Sunnyside Recreation Director Sandra Medrano has turned in her resignation to the city of Sunnyside, effective Aug. 10.July 31, 2008 midnight read more..
Trucking could be considered the life line of America. Without it, goods would sit on loading docks somewhere, unable to get to market.July 31, 2008 midnight read more..
Yakima County Fire District #5 extinguished a large grass fire in the 5600 block of SR-241, just north of Sunnyside, yesterday (Wednesday) just after noon.July 31, 2008 midnight read more..
OUTLOOK - Some of the stories are sure to be exaggerated, other tales will most likely have different endings, depending on who is spinning the yarn. But one thing is certain, those who attend this coming Sunday's Outlook school reunion will revel in the memories of years gone by.July 31, 2008 midnight read more..
PROSSER - High point age division winners Leah Blakney, Ty Hobbick, Mackenzie Gant, Chris McKinney and Ruthie Watkins spearheaded Prosser's drive in capturing the 2008 Mid-Valley Summer Swim League championship crown this past weekend.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside community members have much to anticipate this year during the National Night Out observance.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Since he was a young child, Sunnyside's Joe Rodriguez has been singing and now he has hopes of becoming the next American Idol.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
It was 1978 and a young Dr. Richard Kirk had a vision.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Getting rid of plastic pesticide containers has just gotten a whole lot easier for farmers and licensed fertilizer and chemical dealers now that Dave's Recycling Center in Grandview has expanded its services.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Two percent or less of asbestos has been found in the burnt remnants of a downtown grocery store in Grandview.July 29, 2008 midnight read more..
The Attorney General's Public Counsel Section, which represents the public in utility rate cases, wants Pacific Power customers to tell state decision-makers what they think about the company's proposal to raise rates.July 28, 2008 midnight read more..
This past Friday and Saturday community members turned out for a conference provided by Transformation Sunnyside at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.July 28, 2008 midnight read more..
When Hannah Marro was just three years old, she was encouraged to dress up in an outfit that told the world what she wanted to be when she grew up. For the then-wee-one, the answer was simple enough: Marro donned a tiara, pretending to be Miss Sunnyside. Now, 13 years later, Marro just may get to don a tiara following the 2008 pageant this coming September.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Bob Sarmiento Sr. has been on the Sunnyside sports scene for the past 28 years.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
KENT - Race after race, weekend-in and weekend-out for the most part, he's spent the last 22-plus years roaring down a quarter-mile strip of asphalt in all of about 10 seconds. During that two-decade span, the Sunnyside drag racer has earned five NHRA Pacific Northwest Division 6 titles, as well as two "Shootout" championships.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
When a volcano erupted on Alaska's Aleutian Islands earlier this month, memories from 65 years ago came flooding back for Sunnyside's William Amsden.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
MOSES LAKE - The Black Rock Creek team was back at it again this past Tuesday, scoring another victory on this year's Columbia Basin Senior Golf Tour.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
With a blue grass band pickin' and grinin' in the background and a barbecue style dinner from Snipes Mountain Brewing Inc., banking officials celebrated the grand opening of Sunnyside's Columbia River Bank last night, Thursday.July 25, 2008 midnight read more..
New dance routines and how to break a board with a fist were some of the things the Sunnyside High School Grizzliettes learned while at the Thunderbird Dance Camp in Portland in early July.July 24, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Life Options has been conducting its annual baby bottle drive for more than seven years and this year's fundraising efforts are proving successful for the non-profit organization.July 24, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview Junior Miss Cheyen Schenck is gearing up for state competition, slated to take place Aug. 2 in Pullman.July 23, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton Mayor Velva Herrera has more than doubled Mabton Police Chief Robert Perales's pay and increased his hours without council approval, city council members learned last night, Tuesday.July 23, 2008 midnight read more..
Chuck Shoemaker has made himself somewhat of a mainstay in the community of Sunnyside since he began practicing law here in 1975.July 22, 2008 midnight read more..
Call Me Inc. opened for business in Sunnyside approximately one month ago.July 22, 2008 midnight read more..
What are the laws regarding motorcycle safety and most specifically, motorcycle helmets?July 22, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - August is traditionally the hottest month of the year but Grandview residents won't find any relief at the city pool after Aug. 7.July 22, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Juan Guerrero and Candice Flores easily bested the field at this year's "Love Is" couples golf tournament, staged this past Saturday and Sunday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.July 21, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - With the elimination of Grandview's animal control officer position, is a major dog problem looming on the horizon?July 21, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Yakima Health District officials are reporting that a pool of 50 mosquitoes trapped near Grandview earlier this month have tested positive for West Nile virus.July 21, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club's new president, Sandra Rivera, says she feels it is important to increase membership in the group.July 21, 2008 midnight read more..
Seven migrant students from Sunnyside High School recently were awarded the experience to travel to Washington D.C. and take part in the Bert Corona Leadership Institute.July 18, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW- Members of the Grandview, Prosser and Sunnyside chambers of commerce were afforded entertainment, door prizes, local cuisine and wine from incubator wineries at Yakima Valley Community College's Viticulture Center last night, Thursday.July 18, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview residents could begin seeing more stray animals on their streets and the city will be a little less festive during the holidays thanks to budget cuts authorized by the Grandview City Council Tuesday night at a special meeting.July 17, 2008 midnight read more..
After spending nearly his whole life in the Sunnyside area, Francisco Guerrero will now help plan the direction of the city.July 17, 2008 midnight read more..
Each quarter, Yakima Valley Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement by placing students on the President's honor roll list or the Dean's honor roll list.July 17, 2008 midnight read more..
Kaitlyn Broersma breaks two recordsJuly 14, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Mackenzie Charvet has spent most summers of her life hanging out in swimming pools to beat the heat. Today, she works as manager of the Grandview swimming pool.July 11, 2008 midnight read more..
At long last, the ground was broken yesterday at the soon-to-be Swofford Halma medical clinic, to be located at the Port of Sunnyside's industrial/business park on East Edison Avenue.July 11, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Sun Terrace staff bid farewell to fellow co-worker Sandy Ramirez yesterday, Thursday, who is not only a med-tech at the facility but an Army National Guard soldier about to be deployed to Iraq.July 11, 2008 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Jack Kellum of Prosser shot a handicap-aided 59 this past Wednesday to lead the Sunnyside Black Rock Creek team to a first place finish at Richland's Columbia Point course, the sixth stop on this summer's Columbia Basin Senior Golf Tour.July 11, 2008 midnight read more..
Unemployed workers in Washington who have run out of unemployment benefits may be eligible for an additional 13 weeks from the Washington State Employment Security Department.July 10, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Eight years ago, Robert "Connie" Sandoval suffered a stroke and her family was told she'd likely be a "vegetable" after an ensuing surgery. But in the past six years, Sandoval has found a reason to get out of bed every morning: she's a foster grandparent at the Alice Grant Learning Center in Mabton.July 10, 2008 midnight read more..
MOSCOW, IDAHO - University of Idaho senior Aileen Rice likes change.July 10, 2008 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Planning Commission recommended last night, Tuesday, that nearly 17 acres at the intersection of Highway 241 and Sheller Road should be annexed into the city as high density residential property.July 9, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In communities rocked by disaster, they're known as the "green shirts." Here at home, people like Grandview's Jerry and Marge Vrieling are likely known as dedicated Christians excited about improving the lives of those impacted by disaster.July 9, 2008 midnight read more..
Members of the Sunnyside High School Class of 1978 are reminded to make reservations for their reunion dinner planned for Saturday, July 19, at the Sunnyside Eagles. Classmates should RSVP to Jean (Hale) Grubenhoff at 837-8508 or Kim Taylor Morris at 837-3778.July 9, 2008 midnight read more..
New City Manager Eric Swansen detailed the city's impending 2009 budget challenges for Sunnyside Rotarians yesterday, Monday.July 8, 2008 midnight read more..
PROSSER - A selection committee made up of one representative from each of the state's viticultural regions recently chose the late Stan Clarke, a former Lower Valley resident, as this year's inductee into the Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame.July 8, 2008 midnight read more..
The body of a young woman was found in a Sunnyside irrigation canal this past Friday, July 4. The Yakima County Sheriff's office says it received a call just before 8 p.m. Friday when someone said they saw the body floating in the canal near the 5500 block of Emerald Road.July 7, 2008 midnight read more..
Just a couple of months after he and the city of Sunnyside settled a long-standing boundary dispute, Prosser contractor Tom Paul was at it again last week, filing a suit in federal court claiming the city had infringed on his civil rights.July 7, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Eyeballing the need for a Life Options center in Sunnyside and an increase in abstinence awareness programs, Life Options board of directors and the organization's executive director, Jan McDonald, are currently seeking funds to make it all a go.July 3, 2008 midnight read more..
SELAH - Dominating the younger age division races, the Sunnyside Sharks picked up a 427-407 victory at Selah last night.July 2, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview's Ralph Janshen has a four-legged solution to the rising cost of fuel: a horse.July 2, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - "I want the troops to know we care," said Mary Gamino, a senior at Grandview High School this coming fall.July 2, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview firefighters remain on scene at 206 Avenue A, the Wild River Foods potato processing plant, that caught fire at about 9 a.m. yesterday morning, Tuesday.July 2, 2008 midnight read more..
Foreign exchange student Barbara Muellauer's year in Sunnyside is almost over and on Monday she highlighted her stay for the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club.July 1, 2008 midnight read more..
There's a new face for military veterans in the county to become familiar with: David Brown has filled a newly created position for Yakima County's Veterans Program.July 1, 2008 midnight read more..
LYNNWOOD - Hoping to continue their service promoting the dairy industry in Washington, Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador Julie Wedam and her alternate, Alyssa Boogerd, joined eight other young ladies to compete for the Washington State Dairy Ambassador crown this past weekend.July 1, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A blaze that started this morning (Tuesday) shortly after 9 a.m. at Grandview's Wind River Foods processing plant drew valley firefighters from as far away as Yakima and Union Gap.July 1, 2008 midnight read more..