CWU among those requesting a 2007 visitMay 31, 2006 midnight read more..
CWU among those requesting a 2007 visitMay 31, 2006 midnight read more..
Last year 55,400 children were reported at riskMay 31, 2006 midnight read more..
In 1976 there were six wineries in Washington state. Today there are more than 400 wineries across the state making wine that is recognized around the world. How did this happen? According to Mike Wallace, it all changed in 1969.May 31, 2006 midnight read more..
Opening an ice cream parlor just sounded like a good idea to Valerie Dickinson.May 30, 2006 midnight read more..
CHENEY - After finishing a disappointing seventh in the 400 meter dash, Grandview's James Vela bounced back and won the 800 meter run to secure an individual State championship and help the Grandview boys place fourth out of 51 teams and take home a trophy.May 30, 2006 midnight read more..
Tricia Lee Johnley, 31, of Toppenish, arrested by Sunnyside police officers May 23, faces 146 charges stemming from investigation of thefts from post office boxes at the Sunnyside Post Office during the Cinco de Mayo weekend festivities.May 30, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Being a soldier stationed in Iraq can be uncomfortable to say the least. It's not fun to drink warm, 100 degree water or shave without shaving cream or a fresh blade. The sand gets in everything and when the troops aren't working, they're trying to find something to do to pass the time that doesn't include wiping sweat out of their eyes, swatting flies away from their face or finding cover from the daily windstorms.May 26, 2006 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - The cowboys will ride again in this year's 96th annual Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo near Bickleton.May 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Kyoko Fukumoto of Osaka, Japan can not walk through the halls of Pioneer Elementary School without hearing friendly greetings in her own language.May 25, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside firefighters scored an evening call when an automatic alarm was set off in an apartment at 1500 Federal Way yesterday (Wednesday) at 11:55 p.m. At 12:58 p.m. they were called out again to transfer a patient from Sunnyside Community Hospital to Yakima Regional Hospital.May 25, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Cutting three head of young heifers out of a herd and steering them through an obstacle course was cowboys play yesterday at the ninth Annual Grazing Workshop and Field Tour in Granger.May 25, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council filled the seat left vacant by John Reynolds last night. Four people applied for the position.May 24, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - A public hearing was held last night at the Mabton City Council meeting before council voted on an amended parental responsibility ordinance.May 24, 2006 midnight read more..
The recent abduction of a woman from the Sunnyside Safeway store prompted a call for beefed up crime prevention during the Sunnyside City Council meeting Monday night.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Brittany Dahlstrom, daughter of Aletha and Carl Dahlstrom of Sunnyside, will graduate from the Air Force Academy on May 31.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
The City of Sunnyside has its share of animal problems, and they come to the attention of the police department every day. Yesterday and today (Tuesday), officers were called out to take care of nine complaints about animals that ranged from dogs chained up and left unattended to a dead cow behind a residence in the 1300 block of South 16th Street.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Bill Ingram was installed as commander of the Sunnyside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3482 at an afternoon ceremony for incoming officers Saturday, May 20.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course is sitting in the No. 2 spot in the Central Washington Senior Tour standings, after a competition last week at Richland's Horn Rapids Golf Course.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Ruben Uriostegui looks out behind his rental property and thinks about where his plans will take him.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Venture Crew 632 of the Boy Scouts of America launched six brand new canoes this past Sunday-a living memorial to Betsy Porter of Sunnyside, who died a year ago.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton School Board Monday evening approved a new math curriculum for Mabton High School.May 23, 2006 midnight read more..
Humberto A. Flores, 26, of Grandview was arrested by Sunnyside police officers this past Friday at El Valle Restaurant in Sunnyside after a knife assault was reported there at 10:30 p.m.May 22, 2006 midnight read more..
ELLENSBURG - Playing a Regional tourney game this past Saturday to determine seeding into this coming weekend's State tournament, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team got blown off the field by the Entiat Tigers, 9-0.May 22, 2006 midnight read more..
Sustained winds of up to 35 mph in the Lower Valley yesterday afternoon resulted in 1,441 Pacific Power and Light customers in the Granger area losing electrical service for more than two hours. Numerous Sunnyside area residents also lost power for much shorter periods of time.May 19, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Fair-goers who couldn't find seating to watch entertainers on the Oak Park Stage last year at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima may have better luck this year.May 19, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Christian High School senior Emily Hernandez has been named the Greater Columbia 'B' League's player of the year for fastpitch softball.May 19, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School seniors Joel Zakahi and Timmy Briones have been afforded Mid-Valley League baseball second team all-star honors.May 19, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Working in one place for five consecutive years may not seem like a lot of time to the average joe, but to Mike Hubbard it means he's found his niche.May 19, 2006 midnight read more..
Half pipes and hips, fun boxes and bank to banks are all part of the skater's lingo.May 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Ken Ruppert has beaten cancer not once, but twice.May 18, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Police Department is reporting it apprehended a felon late last night who, say officers, was firing a handgun at motorists.May 18, 2006 midnight read more..
It's back to the drawing board for Sunnyside School District administrators as voters rejected a $3.95 million bond measure yesterday for high school athletic field improvements.May 17, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Twenty people gathered in Prosser yesterday to listen to a guy from Spokane tell them how and why a three-pound mass about the size of a cauliflower has brought grief into their families.May 17, 2006 midnight read more..
The day of the meter reader for the Sunnyside Public Works Department might be coming to an end.May 17, 2006 midnight read more..
WAPATO - Eight Bickleton Pirates pushed their way through District competition in Wapato last Friday to earn berths at Regionals at Central Washington University on Friday, May 19.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Eight-year-old Joshua Mungia was named overall champion at the 2006 fourth annual Pepsi Pitch, Hit and Run Sunnyside competition and was invited back to compete in the sectional competition.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Need a used ambulance? How about a fire truck or lawn mower?May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Coleen Goulet made a positive impact on members of the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club as they lunched at Snipes Mountain Brewing Inc. Monday afternoon.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
SPOKANE - The key to taming Spokane's Indian Canyon Golf Course is to hit your ball straight off the tee blocks.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council passed a resolution Monday night authorizing City Administrator Scott Staples to seek proposals from those interested in leasing or buying two buildings the city owns.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
WARDEN - Senior Andrew Michels is headed back to the 2A State golf tournamnet.May 16, 2006 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside will have an open house for the new skate park this Wednesday, May 17, at 5 p.m. at the Community Center, 1521 S. First Street. The meeting will focus on discussing design plans for the skate park, to be built at Sunnyview park.May 15, 2006 midnight read more..
GET program=Pay now, save laterMay 15, 2006 midnight read more..
A resident in the 1400 block of East Gregory Avenue reported to Sunnyside police at 5:43 a.m. this morning (Monday) that his 1988, blue, Ford Tempo (Lic. # 099UZP) was stolen at some time during the night.May 15, 2006 midnight read more..
The first four innings in Saturday's District game between the Sunnyside Christian Knights and the Riverside Christian Crusaders were going just the way the Knights hoped they would go. Then, the fourth inning ended and the fifth began.May 15, 2006 midnight read more..
With large numbers of salmon now moving up the Columbia River, fishery managers for Washington and Oregon have agreed to reopen the recreational spring chinook fishery in the upper Bonneville Pool to McNary Dam starting tomorrow (Saturday).May 12, 2006 midnight read more..
Three men were arrested yesterday after an observant neighbor alerted Sunnyside police to a burglary in progress at 9:40 a.m. at a residence in the 1300 block of South 11th Street.May 12, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Playing in an all-Latino basketball tourney in Woodburn, Ore. was so much fun that brothers Sam and Adrian Olivarez decided to bring the idea to Mabton.May 12, 2006 midnight read more..
A transition underway since the beginning of the 2005-06 school year is nearing completion.May 12, 2006 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - Travelers coming down Satus Pass on Hwy. 97 into Toppenish usually see the 144-foot water tower with the city's name printed in bold letters on it. In the very near future, they will still see the tower but flying next to the tower high above will be the American Flag.May 12, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sophomores Dacia Drollinger and Emily Shuttleworth represented Sunnyside at yesterday's Mid-Valley League District girls golf tournament, staged at Richland's Horn Rapids Golf Course.May 11, 2006 midnight read more..
Automatic alarms that malfunction or are set off accidentally are the bane of firefighters and police officers, who rush out only to find no emergency requiring their attention.May 11, 2006 midnight read more..
WEST RICHLAND - Trudy Long's fourth-grade class at Sunnyside Christian Elementary School joined 19 other schools and more than 1,000 kids at Horn Rapids RV Park earlier this week to release thousands of salmon into the Yakima River.May 11, 2006 midnight read more..
Families of residents of Hillcrest Manor in Sunnyside hosted an appreciation tea yesterday (Wednesday) for staff members and Administrator Mary Arthur.May 11, 2006 midnight read more..
Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Ohio, with 7,000 employees, is saving money by employing 55 developmentally disabled workers, and Tom Gaulke thinks hospitals in Yakima Valley could do the same.May 10, 2006 midnight read more..
EPHRATA - Grandview's baseball team traveled to state-ranked and CWAC North top seed Ephrata in District tourney play Tuesday and made it a game, despite sustaining a 6-0 loss.May 10, 2006 midnight read more..
Concern by a neighboring property owner prompted the Sunnyside Planning Commission to table an annexation proposal for 2.73 acres on Scoon Road.May 10, 2006 midnight read more..
After finishing the season as league champs, the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights played a tune-up with the Grandview Greyhounds Tuesday before opening District play this weekend.May 10, 2006 midnight read more..
SELAH - With virtually nothing at stake, in terms of advancing to the Regional tournament, the Sunnyside High School boys golf team turned in a not-so-glitzy performance yesterday in the Mid-Valley League District competition, staged at the Yakima Elks Golf Course in Selah.May 9, 2006 midnight read more..
Saying they want more money and to be treated fairly, some asparagus cutters that work George Johnson's asparagus fields went on strike Monday.May 9, 2006 midnight read more..
The work of Sunnyside police doubled over the Cinco de Mayo weekend.May 8, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police were alerted to thefts at the Sunnyside Post Office at 713 East Edison Avenue by a Grandview woman at 10:15 a.m. this past Sunday.May 8, 2006 midnight read more..
For four and two-third innings, Justin Burgers held the Mabton Vikings hitless and was on the verge of throwing a perfect game until the Vikings finally got a hit with two outs in the top of the fifth inning.May 8, 2006 midnight read more..
Mabton's track and field team placed fifth in a field of eight at the Greater Columbia B League Championship meet this past Friday in Sunnyside. Mabton's team scored 61 points with Bickleton in sixth place with 42 points.May 8, 2006 midnight read more..
WAPATO - After splitting two games during the regular season, the Sunnyside Grizzlies and the West Valley Rams met again, this time on a neutral field, to decide who would be the #2 seed in the playoffs.May 5, 2006 midnight read more..
With lights flashing, Latin music playing and people dancing to a frenzied beat, attendees at this weekend's Cinco de Mayo festival in Sunnyside might think they've just entered a night club.May 4, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Danielle Raschko and Eric Hess, both Bickleton High School athletes, were two-time winners at this past Tuesday's Eisenhower Track & Field Invitational.May 4, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police officers were dispatched to the office of Brent Bingham, D.O. at 10:17 a.m. yesterday (Wednesday), where two windows and the glass door to his office had been hit with bullets. It was also noted that the screens on the windows were not properly attached, indicating someone may have tried to enter the doctor's office.May 4, 2006 midnight read more..
The Washington Trust for Historical Preservation has given Sen. Jim Honeyford its "2005 Landmark Deeds Award for Public Service" in recognition of his outstanding contributions to protecting Washington's cultural heritage.May 4, 2006 midnight read more..
WAPATO - Notching their first two league wins of the season, the Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies beat Wapato twice, 14-3 and 10-8 Wednesday to improve their chances of making the playoffs.May 4, 2006 midnight read more..
Charges of first degree murder, first degree attempted murder and two counts of burglary have been filed against Richard Rangel, 53, following the fatal stabbing of Kevin David Underwood, 44, of Grandview on April 27 in Underwood's home and a stabbing attack on Lee Ann Ferson, 36, of Grandview.May 3, 2006 midnight read more..
OTHELLO - So far, so good! After locking up the best record in CWAC South League play yesterday with a 4-1 victory at Othello, the Grandview High School boys tennis team now has nearly two weeks to prepare for the District tournament.May 3, 2006 midnight read more..
Martin's All-Star Show team competed in the "I Love Dance" competition held in Portland, Ore. April 22 and 23.May 3, 2006 midnight read more..
Darlene Spek retired in 1996 after 33 years as an educator in Sunnyside but she hasn't slowed down. She's been involved with the Washington State Women's Bowling Association and was recently inducted into its Hall of Fame.May 2, 2006 midnight read more..
Grilled salmon, a glass of Gewurztraminer and good friends-what more could one want at the grand opening of a new winery?May 2, 2006 midnight read more..
In a rapid fire delivery, Marie Zuroske squeezed a report of the first two years of a $740,827 study of the Yakima River into a half-hour for the Noon Rotary Club this past Monday.May 2, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Hoping to increase effectiveness in animal control and maintaining control on the graffiti problem, the City of Grandview will implement a new pilot program.May 2, 2006 midnight read more..
A doubleheader sweep of the Prosser Mustangs this past Saturday has put the Sunnyside High School baseball team on the verge of qualifying for this year's District playoffs.May 1, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANGER - From colorful rides to a color-filled parade, Granger's 58th annual Cherry Festival had something for everyone last week.May 1, 2006 midnight read more..