PROSSER - Besides the 14 varsity wrestlers Sunnyside will have competing at this coming Friday and Saturday's Sub-Regional tournament, the Grizzlies will be represented by nine of their JV grapplers at the postseason affair.January 30, 2006 midnight read more..
Two of the four people Sunnyside police were seeking in relation to the Dec. 22 shooting of Xavier Perez, 28, at his rental home at 1713 Guernsey Street have been located.January 30, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - The Mabton girls basketball team continued to play down to the level of its competition to begin its Greater Columbia B League game against the Yakama Tribal Eagles this past Friday night, but this time Coach Mike Roettger didn't let the girls play through it.January 30, 2006 midnight read more..
The final numbers aren't in, but it appears Sunnyside may have a bigger homeless problem than anyone imagined.January 30, 2006 midnight read more..
After splitting the first two matches of the night and falling behind 6-4 to visiting West Valley, the Sunnyside High School wrestling team ran off six consecutive victories enroute to scoring a 34-25 win over the Rams Thursday evening.January 27, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Coming off what the Prosser Economic Development Association (EDA) calls an exciting 2005, a variety of projects look to build on that excitement and success this year.January 27, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care will once again host "An Intimate Red Wine and Chocolate Affair" from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Prosser Community Center, located at 106 Merlot Drive in Prosser.January 27, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Fear of an oppressive government and a need for family led Juan Marenco to leave his native Nicaragua and eventually settle in Mabton, where he is pastor of Grace Brethren Church's Hispanic congregation.January 26, 2006 midnight read more..
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center based in Seattle and the Center for Hispanic Health Promotion located in Sunnyside developed a project to help promote nutrition and physical activity among fourth grade students in the Lower Yakima Valley.January 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School junior Rachelle Durfey is the 2005-06 Queen for the Washington State Quarter Horse Youth Association.January 26, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - An 88-year-old Grandview man died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday morning before veering off the road and colliding with a power pole in the 200 block of Old Inland Empire, Grandview police said.January 26, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - It would have been easy to abandon ship last night after the Hanford boys basketball team jumped out to a 26-7 first quarter lead. Instead, the Sunnyside Grizzlies fought back, going tit-for-tat with the Falcons the second quarter and outscoring Hanford after intermission to avert a blowout.January 25, 2006 midnight read more..
A 3,000 square-foot retail building topped the list of most valuable properties for which a building permit was issued in December in Sunnyside.January 25, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - At the Yakima County Regional Library Tuesday morning, Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority Executive Director Les Ornelas told members of the media, the business community and the U.S. Forest Service that new air quality standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could hurt Yakima County if those standards aren't met.January 25, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sunnyside's Tuesday night Mid-Valley League game with Hanford was close - at least for a while.January 25, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - After issuing an all-points bulletin early Sunday morning for Roberto Cisneros Saavedra, 34, of Sunnyside following a fatal shooting at a Toppenish tavern, Toppenish police continue to search for Saavedra, who is suspected of killing Jose Luis Fragoso Zavala, 30, of Yakima.January 24, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Staff Developer for Elementary Schools in Grandview, Rob Roettger, gave a presentation to school board directors Monday night that showed what he believes is a positive increase in a number of areas in the district thanks to early release Fridays.January 24, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A self-described tomboy, Grandview High School senior Jessika Babcock returned this past Sunday from the Washington State Junior Miss Pageant in Pullman.January 24, 2006 midnight read more..
Facing the number one team from the southern division of the Greater Columbia 'B' League, the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights made a statement by crushing Klickitat 62-12 last Friday night.January 23, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - The Bickleton girls basketball team traveled to Yakima last Friday night to take on LaSalle and lost in a blow-out, 60-4.January 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Say 'yes sir' and smile like you mean it if you are stopped for questioning by a Sunnyside police officer because all of Sunnyside's finest are now armed with tasers.January 23, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Thanks to the Diocese of Yakima Housing Services, Yakima Federal Savings and Loan and the United States Department of Agriculture, low-income Lower Valley families will get a chance to do something many families in the same position never get - a chance to own a home.January 20, 2006 midnight read more..
With a Bible and a copy of the Constitution, senatorial candidate Brad Klippert spoke before the Sunnyside Republican Club this morning in a speech that explained his reasoning for his senate run.January 20, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Wildcats took two of the first three matches of the night Thursday to build what would be their only lead of the night as the final match decided the outcome, and sealed a 40-30 CWAC South victory for the Greyhounds.January 20, 2006 midnight read more..
Thanks to a Two Valleys One Vision Grant, Chief Kamiakin Elementary school is offering after-school GEAR-UP activities.January 19, 2006 midnight read more..
The American Legion is hoping to totally remake the Jerry Taylor Veteran's Plaza in downtown Sunnyside.January 19, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - Chad Den Boer led the way for the Knights with a game-high 23 points as Sunnyside Christian got back on the winning track, running away from Yakama Tribal for a 71-38 win Tuesday night.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Helen Wilson of Ephrata is a collector of cartoons who never expected to give up her lifestyle in Spokane to settle in a little old town in the desert.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Despite a 144-14 loss to West Valley on Tuesday, the outmanned Sunnyside boys swim team celebrated as Alex Henry and Zile Wagner each recorded personal bests.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police are looking for three men and two women suspects in relation to the fatal shooting of Xavier Perez, 28, on Dec. 22, 2005 at his rental home at 1713 Guernsey Street in Sunnyside.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - In what turned out to be a tune-up for the big game with LaSalle this coming weekend, the Sunnyside Christian girls basketball team last night crushed Yakama Tribal 78-23.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Despite the potential loss of $44,000 in revenue, the Grandview City Council voted unanimously to remove industrial waste discharge surcharges from wastewater contracts with large industrial and commercial companies.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Othello got the best of Grandview, winning 42-25 Tuesday night in a dual meet both schools had been looking forward to since it was rescheduled from its original Dec. 15 date.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Within two months from now the city of Sunnyside should have a good idea what it will cost to purchase property in order to widen South First Street.January 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital Public Relations Director Tom Lathen was one of 27 health care staff from around the United States attending a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training in Anniston, Alabama last week.January 17, 2006 midnight read more..
BY RACHEL BOTTJanuary 13, 2006 midnight read more..
Dr. Muhammad Ayub, the Sunnyside physician who had his medical license suspended following accusations of sexual misconduct, has contested those charges according to the Washington State Department of Health.January 13, 2006 midnight read more..
When Activity Director Shari Wilson heard what kind of music Glenn Cutler performs, she thought he'd be perfect to book as entertainment at Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living.January 13, 2006 midnight read more..
A variety of events in the past year have triggered scientists to question whether climate change is a reality and whether it's a result of global warming.January 13, 2006 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside renewed a tradition Thursday morning, today, with an employee appreciation breakfast at the community center.January 13, 2006 midnight read more..
After 22 years in various positions at Yakima Valley Regional Library, Amy Ravenholt is settling in as librarian at Sunnyside. She will have an opportunity to meet library patrons and get acquainted with the community at an open house on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the library.January 11, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Six pins by Grandview wrestlers helped the Greyhounds cruise to an easy 67-12 victory over East Valley Tuesday night. The win puts Grandview's league record at 2-0, and on top of the CWAC South in a tie with Othello.January 11, 2006 midnight read more..
Thirty-two minutes of basketball just wasn't enough to decide things Tuesday night as Prosser and Sunnyside were deadlocked at 61 when the buzzer sounded at the end of regulation.January 11, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - VFW Post 6929 of Grandview is holding a benefit for Matt Honeycutt, a 2005 graduate of Grandview High School, a cancer patient who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant in Seattle.January 10, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Trying to get another check in the win column, the Bickleton Lady Pirates varsity squad traveled to Prosser last night. Bickleton's efforts to notch its second victory of the season went for naught, though, as the Muastangs 'C' squad prevailed, 41-23.January 10, 2006 midnight read more..
The Grandview Police Department's Special Incident Response Team, with help from the Law Enforcement Against Drugs Task Force, this past Friday raided a house in the 4000 block of Stover Road and recovered thousands of dollars in stolen property, Detective James Driscoll said this morning.January 9, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - The Larson Gallery will showcase an exhibit by Carol Hassen, entitled "I'm Still Dancing as Fast as I Can," which features a selection of her paintings, drawings and collages.January 6, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Forced to concede 18 points to Cle Elum due to forfeits, the Mabton Vikings lost to the Warriors 48-30 Thursday night.January 6, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANGER - The Office of the Superintendent of Public instruction announced Tuesday that Granger High School was one of 38 schools and school districts in the state to receive part of a $139,600 grant aimed at improving access to Advanced Placement classes and Pre-Advanced Placement classes.January 6, 2006 midnight read more..
WENATCHEE - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced that Squilchuck State Park is open on a limited basis for winter snow play, which includes sledding, inner tubing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. This is a pilot program initiated in response to public demand.January 6, 2006 midnight read more..
Students in Mrs. Long's fourth-grade class at Sunnyside Christian Elementary School took possession of 130 Chinook salmon eggs Thursday morning.January 6, 2006 midnight read more..
SHS senior parents will host a taco feed at Saturday night's basketball contest with Hanford. Sales will begin at 4 p.m. and continue into the evening. One taco meal is $3, two tacos are $4, and a three-taco meal is $5. Meals will include rice and beans.January 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Dropping 10 of the 14 individual matches last night, the Sunnyside High School wrestling team sustained a 48-21 Mid-Valley League defeat to the visiting Ellensburg Bulldogs.January 4, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The expected opening of Yakima District Court in Grandview has been delayed. The court, returning to the Lower Valley after an eight-year absence, was scheduled to open Jan. 1, but the estimated date is now mid-February, according to Harold Delia, court administrator.January 4, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After a lot of discussion Tuesday night, the Grandview City Council opted to table an ordinance that would set rules for future condominium and gated community development in the city.January 4, 2006 midnight read more..
Margarita Torres, mother of six and grandmother to 13, stepped out of her safe zone and into the business world four years ago in Sunnyside.January 4, 2006 midnight read more..
Yesterday, the Sunnyside High School girls bowling team avenged, in sorts, a 4-0 loss it suffered to Kennewick earlier in the season.January 4, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANGER - A spanking new fire truck arrived in Granger Dec. 22, designed by six Granger volunteer firefighters and purchased with a $250,000 grant received by the Granger Fire Department from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004.January 3, 2006 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - Taking a lesson from his 2004 run for the U.S. Senate, Sunnyside native and Benton County Sheriff's deputy Bradley Klippert (R) announced his candidacy for Maria Cantwell's Senate seat on Dec. 30, 2005, nearly 10 months before the Sept. 2006 primary.January 2, 2006 midnight read more..