Wapato man charged in assault

Inmate accused of throwing urine on officer

A Wapato man is accused of assaulting a corrections officer in the Yakima County Jail.

New Year’s Eve... where’s the party?

If going out on New Year’s Eve is not really your thing, consider frequenting your favorite sports bar to watch the fourth-ranked University of Washington Huskies in the Peach Bowl Saturday as they face-off against top-ranked Alabama at noon.

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Area non-profits look to 2017

Organizations are beginning to see stabilization

After years of see-saw funding, officials with non-profit organizations said they are beginning to see stabilization in their ability to provide services.

Zillah robber faces charges in Mabton

The man who robbed a Zillah convenience store and a Moxee coffee shop is facing an additional charge for holding up C&D Market on Dec. 22.

New Years closures slated

Federal, state and local government offices will be closed Monday due to the New Year’s holiday.

Food banks still in need of donations

The holiday may be over, but the need for extra food hasn’t gone away among the needy in the Yakima Valley, as local food bank directors can attest.

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Recycle or dispose of Christmas trees

Grandview trash crews provide free pickup Jan. 9-13

If having fresh cut trees is the family tradition, then finding ways to dispose of “O’ Tanenbaum” is a part of the annual holiday process.

Sun Valley price tag at $400,000

Work may not be complete until spring

The School District is tallying the cost from water damage at Sun Valley Elementary School.

Candidates set for Prosser board vacancy

Interviews planned for Jan. 5

School District residents will have a chance to meet and hear from four candidates for a School Board post during a meeting next Thursday.

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Christmas visitor

A deer approaches a Cle Elum doorway looking for a meal during Christmas day on Sunday.

State agency announces water program

Forecast tool aids users

Officials with a state agency said they have a mission to “aggressively pursue development of water supplies to benefit both instream and out of stream uses.”

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Coloring winner

Kianna Vazquez, 8, poses with The Daily Sun Santa (AKA production manager Job Wise) upon being presented with a $20 first place prize in the newspaper’s Christmas coloring contest held last week.

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Couple’s Christmas baby takes her time in arriving

Born at Sunnyside Community Hospital late in the evening, this year’s Christmas baby was in no hurry to make her appearance.

Deadline nears for Babies of 2016

Time to dig out those adorable baby pictures and have them published in The Daily Sun’s Babies of 2016 special section slated to be published Jan 31.

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Snow-dusted ivy

Sunnyside’s dusting of snow yesterday highlights an ivy plant.