Stories for May 2005

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Tuesday, May 31

    

Sunnyside qualifies six for State

This past weekend the Sunnyside girls tennis team did what no other Lady Grizzly girls tennis team has done in recent memory, they took the Regional championship. After fighting hard, Sunnyside's two girls doubles team ended with the No. 1 and 2 seeds to State.

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Friday, May 27



Christian Booster raffle a big success

Susan and I would like to take a minute to thank all the folks who helped make our Sunnyside Christian School Booster team so successful! There are many hands involved in getting the auction planned, advertised, donated, set up, decorated, arranged, fed & entertained! Not to mention those folks who stayed up late to clean and put it all away. Thank you everyone!

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Flowers in bloom at fire station

What started off as a parking problem has since grown into a colorful garden. Walking past the front of the Sunnyside Fire department it's not the new cement slab that most people notice, instead it's the lush green bushes and the colorful flowers that are pushing up out of the ground.

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Mabton has a future

My heart is breaking for a town I called home for almost 10 years. I started out in Mabton and for nine years was a teacher, coach and advisor at the high school. I called my students my kids and participated in numerous community events. I am here to tell you that I am by far not the only teacher that would tell you this.

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Generous support much appreciated

On behalf of the Sunnyside Christian High School 2006 Close Up class, we would like to thank the following for their generous support in donations toward the dinner held on May 20 with the SCS Booster Club auction: Washington Beef, Rainwater, Sunnyside Safeway, Grandview Safeway, Food Pavilion, Sunnyside Wal-Mart, Richland Fred Meyer, Welch's, Eakin Fruit Co., Simplot, Pronto Market, Vibrant Health, Darigold, Hutchinson Produce and Yakima Costco.

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Eight arrested in Grandview marijuana, meth bust

GRANDVIEW - Ironically, a billboard advertising the halt of illegal drug trafficking towers over what police believe to be the latest drug operation shut down by the Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) task force.

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UW students working to revitalize Grandview

GRANDVIEW - Changing the face of an entire downtown area is a goal that takes longer than a month to accomplish. However, 17 students from the University of Washington's business and economic development program have been working hard to at least get a foothold on Grandview's downtown revitalization efforts.

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Kids Day Parade

In your coverage of the Sunnyside Kiwanis Kids Day Parade a mention of the Harrison Middle School band being in the parade would have been nice. They did a nice job.

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Thursday, May 26

    

New S'side Recreation commissioner has a few ideas of her own for change

Filling the shoes of former Sunnyside Recreation Commissioner Ellen Bird is a big task. But, Patsy Maynard knows right off the bat she is no Ellen Bird. But that isn't going to stop the feisty 71-year-old from making her point as the new senior citizen representative on the Sunnyside Recreation Commission.

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Police, fire phones down

The emergency lines reaching the Sunnyside police and fire departments are working fine, but non-emergency numbers and the direct lines to different personnel are not, according to Deputy Chief Phil Schenck.

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Wednesday, May 25

     

Cookie makers sweeten the market

PROSSER - When asked with a wink, if her popular cut-out cookie recipe is low-fat and low-carb, Glenna Dragoo rolled her eyes toward the ceiling of the Sixth Street Cafe in downtown Prosser and drummed her fingers on the table. Her answer is an uneasy, "sure."

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S'side teen sentenced on manslaughter charge

YAKIMA - Emotions ran high yesterday in courtroom 1 of the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center as the parents of Nora Gonzalez made statements before Judge F. James Gavin regarding the death of their daughter.

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Tuesday, May 24

  

Council to fill vacancy June 6

Mayor Ed Prilucik laid out his plans for filling the vacant Council seat left by Don Vlieger during this past Monday night's regularly scheduled Sunnyside City Council meeting.

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Castros, Carrasco lead Safari to top tourney finish

Tournament MVP Fidel Castro Sr. and all-star selections Fidel Castro Jr. and Neto Carrasco led Sunnyside's Safari Restaurant team to the top finish in the recreation division of the third annual Aztlan Sportswear Summer Kickoff Softball Tournament.

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Sunnyside taking six to Regionals

ELLENSBURG - It's been a long, hard fought season for the Sunnyside boys and girls tennis teams, but the recent District competition proved that hard work pays off. Six Grizzly players advanced from the District competition to Regionals.

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Vikes move 11 on to Regionals

WAPATO - The District track and field meet at Wapato High School this past Friday night proved to be a pretty good setting for the Mabton High School track and field team.

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Floyd, Diaz advance to Regional competition

CONNELL - After two days of Sub-district tennis play, Grandview High School's Kevin Floyd came out on top Monday afternoon, defeating Toppenish's Daniel Serna 6-0, 6-0 in the final set of the singles competition.

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Tree takes out power lines, small building

Esther Cabrera had just reached her job at Sunnyside Food Pavilion Sunday evening when she received a call that a large oak tree in her back yard had split. A large arm of the tree smashed into a shed her son spends much of his time in, which is across the yard from the main house, located at 909 Franklin Avenue in Sunnyside.

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S'side city manager receives healthy pay raise

The Sunnyside City Council had nothing but accolades for City Manager Bob Stockwell this past Monday night, as it unanimously approved what amounts to a $20,440 annual pay raise from when he was hired just over a year ago.

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Monday, May 23

  

Lady Knights headed to Regional tournament

ZILLAH - A pair of convincing wins at the District tournament in Zilla this past Saturday makes the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team the favorite to advance from this coming Saturday's Regional tourney to State.

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Kiddies on parade

Some were dressed in costumes, other rode their bikes as part of the Kiwanis Kids Day Parade held this past Saturday in downtown Sunnyside.

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Lady Vikes fall one game short

ZILLAH - The hopes of the Mabton High School fastpitch team reaching the Regional playoffs this coming weekend were dashed by a determined Lyle squad that only got better as the day went on.

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Big turnout for specially called Mabton meeting

MABTON - From the number of cars that filled the parking lot at Mabton Junior/Senior High School Friday night, you'd think there was a championship basketball game going on. Instead, the crowds that filled the gymnasium weren't there to cheer on their hometown team. Instead, they were there to learn more about a situation that last week led to many students being absent from class.

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Friday, May 20

      

Bickleton carousel big part of picnic, rodeo

BICKLETON - The ongoing work on the restoration of the Cleveland Park Carousel will dominate the Alder Creek Association's 95th memorial program to be held Saturday, June 11, at the Cleveland Park, located four miles west of Bickleton.

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Thursday, May 19

     

Correction

There are several discrepancies in yesterday's story about Mabton Principal Fabian Castilleja filing a civil suit against the Mabton School District, as noted by Mabton School Board Chairman Manuel Guzman.

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Grandview processing plant to be operated by Bybee Foods

GRANDVIEW - Walking through the new Bybee Foods building off of Grandridge Road in Grandview, it is easy to imagine the rush of noise and buzz of activity that will soon fill the plant when the large pieces of machinery roar to life, and pounds and pounds of peas start running down the processing line.

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Wednesday, May 18



G'view voters reject aquatic center proposal

GRANDVIEW - When it comes to bond measures for aquatic centers, it is not uncommon for voters to deny the passage of such issues one, two or even three times, according to Grandview Parks and Recreation Service Area Board Chairman Dave Copeland. If that's the case, then Grandview took another step in the process yesterday, voting down the aquatic center proposal for the second time in five years.

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Mabton principal files civil lawsuit

MABTON - The principal of Artz-Fox Elementary School in Mabton, Fabian Castilleja, has filed a civil suit against the Mabton School Board, Chairman of the school board Manuel Guzman and school district Superintendent Sandra Pasiero-Davis.

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Tuesday, May 17



Sunnyside Sharks have new coaching staff

Carolyn Hazzard is not new to the world of summer youth swimming. But Hazzard is new to the role she will be assuming this year as head coach of the Sunnyside Sharks Rotary Swim Team.

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Grandview council delays decision on vacating right-of-way

GRANDVIEW - Members of the Grandview City Council have spent nearly two weeks trying to decide the fate of a 200 foot by 20 foot piece of property along Wine Country Road. After last night's city council meeting, it will be at least another three weeks before a final decision is expected to be made.

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Monday, May 16



Hess sets meet record

GLENWOOD - The Bickleton High School girls track team finished in third at the Greater Columbia League 'B' meet held this past Friday in Glenwood. Led by senior Annie Hess, the Lady Pirates collected 54 team points. Hess broke the discus record set by Chelsey Wheelhouse of Glenwod in 2002 The old mark was 133-8.

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Ellensburg girls take two from S'side

ELLENSBURG - The Sunnyside High School girls fastpitch softball team dropped a heartbreaker in the opening game of a twin bill against Ellensburg this past Saturday. In the nightcap, the Bulldogs used the momentum they gained from staging their opening game last inning rally to subdue the Lady Grizzlies, 10-1.

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Arrests made in Sunnyside

Several drug and immigration related arrests were made in Sunnyside last week as part of a multi-jurisdictional raid that led to the arrest of 15 people throughout Yakima County.

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Grizzlies go down fighting

SPOKANE - The Sunnyside High School boys soccer team saw its season come to a close this past Saturday in the second round of the Regional playoffs.

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Vikings/Knights split season finale

MABTON - The regular season finale for the Mabton High School and Sunnyside Christian High School baseball teams mirrored one another, having the same results for both teams-a victory.

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Top academic achievers for SHS class of 2005 named

A cross country runner and a math whiz lead the Sunnyside High School class of 2005. The two have been selected as the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 291 seniors. The duo will be the class speakers when the class graduates Friday, June 3.

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Vlieger steps down from council

The seat Sunnyside City Councilman Don Vlieger has filled for nearly eight years will sit empty next Monday when the council convenes for its next meeting.

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Mabton advances 14 to District

GLENWOOD - Mabton High School's Webster Lopez was the lone first place finisher for the Vikes at the Greater Columbia League 'B' Track Meet held in Glenwood this past Friday.

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Cancer fund-raiser tops $113,000

GRANDVIEW - Emotions were worn on the sleeves of survivors as they shared their progress with one another taking the first lap of the 9th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life fund-raiser held at Leenhouts Stadium in Grandview this past weekend. More than 100 cancer survivors, wearing deep purple shirts, walked the first lap, kicking off the event.

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Students, parents want Mabton principal retained

MABTON - Cheers roared from the people lining sidewalks along North Main Street in Mabton this morning, as honking cars drove by a healthy group of protesters who were standing up in support of Artz-Fox Elementary School Principal Fabian Castilleja.

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Friday, May 13

   

Sunnyside girl selected as American Miss Pageant state finalist

For the third time, 9-year old Jasmine Sandoval-Torres will be competing for a national American Miss title. In the past she has been selected as a finalist as she vied for the Little Princess title, but now the youngster is seeking the Jr. Pre-Teen title, according to her mother, Letty Torres.

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Positive attitudes are infectious

Last week someone at the office came up with a brilliant idea, which I will admit that at the time I didn't think was all that brilliant. The idea was to designate Friday as positivity day. This meant dressing in your most positive outfit, not letting negative comments slip out and, all in all, just having a nice, positive day.

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Grizzlies unload on the Vikings

Sunnyside High School boys soccer coach Juan Pineda is a big believer in sticking to the game plan, to keep executing, until things eventually go your way.

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Thursday, May 12



Semi crash slows traffic on freeway

A Pasco man traveling in his privately owned semi-truckthis morning from Pasco to Yakima drove the vehicle off I-82 near milepost 67, laying the front end of it in the left-hand lane of eastbound traffic.

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Commissioners approve annexation of Sunnyside school property

After much discussion, the Sunnyside Planning Commission voted Wednesday night to approve the annexation of more than 61 acres of property north of town. The property, which is set to be zoned public facility, will be used for the construction of a new middle school by the Sunnyside School District.

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Wednesday, May 11

   

Hawes-Guillen to wed in September

The Sunnyside home of Lynn and Joe Hawes will be the setting of the wedding ceremony uniting Jenneil (Liebich) Hawes and Jose Guillen Jr. The couple are planning a late afternoon ceremony at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005.

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Tudor cards 81 for G'view boys

Grandview's Sean Tudor posted a respectable 9-over-par 81 yesterday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course to pace the Greyhound boys team. But with numerous golfers scoring in the 70's, the Grandview linksters settled for a third place finish in the five-school field.

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Sunnyside wraps up postseason berth

The Sunnyside High School baseball team took destiny into its own hands yesterday and took care of business with an impressive sweep of visiting Hanford to secure a postseason berth.

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Chamber of Commerce generators reported stolen

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce reported two portable generators as stolen from the intersection of Sixth Street and Edison Avenue. Sunnyside police officers are looking into the theft, which was reported Tuesday afternoon.

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Lick leads S'side to league victory

SELAH - Sunnyside High School senior Kevin Lick powered the Grizzly boys golf team to a runaway win at a four-school Mid-Valley League match Tuesday afternoon.

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August nuptials planned

The North Shore Bible Church in Manson will be the Aug. 13, 2005 setting for the marriage of Lindsay Marie Pittman to former Sunnysider Craig Michael Timmermans.

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Hernandezes celebrate 50th anniversary

Estanislado and Josephine Hernandez of Grandview celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their vows at the Sunnyside Apostolic Church Saturday, May 7. The ceremony was followed by a reception hosted by their children at the Granger Lion's Club hall.

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Tuesday, May 10



New homes sprouting up

Families looking to purchase a house in the Sunnyside area no longer have to settle for a home where carpets will have to be replaced, cabinets refinished and light fixtures replaced before it begins to actually feel like home. With new subdivisions coming into Sunnyside, families can now watch their dream home go up before their very eyes.

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Clean-up Saturday

For Sunnyside residents, getting rid of trash and garbage couldn't be easier, and it's free.

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Council supports mail-in primary

The Sunnyside City Council gave its approval this past Monday night to a plan from the Yakima County Elections Department to conduct the Sept. 20 primary election by mail-in-ballot.

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Cemetery flower thefts all too common

When Lower Valley Memorial Gardens Manager Larry Montague arrived at work the Tuesday after Memorial Day last year, he was confronted by a woman reporting that two women had just left with her planter, one she had placed at a loved one's grave the day before.

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Monday, May 9

 

Play-offs oh so close for Grizzlies

PROSSER - There is a lot for the Sunnyside High School baseball team to play for this coming Tuesday afternoon, as the Hanford Falcons roll into town for a twin bill.

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Lady Knights thump Lyle

Collecting 24 hits on the afternoon, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team rolled to a pair of easy wins over the visiting Lyle Cougars last Friday.

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East Valley sweeps

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview tennis teams lost to Valley powerhouse East Valley Saturday. The score wasn't close as the East Valley girls won 5-0 and the Red Devils' boys team defeated the Hounds 4-1.

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Greyhounds season comes to a close

NACHES VALLEY - The good news for fans of the Grandview High School soccer team is that the Greyhounds ended their 2005 campaign on a winning note. The bad news is that the Greyhounds' season is just that, ended.

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Police pursuit ends in death

A high speed chase between a Sunnyside police officer and a man suspected of a hit and run accident outside the Dark Horse Inn, which is located in the 1400 block of Yakima Valley Highway, ended in the suspect's death Sunday night.

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Knights grab first league win

The Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team finally broke into the win column in Greater Columbia 'B' League play. The Knights did it by playing good old fashion baseball, mixing in some solid pitching with fundamental defense.

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McMillan takes first in shot, discus

WAPATO - Grandview High School hurler Cody McMillan placed first in both the shot and discus at the Lions Club Wolftrack Invitational at Wapato High School this past Saturday. Grandview was one of 10 teams competing at the meet.

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Friday, May 6



Plata, Puente cash at PGA pro-am

WEST VALLEY - Miles Plata of Prosser and Miguel Puente of Sunnyside were the only Black Rock Creek Golf Course team members to cash at this past Monday's Central Washington chapter of the PGA pro-am event.

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The boys are back

It just seemed the Sunnyside High School boys soccer team needed a few days of rest after a hectic week.

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Mother's Day drama offered Sunday

Invite your mother to the theater Sunday, May 8, when he Sunnyside Church of God, 344 N. 11th St., presents Dear Diary, during the 10 a.m. worship hour.

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Annual SHS senior talent show tonight, Saturday

It is that time of year again when Sunnyside High School seniors don funny clothes, sharpen their slapstick talent and present the Senior Follies talent show. The 2005 Senior Follies will open tonight (Friday) at the Sunnyside High School auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $4 per person and will be available at the door.

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Grizzly boys rope Mustangs

PROSSER - Things didn't pan out very well for the Sunnyside Grizzly girls tennis team Thursday night. But the boys team made up for it, winning against the Mustangs.

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Grizzly golfers claim easy wins

Sunnyside's No. 1 golfer, senior Kevin Lick, wasn't all that pleased with his 8-over-par 80 yesterday. Regardless, it was the Grizzlies' low individual round on the afternoon, as Sunnyside cruised to easy victories over Riverside Christian and Grandview.

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CD Review

Hot Hot Heat's newest CD lacks spontaneity, but has its bright spots

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Thursday, May 5

    

Cantwell vows to help preserve research funding

PROSSER - It takes more than a couple of years to breed a new cherry variety. It's a process that can take anywhere from 25 to 30 years to complete. But finding research funding that spreads over three decades can be tough. For the past century that steady funding has come from the Hatch program.

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Ramirez crowned Miss Granger

GRANGER - After Ana Ramirez heard the name of her competitor for the title of Miss Granger, Melissalyn DeLuna, called at a crowning ceremony two weeks ago, she was a bit confused.

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Sunnyside girls host Goldendale

Junior Megan Downing and freshman Dacia Drollinger each shot 18-hole rounds of 120 yesterday during a non-league, non-scoring golf match against the Goldendale High School girls team.

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Wednesday, May 4

    

Lady Vikes pull out sweep

MABTON - It took a bit of work, but the Mabton High School fastpitch team got the job done against visiting Lyle yesterday.

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Mother's Day plant sale in G'view on tap

GRANDVIEW - The plants are piling up and as Mother's Day approaches the Grandview High School plant science class is ready to sell off the colorful foliage they have been nursing along for the past few months.

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SCHS grad named top WSP trooper

Following in the footsteps of his father-in-law, Gary Hughes of Prosser, former Outlook resident David Kaiser was recently named Washington State Patrol Trooper of the Year.

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Greyhounds go down to the Rangers

GRANDVIEW - Baseball is about executing the fundamentals and that is what propelled the Naches Valley High School baseball team yesterday past Grandview.

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SCHS softball team runs win streak to 10

KLICKITAT - Dusting off the Klickitat Vandals in two shortened, five-inning games yesterday, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team upped its winning streak to 10 games.

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Grizzlies score two wins over Selah

SELAH - The Sunnyside boys tennis team is on a roll. Tuesday afternoon the team scored its fourth straight victory, this time tallying a 3-2 win against the Selah Vikings.

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Tuesday, May 3

  

Runaway sought

Thirteen-year-old Rebecca Redick was supposedly going to a neighbor's house to drop off some beauty supplies needed to prepare for a wedding Saturday at about noon, but hasn't been seen since by family members.

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Cougars scratch out win over Vikings

MABTON - Interesting might be the right word to describe how yesterday's non-league twin bill against visiting White Swan played out for the Mabton High School baseball team.

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Horizon works to find jobs for disabled adults

Sunnyside Noon Rotary members learned Monday at their noon meeting how Rotary International supports disabled adults. With the Partners for Work program, disabled adults in the Valley are being employed in a variety of capacities.

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Denny Blaine Park closed

Denny Blaine Park, located at the intersection of Seventh Street and Custer Avenue in Sunnyside, will be closed until further notice.

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G'view links crew 3rd at 5-team match

OTHELLO - Paced by Sean Tudor's 10-over-par 80 and an 81 from Andrew Michels, the Grandview High School boys golf team earned a tie for third place honors at a five-school CWAC league match staged at the Othello municipal golf course Monday afternoon.

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Six seek board of director seats for Sunnyside Christian Schools

Six Lower Valley people are seeking spots on the Sunnyside Christian School Board. Three of the candidates will be selected for the board when the Sunnyside Christian School Society meets Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the Sunnyside Christian Elementary School gym. Candidates include Nanci Campbell, Frank De Jong, Rob Faber, Bob Groeneweg, Aaron Prins and Doug Tyhuis.

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Monday, May 2

   

Classroom flood damage extensive

The Sunnyside School Board signed an emergency resolution at last week's meeting to forgo the requirements of the state bid law to make repairs to the high school.

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Fire damages office

OUTLOOK - A home converted into office space at J&J Bosma Dairy at 160 Issacs Road, northwest of Outlook, caught fire due to electrical problems Sunday afternoon.

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Hess wins discus at Hermiston

HERMISTON, ORE. - Following her impressive second place finish in the discus the previous weekend at the prestigious Pasco Invitational, Bickleton's Annie Hess did one better this past Saturday at the Hermiston Invitational.

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Stop sticks help end high speed pursuit

A high speed chase ended this morning when the Yakima County Sheriff's Office used stop sticks that punctured two of the tires on the vehicle being pursued by the Granger Police Department.

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Grizzlies lackluster against Hanford Falcons

RICHLAND - If the Sunnyside High School boys soccer team went into Saturday's game at Hanford with the goal of finishing third in the Mid-Valley League, then the Grizzlies accomplished what they set out to do.

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