Stories for November 2007

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Friday, November 30

      

Thursday, November 29



Granger boy dies in farm accident

GRANGER - A six-year-old Granger boy died tragically last night when he was apparently run over by a vehicle or trailer while helping his family feed hay to their cattle.

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Wednesday, November 28

         

Garcia tapped as next Sunnyside mayor

To help ease with the transition after current Sunnyside Mayor Ed Prilucik leaves office next month, the council this past Monday evening was asked to throw out a name of whom they wanted to succeed Prilucik.

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Grandview opens season with two wins

Coming off an eighth place finish at the 2A State Basketball Tournament last season, the Grandview Greyhounds opened the 2007-08 year last night at the Sunnyside basketball jamboree by beating Wapato and then the host Grizzlies.

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Vikes falter late at home jamboree

MABTON - The Mabton High School varsity boys basketball team struggled to finish off a pair of strong starts in two 10-minute jamboree contests at home last night.

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Tuesday, November 27



Lady Grizzlies win one of two games at jamboree

The Sunnyside High School girls basketball team kicked off its 2007-08 Columbia Basin League season at home last night with a jamboree that pitted the Lady Grizzlies against the Prosser Mustangs and the Sunnyside Christian Knights.

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Too little, too late for Lady Greyhounds

First-year Grandview High School girls basketball coach Paul Van Pelt learned two things about his squad following two losses at the Sunnyside High School jamboree last night.

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Jewelry store gets makeover

Longtime jeweler Dale Beck was in the midst of having his Sunnyside store's roof replaced when he decided it was time for a change within the confines of his business.

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Lady Knights split two jamboree games

The 2007-08 prep basketball season is underway, and not surprisingly the Lady Knights represented Sunnyside Christian High School well at last night's jamboree at Sunnyside High School.

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The future is here...in terms of WASL mandates

MABTON - Of the 47 students in the class of 2008, 23 students are at risk of not graduating. That worrisome tidbit prompted a lengthy discussion at last night's regularly scheduled Mabton School Board meeting.

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Monday, November 26

    

Friday, November 23

     

Wednesday, November 21

         

Tuesday, November 20

  

Grandview budget talks turn tense

GRANDVIEW - A menu of suggestions to meet a 2008 deficit of $320,000 brought out more than sharpened pencils during a Grandview City Council study session last night.

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Sunnyside High grad wins TV Emmy

Sunnyside High School graduate MaryEllen Resendez is the recipient of a television Emmy for her journalistic work during Arizona's monsoon in 2006.

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Monday, November 19



Grizzliettes host first dance competition of the season

Dance teams and their supporters from Richland, Quincy and Pasco trekked to the Sunnyside High School gym this past Saturday to participate in a regional dance competition hosted by the Grizzliettes and organized by the captain of the team herself, Alyssa Longoria.

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Sunnyside gives thanks during community service

"Give thanks for the privilege of opportunity," keynote speaker Miguel Puente noted during a Sunnyside community Thanksgiving service held last night, Sunday. "To whom much is given, much is expected."

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Festival of Trees draws a packed house

It may have been held at the Mini Mall, but there was nothing mini about Sunnyside Community Hospital's Festival of Trees this past Friday. Hundreds filled the storefront on Sunnyside's downtown Sixth Street for food, wine, music and, of course, Christmas trees.

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Friday, November 16



Life Options ponders expansion

GRANDVIEW - Does Life Options in Grandview need a bigger building with more space? Or does it just need a satellite office in Sunnyside?

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Thursday, November 15

  

City, Tom Paul talking land deal

The city of Sunnyside and Prosser contractor Tom Paul are talking about a deal that would end a land dispute along South First Street and provide a step forward in widening the busy roadway.

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Wednesday, November 14

       

Mabton Council asked to tone down fireworks

MABTON - Likening his city to a "war zone" during Independence Day related festivities, resident Glenn Edwin "Ed" Barnett appealed to City Council members at their regularly scheduled meeting this past Tuesday night to find another alternative to setting off fireworks in Mabton.

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Tuesday, November 13

    

Monday, November 12

 

Mabton addressing budget shortfalls

MABTON - Mabton City Council members spent last Friday night pouring over a draft of the 2008 municipal budget, trying to eliminate or reduce expenditures to make up for the fact that projected revenues fall short by about $200,000.

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Friday, November 9

 

Lady Knights still alive at State

YAKIMA - Washington's top ranked 1B Tekoa-Oakesdale Nighthawks dispatched the Sunnyside Christian girls volleyball team in the opening round of the State tournament yesterday, but the Lady Knights kept their trophy hopes alive by defeating the Crescent Loggers.

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Radio station proposed for Sunnyside

In the next few months Sunnyside may be home to a new radio station, as the Northwest Tejano Music Association last month filed an application for air space with the FCC.

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Top ranked Greyhounds lose at State

KENNEWICK - The Toyota Center here is used for ice hockey games, and an ice cold run yesterday cost the Grandview High School volleyball team a shot at the 2A State title.

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Kolvane scores big with special project CD

Kolvane is a musician/artist from Portland, Ore. who founded the Rose City Kings in 2002. In four years his band has released three albums and has toured with Chicago Blues legend Jody Williams.

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Thursday, November 8

   

Wednesday, November 7

      

Rate hikes for water, sewer on horizon in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside City Council heard from the city's public works, police and fire departments at a 2008 budget meeting held last night, and were told the city planned on raising water rates by 6 percent and sewer rates by 15 percent.

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FORUM

Disappointed by actions of superintendent

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Tuesday, November 6

   

Monday, November 5

  

Messmore, Rogers wrap up season at 3A State meet

PASCO - Sunnyside's Brittany Messmore and Jacob Rogers put the finishing touches on the Grizzlies' 2007 cross-country season at this past Saturday's 3A State meet, staged at Pasco's Sun Willows Golf Course.

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Lady Pirates end season at Districts

GOLDENDALE - Bickleton competed against Sunnyside Christian High School and Trout Lake-Glenwood this past Saturday at District volleyball competition in Goldendale.

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Lady Griz fall to Regional champs

SPOKANE - After two 3-0 losses to the Hanford Falcons on Sept. 11 and Oct. 11, Sunnyside finally got a game off the Falcons but lost 3-1 in a Regional first-round match in Spokane this past Saturday.

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Friday, November 2



FORUM

Jan McDonald right choice for Grandview

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Vikings wrap up winless campaign

MABTON - The Mabton High School football team couldn't overcome first quarter heartbreak in a 40-6 home loss last night, Thursday, to Cle Elum.

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Thursday, November 1