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Former school librarian new assistant principal at Chief Kamiakin

Yvette Jaramillo is not a new face in the Sunnyside School District. She started her career as a fourth grade teacher at Outlook Elementary School more than 20 years ago.

Grandview Council approves water, sewer rate increases

The anticipated increase in city water and sewer rates was quietly approved during Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Grandview City Council.

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Making the turkey carving simple

Tackling the prospect of removing the bones from a turkey may quickly humble most cooks, but it shouldn’t according to Sunnyside’s Bill Flower.

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When the bus comes to a stop - so must you

It’s dark outside when kids are getting on the school bus in the morning and soon it will be dark when area students are getting off school buses at the end of their day.

Trunk or Treat

Halloween is only 10 days away. Have you got your candy ready for the neighborhood trick or treaters?

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‘Linus’ blankets come with a hug

Since organizing in 2002, the Tri-Cities chapter of Project Linus has distributed more than 20,000 blankets to area children in need of a warm hug.

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Blue Moon owner optimistic good times ahead

Downtown revitalization expected to bring back local customers

Like a lot of downtown Sunnyside businesses, the Blue Moon Bar & Grill has seen local customer traffic slowed to a near standstill at times because of the ongoing street construction in downtown Sunnyside.

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Local hair stylist on a campaign to raise breast cancer awareness

Ashley Diaz is a little young to be worried about breast cancer, but with two aunts and her mother all having been hit by the deadly disease, the young woman has a healthy respect for the damage it can cause.

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Groundwater advisory approves $2 million budget

With very little fanfare, the Lower Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee gave its approval for a two-year budget of $2,032,000 during Thursday night’s meeting held in Granger.

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Mabton council meeting wraps up with no action

After recent city council meetings, last night’s regular meeting of the Mabton city leaders was a bit anti-climactic.

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