More than $42,500 raised at fundraising dinner

The Foundation for the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo will be able to complete a few more projects thanks to the generosity of those attending last Thursday’s annual fundraising dinner. All told, $42,520 was raised as a result of the silent and live auctions. Read more...

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DECA recognized at Council meeting

Grandview High School DECA officers Elias Villa, Jazmin Avila, Jazzell Tovar, Briseida Espindola, Christal Mata, Maricia Hernandez, Angel Flores and Monica Macias accept a DECA declaration from Mayor Norm Childress at last Tuesday’s Grandview City Council meeting.

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New fee for emergency response

Last week, the Sunnyside City Council approved the adoption of an ordinance establishing and implementing a program to charge mitigation rates for the deployment of emergency and non-emergency services by the Sunnyside Fire Department.

November 19, 2018 noon read more..


Fire, safety fee increase Ok’d

Sunnyside City Council on last Tuesday approved to adopt an ordinance amending existing Chapter SMC 2.02 Schedule of Fees and Charges to establish annual inspection permit fees pursuant the International Fire Code and SMC 15.12.

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Matinee dates announced

The John Hughes classic “Home Alone” will be the holiday matinee at Grand Cinemas, 3400 Picard Place, at 10 a.m. Nov. 23 and 24.

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Board retreat Tuesday

A board retreat at the home of Prosser School Board Director Scott Coleman will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at 8302 S. 1366 PRSW Road.

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Sports

 

First buck

Angel Tovar, 14, of Mabton shot a 4x4 whitetail, his first buck, on opening day of modern firearm season this year, Oct. 13.

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Knights fall short in quarterfinal game

Quilcene High School held Sunnyside Christian to one touchdown in the second half as the Rangers (11-0, overall) defeated the injury plagued Knights (10-2. overall) 54-50 during the 2018 Gridiron Classic 1B (8 Man) quarterfinal game at Rich Leenhouts Field on Saturday afternoon.

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Community



DECA recognized at Council meeting

Grandview High School DECA officers Elias Villa, Jazmin Avila, Jazzell Tovar, Briseida Espindola, Christal Mata, Maricia Hernandez, Angel Flores and Monica Macias accept a DECA declaration from Mayor Norm Childress at last Tuesday’s Grandview City Council meeting.

November 19, 2018 noon read more..


Local Youth Recognized as Legion Post Bugler

Ryan Schmahl wanted to play the National Anthem and Taps at Memorial Day ceremonies at the Grandview Cemetery earlier this year. His band teacher contacted The American Legion to see if he could do that.

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Opinion



The Mayflower Compact Facilitated Pilgrim Starvation

The pilgrims realized that some kind of governing document was needed for the new colony, “as human nature is prone to disunity and differences that could be disruptive of peace.” Governor William Bradford thus described the circumstances under which the agreement came about.

November 16, 2018 noon read more..


Wine, food and visiting weekend is here

It’s just a week away from one of my favorite Yakima Valley events -Thanksgiving Day dinner, of course, but also Thanksgiving in Wine Country, the best opportunity to sample wine paired with great food and desserts.

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Something pretty amazing

This past Wednesday I had the honor of being present for a momentous occasion… another Sunnyside High School athlete committing to play sports in college.

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