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Hands-on learning in Sunnyside

Fall is here and a new school year is under way at Sunnyside United Methodist Pre-School.

Police seek leads in attempted kidnapping

Man tries to snatch girls walking home from carnival

Quick thinking by two local girls likely saved them from a kidnapping attempt Saturday.

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Service helps locals mark observance of 9/11 attacks

Events range from concert to clean up

In Grandview and Mabton, it was a “Day of Service.”

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Carnival thrill ride in Sunnyside

Sunnyside’s first-ever International Trucking Festival on the St. Joseph Catholic Church lot at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue attracted families Saturday and Sunday.

Two deaths in three days on Prosser roads

Four traffic fatalities this year in Prosser

Two men are dead and at least two others injured in two crashes on local roads in a three-day span.

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Sunnyside hosts statewide migrant conference

White House calls for summit

A request from the White House two weeks ago led to a local non-profit group organizing a statewide meeting last night.

Prosser may prohibit new pot stores

City seeks hearing to deny third license

Two marijuana stores are enough.

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Sunnyside prepares for 9/11

Austin Villanueva wasn’t even born when the terrorist bombings occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Community welcomes hospital chief

New CEO marks the end of nine-month search

The Lower Yakima Valley community welcomed a new hospital chief last night during a reception at the Walter Clore Center.

Local accused of early morning assault

Prosser suspect held victims at gun point

A local man is in custody today after assaulting and threatening three people early yesterday morning.

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Prosser wins season opener

Grizzly volleyball team is young

Two Lower Yakima Valley volleyball teams faced each other to open the season last night.

Sunnyside hosting state’s first drone conference

Aerial display planned for Sept. 15 event

The city’s Community Center is hosting the state’s first unmanned aircraft systems conference.

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First day of classes at Washington Elementary School

Washington Elementary School students get a helping hand during the first day of classes yesterday.

Leads sought in case

Shooting investigation continues

Local police and Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputies continue to seek leads in a drive-by shooting early Sunday that damaged a vehicle and home.

Prosser chamber loses tax-exempt status

Group working with IRS to be reinstated

Another Lower Yakima Valley chamber of commerce is in trouble with the IRS.