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The nanny returns

Comforting the Banks children after a disastrous encounter with a bad nanny, is Mary Poppins (played by Kayla Bos) in the Sunnyside High School Drama Department presentation of “Mary Poppins.”

Mabton mayor trailing

Vazquez has a firm lead with 62.37 percent

The most hotly contested mayoral race in the Lower Yakima Valley appears to be going to the challenger, if last night’s early election results hold. Restaurant owner Laura Vazquez was well in front of incumbent Mayor Mario Martinez with 62.37 percent of the 93 votes counted, so far.

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Yakima Federal Savings robbed

Masked man makes off with undisclosed amount of cash

A masked bandit made off with an undisclosed amount of cash about 4 p.m. yesterday after robbing Yakima Federal Savings and Loan.

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Don’t forget to vote

Paula Culver of Sunnyside took advantage of the big red ballot box in the parking lot near the post office to cast a signed ballot for a friend Monday.

New tech office in Sunnyside not just about drones

Director sought for program

The Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advance Manufacturing is moving right along with the development of an office in Sunnyside.

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Zillah-Toppenish Bridges open Nov. 29

The N. Myers Road Bridges, known commonly as the Toppenish-Zillah Bridge, will open with fanfare and ribbon cutting Nov. 29.

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Sunset over the Lower Yakima Valley

A colorful sunset filled the sky over the Lower Yakima Valley last Thursday night before a cold front set in, bringing mostly rain, but some snow to the Prosser area.

Personnel on Grandview School Board agenda

The regular meeting of the School Board will take place at 6 p.m. today at the Grandview High School Library.

Budget hearing on Prosser agenda

The second public hearing for the proposed budget for 2018 will be on the agenda when a special City Council meeting takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at council chambers, 601 7th St.

Tomorrow final day to cast ballots

Voting closes at 8 p.m. across the lower valley

The Nov. 7 all-mail general election is not exciting voters in great numbers, and there is precious little time for those who have been planning to vote late. Regardless, ballot drop boxes are open until 8 p.m. Tuesday in Sunnyside, Granger, Zillah, Mabton and Grandview.

Community leaders urged to become everyday heroes

Childhood experiences focus of presentation

About 140 people turned out yesterday for the annual Key Leaders luncheon to learn ways to make the community better.

Attempted kidnapper sought

A 15-year-old girl is home safe after reporting a near kidnapping incident Wednesday.

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The boy who stole the hearts of Zillah fans

Moore’s football dream comes true

A video of Zillah High School senior Erik Moore hasn’t quite gone viral, but so it’s had more 64,500 views on Facebook.

Trial for former teacher reset again

Attorneys will try to reach plea for second time

The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor and three other charges was continued again last Friday. Zachary Joseph Sybouts, 27, was in Yakima County Superior Court for a hearing before Judge Kevin S. Naught, who agreed to continue the case.

Math club brings home hardware

Since forming last year, the Sunnyside High School math club has been on a mission to collect top honors at each outing.

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