When parents walk through the door of the new middle school that's due to open this fall in Sunnyside, it's the intention of Doug Rogers, principal, that they'll feel right at home.February 28, 2006 midnight read more..
With many participants dressed in athletic clothing following the beginning of spring sports at Sunnyside High School, science teacher Joyce Stark handed out awards that marked what were judged to be the best projects at the school's annual science fair Monday night.February 28, 2006 midnight read more..
Daniel Alanis Balderas, 24, of Sunnyside was arraigned in Yakima Superior Court Feb. 22 and charged with first degree attempted murder, following the Feb. 16 shooting of Margarita Calderon, a 22-year-old Sunnyside woman.February 28, 2006 midnight read more..
Friends, students, parents and faculty gathered late last week to honor and induct 17 new members into the Sunnyside Christian High School chapter of the National Honor Society.February 28, 2006 midnight read more..
Want real authentic Chinese food in Sunnyside? It's harder to get more authentic than at Sunnyside's newest Chinese restaurant, China Wok, located at 613 Yakima Valley Highway, which opened for business just over a week ago.February 28, 2006 midnight read more..
ELLENSBURG - Playing a team with a 23-2 record can be challenging but the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights were up to that challenge as they easily beat the Entiat Tigers 58-32 last Saturday in Regional action to earn a spot at State.February 27, 2006 midnight read more..
It was a who's who of people at the Central Pre Mix Concrete Co. in Sunnyside last Friday as Jack Phillips retired after 30 years.February 27, 2006 midnight read more..
AUBURN, WASH. - Whether you're a casual bird observer or an experienced naturalist, Birds of Washington State is now available just in time for the spring migration season.February 24, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A two-year-old Grandview boy who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle has been released and is back at home with his parents, Grandview police say.February 24, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - The 33rd annual ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show is set to begin this Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Allied ArtsCenter Gallery in Yakima.February 24, 2006 midnight read more..
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is seeking Sunnyside resident Roberto Cisnero Saavedra in connection with a shooting in a Toppenish tavern that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 22.February 24, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Prosecutors have charged Daniel Balderas with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a 22-year-old Sunnyside woman in the head, critically wounding her, at a home near Sunnyside on Feb. 16.February 23, 2006 midnight read more..
ELLENSBURG - After a wild ride full of ups and downs, the Sunnyside girls basketball team's season ended Tuesday night in Ellensburg as the Bulldogs beat the Grizzlies 59-35.February 22, 2006 midnight read more..
On Monday, Port of Sunnyside commissioners addressed a recently completed survey that researched the marketing and economic feasibility of developing the Port's 100 acres on East Edison Avenue.February 21, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Judy Grams knows well the roller coaster of life, and shared those ups and downs during a program sponsored on Monday by the Lower Valley Christian Women's Club.February 21, 2006 midnight read more..
TACOMA - "It could have went a little better, but it could have gone a lot worse," Mabton wrestling coach John Kilian noted of his team's finish at the State 1A-B wrestling meet, or Mat Classic, held this past weekend at the Tacoma Dome.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
There were two glaring stats that came out of the Sunnyside High School boys basketball team's 89-64 season ending loss to the Prosser Mustangs last Saturday night.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The new grape and wine education center that's being established on the Grandview campus of Yakima Valley Community College has been put into the hands of Trent Ball.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
FEDERAL WAY - Joey Elerding, a sophomore at Sunnyside Christian, came home with fifth and seventh-place finishes from the State 3A boys swimming championships this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
Noting the veteran's memorial at the cemetery lacks space for additional names, American Legion Post #73 in Sunnyside is proposing an expanded memorial at the intersection of Ninth Street and Edison Avenue.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
A 2-year-old Grandview boy was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he was brought to Sunnyside Community Hospital last Friday with severe injuries.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
Before the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights could play their third game this season with LaSalle, they had to get through the Klickitat Vandals.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
FEDERAL WAY - After getting past his nerves, Sunnyside High School's Anthony Kim calmed down to take 17th place in the 500-meter freestyle during the 3A State swim meet this past weekend at the King County Aquatic Center.February 20, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - An open house will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in Grandview to mark the opening of the Lower Valley District Court after an 8- year absence.February 17, 2006 midnight read more..
It wasn't quite game seven of the NBA Finals or the World Series, but it might as well have been for Sunnyside. The Lady Grizzlies had their backs to the wall and needed a win to stay alive in postseason competition.February 17, 2006 midnight read more..
Back stage was charged with energy but first night jitters were in short supply last night at the opening of Beauty and the Beast at Sunnyside High School.February 17, 2006 midnight read more..
Lisa Marie Buster, who was raised in the Yakima Valley, will perform in concert Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church.February 17, 2006 midnight read more..
None of the Grizzly faithful asked for their money back last night. Not even after Sunnyside, the favorite heading into last night's District tournament opener, dropped a two-point decision to the visiting Selah Vikings.February 16, 2006 midnight read more..
"When medical science can no longer add more days to life, hospice care can add more life to each day," said Debbie Roe, Clinical Director for Lower Valley Hospice.February 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Game with Wapato moved to Thursday to accommodate District playoffsFebruary 15, 2006 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - Today, the Washington State Senate passed a bill that could provide Eastern Washington with a long-awaited water storage solution.February 15, 2006 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - There is a stark difference in the caliber of competition in the Yakima Valley and Klickitat County divisions of the Greater Columbia 'B' League.February 15, 2006 midnight read more..
Lady Vikings run away with 63-17 win over LyleFebruary 15, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police are still searching for Fidel Medina, 26, and Deciderio Palencia, 18, whom they consider suspects in the fatal shooting of Xavier Perez, 28, on Dec. 22, 2005 at his Sunnyside rental home.February 15, 2006 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside is two members short on its planning commission, which has the responsibility of making recommendations to the city council.February 15, 2006 midnight read more..
When Angel Carrizales took the volleyball head coaching position at Sunnyside High School, she made a commitment to stay on as the coach for five years.February 14, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton's fourth annual town hall meeting this past Saturday gave parents of students in the district and residents of the town a chance to experience what students are learning in school, if only for 10 minutes at a time.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
Based on the large crowd that showed up last Friday to watch Sunnyside wrap up its highest finish in Mid-Valley League play in about 20 years, the Grizzly gym most likely will be jumping this coming Wednesday when District tourney play gets underway.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
LASALLE - Co-league champions doesn't have quite the ring to it that outright league champions does, but Sunnyside Christian won't have to share its Greater Columbia B League title with anyone else after a 71-48 victory over LaSalle this past Friday night.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Losing two out of its last three games was not the way the Sunnyside Christian girls basketball team wanted to finish its season. But that's what happened as the Lady Knights fell to league leading LaSalle 56-30 last Friday night.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
It was an emotional night this past Friday as Lady Grizzly seniors played their last regular season home game.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
MOSES LAKE - Grandview's wrestling team tied a best-ever mark set in 2001, by qualifying seven grapplers for the Mat Classic next weekend in Tacoma. Grandview also has two alternates who could possibly wrestle at the dome.February 13, 2006 midnight read more..
A draft version of 2006-07 school year boundaries for Harrison Middle School and the new Sierra Vista Middle School were unveiled Thursday during a special meeting of the Sunnyside School Board.February 10, 2006 midnight read more..
"It is amazing what you can accomplish when no one cares who gets the credit."February 10, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - An Intimate Red Wine and Chocolate Affair is yours for the asking next weekend in Prosser, and the creator of the best chocolate dessert could win $300.February 10, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside High School drama club will perform the musical Beauty and the Beast for five nights starting Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Sunnyside High School Auditorium.February 10, 2006 midnight read more..
During an action meeting this past Wednesday evening, Port of Sunnyside commissioners approved the expenditure of $101,285 to re-engineer its wastewater treatment facility's influent structures, design and construction management.February 9, 2006 midnight read more..
Some towns in the Lower Valley are having trouble recruiting and keeping their volunteer firefighters.February 9, 2006 midnight read more..
A state Supreme Court decision in 2004, restricting journalistic access to public records related to the Seattle Monorail, prompted Attorney General Rob McKenna to address the state's rules on access to public records.February 9, 2006 midnight read more..
You couldn't have scripted it any better if you tried.February 8, 2006 midnight read more..
The Port of Sunnyside was named the recipient of a $750,000 low interest loan for encouraging the development of bio-fuels.February 7, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce will honor 10 outstanding people in the community at a March 11 awards banquet and auction. Organizers are still open to nominations in the 10 categories.February 7, 2006 midnight read more..
Eloise Lusch of Sunnyside knows about work. As a young mother she signed on at a warehouse to support her three sons, the eldest eight, and to pay for a divorce.February 7, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A variety of changes may be coming to Grandview's Country Park thanks to Councilwoman Pam Horner's task force.February 7, 2006 midnight read more..
To hire or not to hire is the question facing the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, which last Friday discussed whether or not to bring on a full or part time events coordinator.February 6, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Two big weekend wins over Bickleton and Riverside Christian helped the Mabton girls basketball team secure its first District playoff appearance since 1986.February 6, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - "One for the ages." That's how third year Sunnyside Coach Steve Urrutia described the Grizzlies' thrilling 82-80 overtime victory over Prosser last Friday night.February 6, 2006 midnight read more..
OTHELLO - The injury bug couldn't have bitten the Grandview wrestling team at a worse time.February 6, 2006 midnight read more..
What would you do, if you heard that a Boy Scout was lost on a Utah mountain?February 6, 2006 midnight read more..
According to the Washington State Department of Ecology, recycling is high in Washington stateFebruary 3, 2006 midnight read more..
High school isn't easy for everybody. Alternative high schools have given some students the chance to graduate when they otherwise might not have. But the Sunnyside School District is taking it one step further.February 3, 2006 midnight read more..
The second annual All School Show and Shine will take place Saturday, March 4, at Sunnyside's Clem Senn football field.February 3, 2006 midnight read more..
The recent days of milder temperatures and sunshine may have gardeners thinking thoughts of spring. But, according to Jim McLain, WSU master gardener, it is still too early to do more than think about those flower beds.February 3, 2006 midnight read more..
Students in Mary Schlenker's pre-school class at the Sunnyside United Methodist Pre-School took a break from learning the alphabet and how to write numbers to have a bit of fun Wednesday afternoon.February 2, 2006 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - Two high school students, and one in junior high, have earned perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the first semester of the 2005-06 school year in Bickleton.February 2, 2006 midnight read more..
Fiesta Foods, a grocery store which originated in Pasco, will soon an anchor tenant of a building currently under renovation at the Mid-Valley Mall.February 2, 2006 midnight read more..
Detective Sergeant Jeff Cunningham of the Sunnyside Police Department addressed the Sunnyside Kiwanis Club Wednesday morning regarding the city's crime rate.February 2, 2006 midnight read more..
Despite rumors that the city of Sunnyside has ordered Francisco Garcia to improve security at the Flodin Building, behind Sunnyside High School along Yakima Valley Highway which he owns, Garcia said he's made the improvements on his own accord.February 1, 2006 midnight read more..
One day he was a gung-ho, volunteer firefighter who climbed a ladder to change a light bulb at a private school in Grandview. In the next minute, he was a crumpled heap at the bottom of that 25-foot ladder, with two broken legs and a smashed up ankle.February 1, 2006 midnight read more..
Shotgun fire will be heard in Sunnyside tonight between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., but only the crows will have something to fear.February 1, 2006 midnight read more..