Stories for April 2008

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Wednesday, April 30

        

Lady Knights zap Lightning twice

UNION GAP - Pounding out 20 hits yesterday afternoon, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls fastpitch softball team swept a non-league doubleheader from the LaSalle Lightning, 10-9 and 7-4.

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Grizzlies win District tourney tune-up

YAKIMA - Resting most of his starters for this coming Friday's District game, Sunnyside Coach Juan Pineda got a chance to see his younger players in action Tuesday night as the Grizzlies beat Davis 2-1.

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Tuesday, April 29

     

Monday, April 28



Banner day for Grizzlies

Everything that could possibly go right for the 3A Sunnyside High School baseball team did in a 12-1 thumping of 4A Davis this past Friday.

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Friday, April 25

  

The sky's the limit for Prosser winemaker

PROSSER - Seven years ago, Michael Haddox had a vision: creating a Tuscan-style, old world themed winery where up to seven labels could create their own wines, each with their own tasting room and barrel storage, but sharing a tank room, lab and conference room. Three years ago, he quit his job to pursue building The Winemaker's Loft.

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Grizzlies set numerous personal-best marks

KENNEWICK - Sunnyside High School track and field athletes set several personal and/or season best marks yesterday, Thursday, in a Columbian Basin League dual meet against Kamiakin and West Valley.

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Thursday, April 24

    

Wednesday, April 23



Rams shut out SHS tennis squads

West Valley proved to the Sunnyside Grizzlies yesterday why both its boys and girls tennis squads are again at the top of the 3A Columbia Basin League standings.

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S'side Christian takes two from Mabton Lady Vikings

Hilari Bosma twirled a one-hitter in the opener yesterday, and teammate Emma Newhouse went 3-for-4 at the plate in the nightcap enroute to the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights sweeping a non-league doubleheader from the visiting Mabton High School girls fastpitch softball team.

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Tuesday, April 22

   

Monday, April 21



YVCC celebrates tasting room's opening

GRANDVIEW - At long last, Yakima Valley Community College's Grandview campus officially celebrated the opening of its wine tasting room with a ribbon cutting ceremony this past Friday.

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House fire suspicious

Sunnyside firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Hilzer Alley at 2:24 a.m. Sunday morning and then back again at 1:28 a.m. this morning (Monday) for a structure fire.

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Friday, April 18

      

Thursday, April 17

  

Wednesday, April 16

       

Tuesday, April 15

 

Padelford annexation deferred to planning commission

The Sunnyside City Council passed a resolution at last night's meeting, Monday, to defer any action on the Padelford Annexation zoning and refers the matter to the Planning Commission, pending development and approval of the comprehensive airport land use plan.

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G'view Dairy Queen undergoing expansion

GRANDVIEW - Ken Herber, owner of the Grandview Dairy Queen, has always wanted to provide his customers with a better seating area than the business' 1953 structure offered.

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Council hears update on Choices program

Sunnyside School Board Director Miguel Puente was on hand at last night's Sunnyside City Council meeting to inform council members of the progress made in the Choices program.

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Monday, April 14



Hastily called meeting in Mabton turns ugly

MABTON - Mabton residents and some city council members gathered at the Silver Dollar Cafe this past Saturday to participate in a meeting facilitated by League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Vice-President of the Northwest Region Maria Rodriguez-Salazar.

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Shorthanded Greyhounds hold off Prosser

PROSSER - Minus four players due to injury, including leading scorer Sammy Villa, the Grandview High School soccer team still had enough to defeat Prosser 1-0 this past Saturday in CWAC South action.

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Grizzly relay teams shine at Davis Invite

YAKIMA - The Sunnyside High School track squad had three relay teams finish in the top three of their respective events during the Davis Invite held this past Saturday at Zaepfel Stadium.

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Grizzlies shut down Hanford, 3-0

RICHLAND - The Sunnyside High School soccer team stayed tied with Eastmont and just one game back of Columbia Basin League leader Southridge with a 3-0 defeat of the Hanford Falcons this past Saturday.

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Friday, April 11

         

Thursday, April 10

 

Wednesday, April 9

  

GUEST EDITORIAL

New research reveals that female students in programs that promote abstinence exclusively are more likely to get pregnant than those in programs that teach about the full range of contraceptives as well as abstinence.

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Tuesday, April 8

      

Monday, April 7

 

'Doc' seeks return to D.C.

PASCO - Congressman Doc Hastings at last Friday's Benton-Franklin County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner announced he will seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Greyhounds romp past Selah, 7-2

SELAH - Greyhound sophomore Sammy Villa scored a goal in his sixth consecutive match, and the Grandview High School boys soccer team won its sixth consecutive contest last Saturday in a 7-2 romp over Selah.

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Friday, April 4

        

Thursday, April 3

  

Wednesday, April 2



Gregoire will headline Democrats FDR dinner

YAKIMA - Gov. Christine Gregoire will be the featured speaker at the Yakima County Democrats' annual FDR Dinner Saturday, April 19, in the Yakima Convention Center, according to Yakima County Democratic Central Committee officials.

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FORUM

Support for West Nile virus clinic appreciated

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Tuesday, April 1