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Districts eye ballot returns

Three Lower Yakima Valley school districts await the outcome of a Tuesday bond measure for school construction or expansion.

Benton County Sheriff to retire

Keane cites health issues

Benton County’s Sheriff is retiring due to poor health.

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Zillah appoints permanent chief

Quantrell had been interim since October

The City Council made it official this week when it named Tim Quantrell as the city’s permanent police chief.

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Burglar hits burned-out business

Snow helps officer catch Sunnyside suspect at home

A local man is accused of repeatedly burglarizing a burned-out downtown business.

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Lower Yakima Valley digs out from snow storm

Forecast shows a warm up and rain on the way

Schools, colleges, cities and even an entire county shut down yesterday due to a storm expected to bring up to five inches of snow in some areas.

Two detained in Mabton burglary spree

Police seeking fourth suspect

Two local men are accused of participating in a string of up to 30 burglaries.

Mayor’s social media post sparks cop’s lawsuit

Officer seeks $1.5 million from Wapato

The city faces a lawsuit as a result of the mayor’s social media post following an officer-involved shooting fatality.

Prosser mayor backs public record bills

Taylor said clerk spent 250 hours on requests last year

The City Council will tonight consider the mayor’s letter of support for proposed changes to state public record laws.

Crash lands load of apples in the river

State Patrol: Outlook man injured and faces charges

An Outlook man faces charges after a crash spilled a load of apples into the Columbia River yesterday.

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Annual hospice auction nearly hits $100K goal

Sunnyside event draws more than 300

Event committee members hoped to raise $100,000 at this year’s annual Groundhog Day Ball.

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