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Crews battle brush fire on Yakama Reservation

Tule Road fire grows to about 3,000 acres

Crews are mopping up today after a brush fire burned 3,000 acres or more.

Safeway store suspends assault victim

Employee attempted to stop robbery

A local Safeway employee is out of work, at least temporarily, after he tried to stop two teenagers from robbing the store Wednesday night.

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Board gets Washington sneak peak

Sunnyside’s newest school opens Sept. 6

The new Washington Elementary School building hosted its first visitors Friday for a School Board tour.

Fourth candidate files for council seat

Volunteer firefighter seeks Prosser post

A fourth candidate for a City Council vacancy applied yesterday at City Hall.

Postcards with an edge

Cops say local sent meth to inmates

Officers are requesting 15 charges against a local man, who allegedly mailed methamphetamine-laced postcards to a state prison.

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‘Catch’em all’ tonight in downtown Prosser

City expects 400-700 for Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go enthusiasts will have plenty of encouragement to “catch’em all” tonight when the city hosts its first-ever event for the popular app.

Grandview School Board member takes office

1985 graduate began serving Monday

The School Board’s newest member is a lifelong resident.

Wapato mayor sees conflict in YPD review

Police chief questions call for DOJ input

The mayor said he wants a federal investigation of his city’s first officer-involved shooting.

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Firefighters get stuck on wet summer fun

City staff needed to rescue fire truck

The Fire Department is used to rescuing residents.

Yakima County certifies primary election results

Recount starts today for 15th District race

The race for a spot on the general election ballot for the 15th District legislative seat is a little tighter.

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