Federal returns are due

Today is the last day to file federal income tax returns for 2016.

Sex offender checks in

A transient sex offender is residing in Yakima County, but without a permanent address.

Criteria topic of meeting

The city Planning Commission will discuss high-density residential and agri-tourism criteria when it meets next Thursday.

Water system to be flushed next week

Public Works employees will open fire hydrants and flush the city’s potable water system.

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New bench added to parkway

Families join effort to add shade to path

Walkers using the Lower Yakima Valley Pathway between Sunnyside and Grandview can thank two local people for a new bench located on the walkway.

Man faces charges in drive-by shooting

Soliz accused in March 27 incident

A Sunnyside man made his preliminary appearance yesterday for his alleged involvement in a March 27 drive-by shooting.

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Newhouse heckled during ‘listening session’

Mayor had enough of rude behavior

Congressman Dan Newhouse returned to his hometown last night to listen to constituents.

Groups file suit against dairy

Environmental groups target Snipes dairy

A local dairy is being sued by two environmental activist groups for its alleged effluent discharges in the area.

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Family recovers from baby’s abrupt arrival

Saturday had been an unusual day for Jessica Pena, but she had no idea that things were about to get stranger.

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Deputies target Alderdale Road speeders

Klickitat County grant funds more traffic patrols

If you go to Alderdale before dawn, you won’t see the vast swaths of vineyards and orchards that blanket the landscape. But you might guess at their rolling, unbroken expanse by watching a trail of lights.

Birth control bill passes

Insurance carriers will be required to reimburse refills for birth control for 12 months at a time under legislation passed today by the Senate.

Register by Friday

The deadline to register for the upcoming Jurassic Parliament and Plain Talk programs is Friday.

Upskirt bill passes Senate

Rep. Gina McCabe’s bill cracking down on voyeurism passed the state Senate with unanimous approval yesterday.

Baby girl born in van

A local couple’s third daughter was born in their van en route to an area hospital Saturday.