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Thursday, January 31

Grandview VFW post honored with minuteman statue

The last thing Grandview VFW Post 6929 members were expecting when they took part as Lower Valley honor guard members at a freedom celebration earlier this month hosted by the National Guard 790th Chemical Company was to be singled out for basically adopting the unit, which is based out of Grandview.

Sunnyside back in the CBL/Big Nine fold

It's the same, but only different.

OBITUARY

DONALD ROSS MYERS

DONALD ROSS MYERS

As many as 44 possible fraud victims in Grandview case

GRANDVIEW - Following the arrest of two women this past Friday for felony fraud, Grandview police now suspect there may be as many as 44 different victims of mail theft.

DEATH NOTICE

ARNOLD ABERCROMBIE

ARNOLD ABERCROMBIE

Sunnyside parents learn to spot signs of gang activity

Approximately 40 parents attended a meeting held at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School this past Tuesday night to learn how to spot signs indicating their children might be involved with gangs.

Wednesday, January 30

Lady Grizzlies snap 36-game losing streak

EAST WENATCHEE - It was a long time coming, but Eric Berg finally got his first win as the Sunnyside High School girls basketball coach.

Two wineries partnering with YVCC at 'vit' center

GRANDVIEW - Two wineries have partnered with Yakima Valley Community College's Grandview campus to utilize the viticulture center in the Workforce Education Center.

Cutting to the Core

Free money isn't the answer to looming recession

Free money isn't the answer to looming recession

Business communications major now managing harvest for Sunnyside winery

Working in a winery was far from what Ryan McKenzie of Cream Wines of Yakima envisioned for himself while attending Portland State University.

FORUM

WIN-WIN

WIN-WIN

EDITORIAL

'Yes' vote means lower property taxes for Sunnyside residents

'Yes' vote means lower property taxes for Sunnyside residents

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAYS

BIRTHS

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Tuesday, January 29

Snow day!

Snow day!

OBITUARY

JOAN LEONARD HOLDEN

JOAN LEONARD HOLDEN

Grand opening

Grand opening

Mabton AVID students formulate traveling teddy bear project

MABTON - Mabton Jr. High students Danysha Salinas and Celia Diaz recently came up with an idea they hope just might change the lives of some people.

Padelford's plan for housing development shot down by city council

The Sunnyside City Council last night contradicted the city's own hearing examiner in the zoning designation for more than 100 acres of recently annexed property.

Garcia Sunnyside's first ever Hispanic mayo

Paul Garcia is Sunnyside's first Hispanic mayor, but that's not why his colleagues on the city council named him to the post earlier this month.

Monday, January 28

Sunnyside advances 11 JV wrestlers to Subregionals

RICHLAND - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team nearly doubled its team of 14 varsity wrestlers heading to Subregionals this weekend in Kennewick.

OBITUARY

ROY HUTCHINSON

ROY HUTCHINSON

Mabton splits league games

A 69-59 loss at home last Friday to the SCAC West-leading Zillah Leopards could have taken the stuffing out of the Mabton Lady Vikings. Instead, the Mabton girls hoop team bounced back on Saturday in Cle Elum's gym to dismantle the Warriors, 66-27.

Lady Greyhounds drop two at home

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview High School girls basketball team hosted two of the top squads in the CWAC South this past weekend and lost both contests.

Nuestra Casa marks fifth anniversary of helping Lower Yakima Valley women

Nuestra Casa hosted a dinner this past Saturday night at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sunnyside to thanks its board of directors, development committee, staff and donors for all their support over the past year.

DEATH NOTICE

ANICETO FLORES

ANICETO FLORES

Friday, January 25

OBITUARY

KARI VALBORG HINTHORNE

KARI VALBORG HINTHORNE

Homeless survey results in surprises

This year's homeless survey in Sunnyside, as part of a county-wide study, brought a few surprises, but that's nothing new.

Grizzly wrestlers CBL champs!!!

It was a night for the record books.

GUEST COLUMN

Put a hand up and take your hat off to my dad

Put a hand up and take your hat off to my dad

Legislative proposals on the table in Olympia of concern to Sunnyside Port District commissioners

Two legislative bills have been presented so far this session that have Sunnyside Port officials concerned.

SCHS Knights win, 'B' league crown up for the taking this coming Saturday

The Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team rolled to a 30-9 first half lead on the way to a 56-28 drubbing of Trout Lake/Glenwood last night.

America's Promise names Lower Yakima Valley as one of top 100 communities for youth

The Lower Yakima Valley has been named one of the top 100 communities for young people by America's Promise for the second year in a row.

Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights play poorly but pick up 52-26 win

The Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights defeated Trout Lake Glenwood at home last night (Thursday), 52-26.

GUEST EDITORIAL

Stop stalkers before they become headlines

Stop stalkers before they become headlines

Country Fair Park focus of discussion

GRANDVIEW - Taking stock and putting in a good word were two ideas that came from a roundtable discussion last night about Grandview's Country Fair Park.

Thursday, January 24

Sunnyside hosts first ever Mariachi festival

Three high school Mariachi bands came together last Saturday in Sunnyside to learn, play and get to know each other.

School board to review graduation policy

The Sunnyside School District's ethics committee is recommending to allow high school seniors who have met all graduation requirements be eligible to participate in graduation if the only thing holding a student back is proving proficiency in an area failed on the WASL test.

OBITUARY

SOPHIA NICOLE RIVERA

SOPHIA NICOLE RIVERA

Roscoe Sheller stories discovered, published

New works by famed author and local historian Roscoe Sheller are now available for purchase.

Wednesday, January 23

Worries about law enforcement 'crisis' voiced

MABTON - Mabton City Hall was packed last night with concerned residents voicing concern over what Police Chief Robert Perales is referring to as a "state of emergency" in police staffing.

Approval of new levy will lower property taxes for Sunnyside residents

Vote yes, pay less.

GUEST EDITORIAL

Top 10 things state legislature can do to help the economy

Top 10 things state legislature can do to help the economy

Knights remain perfect in conference play

BICKLETON - The Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team used a 34-5 run to overcome an early deficit and defeat Bickleton 71-35 last night.

Blueline's expansion to Sunnyside to increase local workforce by 25

The Port of Sunnyside recently learned that it's been granted $125,000 in Supporting Investment and Economic Development (SEID) funds for infrastructure to support Blueline Manufacturing's expansion into Sunnyside.

Grizzlies pound No. 5-ranked Eastmont

George Paulus was looking ahead, even as a sea of family and fans crowded on the Sunnyside High School gym to congratulate him and his Grizzly wrestling team on last night's win over Eastmont.

Grandview eyes downtown upgrade

GRANDVIEW - Wide sidewalks, leafy trees and plants, park benches and bistro tables are part of a vision the city of Grandview is considering for its core downtown area.

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ROY HAROLD CHANDLER

ROY HAROLD CHANDLER

Sunnyside Christian girls improve to 6-1 in league

BICKLETON - Sunnyside Christian's Lady Knights trekked to Bickleton last night (Tuesday), defeating the Pirates 54-14.

FORUM

Vote YES

Vote YES

"F" as In Frank

Word play

Word play

DEATH NOTICE

WOO SOO HONG

WOO SOO HONG

Tuesday, January 22

Police chase ends with stolen car rollover

Two local residents suspected of stealing a car in Sunnyside this past Sunday morning avoided injury when the vehicle they were in slid off the roadway and overturned.

Sierra Vista leadership students learn the basics of etiquette 101

After spending a significant amount of time studying etiquette, Sierra Vista leadership class students put their skills to the test this past Friday, thanks to a collaboration between teacher Steven Urrutia, his family and school kitchen staff.

Greyhounds win SunDome Shootout

YAKIMA - Grandview High School's Rogie Fajardo believes people haven't seen the real him since the Grandview boys basketball season started last December.

SHS wrestlers sweep triple-dual matches

MOXEE - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team swept to non-league wins against Prosser, Zillah and host East Valley this past Saturday.

Monday, January 21

OBITUARY

JESSIE JUNIOR BURSON

JESSIE JUNIOR BURSON

Bickleton boys defeat Yakama Tribal

BICKLETON - The Bickleton Pirates hoop team defeated Yakama Tribal during a league game at home this past Friday night, 79-50.

Vikings host invitational, place eighth

MABTON - In what was a disappointing showing at its home tournament, the Mabton High School wrestling team placed eighth out of 10 teams at last weekend's Mid Valley Classic.

Toddler dies in two-car accident

A Sunnyside toddler, who according to Washington State Patrol troopers wasn't restrained by a seatbelt, died yesterday afternoon just outside the city limits at the scene of a two-vehicle accident.

Friday, January 18

DEATH NOTICE

BEVERLY A. STICE

BEVERLY A. STICE

OBITUARY

LYNN MARIE WALKER

LYNN MARIE WALKER

Long-time fixture in Grandview schools nearing retiremen

GRANDVIEW - A teacher that is often described as enthusiastic and who has a love for her job, Lorri Gilmur-Dillman will be retiring at the end of the 2007-08 school year.

'Hounds drop one on the mats to Ellensburg

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview High School wrestling team hosted the undefeated Ellensburg Bulldogs last night, falling 56-15 to the visitors.

Local councilwoman's efforts on food allergy bill gains support

One Sunnyside family's experience with a life threatening food allergy has resulted in a new food allergy bill, currently in the Washington State House's Health Care and Wellness Committee.

Two arrested for Jan. 10 shooting

Sunnyside police have made two arrests in connection with the Jan. 10 shooting at Eastway shopping center that sent a 14-year-old Sunnyside boy to the hospital.

Grizzly grapplers declaw Lions to remain perfect in league play

KENNEWICK - Despite illness that kept three varsity wrestlers on the sideline, it was another day at the office for the Sunnyside High School wrestling team last night in a 52-22 dual meet win at Kennewick.

Rolling Hills Chorus readies for February concerts

The Rolling Hills Chorus, the mid-Columbia's barbershop harmony chorus for women, is gearing up to present two concerts on Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb. 2.

Lady Greyhounds lose heartbreaker

EPHRATA - A fourth-quarter rally fell just short for the Grandview High School girls basketball team last night in a 49-47 loss at Ephrata.

FORUM

United as one

United as one

Bickleton girls score tight win over Mabton 'C' team

BICKLETON - Katelynn Clinton lit up the scoreboard with 25 points last night in leading the Bickleton Lady Pirates to a 53-50 non-league win over Mabton's 'C' squad.

Gross PointBlank

I've got a place for those "sorries."

I've got a place for those "sorries."

GUEST COLUMN

Do your locks spell L-O-S-E-R?

Do your locks spell L-O-S-E-R?

Vikings score nine pins in win over Cougars

MABTON - After losing to Zillah Jan. 10, the Mabton High School wrestling team has been on a roll.

Ephrata earns season sweep over Greyhounds

EPHRATA - The last time the Grandview High School boys basketball team faced Ephrata, the Tigers shredded the Greyhounds, 81-52.

Thursday, January 17

DEATH NOTICE

ROY HAROLD CHANDLER

ROY HAROLD CHANDLER

Snowmobiles donated to Yakima County Search and Rescue

YAKIMA - This past Tuesday, Jan. 15, the Yakima County Sheriff's Search and Rescue received a donation of two snowmobiles from U.S. Cellular.

BIRTHS

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Governor names Jerri Honeyford to state's historic preservation council

Jerri Honeyford of Sunnyside has long been interested in the historic value of old barns, now she will have input on a variety of historical buildings in the state.

Wednesday, January 16

Vikings rally past White Swan

MABTON - After a see-saw first half, the Mabton High School boys basketball team used a 17-8 third quarter run to knock off league foe White Swan 55-49.

FORUM

Students lauded

Students lauded

Sunnyside traffic school classes to be offered

Some traffic violators in Sunnyside will be able to go back to school instead of paying a fine.

OBITUARY

ESTANISLADO T. HERNANDEZ

ESTANISLADO T. HERNANDEZ

Lady Pirates defeat Lyle, 40-34

BICKLETON - The Bickleton High School girls basketball team last night hosted the Lyle Cougars, posting a 40-34 victory over the visitors.

DEATH NOTICE

BERYL NADINE YONKIE GALLAWAY

BERYL NADINE YONKIE GALLAWAY

Cutting to the Core

Suicide measure deserves to be on ballot

Suicide measure deserves to be on ballot

GUEST EDITORIAL

Get on-board and help put a game plan in motion

Get on-board and help put a game plan in motion

Mabton High girls avenge early season loss to Cougars

MABTON - In this case, the second time was the charm for the Mabton High School girls basketball team.

Tuesday, January 15

Stormwater fee to be assessed on monthly utility bills

In February, Sunnyside will begin assessing a monthly stormwater utility rate of $3.75 for each residential and business unit.

Effects of Sunnyside anti-gang ordinance slowly being felt

It's been approximately six months since the Sunnyside City Council took action against gangs in town by passing an ordinance making membership in a criminal gang illegal.

Grandview School Board approves technology upgrades bid

GRANDVIEW - James Howard and Charlie Kriewall of the Grandview School District technology department explained the need for technology upgrades to school board members Monday night.

Sunnyside's South First Street upgrade enters 'phase two'

Sunnyside's plans to widen South First Street entered phase two last night when the city council approved a contract with CH2M Hill to provide construction management to oversee the project.

IKE DEGRAAF

ESTANISLADO T. HERNANDEZ

ESTANISLADO T. HERNANDEZ

DEATH NOTICE

MARTINA SANCHEZ SOTO

MARTINA SANCHEZ SOTO

OBITUARY

IKE DEGRAAF

IKE DEGRAAF

Farm supply store moving into former Kmart building

Seattle-based Del's Feed and Farm Supply is expanding to Sunnyside, with plans to open a store in the former Kmart building at 2600 Yakima Valley Highway.

Monday, January 14

OBITUARY

DOMINGO MONTELONGO

DOMINGO MONTELONGO

Grandview police stumble upon piece of history

GRANDVIEW - When Grandview Police Chief Dave Charvet and Assistant Police Chief Mark Ware walked into a Yakima gun shop to drop off a rifle for repairs, the last thing they expected was to stumble on an important piece of Grandview law enforcement history.

Lady Greyhounds earn split in league play

One quarter can make all the difference, and that proved the case for the Grandview High School girls basketball team this past weekend in a split of CWAC league contests.

Greyhounds stay at .500 in league play

The Grandview High School boys basketball team stayed at .500 in league play, losing to the Prosser Mustangs last Friday night but then beating the Wapato Wolves on Saturday.

Grizzlies win!

After 10 straight losses to open the 2007-08 season, the Sunnyside High School boys basketball team picked up its first win this past Friday with a 58-55 decision over the Hanford Falcons.

Grizzlies place second at invite

HOQUIAM - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team was a close second at the Hoquiam Tournament held this past Saturday.

Homeless survey slated for Jan. 24

Volunteers are currently being sought to assist the Homeless Network of Yakima County with its "Point in Time" survey of the homeless population, slated to take place on Jan. 24.

Voters may face choice on physician assisted suicide on State ballot

Washington state voters will have a life-or-death decision to make this November, if supporters of a physician assisted suicide initiative are successful with a signature drive.

DEATH NOTICE

IKE DEGRAA

IKE DEGRAA

Friday, January 11

Lower Valley Hospice Talent Show slated for Feb. 8

Sunnyside High School leadership class members are gearing up for the annual Lower Valley Hospice Talent Show, set for Friday, Feb. 8.

Sunnyside tethers Hanford Falcons, 50-13

RICHLAND - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team won 11-of-14 matches, including the last six in a row, on the way to a 50-13 romp last night over host Hanford.

Religious Reflections

Technology not needed to reach God

Technology not needed to reach God

Jennie'sJourney

What's it worth?

What's it worth?

GUEST COLUMN

Nature lessons

Nature lessons

Teen gunned down Thursday evening near Sunnyside store

A 14-year-old boy was shot last night (Thursday) in the 1700 block of East Edison Avenue, near the Sunnyside Ace Hardware store and acorss the street from the local high school.

Ambulance service in dire need of funding

Since early February of 2006, Prosser Memorial Hospital CEO Jim Tavery has been seeking solutions to a funding crisis. The problem began when Medicare auditors determined the Prosser Ambulance Service was overpaid in 2004 and 2005 to the tune of $300,000. Tavery expects the amount to increase another $150,000 for 2006.

Leopards take big bite out of Mabton Vikings

ZILLAH - The Mabton High School wrestling team ran into a buzz saw last night (Thursday) known as the Zillah Leopards.

FORUM

Handle search for city manager better this time

Handle search for city manager better this time

OBITUARY

DONNA JEAN KRAUTER

DONNA JEAN KRAUTER

Grandview public works employee hurt in explosion

GRANDVIEW - A newly constructed wellhouse in Grandview exploded yesterday, injuring public works employee Dave Martinez.

Baker retires from SVID after 26 years of employment

Longtime Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District employee Clair Baker has retired after 26 years of service.

'Hounds take down Mustang grapplers

PROSSER - The Grandview High School wrestling team squared its CWAC South record at 3-3 last night (Thursday), with its 45-31 win over Prosser.

Thursday, January 10

Blueline making move to Sunnyside

Blueline Manufacturing has inked a deal with the Port of Sunnyside to purchase two parcels of land at the Port's Industrial/Business Park located along East Edison Avenue.

DEATH NOTICE

SILAS EUGENE RICHARDS

SILAS EUGENE RICHARDS

College football a bit more intense for former Grandview grid standout

BILLINGS, MONT. - This past football season former Grandview grid standout Kevin Concienne helped the Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears battle to their best finish in eight years.

Chief Kamiakin fourth graders go fishing for knowledge

The smell of fish in the air was strong but the fourth graders at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School in Sunnyside didn't seem to mind. They appeared more interested in seeing the insides of a salmon.

OBITUARY

ERMA RUTH MILLER

ERMA RUTH MILLER

Wednesday, January 9

OBITUARY

SILVIA GALINDO

SILVIA GALINDO

Chaplains dedicated to serving those who serve the community

One of the biggest challenges police and fire chaplains face is the perception that they're only associated with bad news. That's not the case, says Lloyd Wicker, chaplain for Sunnyside's police and fire departments.

Grizzly wrestlers pin Kamiakin

The Sunnyside High School wrestling team improved its record to 2-0 in league and 4-2 overall last night with a 45-21 home win over CBL foe Kamiakin.

Mabton shoots past Naches

NACHES - The Mabton High School boys basketball team continued its winning ways in SCAC West league play, prevailing at Naches Valley last night by a score of 57-48.

DEATH NOTICE

SYLVIA RUIZ

SYLVIA RUIZ

"F" as in Frank

Change for a dollar, anyone?

Change for a dollar, anyone?

GUEST COLUMN

Depending on the world leaves us out of gas

Depending on the world leaves us out of gas

GUEST EDITORIAL

Technology can improve health care acess and affordability if given a chance

Technology can improve health care acess and affordability if given a chance

Mabton girls notch 50-43 overtime win

NACHES - An eight-point effort from junior Ana Jimenez in overtime last night propelled the Mabton High School girls basketball team to a 50-43 SCAC West victory over the Naches Valley Rangers.

County to sell would-be jail site

TOPPENISH - Yakima County once dreamed of building its new jail in Toppenish, even buying land there for that very purpose.

Van Wingerden leads Knights to win over Yakama Tribal

Sunnyside Christian's Melanie Van Wingerden was on fire last night, leading the Lady Knights to a 67-22 win over Yakama Tribal.

Tuesday, January 8

DEATH NOTICE

GOLDIE MAE SKIDMORE

GOLDIE MAE SKIDMORE

OBITUARY

PATTI LOU LEIFESTE

PATTI LOU LEIFESTE

Fashion Corner nearing 25th anniversary

From a small clothing store on the corner of South Sixth Street and East Edison Avenue to a 12,000 square foot store on the corner of South Sixth Street and East Decatur Avenue, Fashion Corner has made its mark in Sunnyside.

Group hides graffiti with cultural expression

A group billing itself as the Cultural Artz X-Pression project is hoping to turn around the trend of gang graffiti plaguing the Lower Valley and replace it with cultural art.

Interim city manager details aggressive agenda for Sunnyside

Hiring a city manager, developing a business park, attracting new retailers and finishing the South First Street upgrade are all on the 2008 agenda for the city of Sunnyside.

Sunnyside grad gains national spotlight

As far back as Kristina Guerrero can remember, she always wanted to be on television. She's been fulfilling her dreams for a while now but the coup de grace came just yesterday (Monday) when she started her first day with the TV magazine Inside Edition.

Grandview Council eyes new rental inspection program

GRANDVIEW - City of Grandview officials are considering a program that would closely monitor rental units.

Monday, January 7

Mabton boys edge Cle Elum Warriors

MABTON - It's a new season in the SCAC West, as Mabton, a State tourney trophy winner a year ago, had to fight this past Saturday to hold off Cle Elum, which was winless last season.

Lady Grizzlies come up short against Wildcats

Free throws proved to be the difference in Sunnyside's home loss to Eastmont this past Saturday. That and a girl named Brooke Randall, who scored 27 points for the visiting Wildcats in their 50-41 win over Sunnyside.

Life Options honors aborted babies

GRANDVIEW - For the fifth year Grandview's Life Options and a variety of volunteers honored the memory of babies whose lives were snuffed out by abortion.

OBITUARY

HERMAN EDWIN KUHLMAN

HERMAN EDWIN KUHLMAN

Library assistant moves on to military service

He grew up in the Air Force, was born at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas and is returning to the military life as a security force officer after spending his high school career and a portion of his recent years in Sunnyside.

Grizzlies fall to Eastmont, 53-34

The Sunnyside High School boys basketball team has had problems all year stringing together four solid quarters of play. It was more of the same last Saturday as the Grizzlies fell to the Eastmont Wildcats 53-34.

Early literacy station debuts at library open house

During an open house at the Sunnyside Library last Friday, the newly acquired Early Literacy Station was being used by youngsters from the community.

Pirates drop two-point game to visiting Klickitat Vandals

BICKLETON - Despite absorbing a 60-26 drubbing at the hands of Sunnyside Christian the previous night, the Bickleton Pirates this past Saturday gave the visiting Klickitat Vandals all they could handle.

Friday, January 4

DEATH NOTICE

DOMONIQUE ISAAC HINOJOSA

DOMONIQUE ISAAC HINOJOSA

Vikings even league record at 1-1

MABTON - Bouncing back from its Dec. 20 league loss to Goldendale, the Mabton High School wrestling team turned things around last against Naches Valley High School.

District finds new water supply for Outlook school

OUTLOOK - "The good news is that they have found good water," Sunnyside School Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole said of successful drilling on a new well to serve Outlook Elementary School.

Grizzly grapplers eclipse Southridge Suns

KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team cruised to a 45-18 win at Southridge yesterday, Thursday, in Columbia Basin League action.

Gross PointBlank

Going tubeless opens many doors

Going tubeless opens many doors

OBITUARY

DONALD J. MURPHY

DONALD J. MURPHY

Governor appoints Puente to state board

Sunnyside School Board Director Miguel Puente was recently appointed to Gov. Christine Gregoire's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee.

Sunnyside Safeway store to undergo $1.3 million renovation

A facelift is in store for downtown Sunnyside in the form of a $1.3 million renovation planned for the Safeway store.

GUEST EDITORIAL

Celebrity sister sets a poor example

Celebrity sister sets a poor example

Thursday, January 3

Incubator business continues to thrive

Marti Villanueva and her floral arrangements have become popular with community members familiar with her talents. Now, she has her own business in the Port of Sunnyside's incubator building.

Violent crimes down, petty thefts up in 2007 report Sunnyside police

The number of crimes reported in Sunnyside in 2007 has just been released by the Sunnyside Police Department and the statistics show violent crime is going down in Sunnyside.

Police calls up in Mabton, Grandview

Police departments in both Mabton and Grandview saw an increase in calls for service in 2007.

BIRTHS

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

DEATH NOTICE

JOSE DE JESUS PEREZ

JOSE DE JESUS PEREZ

Wednesday, January 2

BIRTHS

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

DEATH NOTICE

CATHERINE CHRISTINA TAYLOR

CATHERINE CHRISTINA TAYLOR

Eastway Video closes with a bang

After 24 years of doing business in Sunnyside, Eastway Video went out with a bang.

OBITUARY

LILLIAN ELOISE CHANDLER

LILLIAN ELOISE CHANDLER

Cuttiin to the Core

Here's to a great 2008

Here's to a great 2008

Help sought for pro-life flag planting

GRANDVIEW - Members of Grandview's Life Options, a pregnancy medical clinic, will plant 4,000 pink and blue flags at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview at 1201 Missouri Street this coming Saturday and are currently seeking volunteers to assist with the endeavor.

Midnight Live, fun with a purpose

The annual Midnight Live event was held Monday night, New Year's Eve, at Sunnyside High School.

Grandview teen dies in New Year's Day shooting

GRANDVIEW - Grandview police are currently investigating the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.

Hospital re-opens Tacoma Avenue ER entrance

Now that the construction of the Sunnyside Community Hospital Emergency Department is complete, hospital officials are asking that emergency room patients be brought to the hospital via the Tacoma Avenue entrance.