Sunnyside's Promise is concerned about the future of youth programs, parks and the Sunnyside Community Center.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Avalon Valencia is a natural born leader and gifted multi-tasker. The 13-year dancer is currently teaching the craft to kids ages four through 12 and while she's not busy with that, she's engaging in a myriad of fun activities, like tennis, softball, cheerleading and volleyball. Should she be selected Miss Sunnyside next month, she's ready to tackle the responsibilities.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
When Sunnyside's Stephanie Martin returned to the area after her husband's 20 or so years of service in the military, it seemed natural to get reacquainted in the area by finding a group of women who enjoyed one of her favorite pastimes: quilting.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside School Board Directors learned about healthcare for students in the district at last night's regularly scheduled meeting, Thursday.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Helen Trusley will begin her fourth year offering gun safety classes on Monday, Sept. 8, at the Odd Fellows Hall in Grandview.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - Long time Mabton junior and high school assistant principal Denny Brown assumed the helm at Mabton Middle School in its inaugural year, which started this past Tuesday.August 29, 2008 midnight read more..
At the first Sunnyside special study session on Monday, Aug. 18, to discuss proposed budget cuts, city manager Eric Swansen questioned why Port of Sunnyside wastewater treatment plant users aren't being assessed a 6 percent utility tax.August 28, 2008 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District has begun a foreclosure process in response to users it says have not paid their 2005 assessment.August 28, 2008 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - The final stage of a project that is replacing the US 97, Biggs Rapids-Sam Hill Memorial Bridge concrete deck will begin a week after Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 8.August 27, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Young Alexis Lara is gearing up for competition in the National American Miss pageant, slated to take place in Bellevue this coming Saturday, Aug. 30.August 27, 2008 midnight read more..
This Friday, Aug. 30, the Sunnyside Republican Club will open its meeting to the general public for a presentation by Energy Northwest CEO Vic Parrish on nuclear energy. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Sunny Spot Restaurant. A no-host breakfast will be available.August 27, 2008 midnight read more..
Several citizens spoke at a public hearing last night, Monday, held by the Sunnyside City Council on a moratorium delaying exotic dancing licenses for Sunnyside businesses.August 26, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The results from this past summer's Grandview School District summer school are encouraging, according to summer school administrator Pam Kinne.August 26, 2008 midnight read more..
Unhappy with revisions to the city's gang law forced upon them by the Washington State Legislature, the Sunnyside City Council adopted a resolution that reflects its desire to seek further enactments on the state legislation.August 26, 2008 midnight read more..
Twenty three teams participated in the annual Sunnyside Community Hospital Golf Tournament held at Black Rock Creek Golf Course this past Saturday.August 26, 2008 midnight read more..
The Washington State Migrant Council received a 100 percent rating for compliance in all of its program services following a recent federal review of the agency.August 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Ivette Torbay is every bit like her mother, Laura Matus--they look alike and act alike, so it's not surprising that Ivette is following in her mother's footsteps by pursuing the crown of Miss Sunnyside this coming September.August 22, 2008 midnight read more..
I could never imagine a time where I found a need to write a column in the Daily Sun News defending my personal faith. Frankly, it's a matter for personal conversation, but considering the fact that multiple articles have been published recently, which have effectively served as a pamphlet against my faith, a response is necessary if only for the sake of journalistic ethics.August 22, 2008 midnight read more..
Can you balance the city budget without raising taxes or cutting police service? Here are a few ideas:August 22, 2008 midnight read more..
OKLAHOMA CITY - Approximately 2,750 participants recently competed for world titles in 33 events at the Ford AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Okla.August 21, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Refractive surgery is a method of allowing cataract patients to see the world, according to Dr. Fred Boboth of Grandview's Boboth Vision Clinic.August 21, 2008 midnight read more..
Maria and Ignacio Ramos of Sunnyside cleared their first hurdle in getting their one-acre plot of land on Scoon Road changed from a zoning designation of B-2 General Commercial to R-1 Low Density Residential at last night's Sunnyside Planning Commission meeting.August 20, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Officials met in Granger yesterday, Tuesday, to celebrate a $480,000 direct loan from USDA Rural Development.August 20, 2008 midnight read more..
A scary picture was painted for Sunnyside residents last night, Monday, at a special budget meeting held by the Sunnyside City Council.August 19, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - At last night's Grandview City Council meeting Dave Edler and Ken Marble of Citizens for Safe Yakima Valley Communities addressed issues their group seeks to resolve within Yakima Valley.August 19, 2008 midnight read more..
Firestone's Bigfoot car crusher made a stop in Sunnyside this past Friday and Saturday at Sunnyside Commercial Tire.August 18, 2008 midnight read more..
The LEAD Task Force notched three more pot busts last week, all in vineyards.August 18, 2008 midnight read more..
Nicholas Ortiz and Brandon Gowan will leave the Lower Valley on Monday in preparation for a 10-month tour in Iraq.August 15, 2008 midnight read more..
When Anita Tadlock was just a little girl, she was crowned Tiny Miss Sunnyside. Ever since then, she's been eager to vie for the title of Miss Sunnyside. The 16-year-old Sunnyside High School student will get her chance this coming September.August 15, 2008 midnight read more..
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PORTLAND, ORE. - A new 10-year agreement guiding salmon harvest and production on the Columbia River, approved yesterday by a federal judge, provides a long-term framework for rebuilding weak fish populations and conducting sustainable fisheries, state and tribal leaders said today.August 14, 2008 midnight read more..
Junior Garcia, a 2005 Sunnyside High School grad, was recently named the most valuable player in the United States League's Premiere Development League.August 14, 2008 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Secretary of State Sam Reed stopped off in Prosser yesterday during a statewide media tour to address Washington's brand new top primary, release his voter turn-out prediction and explain the state's MyVote program, an online customized individual voter information center.August 13, 2008 midnight read more..
Recently named director of Transformation Sunnyside, Roberto Matus told Daybreak Rotary Club members in Sunnyside this morning, Wednesday, that the Christian organization plans to help those in need by "stop giving fish and give them the tools to fish on their own."August 13, 2008 midnight read more..
Long ball was the name of the game last night as players from the National and American leagues blasted 20 home runs in the annual Lower Valley Men's Slowpitch Association's all-star game.August 13, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Come the start of the 2008-09 school year, parents will notice an increase in meal rates and driver's education classes in the Grandview School District.August 12, 2008 midnight read more..
Curtis Campbell is now serving as the Sunnyside School District's community relations director. Campbell took the position little more than a week ago.August 12, 2008 midnight read more..
Shooting identical 2-over-par 74's, Justin Bos, Trini Madrigal and Juan Guerrero bested the Black Rock Creek amateur contingent at this past Sunday's Home & Home competition against squads from the Goldendale and Toppenish golf courses.August 12, 2008 midnight read more..
PENDLETON, ORE. - Winners of the last five competitions, six total for the season from eight tournaments staged thus far, the Black Rock Creek senior squad walked away with top honors last week at Wildhorse Resort.August 12, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Ellensburg's Jason Minor was named the "all-around cowboy" at this past weekend's Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo in Grandview.August 11, 2008 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Lions Club and the Sunnyside Recreation Department brought a bit of Vegas to local seniors this past Friday night during a "casino" night at the Sunnyside Senior Center that featured blackjack and other games of chance.August 11, 2008 midnight read more..
OUTLOOK - What has been a dream 10 years in the making finally became a reality this summer.August 11, 2008 midnight read more..
Turns out there was a silver lining when a nationally acclaimed speaker was unable to show for a large conference in Sunnyside earlier this month.August 8, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - At last night's awards ceremony and parent meeting for the Grandview Neptunes swim team, Grandview Councilwoman Joan Souders spoke regarding recent decisions regarding the city's budget.August 6, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Opening up America's coast to drilling, more investment in nuclear and hydropower, and expanding the nation's alternative energy sources are just some of the solutions to the country's energy crisis, U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings said while in the Lower Valley yesterday, Tuesday.August 6, 2008 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside High School class of 1953 will host its 55th reunion Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21.August 6, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview School Board officials are expected to approve the 2008-09 budget at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Aug. 25.August 6, 2008 midnight read more..
Last night (Monday) the community turned out in droves at Sunnyside's Central Park for the Lower Yakima Valley's National Night Out Against Crime kick-off party.August 5, 2008 midnight read more..
Shortly before 1 a.m. today (Tuesday) Sunnyside police raced to a reported arson in the 500 block of Victory Way. Less than 20 minutes later police were called to the 300 block of Spruce Avenue for another reported arson.August 5, 2008 midnight read more..
FT. COLLINS, COLO. - Three Police Explorers from Sunnyside traveled to Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. last week to participate in the National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference and to learn from law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S.August 5, 2008 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside is planning on a new well to serve its municipal water supply needs. Sunnyside is planning on spending roughly $2.7 million to design and construct the well, to be called well #12.August 5, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Parking lot designs, street lighting and colors were just some of what the Grandview City Council looked at in a document detailing design standards at last night's council meeting.August 5, 2008 midnight read more..
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center is predicting near to below normal temperatures for the month of August, and below normal precipitation.August 4, 2008 midnight read more..
Clarence "Skip" Schilperoort grew up in Sunnyside and left for the Navy with his twin brother, Lawrence, at the age of 19 in 1936.August 4, 2008 midnight read more..
Winning by the narrowest of margins, Gary Hutchins and Louis Alcala bested an 18-team field at this year's Triple Threat Golf Tournament, staged this past Sunday at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.August 4, 2008 midnight read more..
Carol Allen is president-elect of the Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals board of directors.August 4, 2008 midnight read more..
Sandra Linde was named to the Sunnyside School District Ethics Committee at last night's regularly scheduled school board meeting, but choosing committee members for the District Continuous Improvement Team is proving to be slightly more difficult.August 1, 2008 midnight read more..
This morning at a press conference in Yakima the Sunnyside Police Department announced it will receive a $116,365 grant from the Washington Auto Theft Prevention Authority to help the city combat auto thefts.August 1, 2008 midnight read more..