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Councilman taken to task for on-line posting

Sunnyside has received some international attention.

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Advisory board reviews airport rules

The Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board continued to review a draft proposal for a new city code addressing airport operations at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Budget, utility billings finance subcommittee meeting topics last night

Although the city of Sunnyside’s 2015 budget will be a major consideration in the near future, yesterday’s subcommittee meeting on finance and administration also focused on the day-to-day operations of the city.

Sunnyside author’s fantasy series has strong start, but needs more editing

When Louanne is transported to the Unreal World, her main goal is to return home.

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Stihl technician at Ace loves sports, music, math

As the assistant coach of the Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team this past spring, Jaime Sarmiento helped the Knights earn a berth into the class 1B state tourney.

New public works superintendent pleased with Sunnyside’s small town feel

Although he was born in Seattle and grew up in Des Moines and SeaTac, new Sunnyside Public Works Superintendent John Millan says he can’t imagine going back to live on the west side of the mountains.

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It’s official: Sunnyside School District patrons will be asked to OK $6.9 million sports complex

A proposal to build a $6.9 million Sunnyside High School sports complex will go before voters this November.

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Local community rallies to help orphans around the world

When Dr. Ruth Wise planned a visit to her home country of Bolivia, she expressed a desire to help children in La Paz – to Dr. Gregory Norell, the dentist who hired her when she moved to Sunnyside more than a decade ago.

Pilot program designed to engage parents with Sunnyside schools making progress

“It’s good news,” said Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley Director Roberto Matus of a pilot program between his organization and the Sunnyside School District.

Rezone proposal for eight-home housing development doesn’t get thumbs up from Sunnyside City Councilmen

A public hearing on the potential rezone of a property on South Street just north of the Aho housing development did not result in a definitive decision from Sunnyside’s city council.

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