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The walls come tumbling down

The walls are nearly down today after demolition machinery moved into remove the former La Fiesta building at the corner of South Fifth Street and East Edison Avenue.

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First sign of summer

The city of Sunnyside started filling the municipal pool earlier this week, a sure sign summer is almost here.

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Principal for a day

Sunnyside Christian School kindergartner Alina Newhouse greets a fellow student to school Wednesday in her role as “Principal for a Day.”

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New agriculture firm coming to Sunnyside

You’ll be seeing a big new 60-foot by 304-foot tension fabric structure going up near the Outlook-Sunnyside exit of Interstate 82 soon.

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Cozy business after-hours

Grandview Key Bank branch officers Fernando Alaniz, Lisette Ramos and Miguel Diaz, talk shop Thursday following a tour of Cozy Rose Inn Bed and Breakfast at a Grandview Chamber of Commerce business after-hours social.

Sunnyside teachers schedule early morning walk-in today

Protest aims to focus attention on school funds

Local teachers plan to stage a “walk-in” this morning to draw attentions to issues surrounding the current state of public education funding.

Candidate filing slots filling up, but a few remain open

Political hopefuls to vie for local seats

Candidate filing for local public officers slowed to a crawl Thursday.

Granger man charged in knife attack

Man allegedly attacks father, then draws gun

A local man was charged in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly attacking his father with a knife.

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House burns near Mabton

Fire departments from Mabton, Granger, Yakima County Fired District No. 5 and Prosser responded to a blaze yesterday afternoon on Bus Road east of Mabton and north of state Highway 22.

Yakima man wins $1 million jackpot

Normal day turns man into millionaire

When “Dale” from Yakima stopped at Legends Casino Hotel on a break between appointments, he had a feeling about the Gold Series Buffalo Bucks slot machine.

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Vine and tractor

A John Deere tractor sits among a vineyard of concord grapes earlier this week off of East Allen Road.

Patrols stepping up “Click It or Ticket” enforcement

Klickitat and Yakima counties join in

Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their seat belt enforcement next week.

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Sunnyside Christian brings music via Skype

Teacher flies in from Michigan for performance

Sunnyside Christian High School music students John and Arie Prins found it a little strange to have their band teacher in the classroom Wednesday.

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Setting the pace

Could hop-tying crew set world record? Maybe

Carpenter Ranch co-owner Craig Carpenter is so impressed with the work of one particular hop-twining crew that he recently posted a video on Facebook of these human whirlwinds.

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‘Alice’ in rehearsal

Missoula Children’s Theater production of “Alice in Wonderland” Director Jay Echols, left, helps Ihanna Perez, who plays the Queen of Hearts.

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