The Miss Grandview Committee is selling holiday treat towers as a fundraiser for the Miss Grandview Program.October 29, 2010 3:02 p.m. read more..
ELLENSBURG - It was a hard fought battle on the Ellensburg High School soccer field, but Grandview's hopes of competing in the Regional competition were dashed by a Bulldog goal in the 63rd minute of last night's loser-out playoff match.October 29, 2010 2:59 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Christian High School volleyball team will begin postseason play a week from now with a fresh victory under its belt.October 29, 2010 2:55 p.m. read more..
Sandra Muratalla had just earned a degree in law and justice when a position as a receptionist became available at the Sunnyside Police Department.October 28, 2010 3:39 p.m. read more..
School improvement teams from Sierra Vista Middle School and Harrison Middle School discussed their work with the Sunnyside School Board at yesterday's board work session.October 27, 2010 3:22 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council gave a thumbs up last night to pursuing a $20 license tab fee.October 27, 2010 3:21 p.m. read more..
MABTON - The Mabton City Council held a public hearing last night (Tuesday) to determine the tax levy rate to be established for the 2011 calendar year.October 27, 2010 3:18 p.m. read more..
BICKLETON - The Bickleton High School girls volleyball team made it 2-for-2 against Sunnyside Christian this season.October 27, 2010 3:13 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Lady Greyhounds and the Prosser Mustangs were in a battle last night for positions in the CWAC league playoffs, but it was the visiting Mustangs that would earn the 2-1 win.October 27, 2010 3:12 p.m. read more..
MABTON - The Mabton High School volleyball team clinched second place in the SCAC East last night with a 24-26, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 win against the Ki-Be Bears.October 27, 2010 3:10 p.m. read more..
Last year the Sunnyside City Council approved an interfund loan to its stormwater fund for more than $102,000, to be paid back before Oct. 31, 2010.October 26, 2010 2:51 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview School Board welcomed the district's three elementary school principals at the Monday, Oct. 25, meeting. The principals were present to give the school board an update on their schools and efforts to improve scores.October 26, 2010 2:48 p.m. read more..
MABTON - At its meeting last month the Mabton School Board decided to table a first reading of the district's policy concerning sexual education. At last night's meeting, Mabton High School nurse Cindy Howe detailed the Healthy Youth Act, which dictates the district's sexual education policy.October 26, 2010 2:46 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview city budget for 2011 took center stage last night, Monday, during a study session held by the Grandview City Council.October 26, 2010 2:36 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside's Mitchell Galaviz guessed 14 of the 16 games correctly to come out on top in this past week's football forecast contest. Galaviz earns the $50 first prize for his efforts.October 26, 2010 2:33 p.m. read more..
DENVER - Dr. John William Allen of Sunnyside has officially retired from full-time practice but his capacity for care and dedication to the people of the Yakima Valley continues and the American Academy of Family Physicians recognized that devotion earlier this month.October 25, 2010 4:03 p.m. read more..
Hundreds of guests who showed up at last night's annual fundraising dinner for Life Options heard a very positive message from guest speaker Kirk Walden.October 22, 2010 2:05 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - Kamiakin had the horses at yesterday's Columbia Basin Big Nine 3A District cross-country meet, coming away with both the boys and girls team titles.October 22, 2010 2:01 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - As a small token of appreciation to veterans who served and sacrificed for the greater good of the United States, Orchard House is inviting local veterans and their families to celebrate Veterans Day with a free luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11.October 22, 2010 1:54 p.m. read more..
Because she grew up in Afghanistan, Khushboo, whose last name is being withheld for personal safety, understands the abuse of women in that country.October 22, 2010 1:53 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Board of Yakima County commissioners yesterday authorized Yakima County Prosecutor Jim Hagarty to sign an interlocal agreement with the city of Grandview to provide prosecutorial services.October 21, 2010 3:36 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Rotary Club foreign exchange student Sarali Phutiphat shared with Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club members this past Monday what life is like in her home country of Thailand.October 21, 2010 3:33 p.m. read more..
She's calling her latest project "Covered in Love" because Carol Carrillo's crocheted Breast Cancer Awareness blankets are created with a loving heart.October 20, 2010 4:33 p.m. read more..
For law enforcement officials and community members, as well as the families of the victims, it is quite frustrating to know there are murderers still at large.October 20, 2010 4:21 p.m. read more..
ZILLAH - Three days shy of the fourth anniversary of the Yakima County Sheriff's Office third precinct burning down, Sheriff Ken Irwin and his staff was able to celebrate the completion of the new precinct office yesterday (Tuesday).October 20, 2010 4:19 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Besides reviewing a $4.5 million current expense fund budget proposed for 2011, the Grandview City Council last week also heard budget proposals from some of the city's department heads.October 19, 2010 3:50 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council and Sunnyside School Board met yesterday, Monday, to discuss subjects of shared interest between the two entities.October 19, 2010 3:48 p.m. read more..
The Bonnie Dunbar Bronze Committee began work last February to bring a larger-than-life statue of Sunnyside's famous astronaut to Central Park. Since their first meeting, committee members, the artist and Dunbar herself have emerged to assist in the process.October 19, 2010 3:44 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Crediting alert witnesses, Grandview Police arrested a 42-year-old man this past Friday for a hit-and-run accident in which he drove through a wall of the Grandview Herald building.October 18, 2010 3:30 p.m. read more..
MABTON - A ground and pound running game mixed with a vertical passing game creates a buzz saw of an offense that is almost impossible to stop. And that is exactly what the Vikings ran into last Friday night as they hosted the visiting Kiona-Benton Bears.October 18, 2010 3:19 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Gathering to help raise money for improvements to Country Park in Grandview, numerous people turned up at last night's Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo Foundation's third annual dinner and silent auction, held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.October 15, 2010 3:04 p.m. read more..
ELLENSBURG - The Grandview soccer team's great run came to an end last night in Ellensburg.October 15, 2010 3:02 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Grandview High School will host its annual Rocktober Battle of the Bands event tomorrow (Saturday).October 15, 2010 2:50 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - Lower Valley Christian Women's Connection guest speaker Pat Smith this past Tuesday detailed how she has adjusted to various changes in her life, including learning to transform from being accustomed to city life in Detroit to becoming a ranch wife.October 14, 2010 3:01 p.m. read more..
Ever wonder what it was like to fly in 1928? Several family members and friends of Addison Pemberton found just that very thing out yesterday (Wednesday) when Pemberton stopped by in Sunnyside with his 1928 Boeing 40C airplane.October 14, 2010 2:58 p.m. read more..
MABTON - Last night the Lady Viking soccer team hosted Grandview in a non-league match-up. Unfortunately for the home team, Mabton was held scoreless in a 4-0 defeat.October 13, 2010 3:53 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - A combination of pulling funds from reserves, holding the line on expenses and finding new revenue will help the city of Grandview balance its budget for 2011.October 13, 2010 3:50 p.m. read more..
Because assessed property values have fallen in 2010 and the city of Sunnyside property assessments could potentially drop further in 2011, thus reducing revenues collected by the city, Sunnyside Finance Director Byron Olson Monday night asked the city council to consider a property tax increase.October 13, 2010 3:46 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside City Council approves Civic Plus as new website providerOctober 12, 2010 3:27 p.m. read more..
Dr. Michael Hubbell, an ear, nose and throat specialist, may still have almost two years of training to complete with Ohio State University's otolaryngology residency program, but the doctor has already decided to work for Sunnyside Community Hospital when his residency is complete.October 12, 2010 3:19 p.m. read more..
CLE ELUM - The Washington Cattlemen's Association and the Washington Cattle Women's Association will hold their 85th annual convention and trade show Nov. 11-13 at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum. Beef producers from the northwest are invited to attend. The cattlemen have planned a full agenda of meetings, entertainment and a trade show.October 11, 2010 3:55 p.m. read more..
There were just 12 new building starts permitted in the city of Sunnyside during the month of September.October 11, 2010 3:54 p.m. read more..
CONNELL - After running the gauntlet of three state playoff qualifiers from last season the Mabton Vikings may be looking for a bit of a break.October 11, 2010 3:50 p.m. read more..
PASCO - Technically, last Friday's game at Pasco wasn't a must-win for the Sunnyside football team. Realistically, though, it was one the Grizzlies needed if they are going to earn one of the four 3A CBBN playoff spots.October 11, 2010 3:49 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - It was a match-up of wills, and this past Saturday the Grandview girls soccer team wanted it more. The Lady Greyhounds defeated the visiting Ephrata Tigers 3-2, booting in the game winner with only four minutes on the clock.October 11, 2010 3:47 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - It was a wild west shootout this past Friday in Grandview as the visiting East Valley Red Devils came to town for a CWAC match-up. Both teams put up a lot of points but it was East Valley who was left still standing with a 46-40 win.October 11, 2010 3:45 p.m. read more..
President Obama's Justice Department recently feigned outrage when the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenged the planned assassination of a U.S.-born Muslim cleric, insisting that the president, not the courts, should have the only say in the assassination of American citizens.October 8, 2010 4:47 p.m. read more..
The U.S. Department of Energy and Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) jointly filed a motion this week in U.S. District Court asking the court to approve and enter a judicial consent decree that imposes a new, enforceable and achievable schedule for cleaning up waste from Hanford's underground tanks.October 8, 2010 4:34 p.m. read more..
With longer school days and a closed campus, one might expect students at Sunnyside High School to be positively fuming at the changes implemented by the school district this year.October 8, 2010 4:33 p.m. read more..
SELAH - The state's 2A No. 2-ranked Selah volleyball team was every bit as good as advertised, as the Grandview Lady Greyhound squad fell 3-0 to the host Vikings last night, Thursday.October 8, 2010 4:31 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - Bickleton's cross-country runners took on the Hisey Park challenge and runners from five schools yesterday and in the process claimed two season personal best records and one first place honor.October 8, 2010 4:30 p.m. read more..
Residents living in Sunnyside Housing Authority properties are undergoing electrical upgrades to make television reception better.October 8, 2010 4:26 p.m. read more..
Students from Sacha Mike's world literature class welcomed a very special guest speaker this past Wednesday.October 8, 2010 4:23 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The decision last week to lower Jacob Almaguer's bail from $2 million to $50,000 didn't happen in a vacuum.October 6, 2010 4:30 p.m. read more..
State regulatory staff are proposing to allow just a little more than half of an electric rate increase sought by Pacific Power.October 6, 2010 4:30 p.m. read more..
Motorists honked in support of those marching down Sunnyside's South Sixth Street yesterday.October 6, 2010 4:29 p.m. read more..
SELAH - The Grandview soccer team fought hard to earn a shootout win last night at Selah.October 6, 2010 4:27 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside High School volleyball team hosted the Hanford Falcons last night in 3A CBBN play. Despite pushing the Falcons to the limit in every game played during the match, the Lady Grizzlies lost by scores of 25-21, 25-23, 25-23.October 6, 2010 4:25 p.m. read more..
MARYSVILLE - She's just two-years-old and already Audrina Campos of Sunnyside is quite comfortable on a stage in front of an admiring crowd.October 6, 2010 4:22 p.m. read more..
Last night (Monday) the Port of Sunnyside commissioners were alerted that the port's idea of helping business owners get established in the community by providing incubator space has been a success for one business owner.October 5, 2010 3:59 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - An Outlook teen suspected of shooting at two Sheriff's deputies - injuring one - is out on bail.October 5, 2010 3:58 p.m. read more..
The city of Mabton has received $35,000 from the Washington State Department of Commerce in the form of a Community Development Block Grant.October 5, 2010 3:58 p.m. read more..
Merritt Mitchell-Wajeeh says she has always had an interest in growing produce. For the past couple of years she has turned that passion into Heavenly Hills Harvest, a community supported garden that supplies customers from Selah to Richland with fresh vegetables.October 5, 2010 3:55 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - The Liberty Christian Patriots were the aggressors last night, forcing Sunnyside Christian's volleyball team to play defensively. The end result was a 3-0 sweep by Liberty Christian over the visiting Lady Knights.October 5, 2010 3:52 p.m. read more..
Washington state's Public Works Board approved 27 public water systems throughout Washington to share in approximately $72.5 million in low-interest loans this fall to help improve their facilities.October 5, 2010 3:49 p.m. read more..
Hidden north of Sunnyside and nestled between acres of mass produced corn and wheat, a Sunnyside man engages in his favorite hobby.October 5, 2010 3:48 p.m. read more..
Keeping kids in school is a tricky task, but keeping them in school when they don't have to be? Now that takes talent, organization and commitment.October 5, 2010 3:47 p.m. read more..
Help is on the way for some local schools to address the problem of students dropping out of high school.October 4, 2010 4:02 p.m. read more..
With only three residents in attendance, the Sunnyside Housing Authority held a public hearing this past Friday to discuss future plans to improve the federally-funded housing program.October 4, 2010 4:01 p.m. read more..
WENATCHEE - The trio of Vanessa Rodriguez, Rod Smith and Corey Russell claimed seven of the 12 awards bestowed on the Daily Sun News of Sunnyside last Friday night at the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention.October 4, 2010 3:53 p.m. read more..
FEDERAL WAY - The Sunnyside High School swim team had something to cheer about as Toni Castillo set a State qualifying time of 1:01.22 in the 100-yard butterfly event at this past Saturday's Mukilteo Invite.October 4, 2010 3:52 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - Crossing over to the SCAC West for the first time this year the Mabton Vikings saw their four-match win streak stopped this past Saturday when the Granger Spartans volleyball team won by scores of 25-12, 20-25, 25-17, 25-21.October 4, 2010 3:51 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside residents in October should expect higher than normal temperatures and near to below normal precipitation, according to officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's national weather service in Pendleton, Ore.October 4, 2010 3:48 p.m. read more..
Their friendship began at a train station and, over the years, flourished into a wonderful exchange of culture and ideas.October 4, 2010 3:45 p.m. read more..
During Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services will sponsor several events to promote awareness of domestic violence in the community.October 1, 2010 3:01 p.m. read more..
Hoping for a chance at some scholarship money and the chance to travel, Sunnyside High School senior Marisol Velazquez is running for the title of Miss Washington Teen USA.October 1, 2010 3 p.m. read more..
ROYAL CITY - The 2A Grandview Lady Greyhounds last night had the opportunity to practice their skills in a non-league match-up against the 1A Royal Knights.October 1, 2010 2:55 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - This past Wednesday 16-year-old Alex Bueno was arraigned in Yakima County Superior Court for the July 17 murder of David Baldonado, 15, of Sunnyside.October 1, 2010 2:50 p.m. read more..
SEATTLE - The U.S. debut of works by Pablo Picasso will be featured at the Seattle Art Museum starting next week.October 1, 2010 2:48 p.m. read more..