Stories for June 2008


Monday, June 30


Friday, June 27


Thursday, June 26


Wednesday, June 25


Tuesday, June 24


Justin Heiden newest Sunnyside dentist

Justin Heiden doesn't like to keep people waiting. In fact, it's a pet peeve of his if he is unable to stay on schedule, and that's good news for patients at his dental clinic, located at 412 S. 13th Street.

June 24, 2008 midnight read more..

Monday, June 23


Mikal Aberle newest volleyball coach at SHS

Mikal Aberle will be the newest Sunnyside High School volleyball coach. Aberle, who is currently finishing her studies at Central Washington University, will take over for Mhike Dumo, who resigned earlier this year.

June 23, 2008 midnight read more..

Bender ties for 70th at PGA pro championship

ATLANTA, GA. - Sunnyside Black Rock Creek Club Pro Jeff Bender gutted out rounds of 72-74-76-73 to earn a tie for 70th place honors at the 2008 PGA Professional National Championship, staged over the course of the past four days at the famous Reynold's Plantation just outside Atlanta, Ga.

June 23, 2008 midnight read more..

Friday, June 20


It's not's art!

Upon first glance at Rex Rosenberg's dental-themed art car, it's easy to think, "Ewww! Gross!" But Rosenberg's car is actually an award winning piece of art.

June 20, 2008 midnight read more..

Sharks swim circles around Wapato Whales

The Wapato Whales had the plug pulled on their pool last night, and instead of hosting a home meet against Sunnyside as originally planned, were forced to travel to the confines of the Sharks.

June 20, 2008 midnight read more..

Thursday, June 19


Wednesday, June 18

Lady Vikings hoop coach resigns

MABTON - Leaving a girls basketball program he describes as "...loaded with talent," Mabton High School Coach Mike Roettger is calling it quits.

June 18, 2008 midnight read more..

Sharks clip Piranhas, 462-359

The Sunnyside Sharks weathered their first real challenge of the season last night, claiming a hard fought 462-359 victory over the Prosser Piranhas.

June 18, 2008 midnight read more..

Hillcrest Manor eyeing big changes

Hillcrest Manor officials recently eyed property to purchase, getting a step closer to a significant change from a traditional nursing home facility to a small home concept.

June 18, 2008 midnight read more..

Tuesday, June 17

Charter rescinds request to change franchise agreement

GRANDVIEW - After running into some opposition from Grandview City Council members not happy with Charter Communication closing its store in the city, the cable company has rescinded a request to amend the franchise agreement it has with the city.

June 17, 2008 midnight read more..

Goodwill set to move to new site

Come mid-July, Goodwill Industries will move its retail store from Yakima Valley Highway in Sunnyside to 2840 E. Lincoln Ave., and hopes are high that the move will prompt more local donations.

June 17, 2008 midnight read more..

Monday, June 16


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Tuesday, June 10


G'view athletic code revised

GRANDVIEW - Grandview School District Athletic Director Ken Murray addressed athletic code revisions, which were approved by the school board Monday night.

June 10, 2008 midnight read more..

Monday, June 9

Tri-Cities golfers 'Christie' winners

Randy Lee and Chris Indall, as close as you can get to being scratch golfers, bested the 31-team field this past weekend at the 2008 Bill Christie Memorial Two-Man Best Ball Tournament, staged at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

June 9, 2008 midnight read more..

Grads shine at Grandview commencement ceremony

GRANDVIEW - With a slight wind and plenty of sunshine, the 133 members of the Grandview High School class of 2008 participated in its commencement ceremonies at Rich Leenhouts Stadium this past Saturday.

June 9, 2008 midnight read more..

Friday, June 6


Lower Valley garden tour to benefit Life Options

GRANDVIEW - Five gardens will be featured in the Life Options Lower Valley Garden Tour, allowing those on the tour to take in brightly colored flower beds, water features that will amaze, garden structures that provide a sense of peace and serenity, and many delightful garden accents.

June 6, 2008 midnight read more..

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Monday, June 2


Living the American dream

MABTON - When Arturo Salazar immigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1976, his first housing was a gated tent on a farm where he earned $2.50 an hour.

June 2, 2008 midnight read more..