Telling the Sunnyside Rotarians, who are hosting her exchange student year in the United States, that she likes to draw, Eda Calguner displayed an especially poignant picture she had drawn of an adult female.November 30, 2005 midnight read more..
When the official election results came out of the Yakima County Auditor's office at 8 a.m. yesterday (Tuesday) the suspense of the November General Election came to a close, with three incumbents on the Sunnyside City Council losing their seats to challengers.November 30, 2005 midnight read more..
There's a building boom in the Sunnyside School District, Kiwanians learned during their meeting Wednesday morning.November 30, 2005 midnight read more..
The Washington Assessment of Student Learning was the topic on most educators' minds Monday night as state Senator Jim Honeyford, and state Representatives Bruce Chandler and Dan Newhouse were in town for the Lower Valley School Board's Legislative Dinner.November 29, 2005 midnight read more..
Members of Sunnyside's Promise delivered a proposal to the Sunnyside School Board Monday that, if passed, would in essence, ban any business from obtaining a liquor license within 500 feet of the district's new Sierra Vista Middle School currently under construction on Washout Road.November 29, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Working with figures submitted by department heads in August, the Grandview City Council struggled more than an hour Monday night to find a way to make up a $208,000 shortfall in its preliminary budget without taking the problem to its citizens.November 29, 2005 midnight read more..
As a young boy in Mexico, Jose Cortez put a canastos on his head and rode his bicycle through Puruandiro selling the baked goods his father made. Cortez, one of 12 children, was just taking his place in a family of bakers.November 29, 2005 midnight read more..
Matty Besteman, who will be marshal at this year's Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade, shares a dilemma all parade royalty has: what should I wear?November 25, 2005 midnight read more..
Beki Anderson, a small-town girl from Mabton, has traveled through life with a cosmopolitan air. She owes even her nickname to the world traveling she did in her early years.November 23, 2005 midnight read more..
In a nod to the future, the Port of Sunnyside has agreed to offer $25,000 to buy two acres from landowner Don Padelford.November 23, 2005 midnight read more..
Wenatchee bowler Barry Tate took advantage of the seldom used left-hand side of the lanes to win the November edition of the Central Washington Open, hosted this past Sunday by Sunnyside's Valley Lanes.November 22, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - An 18-year-old man was arrested on counts of first degree burglary and child molestation for entering a house in the 500 block of East Wine Country Road and fondling a 12-year-old girl, Grandview Detective James Drisscoll said.November 22, 2005 midnight read more..
MABTON - The office of Superintendent of Public Instruction did an educational audit on Artz Fox Elementary School. Audit findings were conveyed to the Mabton School Board at its meeting Monday night.November 22, 2005 midnight read more..
About 800 people from the Lower Valley attended a dinner for the less fortunate at the Sunnyside Community Center Sunday afternoon.November 21, 2005 midnight read more..
Two panhandlers worked the theatre crowd for about five minutes Saturday night before the curtain went up on the depression-era play, Annie, at Sunnyside High School.November 21, 2005 midnight read more..
With members of the Sunnyside High School band playing Christmas songs, dozens of decorated trees and dozens of donated gifts to be opened, Friday's Festival of Trees was sure to get even Scrooge ready for Christmas.November 21, 2005 midnight read more..
PASCO - Grandview's football team had Connell-undefeated and fourth-ranked-on its heels for a half before the Eagles stomped out the Greyhounds' hopes in a 56-21 state quarterfinal win Saturday.November 21, 2005 midnight read more..
Hundreds of Harry Potter fans, young and old alike, watched Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire at last night's midnight showing at Grand Cinemas, Yakima Valley here in Sunnyside.November 18, 2005 midnight read more..
A work study session in regards to the Artz-Fox School Improvement Report will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Junior/Senior High Media Center.November 18, 2005 midnight read more..
Three hours a day, three times a week . . . regular as clockwork, Dr. Gerald Dierdorff, a long time Sunnyside physician now retired, settles into a little cubicle at the Sunnyside Food Bank amid gunny sacks full of rice and beans.November 17, 2005 midnight read more..
Sixty-five years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt reached into a fish bowl and pulled out the first name in the United States' first draft call-up.November 16, 2005 midnight read more..
Soroptomist, a professional women's organization, recently donated almost $5,000 to Sunnyside Community Hospital.November 15, 2005 midnight read more..
A proposal to build 190 homes at SR-241 and Factory Road was turned away by the Sunnyside City Council Monday night.November 15, 2005 midnight read more..
Customers were wall-to-wall at The Knot Hole Gallery in Sunnyside this past Saturday as collectors of Thomas Kinkade art flocked to watch one of his master highlighters at work.November 14, 2005 midnight read more..
Congressman Doc Hastings announced last week that the Port of Sunnyside will receive a federal $100,000 grant.November 14, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - With just one senior on this year's State tournament fifth place finishing team, one has to wonder what the future holds for the Grandview High School volleyball program.November 14, 2005 midnight read more..
This isn't your father's high school cafeteria.November 11, 2005 midnight read more..
Sunnyside city councilman Bruce Ricks resigned yesterday, Nov. 10, following his loss to challenger Carol Stone in the Nov. 8 general election.November 11, 2005 midnight read more..
Though World War II ended more than 60 years ago, the experiences of those who have been called the Greatest Generation have not been forgotten. Nor have the efforts of those who've served since, in places like Korea, Vietnam and Iraq.November 11, 2005 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside School District is in the running to receive a state incentive grant to help combat higher than average alcohol use among 8th grade students.November 11, 2005 midnight read more..
As a community service, Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care will host two Grief and the Holidays Workshops on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Sunnyside Community Center, 1521 S. First Street, Sunnyside, to help people cope with loss of a loved one.November 11, 2005 midnight read more..
From Sunnyside to Grandview, the Lower Valley will be remembering its heroes tomorrow, Nov. 11, during Veteran's Day.November 10, 2005 midnight read more..
WASHINGTON - Rocky Mountain Farmers Union member Ryan Niebur told the Senate Agriculture Committee Nov. 9 that rising input costs are making it hard for family farmers and ranchers to stay afloat.November 10, 2005 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA-Less than four hours after the polls opened today, a representaive of Evergreen Freedom Foundation (EFF) said EFF had identified several problems in the 2005 general election.November 9, 2005 midnight read more..
Reverend John H. Jacobs doesn't know where he got his calling to help people but it might have something do to with his mother.November 8, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The owner of the Tienda Mi Morenita store at 1401 Wine Country Road in Grandview was sentenced yesterday, Nov. 7, to 55 months in prison for drug charges after pleading guilty in Yakima County Superior Court.November 8, 2005 midnight read more..
Horizon Air is offering reduced prices on one-way fares for two days to Seattle while I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass is prohibited to over-wide vehicles and the speed limit has been reduced to 35 miles per hour.November 8, 2005 midnight read more..
ZILLAH - A couple dozen fruit industry professionals and growers gathered at Carpenter Farms Monday to witness what the Argiles AF-5, a motorized picking platform imported from Spain, can do to increase efficiency among pickers.November 8, 2005 midnight read more..
A power pole fire Saturday evening put 733 Sunnyside residences and businesses in the dark from 7:24 to 9:35 p.m. Saturday.November 7, 2005 midnight read more..
BENTON CITY - Winning a district championship was sweet, but for the Grandview Volleyball team beating Kiona-Benton on their home turf was even sweeter.November 7, 2005 midnight read more..
A crowd of 330 turned out Thursday, Nov.3, for the Lower Valley Pregnancy Center's annual fundraising banquet.November 7, 2005 midnight read more..
As many as 25 Christmas trees will be given tender, loving care by florists, craft shops and individuals, who will add creative touches to the trees that have been sold to area businesses to benefit the Sunnyside Community Hospital Auxiliary.November 4, 2005 midnight read more..
Junior Hernandez is one of just a handful of 8th graders to ever make the State 'B' Cross Country meetNovember 4, 2005 midnight read more..
Parents of students in the Grandview, Granger, Mabton, Mt. Adams, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Wapato and Zillah school districts may take part in a free parent conference called "Stepping Up for Student Success" Saturday, Nov. 12 at Sunnyside High School. The morning session begins at 8:30 and the afternoon session begins at 12:30.November 3, 2005 midnight read more..
Thanks to a $4,977.50 grant from Toppenish's Legend's Casino, Sunnyside's Promise, in conjunction with other Sunnyside kid-friendly agencies, will sponsor a Sunnyside Bicycle Rodeo and Helmet Give-A-Way Saturday, Nov. 5, at Sunnyside's Chief Kamiakin School.November 3, 2005 midnight read more..
Olivia Mendoza, the coach of the Mabton High School volley ball team, was voted Coach of the Year for the Greater Columbia "B" League.November 2, 2005 midnight read more..
Nuestra Casa, a Spanish-language outreach program in Sunnyside, received a $9,000 grant to aid its programs for 2006. The grant was one of nine, totalling $200,000, announced Tuesday by the Yakima Valley Community FoundationNovember 2, 2005 midnight read more..
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell said yesterday (Oct. 31) she will take a wait and see attitude on President George Bush's selection of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court.November 2, 2005 midnight read more..
Grandview's "A" Grid Kid football team will play in the Grid Kid championship game this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Selah Middle School. Grandview will play Zillah.November 2, 2005 midnight read more..
Congressman Doc Hastings was in Sunnyside Monday to accept awards from the American Legion and the Citizens Flag Alliance at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3482 building for his work to protect the American flag.November 1, 2005 midnight read more..