PROSSER - Pop surrealist work is making an appearance in Washington wine country in a spectacular splash of blue.July 31, 2006 midnight read more..
NACHES - After posting an unblemished 12-0 record in dual meets, the Sunnyside Sharks capped off the 2006 summer season with what appears to be a first place finish at the Mid-Valley Swim League Championships, staged in Naches this past weekend.July 31, 2006 midnight read more..
According to Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Ron Zirkle, drugs are a big problem in Yakima County.July 31, 2006 midnight read more..
KENT - Hitting speeds of 155 mph in a quarter of a mile for two qualifying rounds and six elimination rounds was enough for Sunnyside's John Dalrymple to take home first place honors in the Shucks Auto Supply NHRA Northwest Nationals. The drag racing event was held last Sunday at Pacific Raceways in Kent.July 31, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A new weigh station is being constructed by the Washington State Patrol at exit 75 on I-82 near Grandview.July 27, 2006 midnight read more..
Changes may be afoot for a couple of Sunnyside events, but they do not reflect a diminished commitment to the city's downtown, say city and chamber of commerce officials.July 27, 2006 midnight read more..
WAPATO - Swimming in a 50-meter pool versus a 40-yard pool makes a difference and that showed Tuesday night in Wapato as the Grandview Neptunes struggled, losing to Wapato 437-344.July 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Curtis King, chairman of the Central Washington Fair Association, brought a package of dreams to the Noon Rotary meeting this past Monday in Sunnyside.July 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Pending immigration laws that could shake up residents who have lived five, six and even 15 years in the United States-and Sunnyside specifically-have given birth to a citizenship class at Nuestra Casa at 1007 South Sixth Street.July 26, 2006 midnight read more..
MOSES LAKE - Grandview's Akira Nozaka fired a 79 at last week's Columbia Basin Senior Tour event staged at the Moses Lake Country Club to lead the 24-man contingent from Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.July 26, 2006 midnight read more..
The Mabton School Board adopted a new public comment protocol Monday night. During the meetings visitors will be asked to speak only during the "Pubic Comment" portion of the agenda.July 25, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside High School football field and bleachers were the primary topics of a school board study session held last night.July 21, 2006 midnight read more..
Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care and the Children's Hospital of Seattle will be holding an auction Saturday, Aug. 5. The auction is a major fundraiser that involves volunteers from surrounding communities working hard to prepare for this event.July 21, 2006 midnight read more..
The time is nearing when rhetoric hits the road as Yakima County's 2006 candidate filing period for political office kicks off Monday, July 24, and runs through next Friday, July 28.July 20, 2006 midnight read more..
For special education teacher Linda Hall it was just work as usual, but to one of her students a recent day was the day Hall saved her life.July 19, 2006 midnight read more..
Tentatively it would go something like this. One hundred and forty-five thousand race fans would converge on Boardman, Ore. to see a NASCAR race at the recently built motor speedway. Some of those 145,000 spectators would undoubtedly need to stay in the Sunnyside area, using our hotels and restaurants and buying gas from Sunnyside stations.July 19, 2006 midnight read more..
A 2005 graduate of Central Washington University, Nathaniel Gouk is putting his Bachelor of Arts degree in geography to use at the Sunnyside Planning Department. He has been working as a paid intern for the past month.July 19, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - For the past three years Colin and Cindy Mears have been offering tours around the Yakima Valley that feature the agriculture, recreation and history that the area has to offer. Since this past April, they have added wine tours to their array of services.July 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Mission accomplished.July 17, 2006 midnight read more..
George DuRuyter and Sons Dairy of Outlook received nearly $2 million in a competitive state loan yesterday for continued work on its anaerobic digester that will turn cow manure into enough electricity to power 200 homes.July 14, 2006 midnight read more..
Dena Howe of Sunnyside has been working at The Veterinary Clinic for Jonathan Mercer, D.V.M. since August 1970, and, along the way, she has collected two dogs, two cats and Beta fish.July 14, 2006 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - The Bickleton School Board approved the 2006-07 school budget Thursday night.July 14, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Wine aficionados have long enjoyed a taste of chocolate with a sip of red wine.July 14, 2006 midnight read more..
Laughter spills out the door, sewing machines hum and camaraderie prevails at the monthly quilting circle at the Sunnyside Community Center.July 13, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Trailing by 40 points with nine events still left in Tuesday night's swim meet, the Neptunes felt confident they would have a chance to overtake the Toppenish Tarpons and notch their second win of the season.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
In 1901 the best guess was that the little community of Outlook would grow its roots on what is now Van Belle Road.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Tuesday night's Mabton City Council meeting was a little heated as council members justified Mayor Velva Herrera's pay increase.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
Homeowners in Sunnyside will have an added incentive to keep up their lawns if the City Council follows the advice of its planning commission in adopting a residential landscaping ordinance.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANGER - After sitting unfinished for 10 years, Monterey Estates is well on its way to being complete. Robert (Bob) Douglas and his wife, Donna, owners of Permanent Exteriors of Washington, Inc., have purchased 20 of 47 lots that are located in Monterey Estates.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Displays of class projects were set up against the gym walls at Artz-Fox Elementary School Tuesday. There were Native American teepees, patriotic displays and other works. A color-guard from Post 10384 in Mabton was on hand. Parents, teachers, school administrators and students all assembled for the closing ceremonies of the summer program.July 12, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside swimmers set nine meet recordsJuly 11, 2006 midnight read more..
In what may be a prelude to a court date, Prosser contractor Tom Paul is asking the city of Sunnyside for $3.8 million in damages stemming from a boundary dispute along South First Street.July 11, 2006 midnight read more..
Almost wasn't good enough for the Sun Valley 16/18-year-old Junior Legion team, which lost both ends of a doubleheader Sunday to visiting Pasco.July 10, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - Taking a break from the normal grind of the Mid-Valley Swim League, 10 teams met in Toppenish this past weekend for a regional swim meet.July 10, 2006 midnight read more..
This past Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. a car wash fundraiser was held in the Daily Sun News parking lot to help the family of "Little David" Miranda Jr. with medical expenses. Brittney Alvord gave birth to David when he was only 25 weeks old, and he is expected to stay at the University of Washington hospital until September.July 10, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Yesterday was a typical July day in the Yakima Valley, which meant that the 158 men and women of Grandview's Army National Guard 790th Chemical (Recon) Company stood sweltering under the sun in Grandview's Country Park for 45 minutes while they were honored at a departure ceremony.July 10, 2006 midnight read more..
UNION GAP - The slogan "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed takes on a whole new meaning with the Washington State Patrol's new mobile impaired driving unit. The Washington State Patrol presented its new DUI Winnebago last Friday in Union Gap.July 10, 2006 midnight read more..
OUTLOOK - Outlook Elementary School Principal Robert Bowman was six years old when his retired predecessor, Cathy Mears, first took the reigns of the rural school 28 years ago.July 7, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - A dance troupe designed especially to raise money for a variety of organizations will perform Saturday, July 15, to benefit Wellness House in Yakima.July 7, 2006 midnight read more..
They say bad luck comes in threes, and hopefully that is true for one Sunnyside family. The Alvord family has had to face a series of devastating events in the last three months.July 7, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sun Valley 16/18-year-old Junior Legion baseball team found pitching and defense in a pair of competitive home losses to Wenatchee yesterday.July 7, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Police Department is in the process of trying to pimp out the police car driven by Joey Glossen, who has been driving it since October 2005. The idea came about when some students suggested it to Glossen, a school resource officer, and he then mentioned the idea to Police Chief Ed Radder, who liked the idea.July 6, 2006 midnight read more..
It was over before last night's swim meet fully got underway. The host Sunnyside Sharks claimed one of the most lopsided victories ever in Mid-Valley Summer Swim League action, defeating the visiting Naches Barracudas by a 692-120 score.July 6, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Neptunes kept up with the Wapato swim team for most of Wednesday night's meet but when it came time for the freestyle relays, Wapato showed its strength and pulled away to post a 407.5-318.5 victory and hand Grandview its fourth straight loss.July 6, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital will host the 14th annual Foundation Golf Tournament at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course Saturday, Aug. 26. Play of the day is a four-person scramble, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start planned.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Use a band-aid approach, or completely start over.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Police Department responded to 41 complaints related to fireworks between 8:21 a.m. yesterday and 1:01 a.m. today.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - The most successful of Sunnyside's three Sun Valley baseball teams this summer, the local 14/15-year-olds finished up the 2006 campaign by winning one of three games this past weekend at the season ending postseason league tournament.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Although Grandview is one of the few cities in the Lower Valley to allow fireworks on Independence Day, residents jumped the gun with 27 reports of fireworks violations received by police from 2:06 p.m. last Friday through 10:14 p.m. Sunday.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside wastewater treatment plant was one of 46 plants throughout Washington to be recognized by the Department of Ecology.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Two vehicles were stolen this past weekend. One was reported stolen from the Wal-Mart parking lot at 3:36 p.m. Friday. The other, a truck parked in the 400 block of West Edison, was reported stolen at 7:17 a.m. Saturday by a friend of the truck driver, who was out of town. No description of either vehicle was available.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Some have been there for 10 years, others 15 and there's even eight employees who have 24 years of service at the Provident Horizon Group.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - With the theme, "Ribbons, Cats and Cowboy Hats," the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo in Grandview is gearing up for Aug. 9-12 at Country Park.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Bruce Chandler thinks the government needs to be more accountable.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
A store selling alcohol to minors may find the Sunnyside School District opposing the renewal of its liquor license.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
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Thirty-two students and six group leaders from around the United States were in town the last couple of days as part of Operation Barnabas.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Under the sponsorship of the Sunnyside Lions Club, the local community will celebrate this year's Fourth of July holiday with a patriotic program.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Grandview's Tom Diener paced the Black Rock Creek team at last Wednesday's Columbia Basin Senior Golf Tour event, hosted by Richland's Columbia Point Golf Course.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Mabel Reilly, 87 years young, stood in last Monday's heat to receive a certificate of appreciation from Greg Schlieve, memorial chairman of Sunnyside VFW Post 3482.July 5, 2006 midnight read more..