Julia Hart

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Grandview woman Miss Yakima County

When Jocelyn Baca sets about to accomplish a goal, she tackles it with a great intensity.

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Community buy-in is key to safeguarding local youngsters

“We need you” was the message Sunnyside youth advocate Cathy Kelley shared with the Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club Wednesday morning.

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Diehard fan of Seahawks loves being supervisor for Sunnyside Housing Authority

A tip from a friend landed Brad Denson with a job he has now held for 34 years.

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Sunnyside senior citizen finds solution to steep slope – simply add a wall

What started as a simple project to break up a 20 percent incline in his Upland Drive back yard has become an attractive 40-foot curved retaining wall complete with a 4-foot tall cedar privacy screen.

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Street projects ahead of schedule

With Sunnyside street construction projects proceeding a tad bit ahead of schedule, Sunnyside Public Works Director Shane Fisher said his biggest worry now is getting all of the paving and sidewalk work done before the weather turns.

Blessed are our buddies

After reading accounts of a Great Dane from Portland, Ore. dining on nearly four dozen socks and a Blue Heeler from Leavenworth with family issues, I begin to understand why animals need to be blessed.

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Sunnyside father-son team reopening the former ‘Skunk’

Leo and Sam Madrigal of Sunnyside are working to reopen a historic downtown nightspot under a new name and management.

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Local church honors ‘soldiers of the streets’

A full house at the Sunnyside Cornerstone Assembly of God Church celebrated the dedication and courage of the men and women who work in law enforcement during the annual “Honor Our Heroes” service this past Sunday.

Buddy enjoys the smells of autumn

September is my favorite month out of the entire year. And, not just because it is my birthday month, although that does make the month pretty special.

State test results show progress, as well as challenges for local schools

It’s once again report card season for school districts in Washington state.

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