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‘Catch’em all’ tonight in downtown Prosser

City expects 400-700 for Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go enthusiasts will have plenty of encouragement to “catch’em all” tonight when the city hosts its first-ever event for the popular app.

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Pouring day for Washington Elementary School

Workers persevere through 100-degree heat yesterday to pour concrete for a fire lane at the nearly completed Washington Elementary School building along Ninth Street.

Postcards with an edge

Cops say local sent meth to inmates

Officers are requesting 15 charges against a local man, who allegedly mailed methamphetamine-laced postcards to a state prison.

Teens steal booze, assault Safeway worker

Two charged with robbery in Sunnyside

Two teenagers are in custody this morning facing robbery and assault charges.

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Muddy mess on the volleyball court

A makeshift mud volleyball court took shape last Saturday night after the Yakima Valley Rodeo in Grandview.

Local classes begin next week

Sunnyside Christian, Mabton, Zillah and Grandview kick off the 2016-17 school year

Summer will end for most Lower Yakima Valley school districts next week.

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That sinking feeling

City of Sunnyside employee Ivan Mendoza cuts up the pavement around a sink hole yesterday that has formed recently on Sixth Street near Franklin Avenue.

Three seek Prosser City Council seat

Deadline is today to apply for vacant post

Three residents have thrown their hat into the ring to replace a city councilman who recently resigned.

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Firefighters get stuck on wet summer fun

City staff needed to rescue fire truck

The Fire Department is used to rescuing residents.

Wapato City Council calls for investigation

Mayor joins request for review

The mayor and city council want the federal Department of Justice to investigate the city’s officer-involved shooting.

Another day, another local power outage

Crash knocks out electricity in Grandview

The power is back on today for 238 Pacific Power customers without electricity yesterday.

Woman dies of West Nile

Benton County victim first in state this year

An elderly woman is the first in the state this year to die from West Nile virus.

Local teen shoots self, may face charges

Cops say Sunnyside boy lied to officers

A local teen is recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but he may also face criminal charges for allegedly lying to police.

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Power restored after squirrel causes outage

Electricity was out for seven hours yesterday

Power is fully restored to city residents and business.

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Yakima Fair and Rodeo chutes bring action

Cowboys and livestock took center arena Friday and Saturday night as the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo entertained thousands.