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Agreement with Sunnyside OK’d in Mabton

An interlocal agreement between the Mabton and Sunnyside school districts was this past Monday approved by the Mabton School Board.

Judge denies pot store relief

A request by Dave’s Place, the retail recreational marijuana store in Sunnyside with a state license, to open temporarily while litigation against the city proceeds was denied this past Tuesday by a Superior Court judge.

Firearms prohibition lifted in G’view

The prohibition on carrying a firearm in city parks and the Grandview cemetery has been lifted.

Quiet day for sheriff’s deputies

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies handled two calls about domestic problems in the Lower Valley yesterday, Wednesday. One of the calls resulted in an arrest.

Prowlers hit vehicles in G’view

Police in Grandview have investigated three reports of vehicle prowls since yesterday morning (Wednesday), two on East Wine County Road and another early this morning on Acoma Drive.

Backpack containing gun stolen

This past Tuesday a man called Sunnyside police after discovering his backpack was stolen at the local McDonald’s restaurant.

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Detour in Sunnyside

Railroad track repairs got underway on South Hill Road near South Fourth Street this past Wednesday.

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Talented artist

Prosser’s Jean Morris, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Department chairwoman, presents a second-place certificate and $250 cash to Nate Cienfuegos.

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Pageant tickets available

2014-15 Miss Sunnyside court members (L-R) Madison Marro, Liliana Cisneros and Krisana Fernandez will relinquish their titles at the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Safari signs need home

The city of Sunnyside needs to move two large signs rescued from the Safari Restaurant when it burned down in 2011.

Paver problem will be fixed

Sunnyside Public Works Director Shane Fisher said the city staff is aware of the settling of some of the pavers in the downtown area and will be making repairs this fall and winter.

Council OK’s airport design, engineer funds

The Sunnyside City Council approved an agreement with Huibregtse, Louman Associates, Inc. for the design and engineering of the airport runway and taxiway upgrade.

Airport clean-up work continues

The Sunnyside City Council last Monday night approved the next step in the clean-up process at the Sunnyside Airport, voting unanimously to release funds budgeted for a study and action plan on the clean-up.

Police dog gets dental work

The choices were between pulling the tooth and possibly damaging the dog’s jaw and making him useless as a tracker dog, or repairing the tooth.