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I-82 delays this week

Westbound Interstate 82 drivers will experience delays today from Buena to Parker.

Man charged in domestic

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 19-year-old man Sunday for allegedly attacking his pregnant girlfriend.

Man arrested after chicken shooting

A local man was in court yesterday after shooting a chicken on his property.

Newhouse to cut ribbon

Congressman Dan Newhouse will be on hand when the Grant Transit Authority celebrates the grand opening of its new Multimodal Transit Center today.

Board plans two hearings

The Transportation Benefit District board has scheduled two hearings for 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at City Council Chambers, 601 7th St.

Voting to end tommorow

Except for the excitement involved in the mayoral race here, the Yakima County primary election is ho-hum, and voters are responding in kind.

Immigration hold lifted

A federal district court judge ruled yesterday that Yakima County must immediately remove an immigration hold on an individual which prevents posting bail.

County jobless rate declines

Yakima County’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent in June 2016 to 5.0 percent this June, according to the Employment Security Department’s Don Meseck.

Bonds to be considered

Sunnyside Industrial Development Corporation will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. today to consider a resolution taking official action for the issuance of nonrecourse revenue bonds for Ostrom Co.

Kansas trucker crashes north of Beverly

A Wichita, Kan., man was injured yesterday when he crashed the truck he was driving on state Highway 243 about four miles north of here.

Fewer wasps found in area

A force of nature has taken the sting out of the region’s wasp population.

Mattawa man arrested

A Mattawa man was arrested on drug charges by Oregon State Police after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 97 about two miles north of the city.

Dog bites Prosser officer during arrest

A police officer suffered a dog bite while arresting a man for threatening his father last Tuesday.

Special needs area reserved

Sunrise Rotary will provide special needs seating for the Water Follies next weekend.

Granger to vacate street

The City Council meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. will start with a public hearing about vacating a street that doesn’t exist.

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