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Grandview, Mabton agriscience teachers attend training institute

Ryan Maiden, agriscience educator at Grandview High School, and Randi Krieg, Mabton’s agriscience teacher, recently attended an eight-day professional development institute at Texas Tech University to learn the teaching principles of the agricultural science-animal section of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE).

Airport Days this weekend

PROSSER – Prosser Airport Days and Fly-in will take place this coming Friday through Sunday, July 18-20.

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Rocket science

Mabton High School sophomores are visiting the YVCC campus in Grandview this week as part of the college prep program GEAR-UP.

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Sunnyside United volunteers start evaluation of local stores

Taking about half an hour out of yesterday’s meeting, members of the Sunnyside United coalition conducted a short evaluation of convenience stores in town.

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Lodging tax committee recommends funding Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for rest of year

After considerable discussion, a request by the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for the remainder of its originally requested funds for this year was approved by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

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Golden day for Sunnyside Port District

“It’s great to turn 50,” quipped State Rep. Bruce Chandler. “I wouldn’t mind being 50 again, it looks better every year.”

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Democrats seek to bring new political blood to region

Seeking to change the way voters look at Central Washington politics are four candidates as vastly different as their ages.

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Walter Clore Center receives $10,000 donation from credit union

PROSSER – This past Tuesday, Lower Valley Credit Union presented the Walter Clore Center in Prosser with a donation of $10,000 to support the center’s mission of engaging visitors to learn about, experience and appreciate Washington state products.

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Mabton bridge closed due to safety concerns

In order to prevent a catastrophic failure, the Washington State Department of Transportation is closing the bridge as of today to all traffic.


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How hot does your thermometer say it’s been getting?

Official temperatures in Sunnyside recorded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association approved system

Official temperature readings are a sensitive matter and how they are obtained can vary.

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Signs, signs...everywhere signs

Nearly every main thoroughfare in Sunnyside is festooned with political campaign signs as the date for the 2014 Primary Election draws nears.

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Last few days for Rohman Street

Within two weeks barricades and orange signs will announce the permanent closure of Rohman Street in Sunnyside.