Ted Escobar

Managing Editor

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Recent Stories

City budget up $1.2 million but balanced

The City Council will review a preliminary 2018 budget tonight that is about $1.2 million more than the budget proposed for 2017.

Cops tussle with suspects

Two men arrested in unrelated incidents Thursday and Sunday made the job difficult for police, taking them on physically.

Officials: Bird flu reported at state fair

Officials add that raw milk had Salmonella

The Yakima County Health District issued two warnings this past weekend related to poultry and dairy products.

City court cases nixed

No jurisdiction to prosecute, city learns

About 10 people have walked out of Municipal Court recently free of charges or conviction for misdemeanor crimes they may have committed.

Second council hopeful drops out

Nobody left in Mabton race for seat No. 1

Diana Castaneda was excited about her first political race, and Oping Hutson was looking to retain her City Council seat.

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Over the Hill Theatrical entertains

‘Little Women, the Musical ‘ worth a look

I went to the musical play of the Louisa May Alcott novel “Little Women” staged by Over the Hill Theatrical Saturday.

Tom Paul leaves lasting impact

A nice lady called Monday to tell me she was “disappointed” to see a story of the death of Tom Paul on the front page of the paper. She left her message on my voicemail.

Neighbors help children recover

12 children without parents after tragedies

There are eight brothers and sisters without a mother or father in this community.

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Port officials: Job front perking up

Ostrum’s to bring 200 jobs to town

You probably won’t remember the old farm feed store at 5th and Edison after the work to convert it to a micro-brewery is done.

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Karlee’s raises $9,000 for kids

A coffee shop that puts children first

Working with school children Karlee’s Koffee in Toppenish raised $9,000 last weekend for the support for two Sunnyside children who are battling cancer.

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