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Women arrested for check forgery

Two women were arrested in Toppenish November 16 for check fraud, committed at the Blue Sky Market.

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Deputy Mayor kicks off season

Deputy Mayor Dean Broersma kicked of the Christmas season last night at Centennial Square with about 200 hearty citizens. As the community Christmas Tree lights came on, Broersma declared: “It’s officially Christmas season.”

U.S. marshals nab wanted Wapato man in Arizona

One of two Wapato men, suspects in a shooting case, has been apprehended in Arizona.

I’m excited for Sunnyside’s parade

A niece in Pasco named Devrie has been rallying cousins to join together in Sunnyside on Saturday evening to enjoy the 29th edition of the original Lighted Farm Implement Parade.

Lower valley turns down marijuana

A study of the final general election results posted Nov. 28 by the Yakima County Elections Department shows only two lower valley locations where voters favored the unleashing of retail marijuana.

Castaneda reconsiders, takes seat

Abandoned race, Mabton still chose her

Diana Castaneda was the winner of the Mabton City Council position 1 election, even though she dropped out of the race because of family medical reasons before the election.

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Myers Road Bridge opens with ribbon-cutting

Took two years, $13 million to open route to Toppenish

Bridges matter, if you ask dignitaries at yesterday’s opening of the new Zillah-Toppenish bridges on N. Myers Road.

Council cut short by technology

“Technology is going to do what technology is going to do,” Deputy Mayor Dean Broersma said after Monday night’s City Council meeting.

Drugs found on stolen goods search

On a search for stolen property Sunday, police officers ran into drugs and drug paraphernalia. After securing an amended warrant, the officers continued the search and arrested two people.

Shortest courtship ever, maybe

Pat and I were watching Hallmark Christmas movies last week as we celebrated Thanksgiving.

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