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Local students MESA winners

More than 160 Sunnyside middle school students traveled to WSU’s Tri-Cities campus in Richland last Saturday for the regional MESA Day competition.

Cleanliness, friendliness important to New Walmart manager

While shopping at the Sunnyside Walmart Store and hearing a call for a clean-up in the deli, don’t be surprised if the person who responds is Store Manager Amy Smart.

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Moreno, Binfet named GHS Boys State delegates

Juniors Miguel Moreno and Micah Binfet will represent Grandview High School at American Legion Evergreen Boys State June 21-27, in Stanwood.

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Sizzle put back into branding iron

The bronze statue of pioneer cattleman Ren Farrell is once again whole, thanks to the original artisan returning to Sunnyside to make repairs.

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Curtain’s going up

The Sheriff of Notting-ham, portrayed by Timothy Foster, and Robin Hood, played by Joel Martin, dual one another with swords in the Sunnyside Christian High School production of “Robin Hood…Sort Of” yesterday afternoon.

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Arsonist blamed for haystack blaze

An estimated $162,000 worth of hay owned by the Veldhuis family dairy on Wasson Road near Grandview was torched last night (Wednesday).

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New museum board president has big plans for city’s ‘hidden secret’

After 35 years of leading the Sunnyside Museum Board of Directors, John Saras is happy to be stepping down.

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Sunnyside community turns out to ‘meet a farmer’

A steady stream of people showed up at the second annual Meet Your Farmer event held this past Sunday, at Heavenly Hills Harvest near Sunnyside.

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Groundwater contamination brings downtown stormwater project to a screeching halt

Workers digging out a space for a stormwater vault at the corner of Sixth Street and Decatur Avenue in Sunnyside hit oil a week ago, but not in a good way.

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New float unveiled

‘Mademoiselles in Paris’ is the theme of the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside Community Float.

Order up

Grandview students Angel and Briana Damian and Harriet Thompson Elementary School Counselor Heather Judkins search for the Sunnyside McDonald’s customer whose order is ready.

Volunteers needed to clean up, paint homes

The Loving Sunnyside Initiative organization invites everyone to help paint and clean up six homes in Sunnyside on Saturday, April 18.

Relay for Life princesses being sought

Local girls are invited to participate in a special Princess of the Relay fundraiser being planned in conjunction with the 2015 American Cancer Society Lower Valley Relay for Life, to be held May 16-17 in Sunnyside.

Water system flushing slated for April 22-23

The city of Sunnyside will be flushing its water system on Wednesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 23, from 3 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Funding in place for water system upgrades in city of Mabton

The city of Mabton should have funding for upgrades to its water mains by Earth Day, April 22, according to engineer Dave VanCleve of Gray & Osborne, Inc.