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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.

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Hospital groundbreaking in doubt for 2016

Environmental review done, plans pending

Sunnyside Community Hospital’s goal of breaking ground on a new 50-acre site this year may not be met.

Prosser drive-by shooting probed

Home and vehicle struck by gunfire

An investigation is under way today after a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning.

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Sunnyside shines during States Day Parade

The Miss Sunnyside Court takes center stage during Monday’s States Day Parade in Prosser.

Man, truck found in Grandview cornfield

Medical issue suspected in Monday death

An autopsy is planned today to determine if a medical issue caused a Yakima man‘s death when he crashed in a local corn field.

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Granger man celebrates his father’s labors

Artist’s father worked in coal mines

Celebrating Labor Day is more than just a day off of work for retired writer and artist Guillermo Castaneda.

Labor Day closures slated

Agencies, schools out for the day

Many businesses and non-emergency government services will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday.

Grandview campus gets $2.6 million

Federal grant will pay to expand college

The local Yakima Valley College campus is in for a major makeover.

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Actors take their cue for winter production

Actors practice songs as part of their White Christmas auditions Tuesday night at the Princess Theatre in Prosser.

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Bountiful harvest at the farmers market

The calendar is turning to September, but the Sunnyside Farmers Market is still going strong each Wednesday.

New dean to seek permanent post

Grandview dean wants job long-term

Two weeks on the job, and the local community college’s interim dean already wants the job permanently.

Menudo on tap for this Sunday

Valley has Labor Day options

The Lower Yakima Valley is filled with festivals and celebrations this Labor Day weekend.