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Weather plays role at District meet for Sunnyside girls 4x200 relay squad

If the Sunnyside girls 4x200 relay team doesn’t qualify for the 4A State track and field meet tomorrow, the weather might legitimately get some of the blame.

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Chamber of commerce’s executive director moves on

In a bid to keep the groups working to improve Sunnyside on the same page

Mabton students argue proposals in Olympia

MABTON – A hands-on civics project took 34 Mabton High School students to Olympia this past weekend for a competition at the State Capitol.

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Stonies files lawsuit against city of Sunnyside

The business owner who wants to sell recreational marijuana in the city of Sunnyside has filed suit against the city, claiming it improperly issued building permits for his business and did not conduct a necessary environmental review.

Only three contested races in Lower Valley this fall

Four public office seats draw no candidates

Only three Lower Valley races in this fall’s election will be contested, although the fate of four seats is still up in the air due to a lack of candidates.

Seven more file for public office in Lower Valley

Seven more candidates, including four incumbents, joined the race for seats on Lower Valley councils and boards yesterday.

Parade horseman displaying upside-down American flag apologetic, ‘very embarrassed’

A horseman who displayed the United States flag upside-down during Sunnyside’s Cinco de Mayo Parade two Sundays ago is “very embarrassed” and will be writing a letter of apology to the community, according to Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce President Victor Frausto.

Plenty of public office seats still to be filled

With only two days to go to file for this fall’s elections, 15 of the 25 positions that are up for grabs in the Lower Valley have yet to draw a candidate.

Grandview mayor sole candidate from Lower Valley to file yesterday

Mayor Norm Childress of Grandview was the only Lower Valley candidate to file for public office yesterday, the second day of filing week for the November elections this fall.

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Emergency notification system presently in the works

An emergency notification system is one of the big projects in the works at the Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management, according to its new director, Scott Miller.

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