Port district’s financial outlook remains strong

According to the state auditor’s office, 2013 was a good year for the Port of Sunnyside. In a recent audit of the port’s financial statements, auditors noted, “The overall financial position improved in 2013.”

Fish and wildlife officials set fire restrictions

Fire restrictions on eastern Washington wild lands will be in place a month earlier than last year.

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World War II Navy veteran to lead city of Sunnyside’s annual Fourth of July Parade

Being chosen as the grand marshal for the Sunnyside Lions Club Independence Day Parade is both a shock and thrill for longtime Sunnyside resident Ralph Prescott.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Diana Calderon

Diana Calderon says she “…would love to be Miss Sunnyside because it’s a unique experience to show others why I love my community.”

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Luck of the draw

Taking a break from his busy day, Sunnyside’s Kerry Turley relaxes as American Red Cross phlebologist Tilea Green prepares to draw his blood as part of Wednesday’s blood drive.

Court orders former Sunnyside city manager to pay $65,474 in restitution

Frank Sweet, a former interim Sunnyside city manager, has been ordered to pay $65,474 in restitution to the city of Selah.

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Sunnyside issues water quality report

Recently the city of Sunnyside issued its annual water quality report, as required by Washington state law and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

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Rotarians tour site of $8.2 million upgrade

Every five to seven minutes a new load of compacting soil is dumped onto the future banks of the Port of Sunnyside’s newest lagoon.

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Sunnyside Valley Irrigation rep defends basin plan in D.C.

The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District (SVID) had a voice in Washington D.C. recently. SVID attorney Larry Martin testified on behalf of a plan to increase water storage and fish habitat in the Yakima River Basin.

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Racing to win

Youngsters in this week’s Vacation Bible School hosted by Sunnyside’s United Methodist, Our Saviour’s Lutheran and Presbyterian churches get an up-close look at Dalrymple Racing’s super comp dragster.

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Evergreen Boys State ‘amazing’ experience for Lower Valley high school junior class students

“It was amazing,” said Brendon Lynch of his experience at Evergreen Boys State.

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Grandview schools reach settlement on teacher contract

Rather than let a high school teacher go as originally planned, the Grandview School District will allow the teacher to stay on board for one more year as a substitute.

No charges filed against Fourth Congressional District candidate

Two charges Ephrata police requested against Fourth District Congressional candidate Gavin Seim will not be pursued.

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SVID silver anniversary

Lori Brady marks her 25th anniversary of employment with SVID this week and yesterday was surprised with a silver bracelet from the district’s board of directors.