SOAP LAKE - Even a knee injury to quarterback Alex Zavala couldn't derail the Mabton express on its way to a 48-0 win this past Friday night against Soap Lake (1-7, 2-7), which improved the team's record to 9-0 on the season.October 31, 2005 midnight read more..
To say that Junior Hernandez's finish at the State 'B' regional cross country meet in Deer Park was amazing would be an understatement.October 31, 2005 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside School District received a nice surprise last week. Because of increased enrollment, the square footage the district has to build on has been increased to 67,000 square feet. This new amount is also covered under the state-matching fund which matches approximately 83 percent.October 31, 2005 midnight read more..
I was reading the article in Tuesday's Daily Sun News detailing Sunnyside High School Athletic Director Bill Daley's presentation to Rotarians about the school district's plans for new athletic facilities. I have long supported the idea that the district needs quality facilities that the community can be proud of.October 28, 2005 midnight read more..
(Editor's note: Mr. Gates' letter is being reprinted because part of it was inadvertently ommitted in this past Wednesday's edition of the Daily Sun News.)October 28, 2005 midnight read more..
The issue before us this election is really pretty straight forward. Mike Farmer and Bruce Ricks worked and kept their word to deal with the foul stench that covered our town. The smell hurt our health, our business and our image.October 28, 2005 midnight read more..
Due to scheduling conflicts, the Sunnyside Spanish-language public forum on economic development has been moved to Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Worksource Center, 1925 Morgan Road.October 28, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Republican representatives from the state legislature came to the Yakima Valley Wednesday for what they call a "listening tour."October 27, 2005 midnight read more..
A total of 72 students at Sunnyside's Harrison Middle School were rewarded last week with a trip to Skateland and Miner's in Union Gap.October 27, 2005 midnight read more..
Students, parents pay travel expenses, entry fees out of pocketOctober 27, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Brenda Sipes stood in a third grade classroom at Roosevelt Elementary School Wednesday afternoon. After asking students what drugs are illegal and handing out bracelets to students who could come up with answers and showing a display of drugs and candy that look similar she had the students take a pledge.October 27, 2005 midnight read more..
Crank, speed, crystal meth - methamphetamine has many names.October 26, 2005 midnight read more..
If you are one of the thousand or more people whose jobs required drug or alcohol screening in the past year, you probably know the smiling face of Betty Jo Leija.October 26, 2005 midnight read more..
There is an ongoing administrative action, pertaining to potential disciplinary action, against Sunnyside Police Officer Jose Trevino.October 26, 2005 midnight read more..
Ten years is a long time to let your hair grow. It's also quite a shock to lose that much hair with one snip of a pair of scissors, but that's what happened to 15-year-old Jessica Alicia Vidales - and it was her choice.October 26, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Despite a last minute appeal from Sunnyside, the new Lower Valley District Court will be located in Grandview.October 26, 2005 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School Athletic Director Bill Daley was the guest speaker for the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club meeting on Monday.October 25, 2005 midnight read more..
A new hobby store opened up in Sunnyside recently. Dairyland Stained Glass supplies and gifts at 1990 Chaffee Road had its grand opening Saturday, Oct. 15.October 25, 2005 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Junior Sterling Scott and sophomore Britany Messmore appear to have the best chances of any of the Grizzly harriers to move on to the 3A State meet.October 24, 2005 midnight read more..
How does spending less money on gas sound? Well, if everything goes the way Doug Barnes hopes, it might be possible to drive a car that gets 120 miles per gallon - and isn't a gas-electric hybrid.October 24, 2005 midnight read more..
MABTON - Down seven-zip at halftime, it could have been very easy for the class 'B' Mabton Vikings to admit the 1A Highland Scotties were too much for them to handle.October 24, 2005 midnight read more..
Despite a 93 percent Hispanic population, many of whom are migrant and miss school at different times throughout the year due to seasonal work, Mabton High School graduated 94 percent of its senior class and 82 percent went to four-year colleges last year, Superintendent Sandra Pasiero-Davis said.October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
Sunnyside City Manager Bob Stockwell's first comment this past Wednesday, when asked his reaction to Grandview being selected as the site for a Lower Valley District Court, was:October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Wal-Mart plans to increase the number of jobs at its Grandview food distribution center, according to City Administrator Jim Sewell.October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - The Mabton girls volleyball team traveled to Yakima Thursday night, hoping to build momentum with a win before they start District play. Instead they lost three out of four games to Riverside Christian in their final regular season match.October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
The mail ballots for the Nov. 9, 2005, General Election began to arrive in mail boxes Oct. 19, and voters are cautioned to follow five steps to assure their votes are counted.October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - It's tough for any member of the Grandview High School volleyball team to stand out from the pack. That's because nearly all of the Lady 'Hounds are exceptionally skilled at what they do on the court.October 21, 2005 midnight read more..
It took a trip to Olympia, but Sunnyside's Promise and Sunnyside city officials received assurances from State Auditor Brian Sonntag that all is well.October 20, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Yakima County will impose a 4 percent cut across the board in all department budgets and draw $700,000 from reserves to make ends meet in 2006.October 19, 2005 midnight read more..
This year students will get the chance to show what they've learned rather than hanging their heads while listening to teachers discuss their work at Harrison Middle School's student-led parent-teacher conferences, Doug Rogers, assistant principal, said.October 19, 2005 midnight read more..
Gayle Hays, owner of Sunnyside Beauty Academy, put in three days at an accredidation workshop in St. Louis, Mo. to learn what hoops she has to jump through to be sure students are eligible for federal monetary support.October 18, 2005 midnight read more..
National School Bus Safety Week Oct. 17-21 is being taken seriously by David Taylor and the Sunnyside school bus drivers he supervises.October 18, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - "Less is more" seemed to be the Grandview City Council's approach to a proposed fireworks ordinance.October 18, 2005 midnight read more..
The Lower Valley Pregnancy Center will be hosting a fund- raiser Nov. 3.October 14, 2005 midnight read more..
One of the best-loved names in country music is the subject of a play that is being brought to Sunnyside by the Daybreak Rotary Club.October 14, 2005 midnight read more..
If you've been hankering to hear professionals sing some good, old fashioned gospel songs like Beulah Land and How Great Thou Art, next Monday in Sunnyside is the night for you.October 12, 2005 midnight read more..
Baker Construction of Spokane cleared land Monday of this week for a retail center to be located adjacent to The Dollar Tree in the east end of the shopping mall on Yakima Valley Highway in Sunnyside.October 12, 2005 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - October just keeps getting better and better for Lilia Derobles.October 11, 2005 midnight read more..
MANSON - Senior Pablo Sanchez is accustomed to being the Mabton High School football team's workhorse. Last Friday night, he again did his part in keeping the Vikings unbeaten on the year, scoring four TD's in Mabton's 47-20 rout of the Manson Trojans.October 10, 2005 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Promise is sponsoring a book sale this Saturday, Oct. 8, to help Sunnyside High School students raise funds to attend the National Communities Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Youth Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.October 7, 2005 midnight read more..
WAPATO - Senior Cassie Jolliff scored three goals for a rare hat trick in the Sunnyside soccer team's 3-1 Mid-Valley League win at Wapato on Thursday.October 7, 2005 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Fair time means many things to many people. For the Mabton FFA chapter members, it means putting their best foot forward.October 7, 2005 midnight read more..
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GRANDVIEW - Like Sunnyside before it, the Grandview City Council has approved a probation services agreement with Yakima County.October 4, 2005 midnight read more..
In the next week or so, massage therapist Sunee Conklin will begin making house calls to Hillcrest Manor.October 4, 2005 midnight read more..
WENATCHEE - Grandview High School's volleyball team may have settled for runner-up honors at this past Saturday's Wenatchee Invitational, but considering who the Lady Greyhounds' opponents were, they came home champions.October 3, 2005 midnight read more..