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Meeting canceled

A working group of the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory is canceling its meeting.

Flags to be lowered

A former governor will be honored starting tomorrow.

Mixed reviews for budget

President Donald J. Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 has the attention of the state’s congressional delegation.

Bill would ban masks

A Sunnyside state lawmaker is proposing a law that would make it illegal to wear masks or hoods during protests and demonstrations.

Sheriff Jerry Hatcher honored

Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher was presented with a certificate of appreciation for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Gang Team for its public service.

Sunnyside man charged in knife attack

A local man is charged with violation of a no contact order and second-degree assault following an alleged knife attack on his estranged wife.

Benton City woman unhurt in Friday crash

A Benton City woman walked away from a minor three-car crash last Friday night.

Mabton man arrested for meth charge

A local man was arrested Friday after methamphetamine was allegedly found in his home in the 200 block of First Avenue.

Community presents donations

Donations for sports and students extracurricular activities will be presented to the School Board when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Keene Riverview Elementary School, 832 Park Ave.

Road repairs on agenda

The City Council will discuss a pavement repair agreement and participation in the area drug task force when it convenes in two separate meetings tomorrow at City Hall, 207 W. Second St.

Woman faces domestic charge

A Zillah woman made her first appearance in court Friday on a charge of violating a domestic violence no contact order.

Man facing drug charges

A transient man was in Yakima County Superior Court on Friday facing charges of driving while license suspended and possession of a controlled substance.

Traffic stop charges

A local man made his first appearance in Yakima County Superior Court on Friday after being arrested for driving with a suspended license, failing to have an ignition interlock and possession of a controlled substance.

Attack ends in arrest

A local man is facing a myriad of charges after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house last week and threatened her and her new boyfriend.

Committee has vacancies

The Processed Pear Committee is seeking nominations for open member, first-alternate and second-alternate positions.

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