St. Joseph's gym in Sunnyside was turned into a veritable mall for services and assistance to homeless people in the area yesterday during the fifth annual Point In Time homeless census in Yakima County.January 30, 2009 midnight read more..
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.January 30, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside port officials and city council members and staff met together last night, Wednesday, to put their heads together in forming a more productive partnership.January 29, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council heard an offer to settle an unfair labor practice complaint brought by former Mabton Police Chief Robert Perales.January 28, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW -Barb Olmstead has written many stories of Grandview's history throughout the years, and last night she shared some of that history at the first of five presentations to be provided through May, commemorating the community's centennial year.January 28, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the rebuilding of a downtown Grandview grocery store razed by a late summer fire is beginning to take shape.January 27, 2009 midnight read more..
An A+, 100 percent, acing the test, or in the case of Hillcrest and Grandview Health Care Center nursing homes, scoring five out of five stars on a recent federal review of their facilities.January 27, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School senior Kevin Wilson knew he had to complete his Eagle Scout project to actually become an Eagle Scout but wasn't quite sure what to do.January 26, 2009 midnight read more..
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.January 26, 2009 midnight read more..
Former Sunnysider Tony Magana is taking a shot at fame with American Idol.January 23, 2009 midnight read more..
The time for talking is over, says Sunnyside Police Chief Ed Radder, it's time to take action in addressing the problem of criminal gangs.January 23, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside police arrested a Sunnyside man this past Wednesday in connection with a Jan. 3 slaying in Sunnyside.January 23, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Approximately 40 people protested against the return of Police Chief Robert Perales outside City Hall in Granger yesterday afternoon.January 23, 2009 midnight read more..
SPOKANE - With her reign coming to an end next month, Miss Spokane Allyssa Fennell, a 2004 Sunnyside Christian High School graduate, is excited to use the experiences she's had in the past year to broaden her future horizons.January 23, 2009 midnight read more..
This past Tuesday, Jeff Barrom of Argus Insurance presented Sunnyside School District nurses with safety sacks to help students with life threatening illnesses keep track of emergency medications better.January 22, 2009 midnight read more..
Little did Jenny Sanders know that when she began working at Hillcrest Manor 17 years ago as a certified nurse's aide she'd one day become the Director of Nursing.January 22, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In an effort to expand participation, Life Options in Grandview will forego its annual golf fundraiser for a two-mile fundraising walk, slated for April 25.January 20, 2009 midnight read more..
Budding scientists at Sierra Vista Middle School got an interesting lesson in the dynamics of hot and cold air this past Friday when they were able to launch handcrafted tape and tissue paper hot air balloons.January 20, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Sometimes learning a new subject isn't just about opening a book and studying. Sometimes it takes a practical, hands-on approach to truly grasp the concept.January 20, 2009 midnight read more..
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.January 19, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - A 20-year-old Sunnyside man will most likely spend at least five years in prison after being found guilty yesterday in a Yakima court of three felonies and one gross misdemeanor.January 16, 2009 midnight read more..
A 28-year-old Sunnyside woman was arrested this past Saturday when police said they found several types of drugs in her possession.January 15, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School students attend statewide honor band event in Seattle by Jennie McGhanJanuary 15, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A couple of Seattle Mariners, joined by the Mariner Moose, made a stop in Grandview yesterday at McClure Elementary School as part of a "Dream Team" mission aimed at keeping kids healthy, safe and sound.January 14, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council heard from citizens at last night's meeting questioning whether the council did all it could to work out a deal with former police chief Robert Perales.January 14, 2009 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - The 2009 legislative session convened in Olympia this past Monday. Amidst the ceremony that always surrounds the first week is talk of how the Legislature will fill the gaping budget hole.January 14, 2009 midnight read more..
With the help of his co-workers, Dan Huff celebrated 30 years of working for Northwest Farm Credit Services.January 13, 2009 midnight read more..
An otherwise slow month for December building starts in Sunnyside was paced by a new commercial medical building for Planned Parenthood that was given the go ahead by city planners. The building, located at 2934 Covey Lane in Sunnyside, will measure 3,330 square feet when completed.January 13, 2009 midnight read more..
Local geography bee champ hopes to advance to state contestJanuary 13, 2009 midnight read more..
Despite record snowfall accumulations across Washington during the past month, the statewide mountain snowpack is average for this time of the year, according to USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service.January 12, 2009 midnight read more..
The state of Washington has taken a pounding in the past couple of days with lots of snowfall followed by warm weather and several inches of rain.January 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Washingtonians are weathering the economic recession that is currently gripping the nation far better than many of their countrymen.January 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside on board with proposed Yakima Valley gang task forceJanuary 8, 2009 midnight read more..
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.January 8, 2009 midnight read more..
PROSSER - Do you have a penchant for poetry, a passion for prose and a desire to enrich your knowledge about Latin American culture?January 7, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - What started out last summer as a vacation Bible school project in making blankets for Project Linus has grown into an ongoing ministry at Grandview Christian Church.January 7, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - This year, Grandview celebrates its 100th anniversary and the centennial observance was kicked off with a proclamation from City Council Monday, followed by a brief history of the city's founding fathers.January 6, 2009 midnight read more..
Now that 2008 has come to pass, how did Lower Valley cities fare when it comes to crime? Sunnyside, Grandview and Mabton saw a collective decline in major crimes.January 5, 2009 midnight read more..
Gunfire erupted at the AM/PM convenience store in Sunnyside Saturday night that left one man dead and two wounded.January 5, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - It looks like Mabton Police Chief Robert Perales is still on the job, despite the fact that his part-time position was cut during the 2009 budget process. But perhaps the most baffling thing is the reason why: because Mabton Mayor Velva Herrera said so.January 5, 2009 midnight read more..
FREEMAN - "We had a pretty good day," said Mabton wrestling Coach John Kilian of this past Saturday's third place performance at the Freeman Winter Classic.January 5, 2009 midnight read more..
Wanting to give youngsters in Lower Yakima Valley communities a positive outlet, Round 3 Boxing Founder Hiram Cantu began seeking support from law enforcement, school districts and municipal leaders in 2007.January 2, 2009 midnight read more..