass.

Bowling Report

Shellfish beds are reopened

Improved water quality has prompted state health officials to open 760 acres of commercial shellfish beds in Liberty Bay near Poulsbo in Kitsap County.

New polls out

Although the Grizzlies still aren’t ranked by the Associated press with their 2-0 record, Sunnyside Christian has moved up to the No. 3 spot in the 1B polls.

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Swim team starts season in close contest

The fall swim season started in earnest at Lions Pool last night as Sunnyside competed against Wenatchee.