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Local funeral home lauded

Grant Smith named ‘Agent of the Year’

A family-owned funeral home is reaping the rewards of providing care to area families.

Sierra Vista Middle School announces third quarter honor roll

Sierra Vista Middle School saw 16 students earn perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the third quarter of the 2015-16 academic year.

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Volunteer honored

Sunnyside Community Hospital’s gift shop volunteer Diana Turley is congratulated by hospital volunteer director Elizabeth Cerrillo, right, during a volunteer appreciation luncheon last Thursday.

Class of ’66 sought

The class of 1966 will host its 50th class reunion Sept. 23-25.

Walk for Life set for Saturday

A walk to support Life Options’ annual Walk for Life will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Relay hopefuls sought

Girls ages 3 to 13 are asked to consider running for “Miss Beauty for a Cure” in the Relay for Life Princess Pageant.

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Gearing up for big weekend

Trying to determine which type of wine is contained in a pair of black glasses at Yakima Valley Vintners in Grandview on Saturday are Liz Lozano and Michael Saldana.

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Touring the local wineries

On an international friendship trip from the United Kingdom to the Yakima Valley, Martina Charvet, left, gives Maria Marsh a tour of area wineries Sunday as a part of Marsh’s 10-day visit.

New hours at Yakima library

Yakima Central Library, 102 N. Third St., will add later evening and Sunday hours beginning May 8.

Science van to town visit

Science on Wheels from Pacific Science Center will be at visiting Sun Valley Elementary School on Wednesday.

Local doctor featured

Nutrition and healthy eating habits is the topic of a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Safe Haven Community Center, 410 Washington Ave.

Service club honored

Sunnyside Lions Club is helping Yakima Neighborhood Health Services improve the sight of Lower Valley residents.

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Granger housing dedicated

New housing to be home to many families

A total of 51 new rental units in the Mother Joseph Villa have been blessed and dedicated.

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Local asparagus celebrated at festival

The second Asparagus Festival went without a hitch Saturday.

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