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SUNNYSIDE — A public forum to discuss drinking water safety will be presented on Saturday, Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m. at the United Methodist Church Gym, 905 E. Edison Ave.

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SUNNYSIDE — With the advent of fall comes preparations for the colder weather season. Included in those preparations should be an appointment for a flu vaccination.

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SUNNYSIDE — Jaime Araiza-Campos, 20, of Sunnyside was injured Friday, Oct. 18 after midnight on Alexander Road, when his vehicle, a 1998 Black Mercedes 320, left the roadway and rolled.

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PROSSER — Driving too fast for the conditions was listed as the cause of a 2012 white Peterbilt tractor with trailer rollover Thursday Oct. 17, just before 11 p.m. on State Route 221, south of Prosser.

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FILLING IN THE TRACKS — Sunnyside Public Works Street Division crew members in cooperation with the Columbia Basin Railroad, apply new asphalt over the second of two northern service lines on South Sixth Street, Wednesday, Oct. 16. The paving team planned to refurbish another southern line o…

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SUNNYSIDE — A 15-year-old Sunnyside High School student was arrested Monday, Oct. 14, after local police were called to investigate a possible electronic threat received at the high school.

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YAKIMA COUNTY — Yakima County voters new to the county and wanting to register to vote, can both register and vote in the upcoming Nov. 5, General Election, on election day. State law allows Washington voters to come in person to the Yakima County Election’s Department to register and vote the same day, with identification and proof of address.

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Near the intersection of North Outlook Road and Van Belle Road, Thursday, Oct. 10, icicles formed when water dripping from barbed wire fencing and irrigation wheel lines froze as overnight temperatures hit a record low of 22 degrees Fahrenheit, according to National Weather Service meteorolo…

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PROSSER — Against the backdrop of a sunny, crisp Yakima Valley fall day with the soft gurgle of water flowing down a nearby Roza Irrigation District lateral, Thursday, Oct. 10, Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-Sunnyside) laid out his plan to submit a new bill to address Washington State aging water supply infrastructure which he hopes will receive bipartisan support back in Washington D.C.

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GRANDVIEW — Matthew Cordray, City of Grandview’s Treasurer, had the floor for the full 60 minutes of the first city council preliminary budget hearing. The council considered the close out of the 2019 budget and the number projections for the 2020 budget on Monday, Oct. 7.

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SUNNYSIDE — There appears to be unreliable and reluctant accounts untold for family members and friends seeking answers from a Sunday afternoon, June 16, verbal confrontation between two opposing neighbors, John “Roger” Swigart and Mark Lessly Allen, which rapidly escalated into a physical clash on Jensen Quarry Road in Klickitat County. The encounter left Swigart with a fatal bullet into the right side of his head.

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UPPER and LOWER VALLEY — Once a decade, Washington State residents are asked to provide ideas and suggestions on the programming and care of 33 wildlife areas throughout Washington State.

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FOUR WAY STOP SIGNALS CHANGE — Darren Dennetti of Knobel’s Electric, Inc in Yakima, begins disconnecting and removing the yellow and green traffic lights at the intersection of South 6th Street and Grant Avenue Friday morning. The four-way flashing red light will remain above the center of t…

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SUNNYSIDE — Central Washington Railroad will be conducting work on the railroad tracks on 6th Street (just north of Railroad Ave.) beginning on Monday, Oct.14, 2019, at 8 a.m., and continuing through the week.

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