Stories for May 2007

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Thursday, May 31

Black Rock Creek senior golfers earn second place finish

DESERT AIRE - The Sunnyside Black Rock Creek team earned a second place finish at last week's stop on the 2007 Columbia Basin Senior Tour.

Ricigliano accepted to Princeton's elite summer journalism program

Outlook's Jordie Ricigliano has one busy summer ahead of her. Not only will she be traveling to Europe as part of the People for People Student Ambassador Program, she's also been accepted to Princeton University's elite Summer Journalism Program.

Hastings makes stopover at Grandview Rotary meeting

GRANDVIEW - Congressman Doc Hastings was the featured guest speaker at the Grandview Rotary Club meeting yesterday (Wednesday), where he hit on politically significant topics.

Cemetery transformation credited to small core group of volunteers

MABTON - There's a special group of volunteers that's been working hard since 2001 toward one goal: beautifying the Mabton cemetery.

Grandview police defuse suicidal incident

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Special Incident Response Team was dispatched to the 600 block of Washington Street yesterday afternoon after a 66-year-old male threatened to take his own life.

DEATH NOTICE

EDWARD A. SCHOONOVER

EDWARD A. SCHOONOVER

Sun Valley's offense breaks out

RICHLAND- After suffering three straight losses to start the season, Sunnyside's Sun Valley baseball team exploded for 16 hits and 13 runs Wednesday night to beat Richland's Milestones 13-12 and pick up its first victory of the season.

Wednesday, May 30

FORUM

Gang initiative called for here

Gang initiative called for here

Catholic Church holds forum on immigration reform proposal

YAKIMA - The Catholic Diocese of Yakima held a forum Tuesday night to give its position on the moral and social issues surrounding proposed legislation in the U.S. Senate about immigration reform.

'F' as in Frank

His, hers and ours

His, hers and ours

OBITUARY

MCDONALD BENNETT KINKEAD

MCDONALD BENNETT KINKEAD

Improvement plans presented to school board

GRANDVIEW - Each of the six schools within the Grandview School District provided the Grandview School Board with their improvement plans at this past Tuesday's board meeting.

Golf tourney nets Sunnyside Lions Club 'inspirational' award

WENATCHEE - At the Lions Multiple District 19 annual convention held recently in Wenatchee, the Sunnyside club was awarded the "Most Inspirational" banner from the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight and Hearing for the golf tournament staged by the Sunnyside club last year.

GUEST EDITORIAL

Immigration and corn

Immigration and corn

Group seeks to transform Sunnyside

A new group known as Transformation Sunnyside aims to transform the city through involving local government, schools and the business community.

Sun Valley still winless with loss to Richland

What started as a trip to Richland to play Harrington's Trophies team was interrupted last night when the team of 14- and 15-year-olds from Sunnyside found out the Richland team had traveled to Sunnyside due to a scheduling change.

Tuesday, May 29

DEATH NOTICE

WILMA GETSINGER

WILMA GETSINGER

DEATH NOTIC

GENEVA GUYER

GENEVA GUYER

Catholic Diocese adding new homes to community of Mabton

MABTON - A small crowd gathered in Mabton this past Saturday for an official groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for phase two of the New Life Homes project, made possible by the Diocese of Yakima Housing Services.

Hess, Maeder place second at 1B State track competition

CHENEY - Bickleton High School's Eric Hess and Patrick Maeder returned home this past Saturday from Eastern Washington University's Woodward Field with a pair of runner-up finishes from the B-1 State track and field championships.

Shreeve advances to consolation quarterfinals at 2A State tourney

YAKIMA - Grandview High School's three 2A State tourney competitors came home appreciating their accomplishments for the 2007 tennis season.

Sacrifices remembered

Because sacrifice without remembrance is meaningless, a huge crowd gathered at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery yesterday (Monday) to recognize soldiers who died serving their country.

OBITUARY

MICHAEL W. DAWSON

MICHAEL W. DAWSON

Friday, May 25

'Mister Orange' ready to rock and roll at Grandview fairgrounds

GRANDVIEW - Local band "Mister Orange" is set to rock the Grandview fairgrounds on Tuesday, June 12, just one concert in a series of concerts set to take place at the amphitheater.

Sunnyside High School names top 2007 grads

Sunnyside High School officials have released the names of those students in the top 5 percent of the senior class, academically speaking.

'Lucky You' gives lucky fans of Dylan a treat

The film "Lucky You" opened May 4 and stars Eric Bana of Hulk fame and Drew Barrymore as two lovers in Las Vegas.

Playground at Velma tower park nears completion

GRANDVIEW - A new playground will soon be completed for kids in the neighborhood of the Velma tower park.

Sunnyside High grad named dean of University of Idaho's largest academic division

MOSCOW, IDAHO - Historian Katherine G. Aiken looks to the past to find context for the present and vision for the future. Aiken, professor of history at the University of Idaho, will become the new dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), the university's largest academic division. She currently serves as interim dean and takes up the permanent post on July 2, 2007.

FORUM

Bike ride

Bike ride

GUEST EDITORIAL

Home Country

Home Country

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CAROL ANN HUNT

CAROL ANN HUNT

GUEST OPINION

Immigration a hot topic in a crowded world

Immigration a hot topic in a crowded world

Gross Point Blank

Community's gang members should be labeled terrorists

Aaron Van de Graaf lands spot on college basketball team

Sunnyside Christian High School's Aaron Van de Graaf didn't know he would be offered a basketball scholarship in the future when he started playing with his brother's third grade team when Van de Graaf was only in first grade.

Thursday, May 24

Spokane's Riverfront Park a natural treat

SPOKANE - It's a bustling city of 200,000 people, yet in the middle of the urban scene is a water fall and white water rapids.

DEATH NOTICE

ELIZABETH LOUD

ELIZABETH LOUD

OBITUARY

JUAN CORTEZ TELLEZ

JUAN CORTEZ TELLEZ

Bleyhl gives Lower Valley residents an equine experience

Jina Stritzke, a horse trainer from Deer Park, gave free lessons on training horses to Lower Valley residents last night in Sunnyside at Bleyhl's Country Store.

15th District lawmakers back Sunnyside's stand against gangs

Lawmakers say Legislature could have done more

Lawmakers say Legislature could have done more

Deputies arrest three on armed robbery charge

Robbery charges led to the arrest Wednesday night of a 23-year-old man and two 16-year-old youths. All three are from Sunnyside.

Wednesday, May 23

OBITUARY

WAYNE RANDOLPH RAWSON

WAYNE RANDOLPH RAWSON

Grizzly golf coach notches ace in tourney fundraiser

You've seen the TV commercial...a desolate golf course at the crack of dawn with sprinklers chug-chugging in the background, the young boy teeing up his ball who unceremoniously proceeds to score a hole-in-one. He runs to the green seeking out someone, anyone who has witnessed the feat. As disappointment spreads over the youngster's face, a lone greens keeper ambles over a rise and grins, "Nice shot, kid."

County targets graffiti criminals

YAKIMA - Juveniles in Yakima County responsible for graffiti will no longer go straight home to mom and dad.

FORUM

City can't arrest its way out of a gang problem

City can't arrest its way out of a gang problem

New sign greets motorists in S'side

Just as Sunnyside city officials are trying to give the boot to criminal gangs, the city is also putting out a renewed welcome mat for residents and visitors.

Miss Mabton candidates begin raffle sales Thursday

MABTON - Five young women will vie for the honor of serving as Miss Mabton for 2007-08.

GUEST EDITORIAL

What politics should be about

What politics should be about

Cutting to the Core

Oil companies: villain or victim?

Oil companies: villain or victim?

Tuesday, May 22

OBITUARY

ELUTERIA S. JUAREZ

ELUTERIA S. JUAREZ

Mini mall taking shape in Grandview

GRANDVIEW - A new mini mall is beginning to take shape in Grandview, thanks to construction efforts by Sunnyside's Mountain States Construction Company.

DEATH NOTICE

DOUGLAS CLARENCE MCCLURE

DOUGLAS CLARENCE MCCLURE

Wal-Mart names Quigley teacher of year in S'side

Wal-Mart has named Barbara Quigley as Sunnyside's teacher of the year.

Grandview considering gang ordinance

GRANDVIEW - Grandview City Council members instructed the city attorney to prepare a draft of a criminal street gangs and gang related activities ordinance for the June 4 regular city council meeting.

Bickleton helps dedicate wind farm

BICKLETON - Accompanied by a flag salute from Bickleton Cub Scouts and music by the Bickleton High School band, officials from PPM Energy yesterday cut the ribbon to dedicate the Big Horn Wind Power Project.

Sunnyside enacts anti-gang ordinance

After two hours of public comment, the Sunnyside City Council voted 7-0 last night to approve an ordinance cracking down on gangs in the city.

Familiar face in high school ASB office retiring

After 37 years of Sunnyside School District involvement, Barb Miller is ready to do it: retire.

Seventh car wash introduced to Sunnyside

Sunnyside's latest and seventh car wash opened May 15 at 2582 Yakima Valley Highway, behind Columbia Electrical Supply.

Sunnyside's Apple Bowl team finishes second

ELLENSBURG - The Sunnyside High School Apple Bowl team, consisting of Matt Barr, Marco Pellizzari, Laura Aguilar, Sterling Scott and Hannah Vleiger, fell to Riverside Christian High School 215-115 in the finals of the Apple Bowl May 17 at the Central Washington University campus in Ellensburg.

Monday, May 21

Bickleton's Hess, Maeder advance to State

ELLENSBURG - Bickleton's Eric Hess and Patrick Maeder earned State berths this past Friday following the Greater Columbia 1B District Championship held in Ellensburg.

Grizzlies' season ends at Regionals

SPOKANE - Junior Jordyne Jaquish came within one placing spot of advancing to the 3A State track and field meet, at this past weekend's Regional meet, staged in Spokane.

Wine education center construction to be completed by early July

GRANDVIEW - The Yakima Valley Community College Viticulture and Wine Center construction is nearing its completion.

Tennis season ends at Regionals for Pavlova

EAST WENATCHEE - The Sunnyside High School tennis team's one player with a shot at advancing to State, Vikina Pavlova, saw her season end at Regionals this past Saturday at Eastmont High School.

Miss Mabton court recalls past year's experiences

MABTON - As the current Miss Mabton Court readies to hand over their titles to the 2007-08 court, the ladies have plenty to reflect on from the last year.

Relay for Life raises more than $112,000 for cancer research

GRANDVIEW - With 68 teams representing 800 participants, last weekend's Relay for Life event at Grandview High School raised approximately $112,000 for cancer research, topping last year's total of $110,000 raised.

DEATH NOTICE

MARIA GONZALEZ

MARIA GONZALEZ

Sanchez two-time winner at District for 'Hounds

PROSSER - The Grandview High School track team competed at District this past Friday in Prosser.

Friday, May 18

FORUM

Nurses laud local support

Nurses laud local support

Goldendale hosting astronomy, musical festival May 31- June 9

GOLDENDALE - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the City of Goldendale are inviting Lower Yakima Valley residents to celebrate the "Blue Moon of May" with a free community festival that features bluegrass music, a classic truck, antique tractor and vintage RV show, a tractor pull, food and a special guest from the NASA space program.

Internationally acclaimed horse trainer to stage clinics in Sunnyside

Renowned international horse trainer Jina Stritzke will return to the Lower Yakima Valley in May for two free horse training clinics, sponsored by Bleyhl Farm Service, Inc.

Sponsors sought for mud race

The Tuff Enuf Cascade Crawlers Jeep Club is planning its fourth annual mud race for Saturday, June 2, behind the Lava Rock Nursery on Cody Road, off of Alexander Road in Sunnyside.

Valley Manufactured Housing, Inc. celebrates sale of 5,000th home

What started as a small operation with seven employees back in 1989 has mushroomed in to a large operation with more than 180 employees at its manufacturing plant alone.

Concert Series begins May 22

GRANDVIEW - The Country Park Concert Series, "A Real Family Affair!" is set to begin this coming Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

PT Cruisers in town Sunday

GRANDVIEW - The YakiVegas PT Cruiser Club of Yakima and Eli and Kathy's Family Restaurant of Grandview will be hosting a "PT Cruiser Meet and Greet" this coming Sunday, May 20.

Western art show to feature region's top artists

Several well-known artists from the Pacific Northwest will meet in Ritzville on Saturday, May 26, for the first Historic Ritzville Days Western Art Show.

OBITUARY

GORDON WESLEY EDES

GORDON WESLEY EDES

Grandview advances No. 1 players in District

ELLENSBURG - The Grandview High School tennis team advances its No. 1 players to this coming Saturday's District finals.

GUEST COLUMN

Home Country

Home Country

Thursday, May 17

Ammonia purge startles Grandview

GRANDVIEW - A loud whooshing and hissing noise that could be heard throughout Grandview's downtown core startled residents yesterday afternoon following an ammonia purge at a nearby plant.

SHS junior narrowly misses out on making cut for 3A State tourney

YAKIMA - Under the old playoff format, Sunnyside High School junior Justin Bos would have punched his ticket to the 3A State golf tournament at yesterday's Regional competition.

Sunnyside Christian freshman serves as House page

OLYMPIA - Danielle Newhouse spent the final week of the Legislative session in Olympia serving as a legislative page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by State Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-Sunnyside).

Black Rock Creek keeps grip on lead in senior tour race

RICHLAND - A first place tie at last week's stop on the 2007 Columbia Basin Senior Golf Tour has the Sunnyside Black Rock Creek team still atop the points standings.

DEATH NOTICE

JERRY S. VASQUEZ

JERRY S. VASQUEZ

Wednesday, May 16

'F' as in Frank

Ganging up on crime

Ganging up on crime

Rodriguez found guilty of being accomplice to murder

Michael Rodriguez was found guilty of being an accomplice to the first degree murder in Sunnyside of Rosendio Hernandez on Christmas Eve 2005, this past Monday in Yakima County Superior Court.

Westside cities drop claims against county

YAKIMA - Seattle and 33 other cities agreed yesterday to drop a claim for damages filed last September against Yakima County.

DEATH NOTIC

JERRY S. VASQUEZ

JERRY S. VASQUEZ

Cancer research offers hope for detection, cure

SPOKANE - It sounds like a character out of a James Bond movie, or the latest sports car from Europe.

It's going to be a terrific day...guest speaker tells Christian club women

PROSSER - The Lower Valley Christian Women's Club met in Prosser this past Monday afternoon to hear guest speaker Gail Bauer give her testimony on how God restored her soul from old to new again.

FORUM

Gang ordinance right step in making our town safe

Gang ordinance right step in making our town safe

GUEST COLUMN

It's nothing personal ma'am

It's nothing personal ma'am

Tuesday, May 15

CK fourth graders put on show for kindergarteners

A tour of Sunnyside Community Hospital by Chief Kamiakin Elementary School students spurred Erika Barrom's fourth grade students to write and produce a play.

Westside couple enjoying charms of Sunnyside

A couple in their early 40's recently retired and bought Sunnyside RV Park.

Greyhound linksters miss District cut line for advancing to State

TOPPENISH - Unable to get much of anything going on the links yesterday, all six members of the Grandview High School boys golf team saw their seasons come to a close at the District 5/6 tournament, staged at Toppenish's Mt. Adams Country Club.

Sunnyside close to adopting law that cracks down on street gangs

It appears the city of Sunnyside will be the first in the state to adopt an ordinance making it unlawful to belong to a criminal street gang.

DEATH NOTICE

ROSE L. HELLBUSCH

ROSE L. HELLBUSCH

School uniforms being considered in Grandview

GRANDVIEW - Grandview Middle School Principal Matt Mallery spoke to the school board last night about the research he has been doing regarding school uniforms.

Monday, May 14

Bickleton tracksters fare well at B league championships

PROSSER - Bickleton's track team fared well at the Greater Columbia B1 and B2 League Championships held at Prosser this past Friday. Both the girls and the boys placed fifth, but of the B1 teams, Bickleton took second to Trout Lake/Glenwood.

Prosecutor mulls adult trials for teens in murder case

Bernardo Trevino, a 15-year-old boy arrested in the shooting death of an Outlook man last month, will face a status hearing this Friday, May 18, on charges of second degree murder.

Lady Greyhounds wrap up '07 season

PROSSER - The Grandview girls softball team battled last Friday, but came up short in 9-4 and 11-7 losses at Prosser in what proved to be the season finale for the Lady Greyhounds.

Juvenile shot in Grandview gang incident

GRANDVIEW - Following a gang related fight last Thursday, Grandview police are increasing street patrols at certain times of the day to curb any activity that may lead to a similar incident.

Grizzlies fall short at State against East Valley

SPOKANE - The East Valley Knights snapped Sunnyside's six game winning streak with a 3-0 win against the Grizzlies in Saturday's Regional championship game, which was also the first round of State.

Irish give Lady Knights tune-up before District

WALLA WALLA - The Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights got a sneak preview of what they'll be facing in the postseason, when they traveled to take on the DeSales Irish this past Saturday.

Friday, May 11

New homes await Bickleton's bluebirds

BICKLETON - There's a home-building boom underway in this rural community that will accommodate about 250 families.

Fuji blooms lighter than usual

Lack of apple blossoms on area Fuji trees has left some orchardists scratching their heads.

Bank support appreciated

We, the Lady Knights basketball team of Sunnyside Christian High School would like to express our thanks to American West Bank for allowing us to hold a car wash at their facility.

Sunnyside drag racer a winner in Vegas

John Dalrymple of Sunnyside has been drag racing since 1999 and last month realized his dream of taking the top prize of best appearing car during a national event in Las Vegas.

'Taste of Home's Contest Winning Annu'al Recipes 2007 is a real hit

Just paging through Taste of Home's Contest Winning Annual Recipes 2007 is bound to make one's mouth water.

'Guns& Hoses' to pit county fire, police against each other in softball games

In an ongoing effort to raise funds for Special Olympics Washington, the Sunnyside Police Department is hosting "Guns & Hoses" softball games, pitting county law enforcement personnel and fire employees against each other.

GROSS POINT BLANK

Mother's Day expectations

Mother's Day expectations

OBITUARY

ORIS E. SMITH

ORIS E. SMITH

Sunnysiders flock to Bloomsday Race

SPOKANE - Approximately 30 residents of Sunnyside participated in last weekend's 31st annual Bloomsday Race in Spokane, a 7K (7.46 miles) race through the city's streets that draws world class athletes.

Home Arts Club members friends for life

In times of great joy or true troubles, there's nothing quite like leaning on the shoulders of 20 or so of your dearest friends. And if you ask members of the Home Arts Club the number one secret behind their 45 years of success, without hesitation, they'll all respond, "Friendship."

GUEST COLUMN

You're never too far gone to get thin

You're never too far gone to get thin

Thursday, May 10

Bickleton museum dedication met with fanfare

BICKLETON - It's not too much of a stretch to say that probably the whole town of Bickleton turned out for the opening of the Alder Creek Pioneer Carousel Museum.

OBITUARY

JUSTIN DAVID CODER

JUSTIN DAVID CODER

Sunnyside's Hillcrest Manor staff members honored

Hillcrest Manor & Rehabilitation Center in Sunnyside held its annual Care Partner Appreciation Tea yesterday to recognize its employees and all their efforts in providing quality care for the residents of the home.

Grizzlies move on to STATE!!!

WENATCHEE - For the third time in five years the Sunnyside Grizzly soccer team has won a District title, this time with a 2-1 win over league rival Eastmont.

Sunnyside firefighters learn abc's of containing ammonia

There was an ammonia leak near Sunnyside on Tuesday, May 8, but it was all part of a Sunnyside Fire Department training exercise.

DEATH NOTICE

AMADOR G. GOMEZ

AMADOR G. GOMEZ

Wednesday, May 9

Water line break floods Central Park

In just over two weeks a second water line break occurred at Sunnyside's Central Park.

SHS boys earn first win of the season

It was our turn," Coach Troy Whittle said of the Sunnyside High School boys tennis team's first victory of the season, a 7-0 romp yesterday over visiting 2A East Valley. "All year we've been the 3A school getting pounded by the 4A teams."

Sunnyside doctor fulfills dream of hunting in South Africa

Dr. Doug Wrung had wanted to hunt in South Africa for many years, spurred on by his quest to bag the Greater Kudu.

GUEST EDITORIAL

Let's put a stop to school bullies

Let's put a stop to school bullies

Pooch takes a bite out of crime

PROSSER - Man's best friend lived up to the billing yesterday afternoon, as a canine with the Benton County Sheriff's office helped apprehend a suspected car thief near Prosser.

Legends Casino grants awarded

Sunnyside's Lower Valley Crisis Center and Nuestra Castra were both winners on Tuesday, as they were two of more than 90 recipients to garner funds from the Yakama Nation Legends Casino grant programs.

WORDS FROM WASHINGTON

Questions & answers

Questions & answers

Cutting to the Core

Lower Valley needs public transportation

Lower Valley needs public transportation

Knights advance with District win over Klickitat

The Sunnyside Christian baseball team needed only five innings to dispatch Klickitat and move on to the second round of District play with a 17-3 victory Tuesday afternoon.

FORUM

Cinco de Mayo tourney a success

Cinco de Mayo tourney a success

Lady Knights ;zap Lightning in league finale

The Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team turned the tables on the LaSalle Lightning yesterday afternoon.

OBITUARY

ALEJANDRO MARIO CAVAZOS

ALEJANDRO MARIO CAVAZOS

Third juvenile arrested for murder in Outlook

Saul Alvarez, 15, of Sunnyside was arrested last weekend on charges as an accomplice to second degree murder.

Lady Vikes sweep White Swan for first wins of season

MABTON - The Mabton Vikings fastpitch club finally got into the win column Tuesday afternoon with 16-1 and 15-0 victories over White Swan.

Tuesday, May 8

DEATH NOTICE

OSVALDO GARZA

OSVALDO GARZA

Hearings set for murder suspects

The Sunnyside teen suspected of killing George P. Salinas III last Monday, April 30, will face a status hearing at 9 a.m. this Friday, May 11, in Yakima County juvenile court.

Lady 'Hounds shut out in home finale

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview High School girls softball team lost 10-0 to visiting Ellensburg yesterday in the first game of a CWAC South doubleheader.

Grandview Council authorizes sale of building

GRANDVIEW - Grandview City Council authorized Mayor Norm Childress to sign all necessary documents for the sale of city property in downtown Grandview, located at 146 Division Street.

Stokes, Schatz winners of Bill Christie Memorial

The duo of David Stokes and Ty Schatz rebounded from an opening day one-stroke deficit to capture top honors at this past weekend's annual Bill Christie Memorial Best Ball Tournament at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Bicylists urged to wear safety helmets

Sunnyside Community Hospital and Sunnyside's Promise have teamed to promote bicycle helmet safety by encouraging young people delivering the Daily Sun News to wear a helmet while riding their bikes to deliver the paper.

OBITUARY

MARIE ARENDS

MARIE ARENDS

Grizzly golfers wrap up Columbia BasinLeague play

WENATCHEE - With the exception of junior Justin Bos, the 2007 spring prep season is over for the Sunnyside High School Grizzly golf teams.

Monday, May 7

PAID OBITUARY

MICHAEL DENNIS GRANT

MICHAEL DENNIS GRANT

DEATH NOTICE

RUTHE E. KAMLA

RUTHE E. KAMLA

Pavlova fourth at Inland Empire

SPOKANE - Sunnyside High School transfer student Vikina Pavlova was unseeded at last weekend's mammoth Inland Empire tennis invite, held in Spokane, but walked away with fourth-place honors.

Lady Greyhounds drop two at home

GRANDVIEW - Visiting East Valley proved too much for the Grandview fastpitch softball team, which lost twice at home to the Red Devils last Friday, 12-0 and 19-3.

Grizzlies advance in playoffs with win over Mt. Spokane Wildcats

On a beautiful, crisp Cinco de Mayo morning, the Sunnyside High School soccer team advanced to the second round of Regional playoff action with a 3-1 win over the Greater Spokane League's Mt. Spokane last Saturday.

Bickleton's Molina makes big strides in discus

COWICHE - Bickleton's Alejandra Molina made a tremendous breakthrough at the Highland High School Prom Night Invitational last Friday, not only throwing the discus 104-8 and claiming first place honors over 15 other competitors, but improving her personal record well over 10 feet.

Teens seen as answer to Valley's labor shortage

With a 30 percent shortage projected for agricultural labor, WorkSource Sunnyside officials are hoping that local teens can help fill the gap in that and other job sectors.

OBITUARY

ROEBERTA E. WHITE

ROEBERTA E. WHITE

Friday, May 4

Grandview boys, girls dust off Zillah by identical 5-0 scores

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview High School tennis team's non-league match against Zillah yesterday was a complete victory.

Jennie's Journey

Joy is a matter of attitude

Joy is a matter of attitude

KIE breaks ground on Sunnyside expansion

A Tri-City wholesale and retail industrial supply store broke ground this morning in Sunnyside.

DEATH NOTICE

ELLA WENDT KRUSSOW

ELLA WENDT KRUSSOW

GOP lawmakers highlight latest legislative session to Sunnyside Republican Club

Out of session since last Sunday, Senator Jim Honeyford and Representatives Dan Newhouse and Bruce Chandler were guests of the Sunnyside Republican Club this morning and spoke about the highlights of this year's session.

OBITUARY

MARGARET L. HASETH

MARGARET L. HASETH

Guest Column

Home Country

Home Country

Monson feedlot sale set to close within weeks

The former Monson feedlot property could be Sunnyside's as soon as next week.

Lady Grizzly linksters first at three-team match

Grandview's Katie Veloz may have come away with the low round on the day, but it was the Sunnyside High School girls golf team that garnered top honors at yesterday's three-school match at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Bos the boss at non-league contest

Junior Justin Bos, yesterday, proved that his even-par 72 at Cle Elum's Suncadia golf resort this past Tuesday wasn't a fluke round.

FORUM

Spring Ball

Spring Ball

Patti Smith shines on "Twelve"

For some rock stars it can be risky to cover someone else's music on their new recordings. Either the song is butchered or it sounds exactly like the original and you think, what was the point?

Thursday, May 3

Sunnyside family searching for missing 17-year-old girl

The family of Araceli Espindola, 17, has been looking for the Sunnyside High School student since Monday afternoon.

Naches keeps Vikes winless for season

The Mabton High School fastpitch team worked hard on its offensive skills this week and it showed in Wednesday's first game of a doubleheader with Naches. The Vikings were able to produce six runs on seven hits, but five errors allowed Naches to score four runs in the fifth inning and five runs in the seventh inning for a 15-6 win.

Murder suspects ID'd

Retaliation shooting reported in Outlook

Retaliation shooting reported in Outlook

21st Century participants hold science fair in Grandview

GRANDVIEW - This year's first grade students who participated in the 21st Century program at Harriet Thompson Elementary recently held a science fair.

DEATH NOTICE

ARIANA MENDOZA-VARGAS

ARIANA MENDOZA-VARGAS

Longtime Sunnyside mailman calls it quits

After 15 years serving as a postal carrier for north Sunnyside residents, "City Route Five," Lester Schreiber is retired as of yesterday.

Wednesday, May 2

Outlook's 'Little Mermaid' May 5

Fifty-eight Outlook Elementary School students will be performing "The Little Mermaid" this coming Saturday, May 5, at Pioneer Elementary School.

DEATH NOTICE

TWYLA D. BOHLINGER

TWYLA D. BOHLINGER

GUEST EDITORIAL

Workplace tragedies hold lessons for all of us

Workplace tragedies hold lessons for all of us

S'side High junior tames Palmer-designed course

CLE ELUM - If it was Arnold Palmer's intention to humble golfers when he designed Prospector Course at Suncadia, he failed miserably with Sunnyside High School junior Justin Bos.

Grandview hosts CWAC girls match

Despite serving as the hosts for a five-school CWAC girls golf match, Grandview was unable to field a complete team yesterday afternoon.

Sunnyside nine swept in home finale

After a solid start in game one, the Sunnyside High School baseball team couldn't keep up with visiting Southridge yesterday in 9-2 and 15-0 Columbia Basin League losses.

Gunfire in Outlook claims life of 20-year-old Sunnyside man

OUTLOOK - A 15-year-old boy was arrested this morning in connection with the shooting death last night of a Sunnyside man during an altercation in Outlook.

"'F' as in Frank

A team effort

A team effort

Bickleton tracksters do well at Yakima invite

YAKIMA - Bickleton's track team fared well at the Ike JV Invite held in Yakima yesterday (Tuesday), setting numerous personal records.

GUEST COLUMN

Not-so-nice Type A's ruin work for everyone

Not-so-nice Type A's ruin work for everyone

State auditors nick Sunnyside for filing federal report late

The good news is that the city of Sunnyside is getting its federal financial report in earlier. The bad news is that it is still later than state auditors would like.

Tuesday, May 1

Castro again low scorer for SHS girls golf team

KENNEWICK - Playing in a 3A Columbia Basin League match at the Tri-City Country Club in Kennewick yesterday, Vicky Castro again led Sunnyside's contingent of linksters.

Grandview 'Hounds last at CWAC match

YAKIMA - With arguably its best golfer out of the line-up yesterday, the Grandview High School boys golf team finished last at a four-school CWAC league match at the Yakima Country Club.

Murders down, suicide rate up

YAKIMA - Homicides dropped by nearly half in Yakima County during 2006 from the previous year, though suicides reached levels not seen since 2002.

Sunnyside receives grant to restore tennis courts

The task of restoring Sunnyside's South Hill Park tennis courts just became less expensive, considering the city just received a $71,000 grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund Program, awarded by the Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recreation.

Sun Terrace residents spend an afternoon in the old country

About 20 residents at Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living in Sunnyside took a trip down memory lane yesterday with a Dutch-themed day.

Four Sunnyside High School students selected as youth ambassadors

Twenty percent of this year's Washington State Youth Ambassadors Group are Sunnyside High School students.

PAID OBITUARY

DAVEY FLOYD HAZZARD

DAVEY FLOYD HAZZARD

Sunnyside girl gobbles up turkey to join long line of family hunters

She was sitting with her father and brother huddled underneath a tree in full cammo, including head cover and mask, when the tom came strutting down the old logging road.

Tri-City man joins Bleyhl team in Sunnyside

Myles Andrews has joined the Bleyhl Farm Service, Inc team as manager of its Water Systems department in Sunnyside.