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City finances rocky, mayor, council learn

Too much spent recently

Citizens here should not expect any new municipal projects in the coming months, maybe the whole year.

Rain, then chances of rain predicted

It’s going to be sort of wet for some time, folks

The weather you’ve been experiencing in the past week is about what this area will get through the end of January, according to the National Weather Service in Pendleton, Ore.

Planned Parenthood sex education here

Spokane board shot down for considering curriculum

The School District has planned a parent night from 5:15-6:45 p.m on Wednesday Jan. 24 to see a presentation of the sex education curriculum for the middle school designed by Planned Parenthood.

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Rattlesnake Slide workers prepared for the worst

In worst case I-82 traffic to Wapato, Granger

The landslide predicted for Rattlesnake Ridge probably won’t land on Interstate 82, according to Joint Information Center spokesperson Lisa VanClise.

Group says new council member has conflicts

Asking about residency, ties to David Rand

A coalition of former Sunnyside City Council members, City Commissioners and residents asked the current City Council Monday evening to seek a legal opinion on a potential conflict of interest regarding newly elected member John Henry.

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32-unit apartment complex going up

Construction is under way on the apartments Paul and Julie Almanza planned last year for the southwest slope of Cherry Hill.

Mabton, Sunnyside not targets

There were threats on social media Wednesday that appeared to be targeting schools in Mabton and Sunnyside.

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Ostrom Mushrooms project moving along

Ostrom Mushroom Farms, normally associated with western Washington, will soon be known as a Yakima Valley Company.

Former city leaders move to invalidate Henry’s election

The first City Council meeting of the year started with a challenge of the validity of newcomer John Henry.

Zillah man killed by car

Car hits two pedestrians, killing one man and injuring his adult son

A man was killed, and his son was injured early last evening when a car struck both of them as they walked along Roza Drive in the 1400 block.

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