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The 92nd Annual Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo was one for the books. Attendance was, “... increased from years past, without a doubt,” according to Cathy Mears, long-time Horticulture Barn Superintendent. The 2019 Cheers, Steers and Volunteers theme easily lived up to its name. Cheers were …

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GRANDVIEW — The Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority was the winner of the Marie Combelic Memorial for “Best Booth Display” at the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo in the open horticulture division, Open Class volunteer Kelly Mears, reported.

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GRANDVIEW — By the time the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo had opened to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 8, hundreds 4-H and FFA exhibitors had been at work at the Country Park fairground.

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GRANDVIEW — Jan McDonald, former Grandview Life Options CEO, city councilor and prodigious community volunteer, has shifted her career focus over the past two years. Last Wednesday she added two new designations to her life transitions and stellar resume – those of published author and Tri-Cities homeowner.

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SUNNYSIDE — After sharing the same space for nine months, brothers Razo couldn’t decide who should be born first. They arrived in the birth canal vertex and breech.

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Don Neil, D.W.’s Motor Machine, Inc., owner, drives a restored 1948 John Deere Model B tractor with trailer down 2nd Street during the Grandview Community Parade Thursday evening. Neil spent a couple of months restoring the vintage tractor, along with completely rebuilding the engine.

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Family and friends of Silvia Aguila from Mabton, joined together and raised $650.00 for her breast cancer treatment and chemotherapy regimen at the Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Sunnyside on Saturday, August 3. The Car wash team had two crews working as vehicles pulled in behind the drive thru la…

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SUNNYSIDE — People will be “slippin’ and slidin’” in Central Park during the National Night Out party from 6-11 p.m., Tuesday Aug. 6, said Sunnyside Police Officer Erica Rollinger.

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RIBBON CUTTING — A perfect sunny day greeted the Sunnyside Food Truck Park and Farmers Market grand opening Friday, July 26 at Centennial Square. On hand for the official opening of the downtown market, from left to right, Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador Alternate Marika VanSlageren, Miss Reg…

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SUNNYSIDE — Young women, ages 17 to 24, are invited to attend a Miss Yakima County 2020 information night at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3. The meeting will be held at the Port of Sunnyside office, 2640 E. Edison Ave.

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SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS —U.S. Air Force Airman Joshuah L. Rodriguez has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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SUNNYSIDE — The abrupt booms filling the air weren’t left over Fourth of July fireworks.

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(Left to right) Thomas, 4, John, 6, and Annette Van Slageren, 7, from Granger signal the first day of summer in the splash pad water zone (open from 10:30–11:30 a.m. and 3-4 p.m., Monday through Friday) at Sunnyside Community Center, South Hill Park, 1521 S. First St. on Friday, June 21. The…

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MABTON — The new Miss Mabton royalty candidates Rashelle Gourneau and Jaidyn Barajas will be named before the start of the Mabton Community Days Parade Saturday, June 22, community event organizers announced.

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This week in June 1969, Sunnyside Sun readers learned that 15 Sunnyside High School girls were vying for the Miss Sunnyside crown to be presented during Sunshine Days in September. Those seeking the title, hosted by the Sunnyside Jaycees, were Suzanne Blume, Myra Myers, Marcia Greco, DebBee Bootsma, Pamela Roberts, Marloretta Grant, Linda Johnston, Debra Johnson, Patti Neill, Carol Anne Hicks, Laurie Shearer, Mary Egan, Debra Stout, Nancy Potter and Patty McQuesten.

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GRANGER — David Pearson brought his sons, Charlie, 6, and Robbie, 4, to the Hisey Dinosaur Park this past Saturday to get dirty on purpose.

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Rochelle N. Sanchez has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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SUNNYSIDE — An annual tradition for about 68 years, the Kiwanis Kids Day Parade for pre-school through sixth grade youth came to an official end after Ariana Jimenez, 12, and Jabes Flores, 10, won the drawing for a brand-new girl’s and boy’s bike on Saturday, June 1, at Centennial Park.

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(Left to right) Jack Pena, 11, along with his 6-year-old sister Marley, who is wearing the high tops that can be seen below the monster size bag of yard waste, and Dylan Schlosser, 11, with Valley Critter Sitters 4H, carry out landscape duties around the Sunnyside Food Pantry, located at 529…

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GRANGER — The Farmers Market will be open from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, June 6 at the KDNA/NCEC Plaza. 121 Sunnyside Ave.

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GRANDVIEW — The fifth annual Grandview Rotary Disc Golf Scramble will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 22 at Dykstra Park, said event organizer Darren Still.

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SUNNYSIDE — Parents and children planning to participate the Kiwanis Kids Day Parade, still have time to create costumes, floats and to decorate their bicycles, wagons and push cars.

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GRANGER — A Saurapelta, is the latest dinosaur to be added to Hisey “Dinosaur” Park, 505 Main St.

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This week in May 1969, voters showed their apathy when the $175,000 sewer bond failed. The voters did approve the dog leash law.

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SUNNYSIDE — Roses were the theme of the May 16 officers’ installation ceremony for the 2019-2020 club year.

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Amanda Arreola, Jazzy’s aunt, and Gabriel Sands participate in a 5K run and walk through the Jerry Taylor Memorial Veterans Plaza this past Saturday morning with all proceeds to benefit Jazzy Guillen, a Prosser High School sophomore student athlete who’s battling a rare stage 4 cancer.

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SUNNYSIDE — Yakima Humane Society’s mobile vaccination clinic rolled into town and delivered low cost vaccinations and microchip registration for pets at South Hill Park this past Saturday.

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