Laura Gjovaag

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Christmas is here to drive away the dark

The solstice was this past Sunday, marking the beginning of winter, but also the shortest day of the year.

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Jewelry maker shares her talents with YV-Tech students

Students in the welding and nursing classes at YV-Tech in Sunnyside spent the last day before winter break learning how to make rings from vintage spoons.

State agencies’ computer security found sorely lacking

The best computer security standards in the world will not work if the people in charge don’t put them into action.

Pressing issues with school district’s athletic facilities

Even though the Sunnyside School District’s athletic levy went down to defeat in last month’s General Election, the district still needs to deal with pressing issues with its facilities for student-athletes.

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ALICE newest girl on Sunnyside High School campus

New safety training to begin in January

Training in the ALICE protocol, a new way to respond to threats in schools, will start at Sunnyside High School on Monday, Jan. 5.

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Water rate changes planned in 2015

If the Sunnyside City Council follows all the recommendations of Engineer Ted Pooler of Huibregtse, Louman Associates and of city staff, the average water bill for a residential home will go down by a couple of dollars a month.

FBI data shows criminal activity

No matter how you crunch the numbers, crime rates in Sunnyside and Grandview have been dropping the past five years.

Inexperienced ’Hounds fall to Ephrata Tigers

The Grandview Greyhounds struggled against the Ephrata Tigers last night, losing 64-18 in their first regular dual meet of the season.

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Chamber’s on again, off again funding for 2015 back on again

It appears the Cinco de Mayo Festival and the Lighted Farm Implement Parade will come off without a hitch next year.

Lady Vikings still undefeated

The Lady Vikings trampled the Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars last night, 73-41, in a non-league road game for Mabton.

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