‘Obamacare’ enrollment for 2018 begins

Insurance plans available on Internet site

The open-enrollment period to purchase health insurance on the federal marketplace began Wednesday. Folks in Washington state can find a state-based health plan on the Washington health plan finder website.

Mabton police taser man in domestic assault

Man arrested after attacking mom, sister

A local man wanted on a warrant for escaping corrections was apprehended by city police who tasered him following a domestic altercation Halloween night.

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‘The Bell’ is back

Taco Bell is back.

Lower Yakima Valley’s first snow may fall this weekend

Temperatures to drop nearly 20 degrees

Lower Yakima Valley residents could see their first snowfall of the year this weekend.

Former teacher gets 27-year prison sentence

A former Prosser teacher is sentenced to 27 years in prison and is required to register as a sex offender.

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Firefighters get SCBA training

Training begins tomorrow on the use of 103 state of the art self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) units, thanks to a large federal grant awarded the Yakima County Fire District No. 5 in 2016.

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Grandview leader earns lifetime honors

Cus Arteaga honored by funding council

A man wearing two hats for his city has received recognition for his dedication.

Trail leads to another man’s arrest

Patrol connects Jose Alvarez to shootout

Detectives following the escape route yesterday of three men involved in last week’s shootout with a Washington State Patrol trooper have made a fourth arrest.

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Costume winner

Ariana Saenz, 4, of Sunnyside was chosen from among more than 35 0-5 year olds as the winner of the Community Center Carnival costume contest Tuesday.

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Co-op coloring

Carefully adding color to their white pumpkins at the Bleyhl Co-op Dia de Los Muertos pumpkin decorating party are Colin Ferguson, 9, and Samuel Blom, 5, both of Prosser.

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Mabton blaze

A structure fire at Isidro Gonzalez’s property, 840 High School Road, Mabton, destroyed a hay shed and four cars yesterday afternoon.

Two women killed in crash

Four children hurt in Wapato incident

Two Pasco women were killed early Sunday morning in a crash a mile west of the city.

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Trunk-or-Treat, Sunnyside-style

Snuggled in her dad Benjamin Torres’ arms, Yareli Torres, 14 months old, isn’t bothered by the noise at the annual Sunnyside Trunk-or-Treat event downtown Monday night.

Searches yield more than 2 tons of pot

Couple arrested for stashes in Grandview and Sunnyside

Two people appeared in Yakima County Superior Court in Yakima yesterday afternoon, facing charges in connection with a marijuana growing operation taking place in Sunnyside and Grandview.

Third person charged in shootout

Police: Madrigal helped shooters to get away

Another local man has been charged in connection to an Oct. 23 shootout with a Washington State Patrol trooper.