News for Friday, July 25, 2008



Cribbage players to compete next week

A series of American Cribbage Congress sanctioned tournaments will be staged in Sunnyside next week, from Wednesday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 3.

Columbia River Bank hosts grand opening in grand style

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.

Jennie's Journey

When it comes to city budget cutting, leave our pools alone

When it comes to city budget cutting, leave our pools alone

Silverwood adds new roller coaster

ATHOL, IDAHO - Silverwood Theme Park has added a new steel roller coaster, which is now the park's largest, tallest and costliest single attraction ever.

Miss Sunnyside candidate Hannah Marro

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.

Long-time sports buff appointed to parks and recreation commission

Bob Sarmiento Sr. has been on the Sunnyside sports scene for the past 28 years.

Lower Valley linksters best the competition at senior golf tour stop

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.

S'side speedster runner-up at national drag racing event

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.



Local men complete 200-mile bike ride

What started out as a way to get in shape turned into a 200-mile odyssey for four local men.


Terrorist watch lists shold protect, not punish

Terrorist watch lists shold protect, not punish


Vulnerability makes a true hero

Vulnerability makes a true hero

Volcanic eruption prompts war time memories for Sunnyside man

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.




Pig roast, dance

Sunnyside's Holy Trinity Episcopal Church is inviting local residents to experience a great gathering under the stars on Saturday, Aug. 9.