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Teen’s bail set at $2,500 for lockdown

Had no gun, no plan, did not target school

A 13-year-old boy whose online threat of violence caused a lockdown of Grandview Schools Monday, made his first appearance in court Tuesday.

Wapato public works director, police chief, fired

In one of his first acts as Mayor of Wapato, Juan Orozco fired the police chief and public works director.

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Faithful line up for ‘The Last Jedi’

They started to line up at 3 p.m. in freezing temperatures

Star Wars fans started lining up four hours before the 7 p.m. opening of The Last Jedi at Grand Cinemas Yakima Valley last night.

Zillah chooses The Daily Sun

City to honor Mayor Clark Monday night

The Daily Sun will become the newspaper of record for Zillah after the City Council accepts the results of a bidding process Monday.

New Eye Center site coming

The Port of Sunnyside’s sale of 1.2 acres of land at Golob Landing should mean improved access to medical and legal services. Port Executive Director Jay Hester announced that The Eye Center of Yakima has purchased the property for two new professional buildings.

Toppenish City Council raises water, wastewater fees

The City Council raised water rates by 5 percent during its meeting Monday night. City Manager Lance Hoyt said the increase was necessary to help pay the next upgrade to the water system.

Council rejects two LTAC proposals

City officials OK $48,603 for tourism agency

A public outcry over the Lodging Tax Advisory Commission’s recommendation to deny bed tax dollars to the community float program prompted the City Council to send the issue back for reconsideration.

Grandview schools locked down following threat

Social media post alarms school officials, law enforcement

Grandview School District schools are locked down today following a threat on social media. District officials and law enforcement became aware of the threat this morning, officials said, announcing classrooms are in a "secure and teach" mode until further notice.

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Vets commemorate Pearl Harbor Day

It was biting cold yesterday at Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza, but the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts didn’t shy away from commemorating Pearl Harbor Day, which is celebrated on Dec. 7, the date in 1941 when the Pearl Harbor attack occurred.

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Midvale crash sends man to hospital

A two-car crash at the intersection of Midvale and Emerald Roads last Friday afternoon sent one driver to the hospital and cost the other a traffic citation.

Bed tax board recommends tourism funding

$48,000 to be spent with Yakima group

The city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is recommending the City Council dole out $82,103 in bed tax dollars for promoting the city.

Marquez the suspect in six robberies

Detectives putting puzzle pieces together

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sgt. Mike Russell said yesterday that Moises Marquez is now a suspect in six robberies.

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Hazzards decorate for Christmas

Lloyd E. and Sheila K. Hazzard’s house at 905 Rossier St., Sunnyside, is all decked out with colorful Christmas lights for the holiday season.

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Ringing for the needy

It’s a bit cold, but Enrique Garza of Grandview is happy to be ringing for donations for the needy during this season of giving.

American Legion to observe Pearl Harbor Day

World War II and 9-11 heroes honored

American Legion Post No. 73 will host its annual Pearl Harbor Day Service at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 7. The observance will take place at Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza on South Ninth Street.

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