YAKIMA - Yakima County was faulted by state auditors in two areas during a pair of findings issued this week against the county's books for 2009.September 30, 2010 3:22 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Yakima County was faulted by state auditors in two areas during a pair of findings issued this week against the county's books for 2009.September 30, 2010 3:22 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Housing Authority's move last year to outsource its accounting and financial record keeping is at the heart of an audit finding against the agency.September 30, 2010 3:22 p.m. read more..
Under the lights of a Sunnyside High School's Clem Senn Field the senior class ran, passed and kicked its way to a 34-14 win over the junior class in last night's homecoming powder puff flag football game.September 30, 2010 3:18 p.m. read more..
All adult dogs in the city of Sunnyside are required to be licensed, according to Sunnyside Municipal Code 6.04.090.September 30, 2010 3:17 p.m. read more..
With the switch from a semester schedule to trimesters, Sunnyside High School students have more opportunities available to them. Those opportunities include the addition of science electives not previously taught.September 30, 2010 3:15 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo Foundation was started just a few years ago and the group seeks to raise funds for improvements to the Country Park/Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo grounds in Grandview through fundraisers like its annual banquet and auction set for Thursday, Oct. 14.September 30, 2010 3:08 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Police Department yesterday (Tuesday) announced the Yakima County Juvenile Court has decided Alex Bueno, 16, of Sunnyside will be tried as an adult for the murder of 15-year-old David Baldonado.September 29, 2010 3:43 p.m. read more..
MABTON - After beginning the season with an 0-3 mark the Mabton Vikings volleyball team has reeled off three straight wins, the most recent a 25-16, 19-25, 25-21, 18-25, 15-12 hard fought contest against Columbia-Burbank.September 29, 2010 3:35 p.m. read more..
The city of Sunnyside's contract with its current website service, Granicus, is nearing completion and city council last night heard from Ryan Austin, the city's technology director, regarding three new options for internet services. He spoke during the city council's workshop meeting prior to the regular city council meeting.September 28, 2010 3:05 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council in its regular meeting was provided a slide show by Bill Flower last night.September 28, 2010 3:04 p.m. read more..
PENDLETON, ORE. - A third-place finish at the latest stop on the Columbia Basin Senior Golf Tour has the Sunnyside Black Rock Creek team poised to nab its fourth consecutive championship.September 28, 2010 3:01 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - A pair of Sunnyside bowlers cashed at the second Central Washington Open competition of the 2010-11 season this past Sunday.September 28, 2010 3 p.m. read more..
People looking to get fit and slim down can now look to Sunnyside's community center for an all encompassing health class aimed at eating healthy and exercising right.September 28, 2010 2:58 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital, in an effort to better serve the community, has been working to recruit providers who are able to speak Spanish.September 28, 2010 2:57 p.m. read more..
For the past several years Sunnyside residents in need of seeing an ophthalmologist have had to travel to Yakima. That changed in late July when Dr. Michael Stapleton began practicing every Wednesday at Sunnyside Optical.September 28, 2010 2:54 p.m. read more..
Through the hard work of Sunnyside's Joe and Elizabeth Knowles and Dave Hansen, executive director of Sunrise Outreach Center in Yakima, there will be two extreme cold weather shelters in Sunnyside this winter season.September 27, 2010 2:29 p.m. read more..
Jeff Loe does not shy away from a challenge and make no mistake; Loe's new position with the Sunnyside School District will be an exciting new challenge for this Grand Coulee native.September 27, 2010 2:19 p.m. read more..
When people imagine flying high, there is a very vivid picture that fills the imagination and it usually involves being enclosed in a fixed wing aircraft and traveling at breakneck speeds.September 27, 2010 2:18 p.m. read more..
There are several things Kiana Ramos, the newly crowned 2010-11 Miss Sunnyside, is looking forward to during her year-long reign.September 27, 2010 2:09 p.m. read more..
Claiming current Yakima County Sheriff Ken Irwin has fewer deputies on staff despite the availability of sales tax money dedicated to law and justice, Kelly Rosenow this morning described his candidacy for Irwin's seat in the Nov. 2 general election.September 24, 2010 3:04 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - It's the official cologne of the annual Pendleton Rodeo, but Let 'er Buck was the idea of Granger's Charlie Hoctor.September 24, 2010 3:02 p.m. read more..
A new re-regulating reservoir is being built east of Sunnyside and when completed will be the final reservoir in Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District's canal automation project in phase one of SVID's conservation project.September 24, 2010 3 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Lady Grizzly swim team yesterday hosted Kamiakin at Lions Pool in Yakima.September 24, 2010 2:58 p.m. read more..
ROYAL CITY - Mabton High School Volleyball Coach Marty McCallum knew last night's match was almost a must-win situation for his Lady Vikes.September 24, 2010 2:57 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - With Matt Schwittay and Brad Kahn grabbing the top two finishing spots, the Selah Vikings boys cross-country squad claimed victories over both Ephrata and the host Grandview Greyhounds in a CWAC league meet staged Thursday afternoon.September 24, 2010 2:56 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - Alpacas have been getting a lot of attention these days. From the cover of a national tractor supply magazine, the Martha Stewart Show, Jay Leno Show, as well as American Express and Stanley Steamer commercials on national television networks.September 24, 2010 2:54 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside High School is gearing up for its revamped homecoming week and the entire community is invited to join in on the fun.September 23, 2010 4:08 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - During an arraignment yesterday, Wednesday, in Yakima County Superior Court, bail was set at $100,000 for both Elizabeth Gonzalez, 27, of Prosser and Ruben Roman, 31, of Sunnyside.September 23, 2010 4:04 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The latest results of a comprehensive groundwater study reaffirm the need for water managers to work together to find long-term water supply solutions for the Yakima River Basin, the parties commissioning the report announced recently.September 22, 2010 3:38 p.m. read more..
Much has changed in the year since Mark Baysinger took the executive director post with Sunnyside's Promise.September 22, 2010 3:34 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Board of Yakima County Commissions has set a public hearing for Oct. 5, 2010, to hear comment regarding a request to amend Yakima County Code Chapter 3.36 and Ordinance No. 16-2002.September 22, 2010 3:30 p.m. read more..
The year in which lifetime Sunnyside resident Paul Morrow was born, 1910, the Union of South Africa was created and the Mexican Revolution was creating havoc just south of the U.S. border.September 22, 2010 3:29 p.m. read more..
Dr. Rick Cole, superintendent for the Sunnyside School District, introduced three new school department heads to Sunnyside Noon Rotarians yesterday (Monday).September 21, 2010 3:26 p.m. read more..
Port of Sunnyside commissioners Jim Grubenhoff, Arnold Martin and Jeff Matson last night (Monday) heard a report on the preliminary 2011 budget.September 21, 2010 3:24 p.m. read more..
PASCO - Behind the trio of power hitters Maddy Wavrin, Janelle DeGroot and Brittany Broersma, the Sunnyside Christian High School girls volleyball team compiled a 2-1 record at last Saturday's Tri-Cities Prep Invitational.September 21, 2010 3:23 p.m. read more..
The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking legislative authority to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the state water resources program and reduce the program's reliance and impact on taxpayer funding through the state general fund.September 20, 2010 2:07 p.m. read more..
The 2010-11 Miss Sunnyside Court was selected this past Saturday night at Sunnyside High School and Kiana Ramos, sponsored by Bon Vino's Bistro & Bakery and Sunnyside Les Schwab, emerged as the victor out of 14 wonderful contestants.September 20, 2010 2:03 p.m. read more..
COWICHE - There was no one faster at last Saturday's Apple Ridge Run Challenge than Sunnyside High School junior Juan Reynoso.September 20, 2010 1:59 p.m. read more..
COWICHE - The Bickleton cross-country runners put in a good showing at Cowiche's 3-mile Apple Ridge Run.September 20, 2010 1:58 p.m. read more..
MABTON - Despite scoring their first touchdown of the season and keeping the Wahluke Warriors offense under wraps, the Vikings dropped their league opener 12-6 last Friday night.September 20, 2010 1:50 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital has set in motion a new program geared toward helping community members become more physically fit.September 20, 2010 1:49 p.m. read more..
A movement to paint houses and fix up yards for low-income Sunnysiders will continue this fall with a work day to fix up six homes.September 20, 2010 1:47 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - For 50 years Marijo Reineking wondered about her past. Wondered why it was her mother treated her harshly, far different from her siblings, why she was passed around from relative to relative.September 17, 2010 2:48 p.m. read more..
Lower Yakima Valley native Kelly Rosenow is calling for a change in how the Yakima County Sheriff's Department operates.September 17, 2010 2:44 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Fire Department personnel, as well as those from Fire District No. 5, responded to a fire alarm just after 3:30 p.m. yesterday, Sept. 15.September 16, 2010 2:54 p.m. read more..
Port of Sunnyside attorney Steve Winfree gave an update on a property purchase to Port of Sunnyside commissioners yesterday at a special meeting.September 16, 2010 2:50 p.m. read more..
On Sept. 16, 1950, Arthur and Laura Pittillo married in Independence, Ore. Sixty years later the Grandview couple is still going strong.September 15, 2010 3:48 p.m. read more..
MOSES LAKE - Powered by juniors Juan Reynoso and Nathan Gonzalez, the 8th and 12th place finishers overall in the 53-runner field, the Sunnyside High School boys cross-country team split its four match-ups with 3A teams at Moses Lake yesterday afternoon.September 15, 2010 3:38 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Christian girls had to reach down deep for something extra last night, but in the end they persevered and walked off their own gym floor with a 3-2 victory.September 15, 2010 3:38 p.m. read more..
MABTON - The volleyball match between the Mabton Vikings and the Connell Eagles last night started out very badly for the Lady Vikes, according to Mabton Coach Marty McCallum. But once his team settled down things improved dramatically but the Eagles still walked away with a 25-8, 25-18, 25-18 victory.September 15, 2010 3:36 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - And then there were two.September 15, 2010 3:09 p.m. read more..
The city of Sunnyside is zeroing in on adopting an ordinance that would provide for stricter regulation of city dance halls.September 15, 2010 3:08 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - "Wonderful, smart board members deciding gleefully around the table," members of the Grandview School Board sang in unison at yesterday's board meeting.September 14, 2010 2:39 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Mabton Vikings volleyball team played to a third place finish in their pool and then nearly won the championship among third place teams.September 14, 2010 2:30 p.m. read more..
With the official start of fall just a week away, Nuestra Casa and US Bank in Sunnyside are planning a celebration this coming Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m.September 14, 2010 2:24 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council last night, Monday, gave thumbs up to accept a property owner's intention to annex his property into the city limits.September 14, 2010 2:22 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital has moved its business office.September 14, 2010 2:17 p.m. read more..
The newest store in Sunnyside is aiming to get Sunnyside residents to spend less while still receiving the quality they expect on items such as kitchen wares, electronics, clothing apparel and food.September 14, 2010 2:15 p.m. read more..
The man the Yakima County Prosecutor's Office believes is responsible for the Aug. 24 death of 2-year-old Benjamin Miron of Sunnyside was arraigned last Friday.September 13, 2010 2:03 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police are currently looking for a 1993 blue Nissan Qwest van with a Washington license plate number of 824RXC in connection with a report of shots fired in the 400 block of Cemetery Road this past Friday night.September 13, 2010 2:03 p.m. read more..
MABTON - More playground equipment for the city parks, green technology and 24/7 police coverage are just some of the priorities the Mabton City Council discussed this past Friday at a council retreat held in Mabton.September 13, 2010 2:02 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Twenty-five teams of three turned out to try their feet in YVCC's annual Grape Stomp in Grandview.September 13, 2010 2 p.m. read more..
ELLENSBURG - Sunnyside's Juan Reynoso opened the 2010 fall cross-country season in fine fashion last Saturday. The SHS junior scored a sixth-place finish from a field of 117 varsity runners at the Ellensburg Invitational.September 13, 2010 1:58 p.m. read more..
EAST WENATCHEE - The good news is that the Sunnyside High School girls varsity soccer team was able to score on 3A powerhouse Eastmont.September 13, 2010 1:58 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - Despite injuries and penalties hampering his players as they learn a new offense, Mabton High School Coach Shane Thorson is pleased with the progress they have made with only three weeks of practice under their belts.September 13, 2010 1:54 p.m. read more..
Simply put, the Sunnyside Grizzlies let one get away last Friday night. A victory, that is, against the visiting 4A Davis Pirates.September 13, 2010 1:52 p.m. read more..
Life Options will host its annual fundraising dinner Thursday, Oct. 21, at Neighborhood Church Assemblies of God in Sunnyside.September 10, 2010 4:24 p.m. read more..
MOSES LAKE - Chris Indall fired a 1-over-par 72 in leading Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek team to a first-place finish at last week's Mid-Columbia Senior Golf Tour competition, staged at the Moses Lake Golf & Country Club.September 10, 2010 4:20 p.m. read more..
The numbers are in and Sunnyside School District has revealed that they are serving 6,135 students in grades K-12. This is 235 more students than projected by the district.September 10, 2010 4:19 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside High School student Christine Kim had been looking for opportunities to visit her ancestral homeland for a while. This past summer she found an online program that gave her that opportunity.September 9, 2010 3:58 p.m. read more..
Members of an appointed state-level committee, which acts on an advisory level to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency, yesterday toured four Yakima farms and visited the Yakama Nation.September 9, 2010 3:55 p.m. read more..
It was like Christmas in September last week when Sunnyside School District Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole opened the bids for Sunnyside High School construction and remodeling.September 8, 2010 3:10 p.m. read more..
PASCO - With nearly everyone contributing one way or another last night, the 1B Sunnyside Christian High School girls volleyball team opened the 2010 fall season with a 3-0 sweep of the Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars.September 8, 2010 3:07 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside High School volleyball team played the Eastmont Wildcats tough for all three games last night in opening league play, but couldn't quite pull it out as they lost 3-0.September 8, 2010 3:03 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview School District in partnership with Catholic Family and Child Services will be hosting a seven-session program for strengthening families.September 8, 2010 3:01 p.m. read more..
Guerra's Coffee Company and Jose Tapia will present "SKY=BLUE", an art exhibition with works by Dawn Haak, on Friday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 10 p.m.September 8, 2010 3:01 p.m. read more..
In conjunction with the five-year anniversary of the devastating Gulf Coast storms of 2005, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging business owners, homeowners and others to create their own disaster preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month in September.September 8, 2010 3 p.m. read more..
BILLINGS, MONT. - The U.S. Dept. of Justice reported that Arthur Frankie Gomez, 35, of Mabton recently pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Montana.September 7, 2010 4:18 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Southeast Yakima Community Center has been working to curtail gang problems in Yakima and the county with federal financial support.September 7, 2010 4:17 p.m. read more..
Downtown Sunnyside has a new business, opened to help revitalize the downtown area and to provide shoppers with a low-cost alternative for some basic essentials.September 7, 2010 4:14 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside resident Dan Kephart admired an hibiscus flower in someone's yard and decided that would be a good flower to grow in his garden at 1115 Fourth Street, near the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.September 7, 2010 4:12 p.m. read more..
With a cooler of cold pop and breezy shade from a tall tree, the scene might have looked like a picnic from a distance.September 3, 2010 2:03 p.m. read more..
As a sophomore at LaSalle High School in Union Gap, Angela De La Barrera was supposed to study abroad in Japan.September 3, 2010 1:51 p.m. read more..
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather station in Pendleton, Ore. last month recorded lower than normal temperatures in Sunnyside.September 2, 2010 3:23 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Approximately 30 citizens, mostly retirees, attended a citizen input meeting last night to discuss the design of Grandview's new community center.September 2, 2010 3:20 p.m. read more..
New SHS Principal Chuck Salina has a more difficult job than previously thought, as Sunnyside sophomores for the most part showed dramatic declines in test results released yesterday by the state's superintendent office.September 1, 2010 3:14 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - As promised during a packed public meeting in June, Yakima County is moving forward with a plan to establish a groundwater management area.September 1, 2010 3:12 p.m. read more..
A Sunnyside man is currently under suspicion by the Sunnyside Police Department after it was reported he raped a 2-year-old child at his home. The incident was reported to Sunnyside police yesterday (Tuesday) at about 7:15 p.m. and police located the man shortly after. The case is currently under investigation by Sunnyside police.September 1, 2010 3:09 p.m. read more..
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies investigated a report of shots fired near Sunnyside yesterday (Tuesday). Deputies were called to the 1800 block of Snipes Pump Road at 1:31 p.m. for what the reporting party said were four to five shots fired. The witness couldn't tell deputies which directions the shots came from.September 1, 2010 3:08 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Fighting for the citizens of Grandview has only been part of the responsibilities of Attorney Jack Maxwell.September 1, 2010 3:05 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council last night held a special session to make a decision in adopting a resolution for its insurance carrier.September 1, 2010 9:17 a.m. read more..