Stories for January 2009

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Friday, January 30

 

'Hounds finish at 1-8 in duals

WAPATO - In its most competitive dual match in several weeks, the Grandview Greyhound wrestling team was tied with host Wapato 30-30 last night before losing the final two matches for a 40-30 CWAC South defeat.

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BRIEFLY

Troopers plan extra patrols for Super Bowl weekend

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Grizzlies' bid for league title falls short

MOSES LAKE - The Sunnyside High School wrestling team was looking for a share of the CBBN Columbia Division title last night when the Grizzlies visited Moses Lake. But a three-pin rally by the Chiefs in the middle weights doomed Sunnyside's chances as Moses Lake won 51-14 to earn the title.

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Thursday, January 29

    

Wednesday, January 28

       

Signs hopeful for Yakima Valley tourism

YAKIMA - Following a year of recession and economic decline in 2008, Yakima Valley merchants are looking to 2009 for any sign of hope they can find in sustaining tourism to our region.

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Tuesday, January 27

  

Mayor pro tem resigns

In a surprise move last night, Sunnyside Mayor Pro Tem Bruce Epps announced his resignation from the city council effective at the end of Monday night's meeting.

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BRIEFLY

Seattle Sounders' voting promotion now underway

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Monday, January 26

    

Lady Grizzlies win

The Sunnyside High School girls basketball team watched a seven-point lead evaporate in the final minute of this past Friday's game with the Davis Pirates but then woke up in overtime to win 62-60 and pick up their first league win of the season.

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Friday, January 23

          

Thursday, January 22

    

BRIEFLY

Area students named to WSU President's list

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Wednesday, January 21

       

Tuesday, January 20

    

Life has its challenges, much like the board game

PROSSER - When Kristi Roberts, guest speaker at yesterday's Lower Valley Christian Women's Club meeting, was a youngster in Bickleton, her family enjoyed playing games. One of her favorites was the game "Life."

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Monday, January 19

 

Lady Knights run 1B league record to 3-0

Wins over Yakama Tribal and Klickitat this past weekend have made the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights the favorite to capture this year's five-team Greater Columbia 1B League crown.

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Grizzlies take first at Hoquiam tourney

HOQUIAM - Ten Sunnyside High School wrestlers placed at this past Saturday's 14-team wrestling tournament in Hoquiam, earning the Grizzlies a first place finish at the event.

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Grandview ambulance station to close

GRANDVIEW - As a result of the aftermath of federal funding woes, Prosser Memorial Hospital has announced its intention to close its ambulance station in Grandview in March.

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American Legion names Nelson policeman of the year

GRANDVIEW - Grandview American Legion Post 57 honored Hanford K-9 officer Charles E. Nelson with the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award and the Heroism Gold Medal at a belated Veterans Day dinner this past Saturday night.

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Knights split weekend games

The Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team played two league games this past weekend, beating up on Yakama Tribal Friday night 88-53 but losing to Klickitat on Saturday 41-36.

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Friday, January 16



Sunnyside Grizzlies eclipse Suns, 43-22

On a roll since a Dec. 9 loss at Wenatchee, the Sunnyside High School wrestling team picked up its seventh straight win last night with a 43-22 shellacking of the Southridge High School Suns.

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Homeless survey in Sunnyside set for Jan. 29

Those who are homeless, whether it be living in a park, with a friend, transitional housing or in an abandoned building, are invited to participate in the point in time survey planned for Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Thursday, January 15

   

Wednesday, January 14

 

4A Davis succumbs to Grizzly grapplers

Locked in a tight match with the Davis Pirates the Sunnyside High School grapplers used a four-bout swing in the lower weights to wrestle a victory from the Pirates, 38-27.

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BRIEFLY

Sunnyside names official newspaper for 2009

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FORUM

City council has let residents down

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Tuesday, January 13



Lady Vikes back on winning track

GOLDENDALE - Fresh on the heals of an agonizing Friday night loss to Granger, Mabton's Lady Vikings bounced back last night, Monday, to defeat the Goldendale Timberwolves 60-48.

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Fire razes homes on Van Belle Road

A stove malfunction is currently being eyed by Yakima County Fire District #5 firefighters as the cause for displacing five adults and four children in an afternoon fire yesterday, Monday, in the 2300 block of Van Belle Road.

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Adult entertainment laws rewritten

Although a U.S. Supreme Court decision prevents cities from banning adult entertainment businesses, Sunnyside made it more difficult for one to get started here following action taken at the city council meeting last night.

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Monday, January 12

      

Life-saving kidney donor young girl's own mother

Last year, an earnest campaign was launched to save young Laynee Schneider's life by finding a kidney donor. It turns out the life saving answer was pretty close to home in Schneider's mother, Emily Golloday.

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Veterans dinner planned

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview American Legion will be holding its delayed Veterans Day dinner this coming Saturday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Grandview Senior Center.

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Burn ban called for Yakima County

The Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority has called a burn ban for all of Yakima County that is expected to last until this coming Thursday afternoon.

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E-waste disposal made easy by state

&nIn 2006, Washington state legislators passed a bill requiring manufacturers of televisions, computers and computer monitors to pay for recycling of such products.

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Friday, January 9

 

BRIEFLY

Port commissioners gearing up for trade shows

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Thursday, January 8

   

YVCC a leader in training students for wine industry employment

GRANDVIEW - The Washington wine industry has seen dramatic growth over the past eight years. The state has grown from 150 wineries to almost 600, making Washington the second largest wine-producing state in the country. With this growth comes an increasing demand for skilled workers.

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Wednesday, January 7

  

Mabton rallies past Crusaders, 42-34

YAKIMA - The Mabton Viking boys basketball team overcame an 11-2 first quarter run by host Riverside Christian to rally for a 42-34 non-league win last night, Tuesday.

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Underwood to represent farmers

GRANDVIEW - Grandview orchardist Wes Underwood was recently elected to represent local administrative area #2 on the Yakima County Farm Service Agency committee.

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Pasco Bulldogs sweep SHS girls

Despite a 318 two-game series from Maleesha Maltos, the Sunnyside High School girls bowling team got swept 4-0 by the visiting Pasco Bulldogs yesterday afternoon.

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Tuesday, January 6

     

BRIEFLY

Port hopes to partner more closely with city on projects

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Monday, January 5

 

Grizzlies fall short against West Valley

The Sunnyside boys basketball team had no answer for West Valley 6-6 senior guard Matt Borton in the first quarter and paid the price in a 55-45 loss to the Rams this past Saturday.

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Poor first half effort dooms Lady Grizzlies

In a case of the 'two Kates' the Sunnyside High School girls varsity basketball team was beaten by the visiting West Valley Rams this past Saturday in a non-division Columbia Basin League match-up.

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Friday, January 2



BRIEFLY

Local residents urged to recycle old cell phones at Verizon outlets

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Top cops honored

Six employees with the Sunnyside Police Department were honored in early December for their service by the Sunnyside Police Association.

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