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Ted Escobar

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Finicum widow to speak in Prosser

Documentary on the killing of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum will be presented in Prosser. Finicum's widow, Jeannette, will also be present to talk about her husband and his death at the hands of law enforcement during the Malheur standoff.

June 19, 2018 4:35 p.m. read more..

Adequate water available this growing season

The federal Bureau of Reclamation’s June water supply available forecast for the Yakima basin indicates there is adequate water to satisfy senior and junior water rights this irrigation season.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Trump figured out North Korea

Trump has really gone and done it. Instead of settling for slowing down the rise of socialism in America with his election as president, he struck a blow to world-wide socialism on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, by negotiating with North Korea.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Ostrom securing $45 million finance package

The city is a closer to 200 new year-around jobs with the announcement that Ostrom Mushroom Farms, LLC, has acquired the funding for its new state-of-the-art composting and operating platform at the Port of Sunnyside.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Wolverine den has kits

A Cascades Carnivore Project’s field crew spent three days backpacking in the William O Douglas Wilderness to document the area’s first wolverine den in more than 50 years.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

Hornung leaving Sunnyside

Sunnyside High School Athletic Director Reed Hornung has accepted a job in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., area. He leaves Sunnyside tomorrow, June 14.

June 12, 2018 7 p.m. read more..

Sen. Honeyford recognized

Sen. Jim Honeyford was honored during a City Council meeting Monday, June 11, for his support of parks and recreation projects in 2018.

June 12, 2018 6 p.m. read more..

Granger Splash Park opens

Gloomy skies over Granger Saturday, June 9, broke at 9:45, just in time for the sun to shine on the grand opening of the new water Splash Park.

June 11, 2018 midnight read more..

Yakama Nation Tribal School graduates 27

Twenty-seven youthful members of the Yakama Indian Nation are stepping toward their futures after their graduation from the Yakama Nation Tribal School tonight, June 5, at the Legends Casino Events Center.

June 5, 2018 10:09 p.m. read more..

Crazy Memorial Day weekend

Memorial weekend was crazy. I did more yard work than planned, less news work, and I came across a couple of interesting people.

May 30, 2018 midnight read more..

Area tracksters bring home medals

There were no team titles for lower valley high schools at the state’s track and field meets on May 24-26. But there were a couple of individual event champions.

May 29, 2018 8 p.m. read more..

Documentary attempts to clear man of murder

A Starz television channel documentary airing at 9 p.m. Sunnyside time Saturday, June 3, gives viewers the opportunity to judge if a man convicted of premeditated murder as a 15-year-old in 1996 was guilty. Evaristo Salas, 37, was 14 when authorities said he killed Jose Arreola with a handgun.

May 29, 2018 3:30 p.m. read more..

VFW, American Legion to post 1,600 flags on graves

Local members of the Veterans of Forein Wars, American Legion and AMVETS will meet at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens on Van Belle Road on Saturday, May 26, at 6 a.m. to place 1,600 American flags on the graves of all veterans buried in Sunnyside and Outlook.

May 23, 2018 7:15 p.m. read more..