Stories for May 2009

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Friday, May 29



Planned Parenthood moving into new digs

Planned Parenthood in Sunnyside is currently in the process of moving from its East Gregory Avenue location to Covey Lane, a move which will allow for far more space and more services.

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Whitworth coach guest speaker at awards ceremony

GRANDVIEW - Last night, more than 90 athletes and students involved in activities at Grandview High School were treated to dinner and awards ceremony. The event featured guest speaker Kirk Westre, Whitworth University professor and football defensive coordinator.

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Thursday, May 28

   

Visser competes at 3A State tourney

RICHLAND - Despite wowing onlookers with her long drives yesterday, Sunnyside High School sophomore Renae Visser missed out on making the cut for today's closing round at the WIAA 3A State Girls Golf Tournament.

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Wednesday, May 27

        

Tuesday, May 26

 

Fajardo advances to State

SELAH - Grandview's Rogi Fajardo has advanced to State competition following District tennis tourney play this past Saturday in Selah.

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Sunnyside hosts Memorial Day tribute

Memorial Day is one of the most important days of the year. It's a time to remember, reflect and be resolved in patriotism to this country and honor those who've served to protect its freedoms.

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Friday, May 22

      

Outlook burglary leads to two arrests

Just before 7 a.m. this past Wednesday morning an Outlook resident in the 10 block of B Street reported to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office two individuals had broken into the residence and at least one was still inside.

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Thursday, May 21

   

Slugfest goes Lady Knights' way

Most games, when a high school girls fastpitch softball team gives up 13 hits, a loss usually follows. That wasn't the case yesterday afternoon for the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights.

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Wednesday, May 20



Sunnyside boy battles leukemia

A persistent bloody nose and a trip to the emergency launched a journey into recovery from acute lymphoblastic leukemia for eight-year-old Emilio Bueno of Sunnyside.

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Tuesday, May 19

       

Monday, May 18



Grizzly soccer season comes to a close

YAKIMA - A constant strategy during the Sunnyside Grizzly boys soccer team's nine-game winning streak has been scoring first, preferably within the first few minutes of the match.

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Relay for Life raises funds for American Cancer Society

GRANDVIEW - "You're the reason why we're here. You're the reason why we do this," Relay for Life Committee Chair Darin Truax said to cancer survivors during opening ceremonies of the American Cancer Society 24-hour walk held in Grandview this past weekend.

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Friday, May 15

     

Lady 'Hounds sweep Ephrata Tigers

GRANDVIEW - The Lady Greyhound fastpitch team had reason to celebrate last night. The team hosted Ephrata in a twin bill and earned sixth place in the CWAC, winning the doubleheader 14-13 and 9-7.

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Thursday, May 14



Grizzlies advance to State

SPOKANE - The Sunnyside Grizzly boys soccer team's leading scorer, Brian Galvan, booted home the winning goal in overtime to help Sunnyside to a 1-0 victory in District/Regional semifinal play last night, Wednesday.

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Mabton schools axe music program

In a bid to meet a budget shortfall of $200,000, the Mabton School Board yesterday decided to cut the high school music program for the 2009-10 school year.

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Wednesday, May 13

    

Unrest continues at Mabton Council meeting

MABTON -Mabton City Councilman Mario Martinez asked Mabton City Attorney Phil Lamb at last night's regularly scheduled council meeting about the possibility of the city suing Mabton Mayor Velva Herrera for the way she has handled the city's affairs.

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Cutting to the Core

The season is almost upon us. The season of dropping off unwanted cats or dogs in the country, that is.

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Tuesday, May 12

  

Espinoza misses out on berth to Regionals

WENATCHEE - Tied for the 12th and final berth into the 3A Regional boys golf tournament, Sunnyside's Nathan Espinoza faltered at the final league match of the season yesterday at the Wenatchee Country Club.

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Monday, May 11

 

Sunnyside 'nine' ends season at Districts

YAKIMA - Through three-and-a-half innings it was anyone's ball game. That was before Hanford posted eight runs in the fourth inning to pull away from the Sunnyside Grizzly baseball team 19-2 in a loser-out District game played at West Valley High School this past Saturday.

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Friday, May 8

 

CD REVIEW

Beaty Brothers' release a good fit for that glass of wine after a hard day's work at the office

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BRIEFLY

S. First Street, Lincoln Ave. intersection will be closed to local traffic

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Thursday, May 7

  

Wednesday, May 6

        

Tuesday, May 5

     

BRIEFLY

Emerald Road mobile home burns late Monday morning

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Monday, May 4

 

Courts offering amnesty for fines

There is such a thing as a second chance, as Yakima County District Court officials in Yakima and Grandview this month are offering a program that provides amnesty for fines, fees and collections.

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Lady Grizzlies pound Davis

The Sunnyside Lady Grizzly softball team broke out the bats and broke through in the win column this past Friday with 16-3 and 17-3 wins at home over Davis.

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Friday, May 1

  

Authorities confirm presence of harmful chemicals at illegal dumpsite near Grandview

GRANDVIEW - Authorities from the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE), Department of Health, Department of Agriculture and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) converged on 1501 Bethany Rd. near Grandview this past March. They were there to investigate allegations of an illegal dumping ground, and what they found was a two-acre plot with approximately 50 large containers and 100 smaller containers buried inside of nearly 10 pits at the site.

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Yakima River fish deemed 'dinner safe'

Dropping levels of DDT found in fish in the Yakima River have led state health officials to drop advisories to limit meals from certain fish species pulled from the river. Recent data on PCBs, though, has resulted in new advice on eating common carp from the Yakima River.

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Medalist honors snagged by Grandview junior

TERRACE HEIGHTS - Hitting both 15 fairways and 15 greens in regulation, Grandview High School junior Josh Jardine grabbed a share of medalist honors at yesterday's CWAC boys golf match at the Yakima Country Club.

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SHS grad third at Big Foot Invite

POST FALLS, IDAHO - 2008 Sunnyside High School graduate Justin Bos, now a member of the Columbia Basin Community College men's golf team, scored a third place finish earlier this week at the Big Foot Invitational, staged at two separate courses near Post Falls, Idaho.

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Grizzlies blank Hanford

With a supportive home crowd behind them, the Sunnyside Grizzly boys soccer team dispatched Hanford last night, 5-0.

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Sunnyside natives staging art show in Seattle

SEATTLE - Desmadre Arte, a three-person team made up of Sunnyside natives Julio Guerrero and Josè Tapia, and Tapia's mentor Damion Hayes, will host an art show on Thursday, May 14, at the Vermillion Gallery in Seattle, located at 1508 11th Ave., from 6 to 10 p.m.

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