Julia Hart

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Sunnyside women thankful they can share their blessings through humor, music

A friendship forged in pain has led two Sunnyside women to share their story with humor and music.

Mabton Council approves $6.2 million budget for 2015

MABTON – While the Mabton City Council wrestled over approving a 7 percent raise for the town’s city clerk position, it quickly approved a nearly 10 percent increase in pay for the acting police chief position.

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From being hungry to feeding the hungry

Caring for the community’s hungry was the theme of the Sunnyside Ministerial Association’s annual Thanksgiving service held Sunday evening at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.

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Sunnyside’s newest funeral director a perfect fit at Smith Funeral Homes

Even though Captain Smith didn’t set out to become a funeral director and embalmer, he admits it has been the right choice of careers for the newest employee at Sunnyside’s Smith Funeral Homes and Crematory.

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Yakima County program allows women to add life to their home

GRANDVIEW – Safe, warm and thankful…that’s how Mary Williams and her daughter, Barbara Williams, feel about their newly renovated three-bedroom home.

Rededication of Sunnyside’s veterans plaza could be on hold

A rededication of Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza in downtown Sunnyside planned for Dec. 7, now hinges on the arrival of two giant black granite walls.

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Desert Storm ignited a renewed patriotism

When Sunnyside’s Oliver Hernandez enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1987, he had no way of knowing that his time in the military would be marked by a resurgence of patriotism that hadn’t been exhibited by Americans since World War II.

Sunnyside farmer appears headed to D.C.

Newhouse sitting on more than 52 percent of the votes

While not all the votes have been counted in the Fourth District Congressional race, Sunnyside-area farmer Dan Newhouse has claimed an early, if narrow lead over his challenger, Clint Didier of Eltopia.

Incumbent fends off write-in challenge for Yakima County commissioner seat

Rand Elliott woke up this morning ready to tackle the same issues facing the Yakima County commissioners that he faced Tuesday as an incumbent candidate seeking re-election.

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Greyson’s Grub Zone officially open for business

GRANDVIEW – A new menu and a new name are just a few of the improvements customers to the Grandview High School DECA store are now enjoying.

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