YAKIMA - The signature event for Enterprise for Progress In the Community (EPIC), Playhouses on Parade, is returning for its seventh season. This year's event is being kicked off August 1 at the Vintiques Car Show held at State Fair Park in Yakima, where one of the playhouses will be on display. There will be a playhouse at several community events over the course of the next two months.July 31, 2009 midnight read more..
The Grandview Police Department served an arrest warrant here in Sunnyside yesterday, Thursday, at about 8 a.m. in connection with a stolen property probe.July 31, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A senior teaching seniors. That's what Grandview High School senior Tolan Barrett is doing for his high school senior project, teaching the secrets of the internet to senior citizens.July 31, 2009 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Sharks were unable to derail Toppenish's perfect Mid-Valley Summer Swim League season.July 30, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council accepted the city's six-year Transportation Improvement Plan at its regularly scheduled meeting last night.July 29, 2009 midnight read more..
MOSES LAKE - A first-place finish at the Moses Lake Country Club last week nearly cements a third straight senior golf tour championship for the Sunnyside Black Rock Creek team.July 29, 2009 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - The Bickleton School Board met last night and adopted the district's 2009-10 budget.July 28, 2009 midnight read more..
INDIANAPOLIS - Bob W. Hall, an agent for New York Life Insurance Company in Eastern Washington, has earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for 2009. Achieving membership is a distinguishing life insurance career milestone, attained only by those who have demonstrated superior professional knowledge, experience and client service.July 28, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Two newcomers and one familiar face are vying to replace Grandview City Councilwoman Jan McDonald.July 27, 2009 midnight read more..
There are three candidates running for the Sunnyside School Board Director 2 position being vacated by Joanne Kilian.July 27, 2009 midnight read more..
Three candidates are in the race for the Sunnyside City Council District Two seat come the primary election next month.July 27, 2009 midnight read more..
Seven juveniles and one adult were arrested early this morning, Friday, after when police say two of the juveniles robbed a convenience store in SunnysideJuly 24, 2009 midnight read more..
For the first time in a very long time Kaylyn Jongsma will don a dress. In fact, one of the reasons why Jongsma's vying for the Miss Sunnyside title is because the athlete wants to show the community an entirely different side of her.July 24, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In the spring of 2008 members of Grandview's city council, school district, chamber of commerce, port district and the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo board gathered for discussions on steps toward making Country Park more marketable.July 24, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - A juvenile court judge set bail at $2 million for an Outlook teen suspected of trying to kill two Yakima County Sheriff's deputies last Monday night.July 23, 2009 midnight read more..
Growing up in communist Poland and then Canada, Sunnyside Community Hospital's Dr. Michael Gawlik knows a little about national health care.July 23, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Although the Mabton School District is losing some levy equalization funds for the 2009-10 school year, funds from the U.S. stimulus package are expected to help cover any shortfalls.July 22, 2009 midnight read more..
Mabton's Serapio Herrera is one of 20 Central Washington residents to receive the Central Washington Catholic Foundation's Lifetime of Service award, also known as the Francis Eugene Cardinal George Medallion award.July 22, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District has been building a reserve fund for some time with the thought of eventually expanding its office operations, SVID Manager Jim Trull said.July 21, 2009 midnight read more..
Bombs are not detonated in real life as seen on television, according to Washington State Patrol Sergeant Tom Foster.July 21, 2009 midnight read more..
At approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday (Sunday) the Yakima County Sheriff's Office was alerted to a drive-by shooting in the 10 block of Second Street in Outlook.July 20, 2009 midnight read more..
When Sunnyside veterinarian Mike Wedam told six visiting Afghanistan veterinarians that when he is on call he has potentially 50,000 patients from dairy and beef cattle alone, they could only shake their heads and smile.July 20, 2009 midnight read more..
PULLMAN - Grandview Junior Miss Marlee Andrews will join 21 other high school seniors from across the state in Pullman on Tuesday, July 28, to vie for the title of Washington's Junior Miss for 2009-10. Along with the title the Junior Misses will compete for $8,800 in college scholarships.July 17, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler trekked to the Yakima Valley Community College campus in Yakima yesterday to address health care reform.July 16, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Youth ages 14-20 often find themselves seeking summer jobs. This year, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has made that search easier for youth in the Yakima Valley.July 16, 2009 midnight read more..
She enjoys traveling to distant lands, learning about different cultures and gaining new experiences.July 15, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council received a bit of good news last night from interim city clerk Ret Stewart, the first good news received in what seems like a long time.July 15, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After seven years with the Grandview School District, Angie Ozuna will take the helm at Mabton's Artz-Fox Elementary school to start the 2009-10 school year.July 14, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview Middle School student Kaysie Kollmar has been selected to represent her school this fall in Washington D.C.July 14, 2009 midnight read more..
Following a slight hiccup, in which a local resident questioned the legality of last night's earlier start time for the Sunnyside City Council, Greg Prothman of Prothman Company delved right into a suggested interim city manager for the city: Doug Robinson, who served as Kelso's city manager for 17 years. Prior to that, Robinson served in Silverton, Ore. for 15 years.July 14, 2009 midnight read more..
The young ladies on Sunnyside High School's rally squad earlier this year found themselves without an advisor because of the resignation of longtime coach Suzi Carpino.July 14, 2009 midnight read more..
Despite high temperatures this past weekend approximately 50 athletes competed in the Cancer Society Benefit Tennis Tournament, sponsored by the Sunnyside Tennis Club.July 13, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A health fair held this past Saturday in Grandview brought together more than 20 different agencies that can offer citizens much needed resources.July 13, 2009 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek team of senior golfers earned a runner-up finish last Wednesday at the sixth stop on the 2009 Mid-Columbia Senior Golf Tour.July 13, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - With Catholic Charities Housing Services Director Mario Villanueva and New Life Homes Program Director Isabel Garcia giving a brief presentation to the Mabton City Council, the city's $665,000 community development block grant was closed out after a public hearing last night.July 10, 2009 midnight read more..
Looking for ways in which it might better serve the community and its youth, Sunnyside Transformation Lower Valley a couple of months ago began forming partnerships with various organizations in the community.July 10, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - An exhaustive six-month audit report released this week by the State Auditor's office claims Mabton Mayor Velva Herrera benefited from her title and allowed others to benefit from her decisions as mayor.July 9, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - After more than three hours of testimony last night, Yakima County commissioners got the message that residents are up in arms about a wildlife habitat proposal.July 8, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's girls outscored their counterparts from Prosser by a 222-point margin last night, leading the Sharks to a tightly contested 426.5-390.5 win over the visiting Piranhas.July 8, 2009 midnight read more..
A Sunnyside native and long time resident of the Yakima Valley has been selected by the Obama administration to direct the United States Department of Agriculture's Washington State Office of Rural Development.July 7, 2009 midnight read more..
After a nine-year ministry in Coos Bay, Ore., Pastor Jorge Huerta and his family are making Sunnyside their home, where Huerta serves as the new pastor of Iglesia El Calvaria, a Spanish-language Assembly of God Church at 1810 Morgan Road.July 3, 2009 midnight read more..
Slip into your coziest slippers and relaxing attire, grab your favorite drink for settling down, slip "New York Rendezvous" into the CD player and settle down to a relaxing evening at home.July 3, 2009 midnight read more..
Taking to the stage and dancing her heart away is Jaylyn Cervantes' idea of nirvana. That's why she's selected a jazz dance routine to Lady Gaga for the talent portion of the Miss Sunnyside Pageant to be staged in September.July 3, 2009 midnight read more..
14-year-old Lorenzo Carbajal of Sunnyside isn't much of a talker. Around people he doesn't know, he comes across as a bit reserved, a little unsure of himself.July 2, 2009 midnight read more..
SEATTLE - Sunnyside's Isley Gonzalez finished third in last Saturday's first ever Rock 'N' Roll half marathon in Seattle, earning up to $5,000 in the process.July 1, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview's Tara Collins outlasted nearly 32,000 people before being ousted from the International Bowling Karaoke Superstar competition in Las Vegas, staged June 21.July 1, 2009 midnight read more..
This season the Sunnyside Museum is featuring new displays: whimsical woodcarvings created by area artists.July 1, 2009 midnight read more..