Should the Sunnyside School District ever feel the need to deploy drug or bomb sniffing dogs into its schools, it'll be able to thanks to a contract approved at the regularly scheduled meeting of the board of directors last night, Thursday.October 30, 2009 midnight read more..
The second Loving Sunnyside day is coming on Saturday, Nov. 7. Six homes have been chosen for painting and other exterior clean-up. These homes hold people and families whose lives will be changed because there are people in the community who care about them.October 30, 2009 midnight read more..
In a far ranging discussion that covered everything from gangs to groundwater, County Commissioner Kevin Bouchey spoke to the Sunnyside Republican Club this morning, Friday.October 30, 2009 midnight read more..
KLICKITAT - The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team didn't exactly use last night's final league match of the season as a springboard for the Nov. 7 District tournament.October 30, 2009 midnight read more..
WAPATO - A fired up Wapato Wolves volleyball team gave CWAC power Grandview a tough test before the Greyhounds were able to pull away 19-25, 25-12, 25-22, 25-23 for their 14th win of the season.October 30, 2009 midnight read more..
Ericka Souders, a 1998 Grandview High School graduate who earned her Ph.D. from Western Michigan University last spring, understands the importance of scholarship programs. Such as the Grandview Miss Program and Dollars for Scholars.October 29, 2009 midnight read more..
It may be October, but the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce has already turned the calendar to December to get ready for the 21st annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade in Sunnyside.October 29, 2009 midnight read more..
ROYAL CITY - Playing in what Mabton Coach Lucia Tovar described as its best game this season, the Mabton High School girls soccer team was dropped from the SCAC District tournament with a 1-0 shootout loss to the Royal Knights.October 28, 2009 midnight read more..
Denture pain is relatively common among the millions of people who wear them. Along with the pain comes the sometimes floating feeling a denture wearer experiences when chewing food.October 27, 2009 midnight read more..
"It's gross!" scream sixth graders in Darla Van Corbach's class at Harrison Middle School.October 27, 2009 midnight read more..
The Sunnyside City Council agreed to pay $60,000 to Jaime Alba, a former city employee.October 27, 2009 midnight read more..
It's been a lean season for the Sunnyside Christian High School girls volleyball team. The squad found success last night, though, as Sunnyside Christian's varsity claimed a 3-1 victory over the visiting Zillah JV.October 27, 2009 midnight read more..
DeAnn Hochhalter, vice chairman of the Sunnyside City Planning Commission, spoke to the Sunnyside City Council at last night's meeting and requested her comments be entered into record.October 27, 2009 midnight read more..
Hired last month as Sunnyside's Promise's first executive director, Mark Baysinger was introduced yesterday, Thursday, during a Sunnyside's Promise luncheon.October 23, 2009 midnight read more..
Students have a choice-they can either be a hero or a bystander.October 23, 2009 midnight read more..
A $25 million lawsuit brought by Tom Paul against the city of Sunnyside was dismissed by a federal judge late last week.October 22, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Enforcement.October 22, 2009 midnight read more..
The radio tower just west of Sunnyside no longer has a functioning beacon at its top.October 22, 2009 midnight read more..
A group of University of Portland students and faculty members converged on Sunnyside yesterday, Wednesday, to help with ESL classes at Nuestra Casa.October 22, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - Last night's 3-2 loss to Highland was a disappointment for the Lady Vikings.October 21, 2009 midnight read more..
Statesman, printer, inventor and a founding father... Benjamin Franklin was all of these and more.October 21, 2009 midnight read more..
I read Bob Sarmiento's recent letter to the editor focusing on Jason Raines' campaign for the Sunnyside City Council. One of two things comes to mind...either Mr. Sarmiento is not reading the Daily Sun News and using it for toilet paper instead, or else he wrote the letter for the incumbent, Theresa Hancock.October 21, 2009 midnight read more..
The law and justice tax, otherwise known as the 3/10 of one percent tax, has benefited law enforcement offices throughout Yakima County.October 20, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - At long last, Grandview's YVCC campus has an espresso and deli, thanks to Marcella Garza and her business Juwanna Java.October 20, 2009 midnight read more..
Members of the Washington State Mexican Fruit Growers Coalition met with state legislators in Olympia earlier this month to discuss financial and economic issues the coalition says is adversely impacting Mexican fruit growers in Washington state.October 19, 2009 midnight read more..
Senior Jacob Sealby was a one-man wrecking crew last Friday. The large, and extremely quick, Wenatchee running back rushed for 312 yards and two touchdowns to power the Panthers to a 34-13 victory over the Sunnyside High School football team.October 19, 2009 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Yakima County, in partnership with the cities of Yakima, Union Gap and Sunnyside, is holding a public meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the First Street Conference Center located at 223 N. First Street in Yakima.October 19, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Seeing a need for additional activities that can be enjoyed by both youth and families, Grandview High School graduate Jake Wagner last year worked toward the goal of adding a Frisbee golf course to Grandview's Dykstra Park.October 19, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANGER - A course that was a little longer than the anticipated 3.2 miles didn't hinder Bickleton's Christiana Wilson, who crossed the finish line first against the likes of female runners from Ki-Be, Granger and Goldendale.October 16, 2009 midnight read more..
Throughout the past year, I have been working on issues critical to Central Washington communities - supporting our farm-based economy, finding water solutions for the Columbia and Yakima Basins, moving Hanford clean-up forward and a host of other local issues.October 16, 2009 midnight read more..
MOXEE - Just four points away from their second league loss of the year, the Grandview High School volleyball team benefited from the precision serving of Kaitee Eucker to come away last night with a thrilling 17-25, 27-25, 17-25, 25-23, 15-11 win over the East Valley Red Devils.October 16, 2009 midnight read more..
What was once only an idea to help Sunnyside's youth is now a reality as Lucky 7 Bike Shop has opened its doors.October 16, 2009 midnight read more..
The Yakima Health District has received confirmation from the Washington State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the Sept. 19, 2009 death of 71-year-old Ruth Rogers of Sunnyside was caused by West Nile virus.October 15, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANGER - Options for addressing contamination in shallow drinking water wells in the Lower Yakima Valley will be presented at a Wednesday, Oct. 21, meeting in Granger from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Northwest Community Action Center/KDNA building.October 15, 2009 midnight read more..
Boise Paper near Walla Walla has donated a milling machine to the Sunnyside High School welding shop.October 13, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - There are only two full months left in 2009 and the city of Mabton still doesn't have financial figures for the year on how it's doing in staying on budget.October 13, 2009 midnight read more..
A total of 15 new homes will soon be built in north Sunnyside, thanks to Sunnyside City Council approving a final plat for a proposed subdivision at a public hearing held last night, Monday.October 13, 2009 midnight read more..
It wasn't a thing of beauty, but in the end the Sunnyside Grizzlies walked off the field with a 21-20 homecoming victory over the Davis Pirates.October 12, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Mary Barrett of Grandview will challenge incumbent Joan Souders for the position #1 seat on the Grandview City Council in November's election.October 12, 2009 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - After playing the Timberwolves to a tie this past Tuesday, the Mabton Lady Vikings managed to beat the Goldendale soccer team last night, Thursday, in a SCAC contest.October 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Snipes Mountain Brewery's Chris Miller can stick a feather in his cap. The Sunnyside brewmaster walked away with first-place honors from the seventh annual Fresh Hop Festival in Yakima last weekend.October 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Jacque Coe shook hands with 19 millionaires last year.October 9, 2009 midnight read more..
Now that the Sunnyside School District has been selected to participate in the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's three-year Summit program, everybody's rolling up their shirt sleeves and getting to work.October 9, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Selah Vikings, ranked number three in the state among 2A teams and atop the standings in the CWAC North, handed CWAC South leading Grandview its first conference loss last night, winning 25-12, 25-20, 25-16.October 9, 2009 midnight read more..
The directors of state departments of agriculture in Washington and Oregon yesterday (Wednesday) publicly endorsed a national proposal to boost milk prices and keep Northwest dairy farms in business.October 8, 2009 midnight read more..
Purchasing land for possible future expansion and insulating existing units are just some of the elements of a five-year capital improvement plan under consideration by the Sunnyside Housing Authority.October 8, 2009 midnight read more..
Home economics isn't what it once was. Students at Sunnyside High School can now obtain college credit through the childhood development and early education classes provided there.October 8, 2009 midnight read more..
Defending its home court well, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls volleyball team pulled off a three games to one victory last night against the visiting Bickleton Lady Pirates.October 7, 2009 midnight read more..
"We, as Rotarians, can look back upon the years and see the difference we have made in the lives of others, bringing change to the world," said Rotary District 5060 Governor Wayne Rimple.October 7, 2009 midnight read more..
Before she left for a position in Seattle, former Sunnyside librarian Amy Ravenholt gave the library the gift that keeps on giving in the form of requests for technology upgrades.October 7, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - A new playground that has been eagerly anticipated by Grandview city officials and residents was officially dedicated yesterday.October 7, 2009 midnight read more..
A $4,000 donation by Sunnyside's U.S. Bank branch will help Nuestra Casa reach its goal of developing an early childhood enrichment program for the children of students in the organization's English as a Second Language classes.October 6, 2009 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - In a show of support for Proposition 1, also known as the law and justice tax, Grandview City Council members Monday night adopted a resolution proclaiming their stance on the issue.October 6, 2009 midnight read more..
MABTON - It wasn't a pretty night for homecoming football in Mabton this past Friday.October 5, 2009 midnight read more..
PASCO - A 12-yard TD pass from Andrew Daley to James Sanchez with under three and a half minutes to play, coupled with a 27-yard field goal by Israel Manzo with just 47 seconds left in the game rallied the Sunnyside Grizzlies to a 22-21 victory over the Pasco Bulldogs.October 5, 2009 midnight read more..
There may be a national recession underway, but don't tell that to the city of Sunnyside.October 2, 2009 midnight read more..
Reading and math are two areas in need of improvement at Sunnyside's schools, according to WASL score results.October 2, 2009 midnight read more..
PROSSER - A round table discussion about this year's grape harvest took place this morning (Thursday) at the monthly grape fieldman's breakfast in Prosser.October 1, 2009 midnight read more..
Savannah Desert Espresso is hoping to heat up Sunnyside this fall with its new espresso stand located at 415 Yakima Valley Highway.October 1, 2009 midnight read more..
The three foreign exchange students at Sunnyside Christian High School have become more comfortable with their new surroundings as they immerse themselves in the culture there.October 1, 2009 midnight read more..
KENNEWICK - Lady Greyhound swimmers Samanta Castaneda and Amanda Marquez trekked to Kennewick Tuesday night to compete in a swim meet.October 1, 2009 midnight read more..