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Sunnyside firm receives FDA warning

Agency notes claims of high arsenic rates

A local fruit processing company is pledging to remedy issues named in a warning letter issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Carnation demolition under way

Crews removing asbestos from Sunnyside plant

Workers are taking the first step this week towards demolishing a city landmark.

Bully for you, Brits

Britain voted yesterday to remove itself from the European Union. Many are calling it “Brexit” and June 23 Britain’s “Independence Day.”

Clerk claims to be making progress

County officer faces possible contempt issue

The county clerk is making progress in fixing issues ranging from personnel to reconciling bank statements.

Walmart celebrates re-opening

Store plans ribbon cutting, weekend events

A ribbon cutting and family activities will mark the grand re-opening of a local store.

Wildfire claims more than 1,000 acres

Firefighters wrapping up this morning

Fire crews today are mopping up from a wildfire that has burned 1,300 acres.

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Yakima Valley women head to national convention

Democrats select delegates for July event

Two Yakima County residents are among the state’s delegates bound next month for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Penn.

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Partners buy Olsen Estates

Tasting room opens July 2

Two wineries will share one roof after buying Olsen Estates’ tasting room in April.

City looking for answers in wake of chamber closure

Future of Sunnyside events in limbo

As the county’s second largest city closes its Chamber of Commerce, the search is on for someone to fill the void.

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Rain doesn’t dampen civic spirit

Yakima Valley celebrates under cloudy skies

Three Lower Yakima Valley cities didn’t let rain dampen community spirit during festivals on Saturday.

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