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Disability brought in focus during town hall

Candidates share views after testimony

Candidates were brought face to face with autism and developmental disorders during a town hall meeting Tuesday.

Ballots on the way this week

Record set for registered voters

Voters are registering in record numbers throughout the Lower Yakima Valley.

Accusations fly in county contest

Challenger opens up during forum

A candidate for county commissioner is accusing the incumbent of “immoral actions” and trying to repress freedoms.

Lower valley party faithful primed for Inslee, Bryant

Third debate tonight in Pasco

The third and final gubernatorial debate tonight in Pasco is pivotal.

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Grandview eyes $65 million high school

Public can comment on concept tonight

Residents can weigh in tonight on a proposed $65 million, two-story high school with two gymnasiums and an auditorium.

Lower valley cities consider tax increases

Grandview, Granger plan hearings

Two Lower Yakima Valley cities will have public hearings in a week regarding possible property tax increases for 2017.

Didier campaign 2016 fundraising taking a hit

Challenger’s war chest a tenth of 2014’s

If campaign fundraising is any indication, Clint Didier of Eltopia could be the longest of long shots to unseat Congressional incumbent Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside.

Police make luring arrest

Suspect still sought in kidnapping attempt

A local man was in Yakima County Superior Court on Friday after he was accused of trying to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car.

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Local honors his Dad, one gourd at a time

Jack O’Lanterns to raise funds for Partida scholarships

A local man is carving pumpkins to remember his father and raise funds for a scholarship in his honor.

Chief goes from fired to hired

Wapato hires Zillah’s ousted top cop

A fired police chief went to work for a neighboring city three days after pocketing 10 weeks severance pay.

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