After the first day of candidate filing there’s already a four-way race among Republicans for a seat on the county commission.
Company plans hotel for spring 2017 debut
After breaking ground late last month, a truck stop may open for business sooner than expected.
The Yaks women’s hoops team will lean on a Viking this winter.
Tonight is the deadline to charge Prosser man
It’s 72 hours in custody and counting for a local man in the Benton County Jail for alleged child molestation.
Prosser students winning awards
More than 40 Prosser High School students are in Pullman for the state’s annual FFA convention.
Board meets May 19 for review
The School District’s next superintendent will likely be a current district administrator.
District places Prosser man on paid leave
A Granger school teacher is in custody after after he was allegedly found possession of child pornography.
The “Angry Birds” app-turned-movie opens soon as a feature-length film.
A local man will serve at least eight years in prison for first-degree child molestation.
Facades, lighting and entry ways will change for new commercial construction.
Sunnyside attorney seeks judicial position
A local man has thrown his hat into the ring as a candidate for Yakima County Superior Court judge, Position No. 3.
Prosser man faces July 11 trial on two charges
A Granger school teacher charged in a child pornography case bonded out of jail yesterday.
Pursuit reached 60 mph in town
A Toppenish man is in the city jail today after leading officers on a high speed chase that ended at a local church.
Sheriff, Yakima provided security help
Pointing to big crowds and little crime, city leaders are calling last weekend’s Cinco de Mayo Festival a success.
Mabton to open postseason at Ephrata
A fourth-inning outburst sparked the Vikings softball team to a 22-12 victory Monday night in a doubleheader opener at Granger.
Trump invited to deliver keynote speech
Whether they trust Ted or stand with Trump, Republicans will gather starting tomorrow for the state convention.
Seven sign up for county posts
Two more candidates are in the running for Yakima County Commissioner District 2.
Prosser crew to monitor school’s line
The city will keep an eye on the high school’s water line after stemming a flood in the halls yesterday.
Water forecast dims with warm spring weather
A warmer-than-usual spring may be a boon for outdoor recreation, but it is dampening prospects for valley irrigators.
Masterpiece works takes stage at mentoring center
An after-school student center turned into an artists’ colony Friday night for the Extra Mile Student Center’s first talent show.
Event canceled after four hours
Hundreds turned out to battle cancer, but they couldn’t overcome the weather.
The local School Board president is the third candidate vying for a 16th Legislative District seat.
Home goes up in smoke twice in three hours
A vacant house went up in flames twice in less than three hours last Saturday.
Three men convicted in a drive-by shooting will get a new trial, the state Supreme Court ruled yesterday.
Fifth-graders get hands-on science lesson
Insects can be our friends, and you can raise a school at school.
What started out as a proposed insignia for a city coin has instead become a flag.
Walla Walla man, Prosser councilwoman vying for post
A former legislative aide is now seeking a seat in the state legislature.
Local recently moved back to the area
A local man died yesterday after a tractor flipped.
Health clinic will re-open Monday
Demolition starts tomorrow on a partially collapsed building.
A mini-mart owned by a family company for the past five decades may change hands within two weeks.
Granger breaks ground on new gymnasium
The School Board broke ground on a new gymnasium yesterday during a ceremony adjacent to the existing high school building.
Parade features more than 100 entries
Front lawns, door steps and even the curb served as viewing points for the Cherry Festival Parade on Saturday.
Candidates to visit Thursday
Three superintendent finalists will visit the community this Thursday.
District plans next meeting for May 11
The Republican Party may get assistance from Yakima County during it’s National Convention in July.
The School District’s new superintendent is already making plans to visit staff and students.
A warm spring is helping Washington Elementary School construction stay on track for completion by the start of the 2016-17 school year.
Council questions management of contracts
The City Council is going back to the drawing board to promote tourism.
A former caregiver has pleaded guilty to embezzling from a 90-year-old woman, nearly two years after police first requested charges.
The pictures, liner notes, the snap-crackle-pop sound when you plop down the needle are all reasons to love vinyl records.
Familiarity is a common theme among the School District’s three superintendent finalists.
Texas firm hired to recruit businesses
Ten years later, the city is going back to the same well in a bid for economic growth.
Garden owner, city officials dispute social media reports
Retail marijuana may be illegal, but there are concerns the product is for sale anyway.
Shoppers, growers mingle during Sunnyside event
A day on the farm yesterday gave consumers a chance to meet the growers responsible for their food.
Second fatality in three days
A Sunnyside man is dead following a single-car crash yesterday.
More than 50 new homes for farmworkers
The community is throwing a party to mark completion of a new 51-unit affordable housing development.
Ribbon cutting planned 4 p.m. Wednesday
Starting next week, visitors will have unprecedented access to the Sunnyside Museum.
Governor, auditor candidates focus on results
A former Yakima Valley fruit exporter and a one-time King County Democrat are pushing for more government accountability.
Code allows firms to offer outdoor dining
Enjoying a cool drink or a hot meal outside in the evening sun is now reality downtown.
City says shop’s debated mural will stay put
The vape shop a block away from local schools opens tomorrow.