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Weather advisories issued for Lower Yakima Valley, again

Freezing fog predicted for Grandview east, snow expected from Sunnyside west

Freezing fog, winter weather advisories in effect until 4 p.m. Saturday.

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There’s no business like snow business

Retailers hard-pressed to keep supplies in stock

Snow shovels are flying off the shelves at area stores at breakneck speed, leaving many shoppers empty-handed.

Snow days affect schools

Many districts yet to figure out make-up days

Summer vacation may be delayed for students this year, thanks to snow days that will have to be made up.

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Blaze destroys truck complex

Dog rescued, another dies in massive fire

What started out as a call for a possible propane fire Friday evening turned into a massive blaze that destroyed an automobile repair and parts complex at 181 Factory Road.

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Flames erupt from automotive, equipment businesses

Fire crews still on scene at 181 Factory Road

One dog perished, one survived massive fire east of Sunnyside

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Officials say ATV use is illegal

Officers have discretion in writing tickets

The roads are in rough shape and that all-terrain vehicle in the garage sure looks tempting.

Snow cancels, delays MLK assemblies

Peace march set for Monday in Toppenish

Snow days and two-hour delays have left little time to work Martin Luther King Jr. assemblies and observances into schedules.

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Jurassic snow-removal effort

At least three snow-removal crews were busy yesterday in Granger removing snow from sidewalks and side roads.

Services, utilities asking for public’s help, patience

Snowfall creating issues for providers

Natural gas utilities, the mailman and even the garbage service are all asking for help.

Break seen in area snow

Opening eyed today for state Highway 241

Snowfall may be on the decline, but unseasonably cold temperatures will keep it on the ground for the foreseeable future.

Claim against county seeks $750,000

Former employee cites privacy issue

The county’s legal staff is reviewing a $750,000 claim filed by a former employee.

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Lower Yakima Valley digs deep

Municipal budgets and manpower are being stretched as Lower Yakima Valley cities deal with plowing and removing snow.

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Snowbound

Drifts make driving area roads nearly impassable

The cold, wind-driven snowdrifts north and east of the city are creating a moonscape on rural roads.

Police crack string of burglaries

Officers recover stolen property

A local man is suspected in a string of burglaries.

Resolution pending in rape case

Two teenagers sentenced after guilty pleas

Two of three teenagers charged in a rape last summer have been sentenced.

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