Museum plans open house

An old-fashioned Christmas is promised at an open house at the museum, 704 S. Fourth St.

Pearl Harbor ceremony set

A ceremony to honor Lower Valley Pearl Harbor survivors will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Donations eyed for meal

Donations are being sought to provide a free Christmas dinner for seniors citizens ages 50 and older.

Festival tickets still available

A gala event to benefit the Sunnyside Community Hospital’s new cancer center will be at 6:30 p.m., Friday.

Granger, sheriff contract OK’d

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office will provide the city with telephone and radio communications as well as access services during hours in which police radio personnel are not on duty.

Corrections deal inked

An interlocal corrections and detention agreement with Granger was approved by Yakima County commissioners last Tuesday.

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Love of tree climbing leads to unusual career

Daniel Hernandez loves climbing trees. He also loves working with a chainsaw.

Dorn wants court sanctions unveiled

Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has expressed support for a recent motion filed by plaintiffs in the McCleary v. Washington case.

Cities support John Wayne Pioneer Trail

The City Council approved a resolution last week urging the state Legislature to fund the John Wayne Pioneer Trail rather than close it.

State appoints wildfire liaison

Washington state’s first-ever wildlife fire liaison is a long-time Department of Natural Resources employee familiar with fire danger in eastern Washington.

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Timely help

Loading food for delivery to Sunnyside food banks are, left to right, Sun Valley Elementary School Vice Principal Ryan Kannely, School Resource Officer Joe Chiprez, school counselor Anthony Andrews, police officer Erica Rollinger and Sunnyside Police Explorer Arturo Casas.

Convict wants DNA testing of evidence

Former Prosser resident will appear in court

A former resident will appear in Franklin County Superior Court tomorrow in an effort to reopen a decades-old, first-degree murder conviction.

Pot store owner settles with state

Bake Shop to pay $1,500 fine

The Lower Valley’s second retail marijuana store has reached an agreement with state officials after it was caught selling pot to a minor.

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Giving thanks in wine country

The annual Thanksgiving in Wine Country returned to Sunnyside, with Cote Bonneville, 1413 E. Edison Ave., opening its doors last weekend.