Cities plan budget meetings

Grandview, Sunnyside set sessions

The City Council will have back-to-back meetings next week for the second week in a row.

City eyes park plans

Projects to save playgrounds

Long-neglected parks will see improvements next year.

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Summer’s end in Sunnyside

Christopher Marroquin Blanco, 3, of Mabton, chomps down on a hot dog during last night’s season finale for the Sunnyside Farmer’s Market at Centennial Square.

Couturier denies charges in patient’s death

Local doctor seeks hearing

A local doctor is denying a charge of unprofessional conduct and will seek a hearing.

Sunnyside police seek $600,000 more in 2017 budget request

Chief wants more staff, more overtime

The Police Department wants to increase overtime hours and staffing in 2017.

Prosser hospital to ‘think pink’ at health fair tomorrow

Focus is for breast cancer awareness

A local hospital is hosting a “Think Pink” health fair tomorrow.

Super Tuesday in Sunnyside

Sunnyside High School senior Kimberly Cava and drama teacher Corey Murphy strike their best Superman stances yesterday during a super hero dress-up day for homecoming week.

Local coach earns honor

Boogie Zavala a finalist for national award

A local football coach is nominated for a national award.

Sunnyside doctor charged in patient’s death

Physician accused of unprofessional conduct

A local doctor faces a charge of unprofessional conduct following a patient’s death.

Mabton jaywalking stop nets drug bust

Local woman was in court yesterday

A local woman is accused of possessing methamphetamine after she was initially stopped for jaywalking.

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First day on the job in Sunnyside

A flagger controls traffic while crews from Columbia Asphalt start work yesterday on a project to improve Yakima Valley Highway between Sixth and 16th Streets.

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Loads of pumpkins

Enriqueta Domingo arranges pumpkins yesterday at her Rossy’s Fresh Produce stand at 1830 S. First St., next to Holy Pies.

Mabton cop aids in drug arrest

A Grandview man is accused of possessing nearly three grams of methamphetamine.

Local faces fraud, money laundering charges

Man accused of aiding meth dealer

A local man is accused of money laundering and fraud through his position with a car dealer.

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Crash injures four near Granger

Investigation under way by sheriff’s office

Four Lower Yakima Valley residents are recovering today from a two-vehicle crash near Granger last night.