Sunnyside had more base hits but couldn't translate that on the scoreboard in a 6-2 loss yesterday, Thursday, to 1A Naches.March 29, 2013 4:07 p.m. read more..
Based on the contributions Brandon Moore made yesterday, the Sunnyside Christian High School varsity baseball team may be looking to the junior for even greater performances in the days ahead.March 29, 2013 4:05 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside School Board members received an ear full last night regarding the request for proposal (RFP) process procedures used when seeking dental screening services for the elementary schools in the district.March 29, 2013 4:03 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council will be holding a public hearing regarding the termination of former City Manager Frank Sweet during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law and Justice Center.March 29, 2013 4 p.m. read more..
With a backlog of 20 years or more, the Washington State Department of Ecology is making some headway on answering requests for new water rights in the Yakima Basin.March 28, 2013 3:06 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - The Sunnyside and Toppenish school districts have been officially given the nod to facilitate how Yakima County Gang Resistance and Intervention Project grant funds are used.March 28, 2013 3:06 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - Together, senior Eduardo Salmeron and junior Elijah Pena returned to Sunnyside yesterday from a four-school, non-scoring track and field meet at Hanford High School with five first-place finishes and a runner-up showing. Prosser and River View were the two other schools competing.March 28, 2013 2:58 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The city of Grandview is holding its spring clean-up days on Saturday, April 13, and Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the public works shop (603 N. Willoughby).March 28, 2013 2:58 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - All told, 11 Sunnyside athletes earned 'Top 4' finishes at Hanford High School yesterday. Wednesday's girls track and field meet also drew teams from Prosser and River View.March 28, 2013 2:58 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside High School Assistant Principal Dave Martinez and leadership class student Stefani Anciso Wednesday morning talked to the Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary Club about improvements made at the high school.March 27, 2013 2:45 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to enter into an agreement with Colin Baenziger & Associates to find and recruit a new city manager for the city.March 27, 2013 2:24 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley held an informational meeting yesterday afternoon at the Grapevine Inn in Sunnyside to spread the word about its new initiatives and answer any questions the public might have about the organization's efforts.March 27, 2013 2:19 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - A new medical clinic and pharmacy will provide Lower Valley residents seeking medical services with better access to care.March 26, 2013 2:44 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - Early this past Sunday afternoon a one-vehicle rollover accident about two miles east of Granger on I-82 claimed the life of an elderly Richland woman.March 26, 2013 2:40 p.m. read more..
Blaine, Selah linksters card low individual roundsMarch 26, 2013 2:36 p.m. read more..
For those who have served in the U.S. armed forces it is tradition to receive full military honors at a funeral service.March 26, 2013 2:28 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside School Board President Miguel Puente will be moving outside the boundary for his position on the school board.March 25, 2013 3:35 p.m. read more..
A burglary in progress was reported to Yakima County Sheriff deputies from the 2300 block of Phipps Road near Sunnyside last Friday morning. The female victim in the house hid in a bathroom until law enforcement units arrived and arrested two suspects. Medical attention was summoned for the victim, who was described by officers on the scene as "very shaken up."March 25, 2013 3:34 p.m. read more..
It's the season for Girl Scout cookies in eastern Washington.March 25, 2013 3:31 p.m. read more..
On Jan. 5, 2012 the Washington State Supreme Court ruled in McCleary v. State that the State of Washington was not fulfilling its constitutional obligation to amply and equitably fund basic education for children across our state.March 22, 2013 3:21 p.m. read more..
The lives of today's youth are documented on the internetMarch 22, 2013 2:21 p.m. read more..
A dozen Sunnyside High School boys have been extremely busy preparing for the annual Mr. SHS Pageant.March 22, 2013 2:13 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - With the Washington State Supreme Court's McCleary decision mandating full funding for education by 2018 and with policy bills out of the way, Washington state lawmakers have now moved the issue to the top of their budgeting priorities.March 22, 2013 2 p.m. read more..
GRANGER - The Groundwater Management Area advisory committee met in Granger last night to discuss progress of its working groups.March 22, 2013 1:58 p.m. read more..
WASHINGTON D.C. - Learning about others' desires to make their communities a better place was what the National Association of Workforce Conference was all about.March 22, 2013 1:55 p.m. read more..
CHENEY - A small contingent of the Sunnyside Little Grapplers wrestling team, just 20 in all, trekked to Cheney last Saturday to compete in a tournament.March 21, 2013 3 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Not one Sunnyside boy lost a match this past Tuesday against Eisenhower High School.March 21, 2013 3 p.m. read more..
NACHES - Sunnyside Christian's baseball team only mustered a pair of hits in its season opener, a 12-0 loss, this past Monday. Yesterday afternoon, however, the 1B Knights combined for 13 base knocks in a non-league twin bill against the 1A Naches JV on the Rangers' home diamond.March 21, 2013 3 p.m. read more..
When the phone rang in Joyce Stark's science classroom and played a snippet of the theme from the Batman TV show from the 1960s, Dale Ingram told the two classes of science students that Batman's mother used to drive his school bus.March 21, 2013 3 p.m. read more..
Dorothy Aiken was elected chair and Robert Sarmiento vice chair of the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation board at the group's first meeting of the year Wednesday afternoon.March 21, 2013 2:57 p.m. read more..
The city of Sunnyside has a new interim city manager this morning.March 21, 2013 2:54 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - The Sunnyside Grizzlies, behind senior Eduardo Salmeron's three-victory effort, as well as a three-win performance by junior Elijah Pena, walked away with the lion's share of the first-place finishes in the boys events at yesterday's 34th annual Grandview Coed Track & Field Invitational.March 20, 2013 2:26 p.m. read more..
Some people in the Lower Yakima Valley may remember Bill Clemens from the mid 1990s when he worked from the Sunnyside office that no longer is in operation.March 19, 2013 2:13 p.m. read more..
RICHLAND - From a fundamental standpoint, the Sunnyside Christian High School baseball team was doing all the right things in its season opener yesterday afternoon.March 19, 2013 2:01 p.m. read more..
If nothing else, the Grandview High School boys golf team has been consistent in its two heads-up matches this spring. Last week at Ephrata and yesterday at home against Prosser, the Greyhound linksters tallied team totals of 509.March 19, 2013 1:53 p.m. read more..
Cynthia Cisneros, a special education paraprofessional at Artz-Fox Elementary School in the Mabton School District, has been selected as the Educational Service District 105 Regional Classified School Employee of the Year for 2013.March 19, 2013 1:49 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley's biannual Loving Sunnyside Initiative event will take place Saturday, April 13.March 18, 2013 2:10 p.m. read more..
MOXEE - Neither the Sunnyside nor the Grandview track and field teams brought home any first-place finishes from last Saturday's Eugene "Papa" Wells Invitational. Regardless, both the Grizzly and Greyhound tracksters held their own at the 34-school, non-scoring meet.March 18, 2013 2:09 p.m. read more..
WASHINGTON, D. C. - Rep. Doc Hastings introduced three pieces of legislation this week to the House of Representatives that provide recreational access, tourism and fishing opportunities in Washington state.March 15, 2013 4:04 p.m. read more..
Increased graduation rates, making sure students are ready for college, more parental involvement, improved class scheduling and bringing back a school librarian position.March 14, 2013 3:59 p.m. read more..
Any certified or classified employee who has worked in a school district in the state of Washington can join the Washington State School Retirees Association, whether they served as a superintendent, a school nurse, a teacher, a bus driver or in any other capacity.March 14, 2013 3:56 p.m. read more..
The Washington State Department of Ecology has drafted an order for the city of Sunnyside to conduct an investigation into toxic chemicals that were allegedly dumped on city property near the Sunnyside Municipal Airport.March 14, 2013 3:56 p.m. read more..
KENNEWICK - Last week the science projects so many Sunnyside students spent hours laboring over were transported to Columbia Center Mall for the Mid-Columbia Regional Science and Engineering Fair.March 14, 2013 3:54 p.m. read more..
PROSSER - "It's important to know whose hand you're holding," Phyllis Vavold of Nampa, Idaho told the Lower Valley Christian Women's Connection yesterday.March 13, 2013 2:51 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Approximately $60,000 from Grandview's Transportation Benefit District will be used as matching funds for two pending street improvement projects slated for this year.March 13, 2013 2:44 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - It takes a commitment to helping students pursue knowledge in technology through computers, robots and other resources to further their educational opportunities.March 12, 2013 4:04 p.m. read more..
After listening to three presentations on payroll and financial services at Monday night's meeting, the Sunnyside City Council decided to request proposals while contracting with BIAS Software for month-to-month services.March 12, 2013 4:03 p.m. read more..
Of the 46 wrestlers this year on the Sunnyside Little Grapplers squad, 37 wrestled this past weekend at a tournament staged in Sunnyside. A total of 23 of the 37 grapplers placed in the top three of their respective age divisions and weight classes..March 12, 2013 3:58 p.m. read more..
Last Saturday morning at about 1:15 a.m., Sunnyside cops along with liquor control board officials conducted spot checks at Tequilas, located in the 500 block of South Sixth Street in Sunnyside. Officers say they located two handguns inside the establishment, in the back room of the bar, inside cases.March 11, 2013 3:27 p.m. read more..
Two applicants, Francisco Guerrero and Galen Potter, have put in their names for the Sunnyside City Council position vacated by Nick Paulakis at the end of February.March 11, 2013 3:25 p.m. read more..
MOXEE - Focusing as much or more on team chemistry than the final score, the 3A Sunnyside Grizzly soccer team played its first regulation match of the season last Saturday. The Grizzlies sustained a 1-0 non-league loss at 2A East Valley.March 11, 2013 3:22 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Getting into racing form and working out the kinks were the primary goals for the Sunnyside High School track and field team at last Saturday's season opener.March 11, 2013 3:20 p.m. read more..
WAPATO - The Lady Grizzlies didn't fare well in their first outing of the season last Saturday, falling 5-2 to the Wapato Wolves and 4-3 to the Davis Pirates at the Wapato Jamboree. Both contests were shortened three-inning affairs.March 11, 2013 3:20 p.m. read more..
March is national developmental disabilities awareness month. But that's the goal year-round for Lower Valley agency the Arc.March 8, 2013 3:34 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - When Coleman Rowland was laid off from his position at a locomotive re-build station, the welder wasn't certain about his future.March 8, 2013 3:28 p.m. read more..
The script was flipped earlier this week when a dozen Gonzaga University school counselor interns learned from Sunnyside High School students about progress at SHS.March 7, 2013 3:50 p.m. read more..
An Outlook man is dead after allegedly pointing his gun at Sunnyside police yesterday. Sunnyside Police Department officials say at around 4 p.m. yesterday, Wednesday, officers received a call reporting a man with a gun near the 1100 block of Tacoma Avenue, next to TW Market.March 7, 2013 3:47 p.m. read more..
One Sunnyside-owned pet was prepped and ready to go for a minor surgery as the power went out yesterday near the Sunnyside Pet Health Clinic due to a pole fire in the 2200 block of East Edison Avenue.March 7, 2013 3:43 p.m. read more..
It was the first time out for Grandview, Mabton, Prosser and Sunnyside's high school golfers yesterday, providing the coaches an opportunity to see the youngsters in action on the links.March 6, 2013 3:33 p.m. read more..
Grandview teacher announces etirement after 30 years with the districtMarch 5, 2013 2:56 p.m. read more..
SPOKANE - The Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights made it to the championship game in the State 1B Hardwood Classic, but couldn't quite finish off the Colton Wildcats despite a very strong performance.March 4, 2013 3:12 p.m. read more..
SPOKANE - Just when it looked like Sunnyside Christian seemed poised to drop a nearly 20 point lead and a state title bid, Brandon Broersma came up big on the biggest stage to spark the Knights to the State 1B basketball title last Saturday night with a 44-36 victory over pesky Neah Bay in the championship game.March 4, 2013 3:09 p.m. read more..
WAHINGTON D.C. - On average, students who are absent as little as 10 percent of the school year are said to be among the most likely to become a dropout statistic.March 4, 2013 3:08 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital will pay the Sunnyside School District $1 per year as per a lease agreement approved by the Sunnyside School Board last night.March 1, 2013 2:55 p.m. read more..
Five years ago the selected artwork for the annual Show 'n Shine poster was designed by Sunnyside High School senior Jesus Mendoza, who had been designing artwork featuring cars since the sixth grade.March 1, 2013 2:50 p.m. read more..