YAKIMA - The Sunnyside wrestling team opened its season last night, using the Ike Takedown Jamboree to work out some of the cobwebs built up during the off-season.November 30, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Despite four girls out of the line-up because of a lack of practice time, the Mabton High School girls basketball team fared well at its own season opening jamboree last night.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
The Grandview High School fight song was playing loudly in the Sunnyside McDonald's last night as the Grandview music booster club took over the restaurant.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
October was one of the Sunnyside Planning Department's busiest months of the year as the city processed permits for construction valued at $3.2 million.November 27, 2006 midnight read more..
KENT - Eight-year-old Layne Linder ended his rookie season in the NHRA Northwest Junior Drag Racing Association with a win at Pacific Raceways in Kent.November 24, 2006 midnight read more..
The Rolling Hills Chorus will roll right into Sunnyside Friday, Dec. 1, for a stellar performance at 7 p.m. at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.November 24, 2006 midnight read more..
Former Washington State Congressman Sid Morrison was the featured speaker at Wednesday's Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club meeting.November 24, 2006 midnight read more..
Greg Visser, vice president and manager of Sunnyside's Banner Bank, is volunteering his off-work time to help couples and singles find financial peace.November 24, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Last year the Grandview High School girls basketball program suffered through one of its worst seasons ever. The Lady 'Hounds finished 1-19.November 22, 2006 midnight read more..
If you have a heart attack while roofing your house or are trapped by fire on the top floor of a high-rise building, you may want to have it happen in Sunnyside. Firefighters here spent the past two days learning how to extricate victims in those situations and carry them to safety.November 22, 2006 midnight read more..
There's a guy in Sunnyside who can look back over 61 years and find something for which to be thankful this Thanksgiving Day.November 22, 2006 midnight read more..
SHS leadership students to attend anti-drug summitNovember 22, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - A total of 39 Mabton Jr./Sr. High School students earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher to be placed on the first quarter high honor roll of the 2006-07 academic year.November 21, 2006 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - Rep. Dan Newhouse last Friday was re-elected to the position of Assistant Republican Floor Leader by his Republican colleagues in the state House of Representatives.November 20, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - For three generations the Jaramillo family of Grandview has been making the trek over the mountains to attend Seahawk games.November 20, 2006 midnight read more..
A $37,000 grant presented to Sunnyside Community Hospital last week will make possible a two-day medical clinic in Mabton.November 20, 2006 midnight read more..
When Sony released its Playstation 3, it was hot news for a cold group that gathered in front of Wal-Mart at 6 a.m. this past Wednesday to get in line to spend $599 for one of only 12 systems that went on sale at 12:01 a.m. this morning (Friday).November 17, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Following the model set forth in nearby communities, Mabton VFW Post 10384 has collected enough food to feed the families of 15 veterans this Christmas season.November 17, 2006 midnight read more..
A bulldozer was busy yesterday morning taking out the back portion of a building at 520 Sixth St. in downtown Sunnyside.November 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Hillcrest Manor has just received the go-ahead to provide Eden Alternative training, an innovative program that requires culture change within a nursing home or assisted living facility.November 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Nearly two dozen Sunnyside High School students, 23 to be exact, are making the grade in class. The grade in question is straight-A's, as in a perfect 4.0 grade point average.November 16, 2006 midnight read more..
Four Sunnyside City planning commissioners, from a panel of six, were faced with a decision last night that might have had a different outcome if the two absent members, Rolando Alvarez and Stephen Maltos, had been present to cast their votes on the annexation of 100 acres surrounding the city's airport.November 15, 2006 midnight read more..
Lt. Col. Brian M. Winter, son of Chuck and Marilyn Winter of Sunnyside, assumed command of the USMCR 4th Tank Battalion on July 16. The battalion is based at Miramar, Calif.November 15, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - At its Oct. 10 meeting, Mabton City Council voted against a resolution agreeing to pay Granger $500 for goods and services pertaining to Interim Mabton Police Chief and current Granger Police Chief Robert Perales. What they voted against was a contract.November 15, 2006 midnight read more..
With a divided 5-2 vote, the Sunnyside City Council last night approved a much-debated residential landscape ordinance.November 14, 2006 midnight read more..
Two additional police officers and a real estate excise tax hike to fund parks are some of the hallmarks of the city of Sunnyside's $8.8 million budget for 2007, approved last night by city council.November 14, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A Prosser man drowned this past weekend after jumping into the Yakima River to elude Grandview police.November 13, 2006 midnight read more..
All of the acting was exceptional this past weekend, but it was Linda Martin as Portia and Joyce Taylor as Joy who stole the spotlight. The two evil step-sisters were truly frightening and provided comic relief at the same time.November 13, 2006 midnight read more..
There were 120 Sunnyside students from last year's sophomore class who took the WASL exam in August.November 13, 2006 midnight read more..
A veritable building boom in Sunnyside this past July and August slowed in September, as building starts for the city had a total valuation of $3,704,258 for the third quarter of 2006.November 13, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Seniors in the Grandview volleyball program earned their fourth consecutive State trophy this past weekend, finding their best results yet with a second-place finish at the 2A State tourney held in the SunDome.November 13, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital is gearing up for its annual Festival of Trees, an event that officially rings in the season here in the community.November 10, 2006 midnight read more..
Six Lower Yakima Valley residents were hospitalized yesterday afternoon as the result of two separate car accidents.November 10, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - It makes perfect sense that Grandview VFW Post #6929 would adopt the National Guard 790th Company housed in Grandview. In the past, they've adopted troops from other companies, as well as the grandson of a Ladies Auxiliary member.November 10, 2006 midnight read more..
Wal-Mart partially blamed for grocery chain's bankruptcyNovember 9, 2006 midnight read more..
Portions of the existing face of Sunnyside Community Hospital and emergency department will be demolished next Wednesday, Nov. 15, through Friday, Nov. 17.November 9, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton School Board met this past Wednesday evening to discuss Mabton High School's graduation requirements and the lack of flexibility they cause.November 9, 2006 midnight read more..
LAS VEGAS - A victory in the 2006 Lucas Oil NHRA Division 7 race in Nevada allowed Sunnyside's John Dalrymple to move up 14 spots to finish in fourth place for the 2006 NHRA Division 6 season in the super street class.November 9, 2006 midnight read more..
Bucking a national trend that saw Democrats take control of the U.S. House-and perhaps the Senate-Lower Valley residents voted overwhelmingly yesterday to retain all three 15th District state legislative incumbents.November 8, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - At their first preliminary budget meeting for the 2007 fiscal year this past Monday evening, Mabton City Council members mulled budget requests from public works, the fire and police departments and administration.November 8, 2006 midnight read more..
The women of the Sunnyside chapter of the Order of Eastern Star have spent a significant amount of time working to support troops overseas.November 7, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview City Administrator Scott Staples reported to the Grandview City Council Monday night at a study session the feasibility of consolidating Grandview's municipal court with Yakima County District Court, which has a facility in Grandview.November 7, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Jacob Johnston, Othello's running back and the leading rusher in the CWAC this year, ran for 287 yards and five touchdowns as the Huskies routed Grandview 47-12 last Friday night in the Greyhounds' last game of the season.November 6, 2006 midnight read more..
HANFORD - In terms a firefighter would understand, it was a play-day. In terms a city council member would understand, it was enlightening.November 3, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - As they have all season, the Grandview volleyball team made short work of an opponent last night in a 3-0 sweep of Ephrata in the first round of the CWAC District tourney.November 3, 2006 midnight read more..
A state auditor's recent report shows a finding against the Sunnyside School District.November 2, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police arrested a man yesterday afternoon following a fight at Park & Pak.November 2, 2006 midnight read more..
The Toppenish Mt. Adams Country Club foursome of Abel Daniel, Bernie Flores, Stan Buckner and Javier Valdez topped the field at Sunday's 2006 Pumpkin Shootout, hosted by Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.November 1, 2006 midnight read more..