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New Miss Sunnyside ready to launch Lower Valley Pathway clean-up project

Just barely two weeks into her reign as Miss Sunnyside, Jessica Linde is already adapting to the demands of her new position.

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Input sought on economic development ideas

New Vision representative Jean Brown knew Tuesday night’s Yakima County Development Association forum in Sunnyside might not attract many community members.

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Former newspaper reporter transitions to media contact

Amber Schlenker Betts has gone from being a beat reporter on the Sunnyside Daily Sun News staff to being a communications coordinator for the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic’s health organization, with a couple of stops in between.

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New car wash set to open

Motorists will soon be able to give their dirty vehicles a state-of-the-art car washing experience when the Castle Car Wash opens in Grandview.

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Prosser woman named as afterschool ambassador

Prosser native Beth Wyant has been named as an “Afterschool Ambassador” by the national Afterschool Alliance, a position that fits quite well with her job as the Northwest Community Action Center program coordinator.

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Daily Sun News publisher bids farewell

Benton City native named his replacement

After four decades in the newspaper business – all of them right here in Sunnyside – Daily Sun News publisher Tim Graff is retiring.

Mediators called in for contract talks with Sunnyside Community Hospital nurses

The yellow “RNs Care” yard signs, which began cropping up in Sunnyside neighborhoods during the last six months, are a reminder that the local nurses’ union continues to seek a contract settlement.

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DECA leaders’ travel plans get OK from school board

Monday night, the Grandview High School DECA chapter officers had their presentation well planned out to convince the Grandview School Board to give its approval to several overnight trips, including a cross country field trip to New York City in early December.

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City manager calls for community investment

“Things are getting better, but we are not there yet,” was the message Sunnyside City Manager Don Day gave Daybreak Rotary Club members at their meeting last week.

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New school construction on schedule

The construction on the new Washington Elementary School is well underway and is expected to be completed by August 2016. That’s according to Dr. Rick Cole, Sunnyside Schools Superintendent.

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