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Budget amendment OK’d for pool house improvements

The Grandview City Council last night approved an amendment to the 2015 capital improvement fund, adjusting its budget, for improvements to the pool house at the Grandview municipal swimming pool.

Sunnyside firm settles dispute with Ecology

Johnson Foods, a Sunnyside food processing company, has resolved alleged wastewater discharge violations and will participate in an environmental enhancement project to settle a penalty with the Washington Department of Ecology.

Fields of Cambodia, Vietnam an eye opener for S’side visitor

A two-week trip to Southeast Asia was an eye opener for Sunnyside’s Brian Campbell, who recently traveled to Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Frozen in line

Wheel lines seen along Allen Road near Sunnyside early this morning seem frozen in time after overnight temperatures dropped below freezing.

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1979 SHS grad bilingual educators’ artist of the year

Award winner will appear at Sunnyside art show

Consuelo Soto Murphy has gained local, state and national recognition for her original artwork.

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Vote of the people sought by council on marijuana issue

The second time may be a charm…but it might also take a third.

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Grants to provide Sunnyside with sidewalk, stormwater upgrades

During its meeting yesterday, Monday, the Sunnyside City Council’s subcommittee on public works was updated on a pair of grants to help the city’s infrastructure.

Farm event on tap

The second annual “Meet Your Farmer” day will be held Sunday, April 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Heavenly Hills Harvest Farm (762 S. Emerald Rd., Sunnyside).

City will re-open South Hill

Closed for nearly three years, South Hill Road in Sunnyside will re-open to traffic…but with changes to help protect residents in the area.

Fall quarter YVCC grads announced

Yakima Valley Community College has named its fall quarter 2014 graduates.

Grandview teen named Girls State delegate

Grandview High School junior Gloria Guizar has been named as Grandview’s delegate to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, to be held at Central Washington University in June.

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Ale festival gets warm reception from lodging tax advisory group

Sunnyside’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members were very impressed with a pitch for funds from organizers of a first ever ale festival.

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$6.2 million in new building valuation gains city of Sunnyside approval last month

Sunnyside’s building boom bounced back nicely in March, with 69 permits issued for projects with a combined valuation of $6.2 million.

Deadline approaching to place flower orders with local Soroptimists

Three weeks to the day, that’s all the time Sunnyside residents have to get their orders in for the geraniums and petunias that the Lower Valley Soroptimists are selling this spring.