The Washington Department of Ecology and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation have narrowed to four a list of potential Columbia River storage sites that could help serve the future water needs of the Columbia River Basin.September 28, 2006 midnight read more..
A call received from California at 10:28 a.m. yesterday alerted Sunnyside police officers that a 26-year-old woman was being held against her will at a residence in the 600 block of San Clemente Avenue.September 28, 2006 midnight read more..
EAST WENATCHEE - Having ran in the competitive Apple Ridge Invite in Cowiche just three days before, there wasn't a lot of fire in the bellies of the Sunnyside High School cross country harriers yesterday at the Columbia Basin League meet on Eastmont's home course.September 27, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside girls soccer team rallied after a slow start, but still fell short in a 9-0 home loss to Southridge in Columbia Basin League action last night.September 27, 2006 midnight read more..
Many years ago, the Lower Valley Business Women's Club was an active bunch. That's not the case today, but there are three women that are hoping to change that.September 27, 2006 midnight read more..
In 1999, Gary Christensen purchased a photographic safari to Africa at a Safari Club International fundraiser to the tune of $500.September 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Steve Rounds took first place and the bonus money this week for guessing all games correctly in the football forecast. Having guessed all 11 games correctly he made off with not only the $50 first prize but the $20 bonus as well. Rounds, a native Sunnysider who now lives in Portland is a regular entrant along with his brother Dave, also of Portland, and mother and brother Pat and Eric of Sunnyside.September 26, 2006 midnight read more..
Moxee businessman Rand Elliott pulled further ahead in ballot counts over the weekend to virtually lock up the County Commissioner, District 3, Republican primary race.September 25, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - What do hot air balloonists do when they aren't flying?September 25, 2006 midnight read more..
Despite losing starting quarterback Adrian Cantu to injury just after halftime and playing the entire game without bruising running back B.J. Miller, the Sunnyside Grizzlies held their own against the visiting Kennewick Lions last Friday night.September 25, 2006 midnight read more..
MABTON - Two goal line stands and an interception to thwart another drive would be a day's work for most defenders. But all that happened in just the first quarter for the Mabton football team, which held off White Swan 21-6 for a homecoming win this past Friday.September 25, 2006 midnight read more..
PASCO - Mission Possible is hosting "Hands Around the World," a regional multi-cultural event aimed at educating, sharing and celebrating the cultural diversity of our communities and our world. This year's annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9a.m. to 9p.m. at the TRAC in Pasco.September 22, 2006 midnight read more..
Momentum may be building towards a clear-cut winner in the County Commissioner, District 3, Republican primary contest.September 22, 2006 midnight read more..
Taylor Gardner has been a busy young lady. After being named Miss Sunnyside for 2006-07 last Saturday, Gardner and the other girls in the court signed their contracts earlier this week and were involved with two ribbon cutting ceremonies last Tuesday.September 22, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Five of Yakima's most popular veteran actors have come together to bring (Seattle playwright) Kate Forgette's "The O'Conner Girls" to the Warehouse Theatre stage, opening Friday, Sept. 29, and running Thursday through Saturday until Oct. 14.September 22, 2006 midnight read more..
Bob Quick has been around horses all his life. He's been raising them in the valley for 30 years.September 21, 2006 midnight read more..
Two Sunnyside sixth graders at Sierra Vista Middle School were charged with possession of dangerous weapons and displaying them at school yesterday, Sept. 19.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
Talk about too close to call.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Some people climb mountains just because they are there. Grandview's Nick Van Tress will compete in his first Iron Man competition for the same reason. Because it's there.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
VertiSpace, a division of Canam Steel, is geared up and ready to start producing mezzanines at its plant in Sunnyside.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
COWICHE - Bickleton's lone female cross country contender, Danielle Raschko, led the way for three-quarters of the course at the Apple Ridge Run in Cowiche Tuesday before being overtaken by Kaitlyn Yamane of Warden.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
A Sunnyside resident reported hearing four or five gunshots at 12:17 a.m. today, Sept. 20, in the neighborhood of the 900 block of South 15th Street.September 20, 2006 midnight read more..
The pass-and-catch tandem of Jonathan Hysell and James Sanchez burned the visiting Davis High School freshman football team for two touchdowns last Friday afternoon.September 19, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Topics ranging from school resource officers to gang activity was discussed at last night's city council meeting in Grandview.September 19, 2006 midnight read more..
Four Sunnyside residents were honored last Saturday for their contributions to Sunnyside.September 18, 2006 midnight read more..
Question: what's worse than having to take to the road packing a 31-game losing streak?September 18, 2006 midnight read more..
"With only three starters from last year's team, we are like an infant struggling to take its first steps," Sunnyside girls soccer coach Kathy Jolliff said of her team, which lost 9-0 at home last night to 2A East Valley.September 15, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - It's been described as a sanctuary. A cobblestone pathway winding through trees and flowers with stunning sights such as a waterfall feeding a pond.September 15, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Lower Valley Pregnancy Center is celebrating its grand re-opening under the name of Life Options on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m., located at 100 E. Third Street in Grandview.September 15, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Leah Nedrow has only been Grandview's animal control officer for two months, but she's already making a big difference.September 15, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Washington State Auditor's Office released the findings of its accountability audit of the city of Grandview last Friday.September 15, 2006 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside School District has benefited from the lend/sell program provided by Kawai America Corp.September 14, 2006 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sunnyside senior Sterling Scott turned in the second fastest 3A time at yesterday's Columbia Basin League cross country meet, staged at Richland's Leslie Grove Park.September 13, 2006 midnight read more..
What's rude to you or I might not be rude to other people.September 13, 2006 midnight read more..
Unable to stop the off tackle runs of the Zillah Grid Kid "A" team, Sunnyside suffered a 42-6 loss this past Saturday, its second loss of the season. Giving up 30 first half points the Sunnyside eleven dug a hole that's tough for any team to get out of.September 12, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Wine makers in the Lower Valley just got good news. The Columbia Valley Wine Warehouse is open for business.September 12, 2006 midnight read more..
The Monson family will have an additional eight months to clean out their feed lot before the city of Sunnyside finalizes its purchase of the 150 acres just outside the city limits.September 12, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Dan Atha of Grandview has expanded his business, Atha's Edge: Decorative Landscape and Borders, to include concrete counter tops.September 12, 2006 midnight read more..
What seemed like a two-horse race took on new life down the stretch this past Sunday in the closing round of the annual Banana Belt Golf Championship at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.September 12, 2006 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - Bickleton's Lady Pirates needed a stronger hitting team in their match against Prescott last Saturday, but came through strong on passing and their sets were pretty good. But, the effort of the ladies just wasn't enough to beat out Prescott.September 11, 2006 midnight read more..
With two-thirds of the 42 portions of properties in hand for Sunnyside's South First Street expansion, the city is working to wrap up the remaining property purchases.September 11, 2006 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside Grizzlies volleyball team traveled to Kennewick last night and got a taste of what 4A competition might be like against Kamiakin. The Braves beat the Lady Grizzlies in straight games 25-10, 25-7 and 25-19.September 8, 2006 midnight read more..
Most people probably wouldn't want to live in an industrial zone. The noise and traffic of several 24-hour operations would be too much for some.September 8, 2006 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Founded in 1976 by the Wallace family, Hinzerling Winery will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special retrospective tasting and dinner at the Vintner's Inn restaurant at Hinzerling Winery in Prosser, Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 6 p.m.September 8, 2006 midnight read more..
The doors opened this week on the new Sierra Vista Middle School, but the Sunnyside School District is already planning for a new elementary school.September 7, 2006 midnight read more..
Thieves, who stole a stereo from a car in Sunnyside and left behind a machete and a knife, returned yesterday, Sept. 6, to the home in the 1700 block of Cascade Way to look for them.September 7, 2006 midnight read more..
"My dad has always been interested in new technology," said Dan DeRuyter at this morning's Kiwanis International Club meeting in Sunnyside.September 7, 2006 midnight read more..
Living in San Carlos, Negros, in the Philippines, Roy and Anne Pasicaran led a comfortable life. They both had jobs, Roy as a civil engineer and Anne as an OB nurse. The couple lived with Anne's family and enjoyed the weather and the food their home country offered.September 6, 2006 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - The Sunnyside High School girls soccer team came out firing in its season opener at Davis last night, but couldn't sustain the momentum in a 5-0 non-league loss.September 6, 2006 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - Bickleton's volleyball season opened yesterday, Sept. 5, on its home court against freshmen from Sunnyside High School.September 6, 2006 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police officers had 13 thefts and four burglaries to deal with over the three-day weekend.September 5, 2006 midnight read more..
Debbie Hazzard, manager of Yakima Federal Savings in Sunnyside, invested 24 hours and is receiving her dividends daily.September 5, 2006 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - There are many attractions to behold in the back yard of Chuck and Elva Mattocks' Grandview home. They have made excellent use of the limited space they have and are able to produce a variety of fruits and vegetables.September 5, 2006 midnight read more..
When one door closes, another opens.September 1, 2006 midnight read more..
Central Park in Sunnyside will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 5, through Friday, Sept. 8, for the trimming and removal of trees.September 1, 2006 midnight read more..