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Former teacher pleads guilty

The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor, and three other charges, was concluded with a plea agreement Friday.

January 22, 2018 noon read more..
 

Working on the railroad

Columbia Basin Railroad crews were cleaning the gutter along the tracks on South Ninth Street Thursday, causing one-lane traffic during the noon hour.

January 19, 2018 noon read more..
 

Apple pie the state pie?

State Senator Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside has introduced a bill in Olympia that would make apple pie Washington’s official state pie.

January 19, 2018 noon read more..


Three men were shot on Monday

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is being very tight-lipped about a shooting that occurred Monday about 11:30 p.m. in rural Sunnyside.

January 19, 2018 noon read more..
  

Astria Health settles

Because of its willingness to do the right thing, a complaint brought against Astria Health by the U.S. government last year has been settled with the health care organization, agreeing to remedies.

January 19, 2018 noon read more..
 

Body found off I-82

Benton County Sheriff’s deputies found the body of a dead man Wednesday afternoon after being alerted by a passerby traveling on Interstate 82.

January 18, 2018 noon read more..