PULLMAN - The Washington State University cross country team placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships held in Corvalis, Ore. this past Saturday. The Cougars were led by Sunnyside native Isley Gonzalez, the eighth runner to cross the finish line.October 31, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - It's bad enough that three Grandview police officers are jumping ship for the Richland Police Department.October 31, 2007 midnight read more..
Physical therapist Marlene VanWingerden noticed a need to address women's health issues in the Lower Yakima Valley and has devised a new program focused on those issues.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
The inspirational true-life story of longtime Lower Valley resident and certified life coach Amy Zook has been selected for inclusion in the recently published book, Wake Up...Live the Life You Love: A Search for Purpose.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
The foursome of Todd Lenseigne, Paul Stonemetz, Louis Alcala and Dave Stokes bested a 32-team field at this past Sunday's 2007 Great Pumpkin Shootout, staged at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Surrounded by Ray Hawn's family and friends, dignitaries and troopers from the Washington State Patrol, the newest weigh station in Washington was dedicated in Hawn's memory yesterday.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A typical resident in Grandview may see taxes on their city utility bill (water, sewer and solid waste) go up by about 50 percent next year so the city can balance its books in 2008.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
Three Sunnyside area homes were fire-bombed early this morning.October 30, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview High School football team scored the first and last touchdowns in a home CWAC South game with Ephrata Friday, but the visiting Tigers reeled off 47 unanswered points in Grandview's 47-13 loss.October 29, 2007 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies found themselves outmatched this past Saturday in Kennewick. Trying to straighten out the seedings for the Regional tournament next weekend in Spokane, Sunnyside played undefeated Kamiakin in the first match.October 29, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Yakima Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 118th home at 310 East Third Street in Granger this past Sunday.October 29, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Police Officer Melissa Rodriguez admits she was a little leery when she was appointed as the new GREAT officer for the Sunnyside School District.October 26, 2007 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Valley Theater Company is gearing up for its Christmas production, titled "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause" by Pat Cook, set to take place in early December.October 26, 2007 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - Playing in their first 3A Columbia Basin League playoff game Thursday night, the Sunnyside girls volleyball team came from behind to beat the Kennewick Lions in five games 13-25, 15-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-12 to advance to the Regional tournament.October 26, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In a rematch of last year's 2A State tournament title tilt, the Grandview High School volleyball team knocked off top ranked Selah last night by scores of 25-20, 25-16, 25-16.October 26, 2007 midnight read more..
For more than 20 years Ricki Tebaldi had been the director at Lower Valley Crisis & Support Services in Sunnyside. After her passing last August, lead counselor Sara Herrera took over as interim director.October 25, 2007 midnight read more..
Efforts to assist the family of 7-year-old Chase Morris in traveling to visit the cancer-stricken little boy receiving treatment in California are underway.October 25, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Approximately 10 years ago Pastor Gary Rohde of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Grandview discovered the love of making stained glass pieces.October 24, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton teachers have been working without contracts since they voted down a tentative agreement in September.October 24, 2007 midnight read more..
Rumors have swirled that a student in the school district has methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, a dreaded bug that has made national news recently with the death of a teen in Virginia.October 24, 2007 midnight read more..
The recent change along Yakima Valley Highway in Sunnyside will have to stay until at least spring, according to Sunnyside Public Works Director Jim Bridges.October 23, 2007 midnight read more..
Four youngsters from Sunnyside, who traveled to Seattle this past April to compete in the Washington State Bowling Championship Tournament, were officially recognized for their efforts during junior league play this past Saturday.October 23, 2007 midnight read more..
This past Friday evening, concerned citizens met with a panel of city officials, including representatives from the school district and police department, as well as commissioners from the state's Commission on Hispanic Affairs. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss gang problems in Sunnyside.October 22, 2007 midnight read more..
WENATCHEE - They may not have come home with any District titles yesterday, nonetheless, the Sunnyside High School cross-country harriers can revel in the fact they lopped big chunks of time off their previous clockings.October 19, 2007 midnight read more..
Perhaps it's difficult for some people to understand the intimate relationship between a guide dog and its master. But not for Nouvella Club members, who heard yesterday from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.'s Alumni Association Board Vice Chair Sally Mayo of Yakima.October 19, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Yakima Valley residents mulling a career in rehabilitative massage may want to consider Lower Valley School of Massage, located right here practically in their own back yard.October 19, 2007 midnight read more..
"I'm left-handed so I had resigned myself to the fact that I would never get all strikes," Lower Valley bowler Rod Spencer said of his quest for the elusive perfect 300 game.October 19, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Keagen Christensen recently learned he received the prestigious Safari Club International Young Hunter Award, a contest in which young people from around the world are encouraged to apply.October 18, 2007 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - A combination of less than stellar returns on investments and less than expected revenues in the elections department means that Yakima County will have to take $845,000 out of reserves in 2008.October 17, 2007 midnight read more..
PROSSER -The Lower Valley Christian Women's Club was regaled by guest speaker Donna Kilgore of Baker City, Ore. at its regularly scheduled meeting, held this past Monday at the Barn Restaurant.October 17, 2007 midnight read more..
Methamphetamine has been out of the limelight in terms of news, unless, of course, you count advertising.October 17, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - With Prosser Memorial Hospital's ambulance service facing a second consecutive year of budget deficits, the Grandview City Council last night decided to explore possible alternatives in case the hospital withdraws ambulance service from the area.October 16, 2007 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside High School JV football team staked itself to a 22-17 first half lead against the visiting Eastmont junior varsity yesterday, then used a punishing ground game and excellent defensive play after intermission to make the score stand up.October 16, 2007 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - The Bickleton Lady Pirates played an emotional match against the Klickitat Vandals this past Friday, and according to Bickleton Coach Tom Whitmore, the team's 25-20, 25-16, 25-17 loss was much closer than the numbers reflect.October 15, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Perhaps the two words that could best describe a Granger gathering for members of the Northwest Region Friesian Horse Club are "play day."October 15, 2007 midnight read more..
PASCO - Bickleton's Junior Hernandez and Danielle Raschko each claimed a victory for Bickleton at a cross country meet in Pasco yesterday (Thursday). This is the first time it's happened in the six years since Bickleton re-started its cross country program.October 12, 2007 midnight read more..
A family member has confirmed that a Sunnyside man passed away this morning at about 11 a.m. at Harborview Medical Center following an accident that happened on I-82 yesterday near Prosser.October 12, 2007 midnight read more..
Steelhead fishing has taken on a whole new perspective for Carolyn Smith of Sunnyside. It's a real life fish story she's only too happy to share.October 11, 2007 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce will soon be getting a $13,000 transfusion.October 9, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton School Board member Rafael Sagrero originally pursued his district 1 seat three years ago because he wanted to see more students in the district graduate high school.October 8, 2007 midnight read more..
In 1982 Ronald Reagan was president, Ma Bell was forced to split up, the Commodore-64 was the latest in computer technology, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat and it was the last time the Sunnyside High School football team scored a win over West Valley High School in Sunnyside. That is until last Friday night, when the Grizzlies exercised their demons and posted a 20-13 win over the Rams in Sunnyside.October 8, 2007 midnight read more..
OTHELLO - Grandview's Lucia Trejo was on fire Saturday, powering in six of the Greyhounds' seven goals for the day.October 8, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Talk with a wildlife biologist, meet famed guide and waterfowl caller Tony Bernsen, enter to win an inclusive, guided goose hunt for four, all at The Hunt is On Expo this Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mid-Valley Automotive at 501 E. Stover Road in Grandview.October 5, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In a three-way meet between Grandview, Ellensburg and Wapato Thursday, the Grandview Greyhound cross country team clocked respectable times against the competition, but fell short of a victory.October 5, 2007 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Lady Vikings volleyball team swept the Highland Scotties at last night's homecoming match, 25-12, 25-19, 25-23.October 5, 2007 midnight read more..
LAKE CHELAN - The wineries of Washington's newest wine-growing region, Lake Chelan, invite everyone to celebrate the 2007 grape harvest by joining in the fourth annual "Fall Crush...Berry to Bottle." This year's festival starts Friday, Oct. 5, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 14.October 5, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School students Matt Barr and Anthony Kim can officially say they're among the first graduating students from the Washington Aerospace Scholars program.October 4, 2007 midnight read more..
LAS VEGAS - Outlook's Joe Luther recently participated in the Mr. Olympia Kings of the Bench competition, placing third.October 4, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Volunteers, it's time to roll up your shirt sleeves and head to the Grandview Rose Garden, where about 50 or so older rose bushes need to be dug up and replaced.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services staff in Sunnyside is planning a number of events.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies today are looking for a man who yesterday afternoon reportedly broke into a home in the 1400 block of SLI Road, near Sunnyside, and allegedly fired a shotgun at the resident of the house.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - When the dust settled following the candidate filing period this past June, longtime Grandview residents Javier Rodriguez and Bill Moore ended up vying for the city council, position 5, seat held by Bill Flory, who will step down at the end of the year.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - The Lady Vikings trekked to Goldendale last night to take on the number one team in the league and finished the night with a three-set loss, moving their conference record to 4-3.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
TROUT LAKE - When a team in any sport is undefeated mid-way through the season, opponents usually find a way to get pumped up for No. 1. It was no different yesterday as Trout Lake-Glenwood hosted the undefeated Sunnyside Christian High School soccer team.October 3, 2007 midnight read more..
Former Sunnyside High School varsity boys basketball coach Ron Rowe has been recommended to fill the position for a second time, beginning with the upcoming 2007-08 season.October 2, 2007 midnight read more..
Sunnyside TOPS chapter 1331 came up with a new motivation to lose weight. TOPS, which stands for taking off pounds sensibly, is a support group for anyone trying to lose a few extra pounds.October 2, 2007 midnight read more..