News for Wednesday, January 26, 2005

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Outlook's 21st Century marks end of 12-week session

OUTLOOK - While parents gathered around classroom tables, their children proudly showed off some of the new skills they have been learning while attending what is fast becoming a powerful education tool.

Bird in critical condition

Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Commission member Ellen Bird is in critical condition at Yakima Regional Hospital.

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Scout battle is about American values "To those who cite the First Amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions every day, I say: the First Amendment of the Consti

Scout battle is about American values "To those who cite the First Amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions every day, I say: the First Amendment of the Constitution was not written to protect the people of this country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny." - Ronald Reagan

Vikings falter against Goldendale

GRANGER - "We saw the good, the bad, and the ugly," said Mabton Coach John Kilian.

Relay for Life offers a way to remember those touched by cancer

For Chief Kamiakin Elementary School Library Assistant Marge Zylstra, volunteering her services to the Lower Valley Relay for Life is something that helps her do something to fight the disease that took the life of first her best friend and most recently her sister.

Falcons soar to 80-52 win over Sunnyside Grizzlies

As good as advertised! The Sunnyside Grizzlies won't argue that point when it comes to the play of the Hanford boys basketball team.

Beyond The Norm-Mel

Right on cue, city council raises Dark Horse issue

Right on cue, city council raises Dark Horse issue

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Grandview woman faces lung transplant

GRANDVIEW - For years, Ofelia Castilleja thought she suffered from lupus, a debilitating disease that attacks the body's connective tissue and organs. It was a disease that took one baby daughter and forced her to adapt to a very restricted lifestyle. Her life took yet another restrictive turn when doctors determined she doesn't suffers from lupus, but faces something even more life threatening.

Knights knock off DeSales

WALLA WALLA - Two state ranked basketball teams battling for bragging rights was the scenario in last night's match-up, pitting Sunnyside Christian and DeSales against one another.

Yakama Tribal stop Bickleton Pirates, 83-35

BICKLETON - The Yakama Tribal High School boys basketball team's speed and the power of the shooting arms of the Payer brothers proved too much for the Bickleton Pirates Tuesday night. The Eagles leapt out to an early lead, eventually claiming an 83-35 victory.

Benefits of Boy Scouts programs detailed for Rotarians

Frank Villanueva, the new executive director of the Chief Kamiakin District of the Boy Scouts of America, has memories of traveling to summer camps and winter retreats with his scouting friends.

Lady Grizzlies claim pressure-packed victory against Hanford

With less than a minute left and the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team down by one against Hanford, six-foot tall junior Talia Spini was likely feeling some pressure as she made her way to the foul line last night. But with a quick flick of the wrist, Spini sealed the fate of the Falcons and pushed the Lady Grizzlies to their first win over Hanford this season.

Snowpack worrisome to irrigators

With the initial water supply outlook for the Yakima Valley looking bleak, Don Schramm on Tuesday updated members of the Board of Control for the Sunnyside Division of the Yakima Irrigation Project on the water outlook for the coming season.

Business strategies discussed at Chamber after-hours event

New Sunnyside Economic Development Association Director Rado Harrington spoke to those attending the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce after-hours event Tuesday night about successful strategies for economic development.

Red Devils no match for Sunnyside grapplers

MOXEE - Winners of 11 of the 14 matches staged last night, the Sunnyside Grizzlies made short work of the East Valley Red Devils. Sunnyside prevailed handily, 56-14.

Meininger earns Eagle Scout status

Sean T. Meininger has been presented Boy Scouting's highest rank, the Eagle Scout award.