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SUNNYSIDE — The city’s annual Spring Clean-up event is this coming Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on South Fifth Street, next to Central Park.

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BASKING IN THE SUN — A little weathered, the iconic Carnation water tower is the sole reminder of the once thriving Carnation Milk processing company at East Lincoln Avenue and South First Street intersection. The 60-year-old milk plant was demolished in 2016. The industrial landmark is pres…

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YAKIMA — It’s time for people interested in elected office to file, and several in the Lower Yakima Valley started the week, submitting their paperwork with the Yakima County Auditor this past Monday.

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GRANDVIEW — Residents in the city of Grandview can register their children for summer swim lessons this coming Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

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SUNNYSIDE — Last week’s announcement regarding Astria Health filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy not only placed what officials are calling a “pause” on creditors, it also pauses forward movement on a new Astria Sunnyside Hospital campus.

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SUNNYSIDE — Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care appointed Shelby Moore as its new executive director following Ronald K. Jetter’s retirement on Friday, April 26.

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SUNNYSIDE — Little was said regarding a new public records request policy adopted at the May 6 Port of Sunnyside Commission meeting.

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SUNNYSIDE — Beginning in March, things started changing at the local McDonald’s Restaurant, when construction workers were first seen tearing up parking space and landscape.

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SUNNYSIDE — Anyone who’s purchased clothing for a formal event at Fashion Corner, needing alterations, can probably say they are familiar with local seamstress Veronica Madrigal.

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SUNNYSIDE — The Astria Sunnyside Hospital Auxiliary will distribute $24,000 in scholarship funds to students pursuing medical careers when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Conquistador, South Sixth Street.

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GRANDVIEW — High School senior Destiny Jones’ portrait of her bird, “Benjamin,” is the 2019 Washington State Board of Education Award winner.

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GRANDVIEW — A youth drop-in program for children ages 6-18 is being offered at the city’s Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

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YAKIMA — Lower Yakima Valley students who received honor roll status for the Yakima Valley College Winter Quarter 2019 (by town).

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KENNEWICK — Francisco Perales, 54, of Outlook crashed his 1994 Dodge Intrepid into 2010 Jeep Wrangler driven by Arin C. Reining, 44 of Benton City on May 4.

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GLEED — The Washington State Patrol says Lander Grow, 31, of Prosser caused a crash on Highway 12 at Kershaw Drive, two miles northeast of Gleed on May 3.

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Sunnyside or Mabton Police arrested the following people. Some may have been physically arrested, while others may have been arrested by citation.

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YAKIMA — The final suspect wanted in connection with the April 12 death of Joe Albert Fuller Jr., 44, of Granger has been transported from Snohomish County to the Yakima County Jail.

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SUNNYSIDE — Rep. Jeremie Dufault of the 15th Legislative District made a visit to Daren Fickel’s social studies classroom and taught an interactive 90-minute period of Washington state government at Harrison Middle School on Monday, May 6.

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SUNNYSIDE — Beautician Olga Fuentes has been helping making area women look lovely for nearly 21 years at her Magic Scissors Salon.

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GRANDVIEW — High School senior Destiny Jones’ portrait of her bird, “Benjamin,” is the 2019 Washington State Board of Education Award winner.

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SUNNYSIDE — Sunnyside’s City Council is rescheduling consideration of the proposed ordinance to modify the current zoning prohibiting the retail sale of marijuana.

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Cold War Patriots (CWP), a community resource organization, will host a free Hanford Workers Ice Cream Social in Washington on Tuesday, May 14, in Richland and on Wednesday, May 15, in Pasco.

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UPDATE: Sunnyside’s City Council is rescheduling consideration of the proposed ordinance to modify the current zoning prohibiting the retail sale of marijuana. City staff are currently reviewing future calendars with the council to re-schedule this matter. NOTE: This poll is used for commun…

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GRANDVIEW — The Grandview Chamber of Commerce honored community members and businesses during the annual Chamber awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 30 at the School District’s training center.

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GRANDVIEW — Lucky Joe and Los Garcia Brothers will perform live at Reale Hall, 600 Stover Road, this coming Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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TOPPENISH — One week ago, youngsters in area 4H clubs and FFA chapters were saying good-bye to the animals they’ve spent countless hours raising.

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GRANDVIEW- Yakima Valley College will host a financial application workshop from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Grandview YVC campus, 500 WW. Main St.

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GRANDVIEW — Grandview High School students have been named as the top vocational scholars for the third quarter of school.

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GRANDVIEW — Ryan Wattenbarger, formerly a student at Sunnyside High School and a YVC alumni, will have brews from his new Moonshot Brewery served during the social hour at the12th annual Grape to Glass Gala – A Winemaker’s Dinner.

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ZILLAH — The annual Zillah Community Days commences this Friday with the opening of the vendors’ booths and carnival at Stewart Park.

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The pageantry of the Charros and Caballeros were among the big attractions in the 31th annual Sunnyside Cinco De Mayo Parade this past Sunday.

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SUNNYSIDE — Astria Health, parent company to Astria Sunnyside and Astria Toppenish hospitals, as well as several area clinics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning, May 6.

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Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) announced on Thursday, May 2, that Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) will serve as the new co-chair for the Congressional Wine Caucus.

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YAKIMA — A Grandview man made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court on April 25 after allegedly punching a woman in the lobby of the District Court in Grandview.

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The third suspect wanted in connection with the April 12 shooting death of Joe Albert Fuller, 44, of Granger is in Yakima County Jail.

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South Fifth Street is closed starting May 1. It is closed between Grant and Decatur Avenues for the carnival and Cinco de Mayo event.

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UPDATE: Sunnyside’s City Council is rescheduling consideration of the proposed ordinance to modify the current zoning prohibiting the retail sale of marijuana. City staff are currently reviewing future calendars with the council to re-schedule this matter. NOTE: This poll is used for community involvement only. Results will not be used in City Council's decision.

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