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Miss Sunnyside candidate Claudia Pena

Students and community members in Sunnyside, says 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside hopeful Claudia Pena, need a good role model and someone to serve as “…a positive voice.”

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Friendly face helps women at Nuestra Casa

Blanca Bazaldua has experienced just about everything the Lower Valley has to offer in terms of work, and that wealth of knowledge is very useful in her current position at Nuestra Casa.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Lucero Mejia

Wanting to inspire young girls and others who have dreams is not a new concept for Lucero “Lucy” Mejia.

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Auto parts salesman enjoys helping local mechanics

Michael Angel Grajeda still remembers working on cars with his uncle as a small child.

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Rodeo in Grandview full of thrills and spills

GRANDVIEW – The Saturday night finale of the 2015 Pro-West Rodeo in Grandview started with a good deal of excitement as the fourth saddle bronc rider out of the chute, Dustin Hobbs, was tossed out of the arena and into the crowd by his horse after he had held on for the full eight seconds.

Coffee shop helps family

Last Thursday, Dutch Bros. Sunnyside partnered with the community to raise $6,642 for the four daughters of the late Angela and Kyle Walker.

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Sears sales associate prefers selling appliances to home construction trade

After having worked both at Washington Beef in Toppenish and Sunnyside’s Valley Manufactured Housing, David Espinoza finds he much prefers working at the Sunnyside Sears store as a sales floor associate.

Sunnyside schools losing its director of executive services

Taking on the role of public information officer at the Shoreline School District will be Curtis Campbell. He has served the Sunnyside School District for the past seven years.

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Maintaining the trust of his customers top priority of salesman

Approximately five years ago Edgar Garcia became a sales representative at Mid Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep/Marine in Grandview.

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National Night Out festivities

Young Levon Grotzke enjoys the festivities by taking a turn at bubble blowing during the National Night Out block party hosted by Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Tuesday night.

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Amundson to be honored in state World War II exhibit

Sunnyside’s Les Amundson will be among 12 World War II veterans honored when the “Washington Remembers World War II” exhibition opens Thursday, Aug. 20, in Olympia.

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New Pet Clinic veterinarian has local ties

A lifelong love of animals led Granger native Brandon DeVries to seek a career in veterinary medicine.