MABTON - When Mabton Artz-Fox Elementary School head cook Lorene Stottlemyre and then Mabton Mayor Thelma Satterfield came up with the idea to host a holiday dinner for the community’s senior citizens, they probably never envisioned the dinner continuing for 38 years.
What’s longer than the Empire State Building and built to endure extreme cold?
It’s time to make sure packages and cards will reach destinations in time for Christmas by preparing and sending items before holiday deadlines.
The Sunnyside City Council approved the city’s final $31.5 million budget for 2014 last night with no public comment and few last-minute alterations.
Monday night, the Sunnyside City Council unanimously approved continuing using the Daily Sun News as the official newspaper of Sunnyside in 2014.
The Sunnyside City Council authorized the city manager to enter into a contract with Paychex for electronic timekeeping and payroll services.
The Sunnyside City Council approved an agreement Monday night with the city of Zillah for housing inmates in the Sunnyside jail.
The Sunnyside City Council approved a contract with Reid Middleton to complete the remaining tasks related to the automated weather observation system at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport.
After a vote by the city council Monday night, the city of Sunnyside extended a contract with Gary Cuillier to provide the service of city hearings examiner in lieu of the board of adjustment.
Students at Outlook Elementary School were unable to attend class yesterday (Monday) and students at Sunnyside High School had to be creative when traveling to classes.
Sunnyside Finance Director David Layden will have the assistance of CPA Rose Eilts in uploading the city’s most up-to-date financial records from 2011 to the state auditor’s office.
GRANDVIEW – Police in Grandview had a relatively quiet day yesterday, taking only seven calls and arresting a wanted person.
Deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff’s office are investigating a burglary reported last night (Monday) from the 4500 block of East Euclid Road near Mabton.
Sunnyside’s Green Olive Café, 2926 Covey Lane, is asking its customers to dine and donate food items during the month of December.
Sunnyside police are investigating two incidents of juveniles in possession of drugs on school property.
Mid day Saturday, as this past weekend’s holiday events were happening all around them, it seemed that some pigeons decided to have a winter party of their own.
The Washington State Patrol is changing the way it screens applicants for employment, choosing to look at the “whole person” before making a decision on hiring.
Sunnyside’s Brian Campbell, a biosolids coordinator with Natural Selection Farms, has been selected to participate in an 18-month agriculture and forestry leadership development program.
GRANDVIEW – The Lower Valley unit of the Washington State School Retirees Association will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 17.