Numerous Lower Valley students have earned a spot on the President's List for the fall quarter at Yakima Valley Community College.December 31, 2009 2:29 p.m. read more..
Carol Stone might be leaving the Sunnyside City Council but the long-time resident promises to stay active in city politics and anything else she feels will help the city of Sunnyside.December 31, 2009 2:29 p.m. read more..
The economic recession was one of the most prominent news stories of 2009, with good reason, as more Washingtonians were unemployed, more received unemployment benefits and more sought job-search assistance than ever before.December 31, 2009 2:21 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside High School boys basketball team built up a strong lead in the first half of play last night against Prosser and then held off a Mustang charge to pull away in the end and win 61-50 in the non-league matchup.December 31, 2009 2:21 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - The Mabton High School varsity wrestling team usually goes to Freeman this time of year for an annual tournament. However, due to a housing snafu the Vikings had to cancel and instead ended up competing in yesterday's Hanford Winter Cup for junior varsities.December 30, 2009 4:15 p.m. read more..
Lacking a policy regarding how the city of Sunnyside handles public records requests, the Sunnyside City Council approved a resolution at last night's meeting addressing this issue.December 29, 2009 3:40 p.m. read more..
Every January, the Washington State tobacco quit line experiences an increase in calls from people looking for help with their New Year's resolution to quit smoking.December 29, 2009 3:38 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital has unveiled a new "state of the art" CT scanner as part of continued upgrades to the diagnostic imaging department.December 29, 2009 3:35 p.m. read more..
Staff from hospitals in Sunnyside and Prosser weighed in on the latest health care legislation now making its way through Congress.December 28, 2009 2:16 p.m. read more..
Soroptimist International of the Lower Yakima Valley, a volunteer organization for business and professional women, presented its Ruby Award for "Women Helping Women" recently to Sister Mary Rita Rohde of Sunnyside's Nuestra Casa.December 24, 2009 1 p.m. read more..
WALLA WALLA - It was nearly over before it started. The hapless DeSales Irish were no match for the Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team last night, falling behind 24-2 in the first quarter enroute to dropping a 75-33 non-league decision to the visiting Knights.December 24, 2009 12:52 p.m. read more..
Heriberto Saucedo, the teenager accused of killing 16-year-old Chelsie Stoneking of Grandview, will be tried in adult court.December 24, 2009 12:47 p.m. read more..
QUINCY - The Lady 'Hounds fell last night to Quincy, 56-55.December 23, 2009 3:06 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Housing Authority will increase the rents of some of its federal housing units next year.December 22, 2009 2:58 p.m. read more..
Houses, cars and other assets used to support criminal gang activity could be seized by law enforcement, forfeited and sold under legislation proposed by Reps. Norm Johnson and Charles Ross.December 22, 2009 2:56 p.m. read more..
The escape in September of the man charged with killing a Sunnyside-area woman prompted the state of Washington to tighten restrictions on field trips by patients in state psychiatric hospitals.December 21, 2009 3:26 p.m. read more..
After a comfortable 68-41 win at East Valley this past Friday, the Grandview Greyhound boys basketball team withstood a furious rally by visiting Othello on Saturday before prevailing 71-61 to remain undefeated in CWAC South play.December 21, 2009 3:16 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - With the goal of exposing students to a formal dining experience, the staff at Compass High School in Grandview annually remedies that through its annual Christmas dinner.December 21, 2009 3:13 p.m. read more..
Angela Watts served as the messenger at Thursday night's Sunnyside School Board meeting in terms of delivering the bad news about Governor Christine Gregoire's budget proposal and what it could mean for the district should it be approved.December 18, 2009 4 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside, Mabton and Grandview school districts are advising community members and students to take advantage of H1N1 vaccinations now available, according to the district nurses.December 18, 2009 3:59 p.m. read more..
The operation of traffic lights at two intersections along South First Street is all that's hindering the completion of the approximate $6 million renovation project.December 17, 2009 4:01 p.m. read more..
Chances are, he'll be checking his list twice this coming Saturday to see who's been naughty or nice.December 17, 2009 4 p.m. read more..
A petition being circulated by a group of Sunnyside citizens calling on the Sunnyside City Council to listen to findings from two investigations into workplace strife at city hall was given to Sunnyside Mayor Paul Garcia last night (Monday).December 15, 2009 4:13 p.m. read more..
It's been a long time coming but for Dennis Duim the wait is almost over.December 14, 2009 3:27 p.m. read more..
For the past few years the leadership students at Sunnyside High School have been promoting random drug testing among the students, and headway is being made.December 11, 2009 3:12 p.m. read more..
BICKLETON - Bickleton's Katelynn Clinton last night led the Lady Pirates varsity to a 50-44 victory over Mabton's JV team for the second time in less than a week, scoring a game-high 29 points and totaling 15 rebounds Thursday evening.December 11, 2009 3:03 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - Sunnyside's Sheila Hazzard took on the persona of Mother Mary this past Monday at the Lower Valley Christian Women's Club meeting, detailing a fresh perspective of Christ's birth in observance of the Christmas season.December 11, 2009 2:54 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - As part of the process in seeking a Community Development Block Grant, the city of Grandview held a public hearing this past Monday night.December 10, 2009 4:23 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - The Sunnyside High School dance team, the Grizzliettes, took third place honors in the pom division at last Saturday's competition at Hanford High School.December 10, 2009 4:19 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - Some days the shot is there, others the pocket is nowhere to be found.December 10, 2009 4:16 p.m. read more..
MABTON - The 37th annual Christmas holiday dinner for Mabtonites, age 50 and older, will be served up this coming Sunday, Dec. 13, at Artz-Fox Elementary School.December 10, 2009 4:15 p.m. read more..
Scott Beyer, attorney for the City of Sunnyside, was tasked last month with determining if two members of the Sunnyside Planning Commission should recuse themselves regarding the application of the appearance of fairness doctrine.December 9, 2009 4:05 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - A horrible first quarter, combined with poor second and third quarters, proved to be the downfall for the Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies last night, Tuesday, as they fell to Grandview 47-37.December 9, 2009 3:58 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Before the Grandview City Council approved the city's 2010 preliminary budget last night (Monday), Mayor Norm Childress shared, "This budget is not cast in stone, and if there is something we feel isn't going right, we have opportunities to amend it if we choose."December 8, 2009 2:44 p.m. read more..
Two new housing starts led the way as building starts topped $400,000 in November in the city of Sunnyside.December 8, 2009 2:38 p.m. read more..
The Bickleton Lady Pirates varsity opened their season with two victories this past weekend.December 7, 2009 1:53 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Presbyterian Church in conjunction with "The Compassionate Friends," a group dedicated to supporting those grieving the loss of a child, will host a candlelight vigil Sunday, Dec. 13, to honor children who have died.December 7, 2009 1:43 p.m. read more..
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Readiness to Learn caseworkers are all about helping families in need. This Christmas season they are seeking to provide toys for children in the community.December 4, 2009 3:24 p.m. read more..
Plan ahead and be prepared is the advice of the Sunnyside Post Office when it comes to sending mail to loved ones during the Christmas holiday.December 4, 2009 3:23 p.m. read more..
Dr. Steven Lee of Sunnyside has treated numerous patients afflicted by breast cancer. Based on that experience, he doesn't side with the recent recommendations provided by the federal government's Preventative Services Task Force.December 3, 2009 4:05 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - Having worked diligently to celebrate Granger's centennial year, members of the Granger Centennial Committee decided the community is in need of a historical society.December 2, 2009 4:16 p.m. read more..
After practicing for the past two weeks the Sunnyside High School boys basketball team opened up preseason play with two wins last night at the Sunnyside Jamboree.December 2, 2009 4:09 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Sunnyside High School girls basketball team opened the 2009-10 high school season with two losses last night in Grandview at the opening jamboree.December 1, 2009 2:27 p.m. read more..
When Ben Macy and Shawn VanWinkle were little boys, they scrimped and saved to buy a Nintendo game system. They swapped it back and forth every Sunday at church. Today, that childhood friendship has blossomed into a joint business venture with the opening of Flicks & Games in Sunnyside.December 1, 2009 2:22 p.m. read more..