What should Sunnyside's Promise be doing?November 30, 2010 3:47 p.m. read more..
What should Sunnyside's Promise be doing?November 30, 2010 3:47 p.m. read more..
Working with the girls basketball program at Sunnyside High School was one of the reasons Rick Puente came to the Sunnyside School District.November 29, 2010 3:10 p.m. read more..
Nearly 200 pounds of non-perishable food items and $300 was donated to St. Joseph's Food Bank last Thursday as a result of Fuego Lounge's Thanksgiving Eve event.November 29, 2010 3:02 p.m. read more..
Approximately 900 pounds of food was recently collected by residents, staff and family members of Sunnyside's Hillcrest Manor.November 29, 2010 2:52 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - Last Friday, members of the Senate Republican Caucus elected Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside as deputy floor leader. This is the sixth time Honeyford has been elected to the caucus leadership team.November 29, 2010 2:49 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Board of Yakima County Commissioners adopted a $264 million budget for 2011 earlier this week and are expecting a surplus of $1.1 million, which will be used to shore up reserves and the county's election fund.November 26, 2010 11:29 a.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Staff from U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell's office will visit Yakima on Friday, Dec. 3, to provide one-on-one consultations to help access federal programs or navigate the federal bureaucracy.November 26, 2010 11:28 a.m. read more..
The joy and laughter of the holiday season can often give way to the stress and strain of holiday shopping and bargain hunting.November 26, 2010 11:21 a.m. read more..
Joan Souders of Grandview is proud to be a Salvation Army volunteer bell ringer - after all, she started her long career when she was just 10 years old.November 26, 2010 11:19 a.m. read more..
Dressed warmly in heavy leather pants and jackets, with squat, open-faced helmets and beards flying, members of the Lower Valley Riders, an organization based out of Zillah, roared into Sunnyside this past Sunday bringing holiday cheer for 15 families.November 24, 2010 3:14 p.m. read more..
Those closest to Walter George of Sunnyside feared the worst this past summer when he suffered a heart ailment in addition to a growth discovered on one kidney.November 24, 2010 3:12 p.m. read more..
There is something almost universal about Little Golden Books. They have been engrained into the formative years of so many generations it is almost impossible to imagine a time when these American classics weren't childhood treasures.November 24, 2010 3:10 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council last night approved the annexation of nine parcels on East Edison Road near the Sunnyside Airport. But after hearing from dairy farmers living near Sunnyview Park, the council gave that annexation a 4-3 thumbs down vote.November 23, 2010 4:02 p.m. read more..
Officials from Yakima Neighborhood Health in Sunnyside want the public to know that the WIC program is alive and well and available to people but that some changes have occurred during the past year.November 22, 2010 2:20 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Washington Grape Society members are this week meeting in Grandview and yesterday heard from Washington State Department of Agriculture Director Dan Newhouse.November 19, 2010 2:36 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside residents may start noticing a slight discoloration of their drinking water this weekend.November 19, 2010 2:32 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Besides its signature Cocoa and Carols event, the Grandview Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to get into the holiday spirit with a decoration contest.November 19, 2010 2:30 p.m. read more..
The 27th annual Merry Makings Crafts Fair is fast approaching and the chance to pick up some wonderfully unique gifts for the holidays comes with it.November 19, 2010 2:29 p.m. read more..
Today (Thursday) is the 35th annual American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout and there has never been a better time to put out that cigarette.November 18, 2010 3:02 p.m. read more..
Harrison Middle School recently released the names of students who earned honor roll recognition for the first quarter of the 2010-11 school year.November 18, 2010 3 p.m. read more..
Two Sunnyside teachers received the exciting news from U.S. Cellular that their classroom projects have been funded through the company's Calling All Teachers campaign.November 18, 2010 2:58 p.m. read more..
With an aim toward improving graduation rates, the staff and administration at Sunnyside High School is implementing federally funded programs for tutoring, credit retrieval and helping students think about graduation and beyond.November 17, 2010 4:38 p.m. read more..
Kennewick's Jeff Britton bested the field at a Central Washington Open competition staged at Sunnyside's Valley Lanes this past Sunday.November 17, 2010 4:36 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside High School honored its fall student athletes yesterday (Tuesday) at an awards ceremony that recognized sportsmanship, athletics and academics.November 17, 2010 4:34 p.m. read more..
Live entertainment and good food will be served up at the Sunnyside Community Center. A Thanksgiving harvest dinner concert and canned food drive is slated for Saturday, Nov. 20.November 17, 2010 4:31 p.m. read more..
Throughout the month of October, American West Bank branches in Mabton and Sunnyside collected coats for Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services.November 17, 2010 4:30 p.m. read more..
Whenever government has one of those supposedly non-partisan panels look into an issue, they invariably decide we need more government. The solution is never that politicians have made a mess of things and we should dismantle the bureaucracy.November 17, 2010 4:21 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside City Manager Mark Gervasi, who's only been on the job for a couple of months, was the featured speaker at the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club meeting on Monday, and the newest member of city hall said he would like to focus on customer service.November 16, 2010 2:57 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Several law enforcement officials, lawmakers and community members engaged in the fight against gang violence gathered at Yakima's Miller Park yesterday to hear Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna speak about gang legislation he will be proposing to legislators.November 16, 2010 2:56 p.m. read more..
ORLANDO, FLA. - Deon Herndon, an accredited rural appraiser in Sunnyside, joined more than 400 agribusiness professionals at Ag Pro Outlook, the 81st annual meeting of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.November 16, 2010 2:50 p.m. read more..
An Outlook man is being sought by Yakima County Sheriff's deputies in connection with a killing that happened last week in the 1700 block of Randle Road south of Sunnyside.November 15, 2010 4:21 p.m. read more..
FEDERAL WAY - Sunnyside's Toni Castillo and Marissa Broersma this past weekend competed at the 3A Girls Swim and Dive State meet in Federal Way. Castillo brought home an eighth place medal for her performance in the 100-yard butterfly event.November 15, 2010 4:13 p.m. read more..
KENNEWICK - After winning its first two matches this past Friday, the Grandview Lady Greyhound volleyball team dropped two matches on Saturday. That netted Grandview a sixth place trophy from the State 2A volleyball tourney held at the Toyota Center.November 15, 2010 4:11 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - Often people find themselves setting forth an image of themselves they wish others to see.November 15, 2010 4:10 p.m. read more..
The Yakima County Sheriff's office says the investigation into this past Tuesday's shooting death of a 23-year-old Yakima man is continuing and investigators now believe the victim, Alfred Prather, and a friend were attempting to engage in drug purchase when Prather was killed.November 12, 2010 3:53 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Grid Kids team of 8-9 year olds will play for the championship on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m., at Wapato High School.November 12, 2010 3:51 p.m. read more..
Advance to quarterfinals this afternoonNovember 12, 2010 3:38 p.m. read more..
Call it good fortune or a higher power looking out for her...whatever the case, Staff Sgt. Leyla Oxford is grateful she never encountered an IED (improvised explosive device) or insurgents while twice deployed as convoy security in Iraq.November 12, 2010 3:32 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Wellness House, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering support for cancer patients and their families, as well as family and friends of patients with other life-changing illnesses, is sponsoring its sixth annual black and white dinner theatre, a fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 20.November 12, 2010 3:31 p.m. read more..
The employees of Sunnyside's Hairworks last year adopted a family for Christmas, but this year one could say they have adopted a unit of the Army National Guard.November 11, 2010 4:38 p.m. read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council met this past Tuesday to conduct business (which consisted of paying bills) and study the anticipated revenues from the 2011 preliminary budget. Council also found time to revisit a planned expenditure for office help in the police department and at city hall.November 11, 2010 4:35 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Public Works Department oversees several divisions within the city, including the streets, central services, sewer, stormwater, parks maintenance and airport.November 10, 2010 3:37 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club this past Monday received an important reminder of why Rotary International's campaign to eradicate polio is so important.November 10, 2010 3:34 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - After two executive sessions last night, Tuesday, the Grandview City Council tabbed the Yakima law firm of Menke Jackson to handle the city's day-to-day legal affairs.November 10, 2010 3:32 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - The 6th annual Thank You Vets Parade will be held in Prosser on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.November 10, 2010 3:32 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council last night reluctantly approved funding for late change orders related to the South First Street construction project. They also approved a final acceptance resolution for the completion of the project.November 9, 2010 3:15 p.m. read more..
The principals and vice principals from Grandview's middle school, high school and Compass High School gave the Grandview School Board detailed presentations on their school improvement efforts.November 9, 2010 3:14 p.m. read more..
At last night's Sunnyside City Council meeting a number of community members spoke to the council about the importance of youth programs in the community.November 9, 2010 3:12 p.m. read more..
The new mascot for Community Dental, Chomp, is making his rounds and spreading his message with children in the Yakima Valley.November 9, 2010 3:12 p.m. read more..
In 1959 Fernando Farias of Sunnyside picked up a guitar for his church, and that was the beginning of a new ministry for the self-taught musician.November 9, 2010 3:09 p.m. read more..
Teen pregnancy rates in Washington at all-time lowNovember 8, 2010 3:23 p.m. read more..
Opens State 2A tourney at 8 a.m. this FridayNovember 8, 2010 3:15 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council at its budget workshop last night heard from Sunnyside Fire Chief Aaron Markham about his department's proposed 2011-12 biennial budget.November 5, 2010 2:26 p.m. read more..
Public concerns about the possible health effects of air emissions from dairy operations have grown with the increasing size and geographic concentration of these operations. This intensification has been driven by the economics of domestic and export markets for dairy products.November 5, 2010 2:25 p.m. read more..
Although the city of Sunnyside expected to lose more than $11.3 million in revenues over the next couple of years, the failure of Initiative 1100 and 1105 will help the budget, according to Finance and Administrative Services Director Byron Olson.November 5, 2010 2:25 p.m. read more..
Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga announced that entrance fees into Mount Rainier National Park will be waived for all visitors on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 in recognition of Veterans Day.November 5, 2010 2:19 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside and Mabton Young Life youth groups are busy planning their performances for their talent show and auction fundraiser.November 5, 2010 2:17 p.m. read more..
For the second time in less than a month thieves have made off with supplies used for programs offered by Sunnyside's Promise.November 4, 2010 4:11 p.m. read more..
Yakima County voters followed a national trend last night, Tuesday, towards supporting Republican candidates in yesterday's General Election.November 3, 2010 4:15 p.m. read more..
At Monday's Sunnyside City Council workshop meeting City Planner Jamey Ayling and the council members discussed questions regarding the proposed dance hall ordinance.November 2, 2010 3:08 p.m. read more..
ELLENSBURG - Two Sunnyside swimmers, Toni Castillo and Marissa Broersma, competed this past Saturday at the 3A District meet in Ellensburg.November 1, 2010 4:42 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police were led on a high speed pursuit this past Saturday at approximately 8:30 p.m. The pursuit ended on East Franklin Avenue and one individual was taken into custody. Further details were not available as of press time.November 1, 2010 4:36 p.m. read more..
Students in Joyce Stark's science classes were granted special permission to use their cell phones this past Friday. But this was not a chance to text or talk. Instead, students focused their cameras and caught some oozing and explosive fun made possible by the magic of science.November 1, 2010 4:32 p.m. read more..