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SUNNYSIDE — Friday afternoon after safely landing back in the Yakima Valley in the wee hours of the morning, Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-Sunnyside) was still trying to digest what happened on Wednesday, Jan. 6, when the country’s capital was overrun by Trump supporters contesting the results of the state’s electoral college ballots.

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SUNNYSIDE — In what he described as a “powerful and moving” experience, LaDon Linde, 59, was sworn in as Yakima County Commissioner District 3 Thursday, Nov 12, with his wife Sandra and his parents in attendance.

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YAKIMA — The local results are in with more than 73.93% of the county’s 127,564 ballots casted returned. While Yakima County voters favored President Donald Trump – who received 52.6 % of the ballots – 45.37 % of the voters supported Vice President Joe Biden.

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SUNNYSIDE — With ballots in the mail for the 2020 General Election, candidates seeking ways to overcome the pandemic social distancing restrictions when trying to get their message to the voters Many are resorting to Zoom, meetings, small outdoor gatherings and phone calls.

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Washington Supreme Court Justice Judge Dave Larson, pictured with Senator Jim Honeyford and wife, Jerri Honeyford, made a stop at South Hill Park in Sunnyside, his 28th stop throughout his campaign trail in Eastern Wash. Judge Larson explained he wanted to travel Eastern Wash. because the co…

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SPOKANE — A debate for the statewide position commissioner of public lands will be livestreamed Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. via The Spokesman Review: Northwest Passages-Live Events website.

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SUNNYSIDE — At its 13th remote meeting since the COVID-19 restrictions began, the city council approved a hotly contested public camping ordinance denoting not only where people can camp inside the city but how they may camp on public property.

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SUNNYSIDE — As Olympia lawmakers are on summer break, Senator Jim Honeyford, R-of the 15th Legislative District shared his recent views about the public’s role for participating in local government during the wake of the Seattle City Council’s actions and subsequent fallout while planning to reduce their Police Department budget by 14%, resulting in the termination of 100 officers and several public safety units.

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GRANGER — Mayor Jose Trevino was recently reelected to the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Board of Directors to continue serving District 4, which encompasses 19 cities and towns in Yakima and Kittitas counties for another two-year term.

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SUNNYSIDE — During a press conference with Governor Jay Inslee and State Superintendent Chris Reykdal earlier today in which they discussed recommendations for school reopening and how high risk counties should restart remotely — the formal decision about Sunnyside School District’s reopening plans will be made Friday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m., via Zoom, confirmed by Director of Communications Jessica Morgan.

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