YAKIMA - A fifth place performance by junior Kennedy Sarmiento, as well as a sixth place effort by sophomore Andrew Daley and an eighth place finish from senior Sarah Kilian highlighted the day for the Sunnyside High School track and field team last Saturday.March 31, 2009 midnight read more..
WENATCHEE - Sophomore Jacob Bos posted his lowest round of the year yesterday, leading the Sunnyside High School boys golf team with an 18-over-par 87 at the Jack Barnes Golf Invitational.March 31, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - For the 12th consecutive year, Grandview has been designated a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation because of its commitment to forestry.March 31, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Firefighter Dennis Blumer was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for maintaining his national certification as a paramedic for the past 20 years.March 30, 2009 midnight read more..
Ever wonder how to properly dispose of your computer and monitor? Wonder no more. Sunnyside Christian Thrift Shop recently signed on to be an "e-cycle" site through the E-Cycle Washington program.March 30, 2009 midnight read more..
Three rounds of 6-over-par 78 carded by Prosser's Devin Bender, Chad Hancock and Wade French propelled the Mustangs to capture top honors at last Friday's Grandview Invitational, staged at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.March 30, 2009 midnight read more..
Alianette Damian, known as Alia to family and friends, has big brown eyes a person could get lost in. She likes to laugh and her eyes light up when she sees her older brother coming towards her.March 27, 2009 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside Grizzlies girls and boys tennis teams lost 4-3 and 5-2, respectively, to the visiting Davis Pirates yesterday.March 27, 2009 midnight read more..
Lots of youngsters dream of one day becoming astronauts and traveling to space. For one lucky Sunnyside student that dream just moved a little closer towards reality.March 26, 2009 midnight read more..
Earlier this week U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state will receive more than $40 million for public housing improvement projects throughout the state as part of the American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.March 26, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The history of the Lower Yakima Valley can be traced back to individuals and families willing to homestead in what was once an unsettled land.March 26, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After initial testing of soil samples from an illegal dumping ground on the property at 1501 Bethany Road north of Grandview, Joye Redfield-Wilder of the Washington Department of Ecology said, "Initial lab results were for a specific contaminant and not conclusive."March 26, 2009 midnight read more..
Not long ago Sunnyside's Promise was asked to put action to their words. They've been busy doing just that when it comes to planning projects hoped to impact the community's efforts to reduce the number of youth becoming involved in gang activity.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
When Patricia Benitez learned her father was terminally ill, she immediately set about leaving her community of Alfaco Mulco Estado in Mexico to come be at his side at Hillcrest Manor in Sunnyside. Little did she know she'd have to overcome numerous obstacles just to get here.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
WALLA WALLA - Sophomore Nathan Espinoza, shooting bogey-like golf, carded an 89 in leading the Sunnyside Grizzlies at yesterday's Columbia Basin Big Nine conference opener.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
The fourth time was the charm for the Sunnyside High girls tennis team. Yesterday's match against visiting Kamiakin went the Lady Grizzlies' way. Sunnyside hosted the Braves and won 4-3.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton residents turned out en masse last night, Monday, at the Mabton School Board meeting to voice their desire to honor former principal Keith Morris by naming the school district's athletic field after him.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside got more than it bargained for when it inked a contract with Pacific Groundwater Group for development of new city wells.March 24, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Something odd had been taking place since last October near a vineyard on Bethany Road outside of Grandview. Concerns expressed to the Yakima Health District have led to an investigation by the Washington Department of Ecology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).March 23, 2009 midnight read more..
With a couple of 2B State titles under their belt, it figured the Morton Huskies would give the 1B Sunnyside Christian girls fastpitch softball team all it could handle in the season opener for both clubs this past Saturday.March 23, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Hoping to emulate the success of other energy companies already in the wind business near here, Horizon Energy of Houston, Texas received permission from Yakima County officials last week to establish weather towers 15 miles south of Mabton.March 23, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - It's looking to be a sweet spring for senior Storm Shea, as this past Saturday he set a Grandview High School track record in the pole vault with a mark of 13-6. The previous GHS record of 13-3 was set 30 years ago by J.T. Trevino.March 23, 2009 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - A field of nine candidates to replace former 15th District State Rep. Dan Newhouse was whittled to three this past Saturday.March 23, 2009 midnight read more..
To help celebrate Women's History Month the Nouvella Club learned some fun facts about the nation's first ladies at their monthly meeting yesterday, Thursday.March 20, 2009 midnight read more..
PROSSER - A kick-off celebration for the Lower Valley Community Concert Association's annual membership drive is slated for this coming Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. at the Princess Theater.March 20, 2009 midnight read more..
The businesses in the area of construction on Sunnyside's South First Street are feeling a varying degree of negative effects.March 20, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Many citizens in the community of Puerto Penasco, Mexico had never had a vision exam or worn glasses until a recent mission trip taken by Dr. Fred Boboth of Grandview's Boboth Vision Clinic.March 20, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Nearly a dozen young ladies, 11 to be exact, will vie for the title of 2009-10 Grandview Junior Miss next month.March 19, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - To help a long time educator in Mabton fight his battle with cancer, friends and family of Keith Morris will host a Walk for Life Saturday, April 11, at the Mabton High School football field, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.March 18, 2009 midnight read more..
A combination of big ticket commercial construction projects and new home starts helped spike the total valuation for new building starts in Sunnyside to over $1 million for the month of February.March 18, 2009 midnight read more..
In addition to delivering nutritious meals to senior citizens, the Yakima County Meals-On-Wheels program will offer pet food.March 18, 2009 midnight read more..
Coaching a team to the World Series once is an exciting feat, but coaching the team to the national championship twice is overwhelming, according to Twin City Titans coach and Sunnyside High School teacher Pete Marquez.March 17, 2009 midnight read more..
Owning her own beauty salon in Sunnyside since 2004, Blanca Rios has now added a beauty school to her salon.March 17, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Last night (Monday) the city of Grandview took the lead in adopting an interlocal agreement with the cities of Sunnyside and Prosser.March 17, 2009 midnight read more..
National Farmers Union delegates are calling on Congress to sustain family dairy farmers through the current difficult economic times. The delegates adopted a special order of business regarding the matter earlier this month, citing what they call the unprecedented volatility of dairy market prices.March 17, 2009 midnight read more..
More than 150 people turned out Saturday to honor Sunnyside residents and help raise money for the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce.March 16, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Powered by senior Francisco Navarro-Rodriguez and junior Kennedy Sarmiento, the Sunnyside High School track team notched four victories at the season opening Eisenhower Jamboree this past Saturday.March 16, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Teachers, students, parents and community members gathered at Mabton High School last Friday for a town hall meeting to address the state of the Mabton School District, as well as to hear inspiring Mabton success stories.March 16, 2009 midnight read more..
Solo pianist Dave Frank of New York shows his chops in the 2008 CD release, "Turning it Loose."March 13, 2009 midnight read more..
Think walking up 1,311 stairs is hard? Try doing it in a full firefighter's uniform.March 13, 2009 midnight read more..
Reading books that are historical is generally something I typically don't enjoy. I often find it hard to absorb the data and I am a woman who would rather keep myself planted in today's world...a world to which I can relate.March 13, 2009 midnight read more..
This past Monday Sunnyside Police Officer Johnnie Gusby contacted the occupants of a black Honda Accord parked in the 700 block of Bagley Drive to make a social contact, one of whom is on active Department of Corrections supervision.March 12, 2009 midnight read more..
The stimulus money out of President Obama's office is flowing at such a fast and furious pace that sometimes the recipients aren't even the first to know.March 12, 2009 midnight read more..
With time running out in this year's snow season, the most recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's natural resources conservation service suggests Washington's stream flows will be below average this summer - but only moderately below.March 12, 2009 midnight read more..
Mawi Asgedom could be any successful American you see walking down the street. He's smart, funny, engaging and polite, just what anyone would expect from a Harvard graduate who has written several books.March 12, 2009 midnight read more..
For those seeking to promote a healthy lifestyle, maintaining weight and obtaining nutrients essential for energy and metabolic balance, Tree Top has recently released a beverage to meet that need.March 11, 2009 midnight read more..
Jesse Hernandez Jr. was appointed last night to the Sunnyside City Council to replace former councilman Bruce Epps, who resigned earlier this year.March 10, 2009 midnight read more..
With a hot breakfast offered free every morning and more than 75 channels on the TV, including premium channels, the Rodeway Inn in Sunnyside was recently named a recipient of the 2008-09 Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International, Inc., the franchisor of the Rodeway brand.March 10, 2009 midnight read more..
It came down to a foot. Grandview's Josh Bertsch's three-point buzzer beating shot at the end of regulation was called a two by the officials and the Greyhounds came up short against the Toppenish Wildcats, 52-51, in a loser-out District tournament game in Sunnyside this past Saturday.March 9, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Community volunteers have been pruning and cleaning the Grandview Rose Garden on Saturdays in an effort to prepare the historic memorial for spring blooms.March 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Eight candidates hoping to be appointed to represent the 15th District presented their cases to the Sunnyside Republican Club this past Friday.March 9, 2009 midnight read more..
RICHLAND - The fourth time was not a charm, as the Sunnyside Grizzly boys basketball team lost 54-47 to West Valley last Friday in a loser-out Regional tourney contest.March 9, 2009 midnight read more..
With county and city officials outnumbering the general public by a three-to-one margin, the city of Sunnyside held a re-districting open house last night.March 6, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview High School drama students are gearing up for April and May productions of "Bye, Bye Birdie," a play set in the late 1950's-early 1960's.March 6, 2009 midnight read more..
Do you want to know just how many identified gang members live in your neighborhood? Now, thanks to a new computer program, you can visit the Sunnyside Police Department and within seconds they can print out a pin map.March 5, 2009 midnight read more..
WAPATO - The Filipino-American Community of the Yakima Valley held its annual election on Sunday, March 1, and continuity was the word.March 5, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Yesterday, Wednesday, the Grandview Herald celebrated its centennial with much fanfare, unveiling a restored and preserved first ever issue.March 5, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital Foundation earlier this week received a gift of $10,000 from MDU Resources Group, Inc.March 4, 2009 midnight read more..
ELLENSBURG - The third time wasn't the charm for the Grandview girls basketball team. The Lady Greyhound hoopsters saw their season come to an end with a heart-breaking 44-39 loss to the Ellensburg Bulldogs last night in the District tournament.March 4, 2009 midnight read more..
Justin Bos of Sunnyside and Robbie Goins of Grandview bested the nearly 80-person field in the Lower Yakima Valley's first golf tournament of 2009.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - It's alcohol and drug awareness week, and Grandview's Compass High School is providing its students with perspective into the effects of substance abuse.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Sam's Cycle Service, a long time fixture in Grandview, celebrated its November move into bigger digs with a ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In the past two weeks Grandview City Council members visited lawmakers in Washington, D.C. and Olympia for the purpose of attracting attention and funding for the city.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
A search for a reported runaway juvenile turned up an illegal sawed-off firearm and an unused Molotov cocktail.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School science teacher Joyce Stark pulled off the school district science fair awards ceremony with nary an explosion last night, Monday.March 3, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Sunnyside Christian wrapped up its 2008-09 campaign with a third place finish at this year's WIAA State 1B Girls Basketball Championship, staged in the Yakima Valley SunDome.March 2, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Bouncing back from a stinging loss last Thursday, the Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team cruised to a 68-37 win over the Curlew Cougars on Friday to set up a trophy round contest on Saturday against the Tulalip Heritage Hawks.March 2, 2009 midnight read more..
ZILLAH - The Mabton High School girls basketball team built up a large lead against the Burbank Coyotes last Friday night before succumbing to a fourth-quarter Burbank comeback, losing 69-64 in overtime and getting knocked out of the SCAC District Tournament.March 2, 2009 midnight read more..