The six members of the Grandview squad won top honors in last week's Swinger's Nine POGS tournament at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.April 27, 2007 midnight read more..
A short term plan to seat hundreds of parents and family members for graduation at Sunnyside High School next month was approved by the Sunnyside School Board at last night's meeting.April 27, 2007 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside School Board last night picked Sun Valley as the name of the new elementary school soon to be built in Sunnyside.April 27, 2007 midnight read more..
ZILLAH - In an effort to raise funds to salvage the famous Teapot landmark, Zillah will host a three-day "Destination Days" event May 18-20.April 27, 2007 midnight read more..
Students in Renae Graton's classes at Sunnyside's Sierra Vista Middle School recently received an American flag that was flown in Iraq.April 26, 2007 midnight read more..
The fact that the City of Sunnyside has declared the Tae Kwon Do building at 610 North Avenue as substandard for human occupancy has many parents and children in the community upset.April 26, 2007 midnight read more..
Cecilia Ornelas was crowned 2007-08 Little Miss Granger last Saturday, April 21, at the Lion's Club building in Granger.April 25, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - In an 11-minute Mabton City Council meeting last night, the city entered into an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing agreement with Washington state.April 25, 2007 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Senior Vicky Castro shot a 140 yesterday at Apple Tree Golf Course to post the low score for the Sunnyside High School girls golf team.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - As has been the case all season, the Sunnyside High School boys golf team struggled to be competitive at yesterday's 3A Columbia Basin League match at the Tri-City Country Club.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In a joint meeting held Monday night, the Grandview City Council and Grandview School Board met to discuss how they are combining efforts to combat gangs.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - In order to broaden student opportunities, Mabton School Board officials are currently contemplating switching from a six-period semester schedule to a five-period trimester schedule. But not without parental input first.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
Members of Rotary International's Group Study Exchange team from Chile spoke to Rotarians from the Lower Valley at Monday's Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club meeting.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
As of Wednesday, April 11, Irma Garcia has been working with her niece at New Dimensions on South Seventh Street.April 24, 2007 midnight read more..
LYLE - The Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team made short work of the Lyle Cougars last Friday. Pounding out 10 hits in the abbreviated five-inning game, the Lady Knights rolled to a 14-1 victory.April 23, 2007 midnight read more..
A stretch of farming fields owned by the Port of Sunnyside along East Edison Avenue is in for a transformation thanks to a $450,000 funding package approved for the Port.April 23, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - It didn't take long for volunteer firefighter Fonzie Lopez to make his mark in the Grandview Fire Department. Lopez was recently recognized as the most improved volunteer for 2006, only a year-and-a-half after he joined.April 20, 2007 midnight read more..
After three years as an assistant principal at Pioneer Elementary School, Jennifer Allen will switch hats as of July 1 and become the Sunnyside School District's director of special education programs.April 20, 2007 midnight read more..
BENTON CITY - After suffering two straight league losses and with only three league games left on the schedule, the Grandview Greyhounds got a boost of confidence yesterday (Thursday) when they beat Ki-Be 3-1 in a non-league soccer match.April 20, 2007 midnight read more..
A total of 15 students earned perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the third quarter of the 2006-07 academic year at Sunnyside's Harrison Middle School.April 19, 2007 midnight read more..
John Saras of the Sunnyside Museum Association was awarded the "Everyday Hero Award" by Sunnyside Kiwanians Wednesday morning.April 19, 2007 midnight read more..
When the Sunnyside Fire Department arrived on scene at a fire in the 1200 block of Ida Belle Avenue yesterday at approximately 12:45 p.m., the one-bedroom home was completely involved and a home next to it, in the 1300 block of South 13th Street, had also sustained fire damage.April 18, 2007 midnight read more..
KITTITAS - Bickleton's Eric Hess broke a 17-year Pirate school record in the shotput at the Kittitas Invite yesterday (Tuesday), placing second.April 18, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Following a slideshow presentation and a recommendation from Code Enforcement Officer Cory Taylor, the Grandview City Council adopted the 2006 version of the International Property Maintenance Code.April 17, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - This year's Mabton Community Days festival will be held Friday and Saturday, June 8-9 at Fezell Park.April 17, 2007 midnight read more..
Exactly one week after it was first posted in a Sunnyside High School bathroom, local police last night found the culprits they say are responsible for a list that threatened violence to more than a dozen students.April 17, 2007 midnight read more..
In the Lower Valley the name Elerding is synonymous with swimming excellence at local, state and national levels.April 17, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School student Tyler Carpenter was crowned Mr. SHS following Saturday night's pageant.April 16, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - On hand to further spread awareness of child abuse at Artz-Fox Elementary School this past Friday were representatives from DSHS Children's Services, Lutheran Community Services and Consejo Counseling and Referral Services.April 16, 2007 midnight read more..
MATTAWA - Despite yielding just seven hits on the day, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team could muster just one victory out of the three games it played this past Saturday.April 16, 2007 midnight read more..
Prosser native and 10-year Postal Service employee Lewis Gress is Sunnyside's new postmaster.April 13, 2007 midnight read more..
Parents of the students in the Sunnyside School District got a chance last night to listen to Sunnyside Police Detective Jim Ortiz explain a little about gangs in the Lower Valley and how to recognize them by what they might wear.April 13, 2007 midnight read more..
Yakima Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) President John Colgan spoke to Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club members this past Monday about the philanthropic organization.April 12, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Four young women are readying to compete in this coming Saturday's Grandview Junior Miss program.April 12, 2007 midnight read more..
ELLENSBURG - On a cold and windy afternoon in Ellensburg, Cesar Barriga stepped up yesterday and scored three goals as Grandview beat Ellensburg 4-2.April 11, 2007 midnight read more..
OTHELLO - The Grandview High School girls tennis team claimed its third consecutive victory with a 3-2 win at Othello yesterday.April 11, 2007 midnight read more..
Yakima County commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract to name Pat Brown as the community relations director for the Homeless Network of Yakima County.April 11, 2007 midnight read more..
WENATCHEE - Grandview High School senior Aaron Riggs bested the field yesterday at a CWAC boys golf match staged at Crescent Bar Golf Course, about seven miles from Wenatchee.April 10, 2007 midnight read more..
Building owners in Sunnyside who rent out their halls for celebrations that include dancing and alcoholic beverages must now purchase a cabaret license.April 10, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - According to Grandview School District Superintendent Kevin Chase, the district will establish a district wide committee to look at discipline policies and review those policies as a result of the March 26 school board meeting.April 10, 2007 midnight read more..
Alcohol abuse is a problem among teens, stated Sunnyside High School leadership class students Claire Schilperoort and Melissa Stamschror.April 10, 2007 midnight read more..
A paid family leave bill now proposed in Olympia is getting mixed reviews from some local employers and employees.April 9, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - As soon as he turned 18, Joel Byam applied for a volunteer firefighter position at his hometown fire department. Now, seven years later, he finds himself promoted to lieutenant. a certified EMT and was recently named Grandview's Firefighter of the Year.April 6, 2007 midnight read more..
Alejandra Bobadilla has an anti-drug, anti-alcohol message, and she's hoping the title of Miss Cinco de Mayo can help further it.April 6, 2007 midnight read more..
Grandview Junior Miss program slated for April 14April 6, 2007 midnight read more..
Chris Hollmeyer, you might say, is a team player.April 6, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Miss Washington Kristen Eddings was the featured guest speaker at the Grandview Rotary meeting this past Wednesday.April 5, 2007 midnight read more..
Members of the Sunnyside Fire Department, Grandview Fire Department and Sunnyside Public Works Department underwent trench rescue training this past Monday and Tuesday.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Police Department is investigating two separate shooting incidents from earlier this week.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Last night's Grandview City Council study session discussion centered around a report from a college student regarding representation of Latinos on political councils and boards.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - One look at the new Platt facility located on Stover Loop in Grandview and one is aware the change is grand.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
An effort to make sure every high school student in the U.S. has a chance to see a professional theatrical performance of a Shakespearean play is the momentum behind "Chamber Macbeth" to be performed next week at Sunnyside High School.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
For hundreds of thousands of Washington residents, the new year really begins April 28.April 4, 2007 midnight read more..
Los Angeles-based evangelical speaker Luis Mangandi brought his message to Sunnyside's Christian Reformed Church this past weekend, ministering to parents and children of the community.April 2, 2007 midnight read more..