Grandview City Council to continue budget talks

Discussions for 2017 began with fire, police departments

City council members got a sneak peak Tuesday night at budget requests from the police and fire departments.

Judge refuses bail request

Local charged with sending drugs to jail

A local man will remain behind bars awaiting his Oct. 21 trial after his request for reduced bail was denied in Yakima County Superior Court.

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‘Maybelle’ kicks off the fair

Get to the fair early for first day free entry

The ceremony surrounding the unveiling of Maybelle the Holstein in the Valley Building on Tuesday was the unofficial opening of the Central Washington State Fair, 1301 S. Fair Ave.

Fair Board to honor Golob on Saturday

A Granger farmer who died earlier this year will be honored Saturday.

Prosser schools seek options

Task force will recommend next steps

A task force tomorrow will present its final recommendations for the School District’s building issues.

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Stirring sunset in Mabton

Clouds and a smoky haze from recent fires combine for a brilliant sunset Monday night in Mabton.

Local pleads guilty

Woman sentenced in drug case

A local woman has plead guilty to one drug charge, had another dismissed and sentenced to 45 months.

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Out for a spin

Rachel Scott, center, gives sisters Emmalee, 4, and Devan Sanchez, 7, a ride Saturday during Pet Days at Del’s Farm Supply in Sunnyside on Yakima Valley Highway.

County drops charges in drug bust

Federal government to pursue case

Yakima County is dropping charges against two suspects involved in an alleged drug exchange July 15 at the local airport.

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Hot air balloons to fill Prosser skies

Festival starts with first flight Friday morning

Weather permitting, the 26th annual Great Prosser Balloon Rally will lift off early Friday morning for three days of ballooning.

Candidates neck-and-neck in funding for judicial post

Strategies vary from ice cream to live music

A race for Yakima County Superior Court judge is shaping up as a close battle between the lower and upper valley, the latest campaign financing numbers show.

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Sunshine Days bookends

The festival wrapped up its run Sunday night with midway rides, above, brightly illuminating the city’s evening sky.

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Little girls sparkle in mini ‘miss’ event

Sporting their best smiles, 14 little girls ages 5 to 11 vied for the title of Little Miss Sunnyside on the Central Park Performing Arts Stage on Sunday.

Trial set for death

Jury to hear teen stabbing case in January

The suspect in the city’s only homicide of 2016 is going to trial next year.

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Powder Puff football kicks off Mabton homecoming

Junior Brittnee Guerrero, left, leads her class Powder Puff football team to a 18-6 halftime lead last night as sophomore Reyna Huecias tries to take her flag during a big gain.