Candidate forum slated for Wednesday

RICHLAND – The public is invited to watch eight Republican candidates vying to represent the 4th Congressional District answer questions from print, radio and TV media at a forum on Wednesday, June 18, at the Richland High School auditorium.

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Candidates share willingness to serve Yakima County residents

This morning (Friday), four candidates who will be on the Aug. 5 Primary Election ballot spoke to those attending the Sunnyside Republican Club meeting, sharing their experience and qualifications. Jose Trevino and Janelle Riddle are both vying for the position of county clerk.

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City paving the way for residents to raise chickens

The Sunnyside Planning Commission will be drafting an ordinance to allow chickens to be raised within the city limits of Sunnyside.

Planning commission vacancy

There is an opening on Sunnyside’s planning commission.

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County bans pot businesses in rural areas

Yakima County commissioners yesterday deliberated whether or not to impose a ban on retail businesses, producers and processors of recreational marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Hastings authors measures designed to aid farmers

Several priorities, authored by U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings, that help preserve the ability of Central Washington growers to continue farming were included in the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015.

Council happy with Day

The Sunnyside City Council is pretty happy with the performance of City Manager Don Day.

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Grandview seeking funds for Fourth Street project

The city of Grandview has for a couple of years been interested in making improvements to East Fourth Street between Elm and Ash streets.

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Loving Mabton Project pitched

Giving a moniker to a long-unnamed park and planting more trees are part of the vision for the Loving Mabton Project proposed by eighth graders Diego Garza and Nicholas Mejia.

Sunnyside School Board Agenda

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 810 E. Custer Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

$4 million earmarked by state to help the unemployed find work

More than 1,300 long-term unemployed workers in Washington will be placed in jobs over the next year through grants awarded by Gov. Jay Inslee and the Employment Security Department.