Ribbon cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday at one of the city’s newest businesses.

New distracted driving law looms

Escalera: Police will educate before ticketing

The new distracted driving law will take effect Sunday, but it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.

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Legislature sets aside $300,000 for drone education

Sen. Honeyford gets funds into capital budget

State Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside has staked out $300,000 in the state capital budget for the development of a program to help keep the Yakima Valley from falling behind in agricultural drone technology.

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Zumba at the Community Center

Several area residents turned out last night for an introduction to Zumba, offered at the Community Center by the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department.

Local man arrested for driving and shooting

Jose Galindo appears in Superior Court

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly driving through the city and shooting a gun.

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Preserving history

Most people think of cemeteries as places to bury the dead, and they are.

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After one year, mechanic at home in Sunnyside

‘Iffy’ start here leads to success in auto repair

After a year in business, Hi Tech Auto Repair owner Frank Pardo is feeling right at home.

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Wine growers face new virus threat

Nematode transmits virus to vineyards

Yakima Valley wine grape growers have just discovered a new challenge to their efforts, a virus detected recently in a Wapato vineyard.

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Mutant Ninja Yellowjacket?

Joyce Wassemiller, who resides at the south end of Sixth St. in Sunnyside, found what we believe is a Yellowjacket in her flower garden.

Grudge leads to stabbing

Victim’s relative arrested in fatal knife attack in Toppenish

An old grudge may have been the cause of a stabbing Friday evening that left one man dead at Wanity Park on the Yakama Reservation.

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West Virginians found Yakima Valley to be magical

Back in the ‘90s, there was a disc jockey on Spanish radio who often referred to the Yakima Valley as the Magical Valley.

Re-trial set for next Monday

A former Yakima County and Sunnyside prosecuting attorney is slated for re-trial on charges of indecent liberties with forcible compulsion and unlawful imprisonment.

Schools may lose out with state budget

Legislators passed a new state budget June 30, believing the $43.7 billion will help schools statewide.

All-American wrestlers lead July 26 clinic

Christian organization helps athletes

A one-day camp for youngsters interested in wrestling will take place July 26 at Sunnyside High School.

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Quality food

Juan Fernandez of Sunnyside thanks Ramona Lopez for the high quality fresh produce she brought to the Sunnyside Farmers Market Wednesday afternoon.