Julia Hart

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Buddy hates the fog

Can somebody make all this wet, nasty fog just go away? I’d settle for a nice snow storm just to take all the gray away.

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Newly elected county prosecutor stresses accountability, transparency

Newly elected Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic says he wants his office to be accountable and for all of its activities to be conducted with a transparency.

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Popularity of using organic materials has made composting a growth industry

Creating the exact recipe of organic waste ingredients that go into Sunnyside’s Natural Selections compost is a delicate balance.

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United States Postal Service hits hard times

After 200 years of daily deliveries, the United States Postal Service has fallen on tough times.

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Former fry cook now serving healthy meals to school children

Arriving at work every morning at 6:30 a.m. has become routine for Guillermo Dimas, one of the cooks at Sunnyside’s Pioneer Elementary School kitchen.

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Grandview students gaining proper typing skills

Harriet Thompson Elementary School second grader Antonio Ramos is very serious about learning to type.

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Home inspection specialist says most problems encountered arise from excessive moisture

Eastern Washington homes may not be prone to dry rot, but fungal rot is a different story, according to state-licensed home inspection specialist Dan Schneider of Grandview.

A better Buddy... and me

January is all about making a fresh start. It’s an opportunity to shake off the dust of the past, reset healthy habits, update out of control password lists and, maybe this year, even teach Buddy not to bark indoors.

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46-unit housing project receives thumbs-up

The first order of business at Tuesday night’s Sunnyside Planning Commission meeting was to swear in the newest member of the commission. Retired school teacher Christine Smith replaces Bruce Epps.

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Partners take over Sunnyside screen printing business

Ray Bermudez and Said Downs are the new owners of Sunnyside’s Imperial Screen Printing and Embroidery.

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