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City looking for answers in wake of chamber closure

Future of Sunnyside events in limbo

As the county’s second largest city closes its Chamber of Commerce, the search is on for someone to fill the void.

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Rain doesn’t dampen civic spirit

Yakima Valley celebrates under cloudy skies

Three Lower Yakima Valley cities didn’t let rain dampen community spirit during festivals on Saturday.

Sunnyside chamber winding down

Local group facing another federal tax issue

The Chamber of Commerce is closing, its members learned during a meeting yesterday.

Outlook woman backing Sanders at state convention

Democrats convene in Tacoma

At least one local Democrat still feels the Bern.

Sunnyside chamber to close

Groups needed to run future city festivals

Closing the local Chamber of Commerce is the focus of a meeting this afternoon.

Council tables annexation

Residents air concerns about proposal

After a two-hour public hearing, the City Council opted to wait two weeks before deciding on a controversial annexation request.

District to review ‘wonderings’

Board to look at health center, partnerships

Partnerships and a “leadership vacuum” are among the items the school board plans to review with new Superintendent Kevin McKay.

Church plans local service for Orlando

Sunnyside pastor responds to call for prayer

A local church is offering a prayer service tonight in response to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.

Superintendent to share transition plans

Board will hear McKay’s district observations

Transforming the district’s central office and the future of athletic facilities are among observations the district’s new superintendent will share tonight.

Senior-itis on a state level

Flowers blooming, birds singing and senior-itis are all sure signs of spring.

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