For a lot of Hispanics in both Mexico and the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a very important day celebrating their heritage and accomplishments.March 30, 2007 midnight read more..
Inspirational speaker and musician Luis Mangandi is slated to speak and perform at the Christian Reformed Church in Sunnyside this Friday and Saturday.March 29, 2007 midnight read more..
UNION GAP - Three Washington State Patrolmen with Sunnyside ties were recently recognized for exemplary performance at an awards ceremony in Union Gap.March 29, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Fire Department has been awarded a $93,000 FEMA grant to install a vehicle exhaust extraction system at the station house.March 29, 2007 midnight read more..
In the works since last summer, New Vision, the Yakima County Development Association, recently launched a series of podcasts, electronic videos over the internet, to attract new business to the area.March 29, 2007 midnight read more..
The top priority was just to get the building torn down, a dilapidated fixture near the Sun Terrace Assisted Living and Retirement Community in Sunnyside.March 29, 2007 midnight read more..
OUTLOOK - Students and staff from Outlook Elementary School thanked firefighters and Red Cross members yesterday (Tuesday) with refreshments and a walk-through of the newly renovated fourth and fifth grade wing.March 28, 2007 midnight read more..
The Port of Sunnyside's Edison Business Park notched another success yesterday as port commissioners announced the sale of 2.5 acres for a medical clinic.March 28, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - During last night's Grandview School Board meeting, parents from throughout the district expressed their heartfelt concerns about the safety of children in Grandview schools.March 27, 2007 midnight read more..
According to the Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau, in 2006 alone 188 conventions and sporting events generated $38.7 million in direct spending for the Tri-Cities.March 27, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After years of mulling it over, Grandview business owners Rick McLean and Gary Christensen have finally become partners at Mid-Valley Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep.March 27, 2007 midnight read more..
Unable to field a full team at the CWAC league opener at Black Rock Creek yesterday, the Grandview High School boys golf team finds itself in the cellar of the conference standings to start the 2007 spring campaign.March 27, 2007 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sunnyside always expects a tough match from the Hanford Falcons but this past Saturday, things were easier than expected.March 26, 2007 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Bickleton's Eric Hess earned second and third place honors in the discus and shotput, respectively, at Riverside Christian's Papa Wells Invite in Yakima this past Saturday, throwing three feet past his personal best in the shotput.March 26, 2007 midnight read more..
A dazzling pitching performance by Tori Van Wingerden in the opener and a five-hit performance at the plate by Brittany den Hoed in the nightcap propelled the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team to a pair of wins over visiting Lyle last Friday.March 26, 2007 midnight read more..
Judges will have two candidates to choose from for Dairy Princess when the Yakima Valley Dairy Women hold their annual competition on April 17.March 26, 2007 midnight read more..
Rocio Ramos, a 16-year-old sophomore at Sunnyside High School, has always loved pageants.March 23, 2007 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside High School boys golf team may have finished dead last at yesterday's seven-school league opener, but based on how the Grizzly linksters are improving, it shouldn't be long before they're out of the cellar.March 23, 2007 midnight read more..
After a second bond measure recently failed that would have provided money to replace the outdated bleachers at Clem Senn Field, the Sunnyside School Board decided last night to tear down the unsafe bleachers immediately.March 23, 2007 midnight read more..
For the third consecutive year, Black Rock Creek Golf Course pro Jeff Bender has been recognized as a junior golf leader by the Central Washington Chapter of the Pacific Northwest Section PGA.March 22, 2007 midnight read more..
BENTON CITY - Nine members of two different youth wrestling clubs based in the Lower Yakima Valley brought home top honors from a tournament staged in Benton City last Saturday.March 22, 2007 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - Considering it was her first outing of the season, Grandview's Katie Veloz let it be known yesterday she'll be a force with which to be reckoned in CWAC girls golf play this year.March 21, 2007 midnight read more..
Cheryl Best of Vancouver, Wa. has had success in a career that included ballet dancing, but on Monday she shared with the Lower Valley Christian Women's Club the second chances that have meant even more.March 21, 2007 midnight read more..
JCPenney Department store has graced Sunnyside with its presence since 1922. Over the years the styles have changed and the store even changed its location, it is now currently at the Mid-Valley Mall.March 20, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The city of Grandview will move forward with several different steps to make the community aware of current projects and events. This comes on the heels of a study session held during the regular meeting last night (Monday).March 20, 2007 midnight read more..
WALLA WALLA - No team scores were kept, but the Grizzly tennis teams showed improvement in their second outing of the season during last Saturday's Walla Walla Jamboree.March 19, 2007 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - During their first event of the season, Grandview High School track team members scored an impressive third place finish for the girls and a fourth place showing for the boys this past Saturday, March 17, at the Toppenish Rotary Invitational.March 19, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Laken Top was named to the 2007 All-Washington Academic Team recently and will be formally honored this Thursday, March 22, in Olympia when Gov. Gregoire will award each student selected a commemorative medallion.March 19, 2007 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Bickleton's Danielle Raschko earned a photo finish first place win in the 2000- meter run this past Saturday at the Ike Jamboree season opener.March 19, 2007 midnight read more..
Cinco de Mayo means a lot to 16-year-old Jeannette Hernandez, a sophomore at Sunnyside High School. The events that happened so long ago on May 5 fill her with pride.March 16, 2007 midnight read more..
Outlook native and retired NASA shuttle astronaut Bonnie Dunbar recalled her childhood growing up on a farm and admiring the night sky.March 16, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A Grandview leadership team comprised of city and school staff, as well as proactive community members met last night (Thursday) to come up with action plans to address seven key issues identified at a previous meeting.March 16, 2007 midnight read more..
A drilling operation looking for natural gas just outside of Sunnyside is on hiatus.March 15, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Three arrests have been made following a drive-by shooting in Grandview this past Tuesday afternoon, in which a 13-year-old boy was shot in the foot.March 15, 2007 midnight read more..
Knowing full well she has the power to make a difference, Outlook's Jordie Ricigliano will host a Dogs, Desserts and Donations Day at The Sunny Spot Car Wash and Pet Service in Sunnyside this Sunday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.March 15, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council Tuesday night moved to adopt the findings of fact and the requested zoning designations from the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG) to annex 195 acres into the city. The council made the motion after hearing from approximately 15 people at a public hearing on the proposed annexation.March 14, 2007 midnight read more..
Harrison Middle School students saw first-hand yesterday the impacts of drug and alcohol.March 13, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - With 13 events already booked, the newly opened Le Paris Salon Hall is off to a great start.March 13, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Knowing the power of a healthy self-esteem, the ladies at Grandview's Mystique Salon are going to donate their services on Monday, March 19, to make cancer patients glimmer and shine.March 13, 2007 midnight read more..
At approximately 8 a.m. this morning, March 12, the Sunnyside Police Department and Sunnyside Fire Department were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle automobile accident at Yakima Valley Highway and Factory Road.March 12, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Playing with a depleted baseball team, the Grandview Greyhounds dropped two games in a doubleheader with Chelan this past weekend, 10-4 and 14-4.March 12, 2007 midnight read more..
This past Saturday night was an evening of celebration and festivities at the annual Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet and Auction held at Navarro's Community Center. The theme of this year's banquet was "Stars of the Community."March 12, 2007 midnight read more..
Several Sunnyside High School students have advanced to State competition following a Regional Science Fair in the Tri-Cities that concluded this past Saturday.March 12, 2007 midnight read more..
Democrats in Congress are threatening one of America's most basic democratic freedoms: the secret ballot.March 9, 2007 midnight read more..
Trapped Inside the Story" tells a little girl's perspective on growing up as a Jew in Poland during the Nazi regime of the 1940's.March 9, 2007 midnight read more..
TACOMA - The Grandview Greyhounds found themselves in a precarious position Thursday as they prepared to play the West Valley (Spokane) Eagles at the 2A State basketball tournament. Win or go home.March 9, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The recent parvo virus outbreak at the Grandview animal shelter only highlights the need for a new facility.March 8, 2007 midnight read more..
TACOMA - The Grandview boys basketball team will have to go through the consolation round to sustain its perfect record of collecting trophies in each of its State 2A tourney appearances.March 8, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANGER - The move is on to build a new truck stop in Granger.March 8, 2007 midnight read more..
Students at Washington Elementary School have been busy jumping rope this week. It is all for a good cause, too.March 8, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Noon Rotary Club guest speaker, Dan DeRuyter, spoke Monday about the progress being made on his dairy's manure digester.March 7, 2007 midnight read more..
What with Sunnyside being the agriculturally diverse community that it is, Sunnyside High School student Elvira Chiprez decided that for her science fair project, she'd determine how natural product residues affect aquatic organisms. That curiosity, combined with careful, scientific processes, earned her the grand prize in Sunnyside High School's science fair, held this past Monday.March 7, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole would like the Yakima Skills Center Sunnyside satellite facility, that is planned to be built sometime between 2009 and 2011, up and operational a couple of years ahead of time.March 7, 2007 midnight read more..
As many as two-thirds of registered voter's mail-in ballots are already in the mail with their choice of whether or not to support the current $1.95 million bond to maintain and upgrade school facilities in dire need of repair.March 7, 2007 midnight read more..
TANZANIA - Three regions of Tanzania, Africa were recently visited by Sunnyside High School senior Dianna Mendoza, who was on an educational journey to see how the various tribes are being assisted by Lutheran World Relief projects.March 6, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Significant study session discussion revolved around nuisance codes and enforcement at the Grandview City Council meeting held Monday night.March 6, 2007 midnight read more..
It's pretty much a given that if you hand me a cookbook that features only 30-minute recipes, I'm going to be delighted. When thumbing through Best of Country 30 Minute Recipes, it's a bonus that the list of ingredients on many of the recipes is quite small.March 2, 2007 midnight read more..
Having the opportunity to become the 2007-08 Sunnyside Miss Cinco de Mayo means a lot to Jamie Valencia.March 2, 2007 midnight read more..
Yesterday, March 1, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the Sunnyside Police Department dispatched officers to a report of gang activity in the area of South Hill Park.March 2, 2007 midnight read more..
Things are going smoothly a few months into the newly formed Sunnyside Volleyball Club, which formed late last year.March 2, 2007 midnight read more..