The faces are of everyday families and individuals whom one might encounter when going about daily life.January 29, 2010 2:52 p.m. read more..
The Cottages at Quail Cove is the newest project in Sunnyside that aims to offer high quality, well-built homes for an affordable price.January 29, 2010 2:43 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - Rep. Charles Ross has had enough. Of criminal street gangs, that is.January 28, 2010 3:46 p.m. read more..
A Sunnyside day care facility last week resolved a complaint stemming from an accident in June 2009 that fractured a child's collarbone.January 28, 2010 3:45 p.m. read more..
Martin Beeler thinks the city of Sunnyside is a perfect place. So perfect in fact, Beeler and his wife talked one of their daughters and son-in-law into moving to town. The Beelers are still working on getting one more daughter and her husband to move here.January 28, 2010 3:44 p.m. read more..
Last October third grade teachers at Sunnyside's Washington Elementary School were brainstorming ideas to help their students recognize the number 10,000. The idea to collect tabs from soda cans was suggested.January 28, 2010 3:41 p.m. read more..
Three days after criminally-insane killer Philip Paul, formerly of Sunnyside, walked away from an Eastern State Hospital outing during family day at the Spokane County Fair, he was finally captured some 250 miles away in Goldendale.January 27, 2010 3:30 p.m. read more..
Expectant mothers in the Lower Valley are now able to see their babies in the womb twist and turn, suck their thumbs or even smile.January 26, 2010 4:13 p.m. read more..
CONNELL - Regional PBA professional Rob Rice, who also doubles as the owner and operator of Sunnyside's Valley Lanes, turned in a fifth-place finish at this past Sunday's Central Washington Open bowling tournament. The competition, which drew 55 of the Pacific Northwest's hottest bowlers, was hosted by Connell's Town & Country Lanes.January 26, 2010 4:11 p.m. read more..
Sara Palomarez is issuing a challenge to the Sunnyside community: trek to your favorite espresso stand this week, order your favorite coffee and tip your barista. After all, it's likely your barista is part of multi-coffee stand effort to raise funds for relief efforts in Haiti.January 26, 2010 4:05 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - House Transportation Committee members may soon be voting on a bill that would allow cities and towns to establish a street utility tax. Committee member Rep. Norm Johnson (R-Yakima) says he's concerned, though, that House Bill 2618 would give city governments blanket authority to charge what they wish for street maintenance and repairs without giving citizens the opportunity to vote and decide whether their taxes should be raised.January 26, 2010 4:05 p.m. read more..
An ordinance that would have amended title 17 of the Sunnyside Municipal Code to define and implement regulations concerning land use within 6,000 feet of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport was shot down at last night's council meeting by a vote of 5-2.January 26, 2010 4:05 p.m. read more..
Many boys and girls begin their venture into the world of capitalism with first jobs of delivering the newspaper, as have the many young people who've passed through the halls of the Daily Sun News.January 25, 2010 4:30 p.m. read more..
MATBTON - The Mabton Vikings had a disappointing run at their own wrestling tournament this past Saturday but did come away with an individual titlist.January 25, 2010 4:27 p.m. read more..
Saturday morning at approximately 1:40 a.m. shots rang out in the area of East Grant Avenue and South Fifth Street.January 25, 2010 4:25 p.m. read more..
Despite some media reports that Yakima County will implement a four-day work week beginning July 1, county officials are saying not so fast.January 22, 2010 3:48 p.m. read more..
Grandparents serving as parents to their child's children are the focus of a recently formed support group in Sunnyside called Kinship Caregivers.January 22, 2010 3:47 p.m. read more..
MABTON - Five candidates for the Mabton School District superintendent's position participated in five different forums last night (Thursday), including one with a group of interested community members.January 22, 2010 3:44 p.m. read more..
"Celebrating More Birthdays" is this year's theme for the annual Lower Valley Relay for Life. Tying in with the theme, 12-year-old Brandon Bliesner of Sunnyside recently designed a cake for team meeting participants.January 21, 2010 4:09 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside native Curtis Campbell was just 15 years old when he was first impacted by cancer, watching his beloved grandfather slowly die from lung cancer.January 21, 2010 4:07 p.m. read more..
After six months of waiting, the Toppenish family of an eight-month-old baby yesterday (Wednesday) received the final word on the sentence to be handed Gwen Rusk, 53, of Sunnyside.January 21, 2010 4:05 p.m. read more..
When you're born and raised in a small town, it's no small wonder when you bump into relatives all about town. It's quite another thing when you've got three relatives in the same profession, teaching in the same school.January 20, 2010 2:34 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - With discussions underway in Congress about a possible second round of stimulus money, the Grandview City Council took steps last night to seek those funds.January 20, 2010 2:33 p.m. read more..
It took three attempts, but finally the Sunnyside High School girls bowling team got the best of the Selah Vikings.January 20, 2010 2:29 p.m. read more..
a little more than six months, the Sunnyside School District's new transportation building will be housing the district's fleet of 45 buses just in time for the 2010-11 school year.January 19, 2010 2:49 p.m. read more..
Javier Ruiz knows how isolating it can feel to be limited and sidelined by life's circumstances, with nothing but a dream to hold on to. His dream is about to come true as he and wife Julie are readying to open Sheer Designs Instruction of Cosmetology.January 19, 2010 2:46 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Police Detective Erica Rollinger has always been fascinated with how an investigation plays out and was appointed to her new position last October.January 18, 2010 4:14 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Those who pass by Tear Road in Grandview have probably noticed a tremendous loss from the landscape. Merlin the camel no longer is there. There's no reason to worry: the endearing dromedary is safe and sound at his new home in Cheney.January 18, 2010 4:12 p.m. read more..
Moses Lake's five varsity bowlers averaged just 143 in yesterday's match-up against the Sunnyside High School Lady Grizzlies, but it was more than enough for the Chiefs to leave town with a dominating three and a half to one-half points victory.January 15, 2010 4:03 p.m. read more..
As part of the Manhattan Project Sites Special Resource Study, the National Park Service will host an open house on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m., then again from 7 to 9 p.m. that evening at the Red Lion Hotel in Richland regarding the feasibility of designating one or more of the project sites as part of the national park system.January 15, 2010 4:02 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - Tanya Gorham, guest speaker at Tuesday's Lower Valley Christian Women's Club meeting in Prosser, has experienced periods of disobedience and struggles throughout her life.January 15, 2010 4 p.m. read more..
You won't find any tattoos on the man who works as both agent and bounty hunter for Egley's Bail Bonds Inc in Sunnyside, but that doesn't mean he isn't tough on clients who skip out on bonds he has posted to keep them out of jail.January 15, 2010 3:58 p.m. read more..
SEATTLE - Retired Astronaut Bonnie J. Dunbar, an Outlook native, will make a presentation on Sunday, Jan. 31, about the 1990 Space Shuttle mission aboard Columbia.January 15, 2010 3:54 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital has a zero percent infection rate when it comes to using central lines and ventilators.January 14, 2010 3:28 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - State lawmakers are considering legislation that would revamp the structure of the Growth Management Hearings Boards.January 14, 2010 3:27 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Planning Commission voted to accept and recommend to the Sunnyside City Council an airport overlay zoning district to be added to the city's municipal code.January 13, 2010 3:23 p.m. read more..
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Last night a divided Sunnyside City Council voted 4-3 to interview a former Sunnyside city manager interested in taking over the reins at city hall.January 12, 2010 2:11 p.m. read more..
It used to be you could count the number of girls on the Sunnyside High School's wrestling program with one hand and have some fingers left over.January 12, 2010 1:46 p.m. read more..
Not surprisingly, there were few new building starts in Sunnyside during a colder than normal December.January 11, 2010 2:46 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside's Alfredo De La Barrera helped lift the Grizzlies over the Southridge Suns this past Friday night with a last second shot that cracked open a tie game. Sunnyside then beat the Kennewick Lions by a comfortable margin on Saturday.January 11, 2010 2:35 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - A potentially new pest to grapes of concern to the region's grape growers was to be discussed at Thursday morning's monthly grape fieldman's breakfast, but guest speaker Gwen Hoheisel was not present to provide information to those gathered.January 8, 2010 3:34 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Last week seven Sunnyside Police Explorers underwent six days of intensive training at the Yakima Training Center.January 8, 2010 3:29 p.m. read more..
Volunteers are needed for two temporary homeless shelters in Sunnyside.January 8, 2010 3:29 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Senior citizens and health care advocates held a press conference in Yakima this past Wednesday to voice their unhappiness with proposed state budget cuts.January 8, 2010 3:29 p.m. read more..
MABTON - From the air overhead to the soil underfoot, the city of Mabton's comprehensive plan is now on the books.January 8, 2010 3:27 p.m. read more..
For the second year in a row, Sunnyside's Yerania Espindola, a student at Toppenish's Heritage University, was named the national winner of the New York Life Insurance Company's college intern contest.January 7, 2010 2:15 p.m. read more..
This week has been rigorous for 10 of Sunnyside's finest. The police officers and a fire department captain have been undergoing basic concepts and tactics training to become fully certified SWAT team members.January 7, 2010 2:04 p.m. read more..
Delectable aromas of oven-fried chicken and Italian spaghetti sauce will be wafting from the kitchen of the Sunnyside VFW post home this coming Friday and Saturday.January 6, 2010 2:34 p.m. read more..
The second time around, the Sunnyside Christian High School Knights actually showed up and played a bit of defense.January 6, 2010 2:24 p.m. read more..
Grandview City Administrator Scott Staples is one of three newly elected board members for the Yakima County Development Association, also known as New Vision.January 5, 2010 3:20 p.m. read more..
Newly appointed Sunnyside Planning Commissioner Craig Hicks is serving the city of Sunnyside because he wants to see things improve.January 5, 2010 2:57 p.m. read more..
LASALLE - Bickleton's Katelynn Clinton scored a career-high 36 points against LaSalle's JV team last night, leading the Lady Pirates varsity to a 65-49 victory.January 5, 2010 2:55 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside High School's Toni Castillo wants to be a pediatrician, and to further her chances at being selected by the college of her choice recently competed to participate in the Washington Aerospace Scholars program at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.January 5, 2010 2:46 p.m. read more..
New Year's Day wasn't filled with celebrations for three Sunnyside men, who became victims in two separate assaults last Friday.January 4, 2010 2:47 p.m. read more..