Laura Gjovaag

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Former Monson feedlot site on the market

The old Monson feedlot site will soon be listed for sale by Almon Commercial Real Estate.

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Other projects on drawing board following downtown revitalization work

Sunnyside’s downtown revitalization project is complete except for the last few pieces of paperwork, but city staff is still working on other projects.

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Cutting cows enjoyable hobby for local horseman

It’s been a long road for Ben Sartin from his start with trail riding horses to breeding and competing with cutting horses.

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Renovations planned at city hall

A small but significant renovation will be completed in the next few months at Sunnyside’s city hall.

Not everyone needs a college degree

John W. Gardner, the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1965 to 1968, is quoted as saying:

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Congressman lends ear to ag teachers

A shortage of ag teachers and constant threats to funding for vocational training were topics of discussion when U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse visited a class of agriculture educators at Prosser High School yesterday morning.

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Bicycle safety focus of rodeo

Sunnyside’s Holy Trinity Church held a bicycle rodeo this past weekend, free to all children who brought a bike to participate.

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Alpacas center stage at fiber fest

A dramatic moment for the seniors visiting Sage Bluff Alpacas in Prosser this past Saturday came when a herd of young animals raced into the paddock in front of them.

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Changes ahead in Mabton due to ag teacher shortage

A shortage of agriculture teachers has led to a shifting of responsibilities at Mabton High School for the coming school year.

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Town hall meeting, gang problem discussed by Sunnyside United coalition

Members of Sunnyside United are looking toward the future and already planning a town hall meeting to be held Thursday, Sept. 17, in Sunnyside.

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