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Fair and rodeo ready for opening day

Grandview-hosted event to offer fireworks

The pigs are washed, peaches canned and cattle stalls mucked in preparation for today’s start of the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.

Can you friend a city?

Grandview looking to Facebook

With a little trepidation, the City Council took a step last night towards establishing a city Facebook page.

Former Prosser teacher may face more sex charges

Tonie A. Reibolt remains out of jail on bail

A former Housel Middle School teacher may be facing additional charges for inappropriate communications with students.

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Getting ready for the fair

From fine, handmade linens to canned produce, volunteers prepare for the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo in Grandview.

City Council approves hospital rezone

Street changes possible for new campus

The City Council agreed unanimously last night to rezone a 50-acre parcel to make way for a new five-story hospital and medical complex on Alexander Road.

Woman sentenced for stabbing ex

A Sunnyside woman entered into a plea agreement for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the back and has been sentenced.

Roza eyes emergency

Potential canal block concerns irrigation board

A crumbling hillside has irrigation officials worried about a potential canal blockage.

Grandview to review social media

City Council to consider policy options

The city does not have a Facebook or other social media account, but the City Council may decide to fix that.

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Hundreds gather in Sunnyside to remember Partida

Memorial service set for Wednesday

Kind and gentle are two words which most used to describe a beloved Sunnyside School District security officer Fidel Partida.

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Firefighting efforts continue in Eastern Washington

Fires in Yakima County are contained and evacuation notices have been lifted.

Wapato police identify cops in shooting

Man with tazer killed by officer

A police officer fired his weapson after a suspect in a domestic violence case trapped him in a bathtub and threatened to assault him.

Local faces 24 firearm theft charges

Guns stolen from Ace Hardware

A Sunnyside man is in court today for a preliminary hearing, facing 24 counts of theft of a firearm, first-degree trafficking in stolen property, money laundering and four counts of possession of unlawful firearms.

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Sunnyside plans web ‘facelift’

A more mobile-friendly website is in the works for city residents.

Meetings eye chamber replacement

More than a dozen people turned out last night at the Best Western Plus Grapevine Inn to talk about forming a new group to replace the now-defunct Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce.

Memorial, benefit for Partida

Sunnyside High School hosts service today

A longtime school resource officer died after a year-long fight with cancer.