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Resting beauty

Comments sought on airport contamination

A year ago the city of Sunnyside received a $300,000 grant to research an alphabet soup of contaminants at the city’s airport.

High school art competition deadline May 1

Students in Central Washington still have time to submit artwork for the 2015 Congressional High School Art Competition.

Local photos sought

Shutterbugs, grab your cameras. The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce wants to make “Sunnyside Postcards” to promote the community and serve as souvenirs for visitors.

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Mabton police officers lend a helping hand

MABTON – Sometimes being a community law enforcement officer means getting your hands dirty.

Thousands get health plans through website

Washington Healthplanfinder officials announced this week that 170,101 Washingtonians have signed up for a qualified health plan or renewed their health coverage through

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New library digs in downtown Sunnyside

Above, the Sunnyside Public Library is set to reopen Monday, April 27, at its new temporary location at 533 S. Sixth St., next to the Frio’s yogurt shop in downtown Sunnyside.

Music in the Vines Concert Series kicks off in late June

YAKIMA – Gilbert Cellars will kick off its Music in the Vines Concert Series at Hackett Ranch Amphitheater near Yakima on Saturday, June 27, with a musical performance by Rust on the Rails.

Young Eagles take to the skies on May 16

PROSSER – A free opportunity for youngsters wanting to fly in an airplane is being offered at the Prosser airport on Saturday, May 16.

Event planned to benefit valley’s foster children

YAKIMA – Cascade Garden, an event center in West Valley, will present its fifth annual Mother’s Day Spring Faire on Sunday, May 10, as a festive spring gathering open to the public to benefit a worthy cause.

‘Glamping’ at Moran State Park offered

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has teamed up with Wanderlust Camps to offer a new style of luxury camping at Moran State Park on Orcas Island.

Student art show May 1-2

Chief Kamiakin Elementary School in Sunnyside will be hosting its annual art show on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, in the school’s gym.

Congressman Newhouse named grand marshal for Pasco parade in May

PASCO – The Downtown Pasco Development Authority has named U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.) as grand marshal for the annual, multi-cultural parade and festival in downtown Pasco on Saturday, May 2.

Pony, horse rides at Del’s tomorrow

America’s Future 4-H Club is offering community members the chance to enjoy a horse or pony ride at the cost of $5 tomorrow (Saturday).