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More time for moratoriums

State delays marijuana applications for cities imposing bans

Even as county and city governments struggle to deal with the legalization of marijuana and its impact on businesses and law enforcement agencies, non-profit organizations, like Sunnyside United, are wading through murky waters dealing with the impact I-502 may have on the youth in their communities.

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Miss Sunnyside Court shows its Egyptian moves

It wasn’t quite dark enough for torchlights last night, Thursday, when the Sunnyside community float Egyptian Treasure made its way through downtown during its pre-parade season debut.

City considers park possibility

The city of Sunnyside is considering the possibility of turning a property at 1313 S. Sixth St. into a new park.

SHS youth plans Easter egg hunt

The Sunnyside High School leadership class will be turning Clem Senn Football Stadium into a giant Easter egg hunting ground tomorrow, Saturday.

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Groundwater committee discusses consequences of nitrate problem

GRANGER – Some drinking water in the Lower Valley may contain a higher concentration of nitrates than is allowed by the EPA. The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee learned at its Thursday night meeting about the consequences of such contamination.

Board approves staff changes

GRANDVIEW – Last Monday night the Grandview School Board of Directors approved a number of personnel changes, including a request for a leave of absence from second grade teacher Juana Barcenas of Smith Elementary School.

Local library plans activities

Family activities planned at the Sunnyside Library from tomorrow, Saturday, through the following Saturday, April 26, include:

District’s college readiness programs proving successful

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview School Board of Directors were reassured last Monday that the time spent implementing and support the district’s middle school AVID and high school Navigation 101 programs are is worthwhile.

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Wine sensory evaluation class at Desert Wind Winery in Prosser, 5-7 p.m.

Open mic event for musicians set for May 4

Budding musicians, both instrumentalists and vocalists, are being invited to showcase their talents on Sunday, May 4, in Sunnyside.

YVCC offers wine tasting

GRANDVIEW - Yakima Valley Vintners, Yakima Valley Community College Vineyard and Winery Technology Program’s teaching winery will open its tasting room for Yakima Valley’s Spring Barrel Tasting weekend.

Cherry Festival fun slated for April 25-27

GRANGER – The 66th annual Granger Cherry Festival will take place Friday through Sunday, April 25-27.

Junior Livestock Show lamb shearing tomorrow

TOPPENISH - The Central Washington Junior Livestock Show will be held Sunday through Wednesday, May 4-7, at the livestock show fairgrounds located on the Toppenish Rodeo Grounds.

Annual 4-H fashion show set for April 25

The annual 4-H fashion and talent show, held at the Sunnyside Church of Latter Day Saints, will take place on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m.

Community-wide Easter egg hunt in Grandview slated April 19

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department is teaming with the Grandview Church of the Nazarene to offer a community-wide Easter egg hunt to be held at the Country Park Events Center (812 Wallace Way).

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