Members of Sunnyside's Promise met yesterday to discuss safe summer places and activities for local youth with the intention of adding even more options to the list.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
A convenience store clerk working for minimum wage at Valley View Market, Francisca Pedraza said she is now being asked by her employer to compensate the market for the total sum of 12 checks she cashed on Friday, June 15.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - A place kids can play and participate in good, wholesome fun ... that is the dream of three ladies in Mabton.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
ISSAQUAH - The Cougar Mountain Zoological Park recently greeted two Bengal tiger cubs to its facilities.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
In Vietnam, the people who settled along the Mekong River lived with floodwaters for centuries. It's the world's 10th largest river, flowing from high in the Himalaya mountain range more than 2,700 miles to the South China Sea.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
If it's not clear to you by now, President Bush and the rest of the Republican Party think it should be exceedingly difficult for workers to form unions.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
Two youth groups, one from Spokane and the other from Bellevue, were in Sunnyside all of this week to help with Nuestra Casa's English as a Second Language (ESL) program.June 29, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Rodney and Lynn Walker aren't asking for much. In fact, they really haven't asked for anything; they've focused on caring for Lynn since her diagnosis of Lou Gehrig's disease back in November 2005.June 28, 2007 midnight read more..
The Yakima County Prosecutor's office made it 0-for-5 yesterday when charges were dropped against the fifth suspect in the May 1 shooting death of George P. Salinas III in Outlook.June 28, 2007 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Following two straight losses, Sunnyside's Sun Valley baseball team took extra innings to beat Richland's Sundown Sport and Marine 11-9 Tuesday night.June 27, 2007 midnight read more..
MOSES LAKE - Justin Bos, who'll be a senior at Sunnyside High School this fall, has earned a spot in this coming Friday's Junior World qualifying tournament, to be staged in Tumwater.June 27, 2007 midnight read more..
LYNNWOOD - The 52nd Washington State Dairy Ambassador was selected at the dairy industry's annual gala event last Friday, June 22, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lynnwood. Kalin Fohn, 18-year-old daughter of Arnold and Ronda Fohn of Mt. Vernon, was selected as the 2007-08 Washington State Dairy Ambassador.June 27, 2007 midnight read more..
With nearly 18 years of banking experience, Michelle Rebol-Rhode joined the Sunnyside branch of Columbia River Bank in Sunnyside yesterday (Monday).June 26, 2007 midnight read more..
Recently graduated from Sunnyside Christian High School, one would think Caitlin Aleman would be headed to college this fall.June 26, 2007 midnight read more..
What was supposed to be a temporary night job at the Sunnyside Safeway for Reinie Kielstra culminated into 35 years of service, which will come to end July 12.June 26, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Prosser Memorial Hospital has purchased a building in downtown Grandview, previously owned by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic.June 25, 2007 midnight read more..
Habitat for Humanity representatives, well-wishers and the Roman family gathered at 91 Carousel Lane Sunday afternoon for the official dedication of the family's new home.June 25, 2007 midnight read more..
Come July 1, Angela Watts is going to go from monitoring a $28 million budget to a $61 million budget.June 22, 2007 midnight read more..
In late 2006 Bruce Springsteen joined with other musicians at Springsteen's farm house and over a period of three days, recorded what is now known as the Seeger Sessions. It's a complete album of some of folk artist Pete Seeger's best known works and other songs from days past.June 22, 2007 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - Fast paced rodeo action, humorous entertainers, a gala parade, fireworks that fill the night air and much more are planned for the 75th edition of the Toppenish Pow Wow & Rodeo.June 22, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview is currently gearing up for its 30th annual Flag Raising Ceremony, set to take place on July 4, at 9 a.m., downtown at Stokely Square.June 22, 2007 midnight read more..
The ancient art of Yoga has been around for 5,000 years, older than some religions. Naturally, it would be only a matter of time before Yoga made its appearance in Sunnyside.June 21, 2007 midnight read more..
PROSSER - The Prosser Piranhas dealt a crushing blow to the Grandview Neptunes swim team last night (Tuesday), defeating Grandview 675-135.June 20, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Marvin Foredyce's earliest memories are of growing up on his family's homestead near Walla Walla in 1912.June 19, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Prosser Memorial Hospital is asking the city of Grandview for $133,000 to be used as a stop-gap measure for ambulance service operations for 2007.June 19, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - An interesting opportunity awaits those who work or live in the Grandview area and are interested in leadership.June 18, 2007 midnight read more..
Assuming the charges stick against a man arrested by Sunnyside police this past Saturday at a local shopping mall, there will be one less person on the streets preying on young children.June 18, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - At Thursday night's Grandview United meeting, Grandview Police Chief Dave Charvet provided an update on the status of future city ordinance changes regarding parental responsibility and gang-like behavior.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
The last time Circus Chimera was in Sunnyside was July 2005.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The 2007 summer season debut for the Grandview Neptunes swim team proved to be successful last night.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
PHOENIX, ARIZ. - Abel Romero, formerly of Mabton, has established his own record label in Phoenix.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Graduating from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center in the Corrections Officer Academy just last week, Kevin Glasenapp is now serving in his new role at the Grandview Police Department.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The way the Department of Social Health and Services has dealt with abused and neglected children in the past has failed, according to Brian Cox, coordinator for Family to Family, a new approach to how DSHS handles these children.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
Looking for a chance for more responsibility inside the Sunnyside School District, Kim Frank got her wish last month when she was named the new assistant principal at Pioneer Elementary School.June 15, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Sun Valley baseball team's bats fell silent last night as they were beat by Pasco's All-Star Automotive 13-3, which snapped a three-game winning streak by the local club.June 14, 2007 midnight read more..
PROSSER - The Washington State University Benton County Extension Service and International Tree Association (IFTA) hosted their annual Cherry Field Day Tuesday.June 13, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Principal Arcella Hall is leaving Grandview High School for the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. That lead to the search for a new principal, however the school district didn't have to look far since the candidate that best fit the school was already at the high school.June 12, 2007 midnight read more..
Since January of 2006, Beall Sunnyside, a firm which bought a manufacturing facility in northeast Sunnyside, has been putting out between one and two trailers a day.June 12, 2007 midnight read more..
Transition was in the air, as a makeshift theater in the round of new bleachers greeted the Sunnyside High School Class of 2007 during commencement exercises last Friday.June 11, 2007 midnight read more..
FRESNO, CALIF. - Annie Hess of Bickleton took another big step toward reaching her dream of making the U.S. Olympic team in 2012. A 2005 graduate of Bickleton High School, Hess won the women's discus throw at the recently staged NAIA National Track & Field Championships in Fresno, Calif.June 11, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The 2007 Sunnyside Christian High School graduating class converged at the Grandview Church of the Nazarene last Friday night to celebrate commencement exercises.June 11, 2007 midnight read more..
Casey and Sharon Bernhardt never imagined their two-year commitment to teach at Mountainview International Christian School in Indonesia would turn into a nine-year adventure, but that's exactly what has happened.June 8, 2007 midnight read more..
Three parents of students in the Sunnyside School District faced the school board at last week's monthly meeting and encouraged the directors to act quickly and consider implementing school uniforms.June 8, 2007 midnight read more..
What would inspire someone to travel to Springfield, Ill. this summer?June 8, 2007 midnight read more..
With roses providing a colorful barrier between the crowd and the stage area, the four contestants took the floor.June 8, 2007 midnight read more..
Karen Robertson has been driving school buses for 14 years and loves it. So much in fact she applied for and has been named the new Sunnyside School District transportation director.June 8, 2007 midnight read more..
Beginning today, June 7, monthly power bills in Yakima County and in many areas of Washington state will spike by $10 or more.June 7, 2007 midnight read more..
After more than 20 years of experience in city and county government, Jesse Palacios is back for another run on the Grandview City Council.June 7, 2007 midnight read more..
WSU researchers are taking a cue from the Alien movies to help wheat farmers in Yakima County.June 7, 2007 midnight read more..
They'll be partying hard in the streets, make that the gym, come Friday night following this year's Sunnyside High School graduation ceremony.June 6, 2007 midnight read more..
The Yakima Bears baseball team has been in the Valley since 1990 and in that time has won three championships in the Northwest League, K.L. Wombacher, general manager for the Bears, told the Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club Wednesday morning.June 6, 2007 midnight read more..
After being encouraged to write about their favorite teacher, 1,600 third, fourth and fifth grade students submitted their works to the Washington Education Association for the "Teacher to Remember" essay contest.June 5, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital has two critical care certified nurses in Tina Glockner and Vivian Geangan of the Intensive Care Unit.June 5, 2007 midnight read more..
The Sun Valley baseball team, comprised of 14- and 15-year-olds, hosted Richland's Sundown Sport and Marine team last night, beating them 5-3 and inching closer to evening its record at .500. The Sunnyside team is now just one game under at 3-4.June 5, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After meeting last week with city and school officials and Yakima County Prosecutor Ron Zirkle, Grandview councilmen have decided to hold off for now on passing its own version of the Sunnyside gang ordinance.June 5, 2007 midnight read more..
Adrian Ozuna, 20, has been sentenced for his role in the drive-by shooting which occurred Jan. 19, 2007 in the 1300 block of Jackson Avenue in Sunnyside.June 5, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - For one last time the seniors at Mabton High School gathered in the school's gym before setting off into the unknown.June 4, 2007 midnight read more..
Grandview's Tami Lambrecht will join the Corban College Warriors next season to play women's basketball for coach Terry Williams in Salem, Ore.June 4, 2007 midnight read more..
There were 12 staff members of the Sunnyside School District that were honored at Thursday night's school board meeting in Sunnyside, as the 12 are retiring at the end of the 2006-07 school year.June 1, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's First Christian Church will observe its 100th anniversary on Sunday, June 10.June 1, 2007 midnight read more..
Community residents are being encouraged to turn out this Sunday, June 3, to hear special guest speaker Dr. Thomas Kindell of Reasons for Faith Ministries.June 1, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School sophomore Brittani Ramerman is extending her fastpitch softball season, with plans to play for the Yakima-based Pepsi Stealers this summer.June 1, 2007 midnight read more..
In keeping Elias Mario Rocha II's memory alive, his family is currently readying for the second annual St. Joseph's EMR Car Show, created and named in his honor.June 1, 2007 midnight read more..