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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.

Budget tweaked in Mabton to reflect cemetery, court costs

The Mabton City Council Tuesday night passed a budget amendment that reflects an additional $149,237 in revenues and $142,879 in expenses.

‘Yard sale Saturday’ slated for mid-September

The Granger Historical Society invites citizens of Granger to celebrate “Yard Sale Saturday,” on Sept. 19, by hosting a yard sale.

Softball tourney sign-ups sought

Longtime Sunnyside softball enthusiast Bob Sarmiento Sr. will again stage a Chicano/Latino/Native American men’s slo-pitch tournament.

Ale Fest nets $12K-plus

The final numbers have come in for Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club’s Summer Ale Fest, and the event turned a net profit of $12,403.

Health care payment method changes

Current qualified health plan and dental plan customers of Washington Healthplanfinder must pay their monthly premium payments directly to their insurance company beginning Thursday, Sept. 24.

Sunshine Days marshal wanted

Nominations are being sought for the Sunshine Days Parade grand marshal.

Reopening of Sunnyside library delayed

Due to delays in construction, the Sunnyside Library will not be resuming operations at its building on Grant Avenue until at least Monday, Oct. 19.

Men’s softball tourney planned in September

Longtime Sunnyside softball enthusiast Bob Sarmiento Sr. will again stage a Chicano/Latino/Native American men’s slo-pitch tournament.

Port commits funds for removal of building

The Sunnyside Port Commission approved spending $13,500 to help finance the demolition of the Carnation building in action taken during last Monday night’s meeting.

School board mulls weapon for coordinator

With only two school resource officers available to the Sunnyside School District instead of three, the school board at its regular meeting next week will consider a move to arm the district’s safety coordinator.