Maryhill Museum of Art will be holding Car is King weekend on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6, to celebrate the legacy of founder Sam Hill.September 27, 2013 2:53 p.m. read more..
Vintage Vaudeville returns to Yakima Saturday, Nov. 16. Manic Thunder will highlight this year’s entertainment along with some of the best talent Yakima has to offer.September 27, 2013 2:49 p.m. read more..
The Grandview High School DECA chapter will be hosting a free community movie night, co-sponsored by Grandview Parks and Recreation and Yakima Valley Community College, tomorrow evening (Saturday) at the Grandview Country Park amphitheater, located at 812 Wallace Way.September 27, 2013 2:48 p.m. read more..
Every year, the country sets aside a week to celebrate its wildlife heritage and a refuge system unequalled anywhere in the world.September 27, 2013 2:47 p.m. read more..
The Kennewick Lions are off the snide. The Sunnyside Grizzlies, however, are still in search of their first victory of the year.September 27, 2013 2:38 p.m. read more..
“We were robbed,” Mabton soccer coach Elizabeth Garcia said of last night’s match at Royal City.September 27, 2013 2:32 p.m. read more..
Despite a local resident’s call to the Daily Sun News this morning reporting sightings of triangular lights being seen flashing in the skies over Sunnyside last night, local law enforcement agencies have no such reports.September 27, 2013 2:28 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Lady Grizzly soccer team never trailed in a 3-1 home victory last night over league foe Eisenhower.September 27, 2013 9:35 a.m. read more..
Sunnyside City Manager Don Day has a difficult choice ahead of him in the coming days after interviewing three candidates for police chief yesterday, Wednesday.September 26, 2013 4 p.m. read more..
Veterinarian Scott Abbott believes the local agricultural industry has much to offer the world. That’s why he aims to help dairymen around the globe learn practices and obtain skills that will help dairy farms become more efficient and productive.September 26, 2013 noon read more..
What if you had a team of people whose sole job was to find fault with your thinking? It’s called a red team. Used by the CIA, IBM, the Army, news organizations and other businesses, a red team is a group designed to penetrate your defenses.September 25, 2013 4:49 p.m. read more..
Looking back at the mentors in my life who played a role in my decision to become an educator, many faces at Sunnyside High School quickly come to mind.September 25, 2013 4:35 p.m. read more..
On Aug. 22, Sunnyside United.Unidos hosted a community gang forum. The presenter, Jesse Campos, did a great job presenting the challenges we have and what parents and a community can do to address youth participation in gangs. We will invite Jesse to present again.September 25, 2013 4:15 p.m. read more..
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The Mabton Main Street reconstruction project isn’t expected to begin anytime soon, but the first step toward creating a funding package for the $2.6 million project was approved during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled Mabton City Council meeting.September 25, 2013 1:10 p.m. read more..
It took Sunnyside High School’s science department only nine months to double the number of students passing the biology end of course exam, now required for graduation.September 25, 2013 noon read more..
A decade ago, Port of Sunnyside officials thought a wetlands project in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers would satisfy state standards for discharging its treated industrial wastewater.That appears to not be the case...September 25, 2013 8:30 a.m. read more..
After 31 years of setting bones, Dr. Brent Bingham of Sunnyside will hang up his white lab coat and move to Salt Lake City, Utah.September 24, 2013 4:51 p.m. read more..
TOPPENISH - The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has presented Tom Sak, former board chair of Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Toppenish, with the 2013 Ethel Bond Memorial Consumer Award.September 24, 2013 4:46 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital now holds the distinction of being a “most wired” hospital.September 24, 2013 4:44 p.m. read more..
Turn out the lights, the party’s over. Well…at least for 11 of the teams that took part in this year’s Mid-Columbia Senior Golf Tour.September 24, 2013 4:36 p.m. read more..
Thanks to an increase in the number of fall chinook returning to the Columbia River, fisherman using two poles now can claim a daily limit of six salmon in the area commonly known as the Hanford Reach portion of the Columbia River.September 24, 2013 4:30 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW - Will students be able to master the newly instituted Common Core Standards end of course test?September 24, 2013 4:13 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – With a focus on math intervention and rigorous follow-up of at risk math students, Grandview High School Assistant Principal Steven Long believes Grandview High School math scores are on their way to major improvements.September 24, 2013 4:09 p.m. read more..
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You probably have thought about what you’d like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don’t have the money you thought you’d have?September 24, 2013 3:33 p.m. read more..
Television ads for and against initiative 522 have started to appear as the election season draws near, and emotions are high on both sides of the issue.September 23, 2013 4:13 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – This past Saturday’s soccer match between Grandview and visiting Prosser started out quite disappointing for the Lady ‘Hounds.September 23, 2013 3:18 p.m. read more..
TOPPENISH - In this past Saturday’s non-league match against 2A Toppenish, Sunnyside fell to the Wildcats in four sets.September 23, 2013 3:16 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Police Department officers are investigating a report of a $4,700 illegal bank transfer made some time during the past week.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama nominated eight men and women to serve on United States District Courts last week, including Stanley Allen Bastian of Wenatchee to serve in the Eastern District of Washington.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
Police in Grandview responded to a burglary report yesterday (Sunday) in the 200 block of West Second Street. The door to the “Extra Mile Student Center” had been kicked in and candy items were stolen. The incident is under investigation.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
The Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church women’s coffee break Bible study is again underway. The study is open to all women interested in a mid-week Bible study. The group meets each Wednesday from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the church, 700 N. 16th Street.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
President Obama nominated eight men and women to serve on United States District Courts last week, including Stanley Allen Bastian of Wenatchee to serve in the Eastern District of Washington.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
GRANDVIEW – Police in Grandview responded to a burglary report yesterday (Sunday) in the 200 block of West Second Street. The door to the “Extra Mile Student Center” had been kicked in and candy items were stolen. The incident is under investigation.September 23, 2013 noon read more..
The Sundowners, an informal group of local automobile enthusiasts, meet once a month and participate in a cruise or garage crawl.September 20, 2013 4:51 p.m. read more..
KENNEWICK - Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After is an all-star line-up of Disney characters. The sensational live production on ice is coming to Kennewick.September 20, 2013 4:50 p.m. read more..
GOLDENDALE - Two weekends filled with live music on the terrace, an always popular grape stomp, hot dog and marshmallow roast, and barrel tasting is planned at Maryhill Winery. The first weekend of activities will be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, and the second weekend will be Oct. 19-20.September 20, 2013 4:42 p.m. read more..
Moving at the speed of nitrates leeching into the groundwater, the Lower Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee took under advisement materials presented by U.S. Department of the Interior hydrogeologist Matt Bachmann.September 20, 2013 4:10 p.m. read more..
Accounting for well more than half of August’s total new building valuation of $1.92 million, Lower Valley Credit Union’s new two-story Sunnyside branch/corporate office led the way in permits issued by city building officials last month.September 20, 2013 4:07 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – The 2A Lady Greyhound soccer team handily put last night’s non-league match against 1A Royal away, securing a 15-0 victory.September 20, 2013 3:12 p.m. read more..
PROSSER – The Sunnyside Lady Grizzly volleyball team gave the Prosser Mustangs a run for their money last night, battling through five sets.September 20, 2013 3:08 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Proving they were at home in Yakima’s Lions Pool Thursday afternoon, the Sunnyside High School girls freestyle relay squad took first place honors in the 200-yard event in action against the Eastmont team.September 20, 2013 3:04 p.m. read more..
GRANGER – The Lady Vikings couldn’t prevail against the Granger Spartans last night.September 20, 2013 3:03 p.m. read more..
How many bridges must fall, how many dams must fail and how many people must die before we wake up and realize that a major investment in the infrastructure of our country is vital?September 20, 2013 2:47 p.m. read more..
The American Humanist Association has renewed the efforts of some atheists to remove the words “under God” from our Pledge of Allegiance. The organization argued recently in the Massachusetts Supreme Court that the inclusion of these words is a violation of atheists’ religious liberty and equality.September 20, 2013 2:45 p.m. read more..
If you’re a follower of the Huffington Post, you’ve probably read about Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich and his week-long commitment to spend no more than $4.50 a day on food, thus spotlighting the plight of the 49 million Americans on food stamps.September 20, 2013 2:44 p.m. read more..
Without sounding arrogant and keeping consistent with the Word of God, let me begin today by saying that I am a son of God and an heir and joint-heir with Jesus Christ. In other words, I am a Christian. There are no qualifiers or caveats to that statement.September 20, 2013 2:33 p.m. read more..
America is literally falling apart while we waste lives and money overseas. We need to fix it.September 20, 2013 noon read more..
After just a few weeks on the job, Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey feels like she may be making headway in sorting out the defunct city recreation program in order to make it open to the entire community.September 19, 2013 2:17 p.m. read more..
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange last week announced more than 1,000 registered insurance brokers will be available to help Washingtonians enroll in new health coverage options through Washington Healthplanfinder.September 19, 2013 12:24 p.m. read more..
Siberoni, a Portland, Ore. firm, is recalling 169,655 pounds of raw and frozen meat and poultry “pelmeni” (Eastern European-style ravioli products), which were produced without the benefit of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week.September 19, 2013 noon read more..
On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the United States Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. This month marks the 226th anniversary of this landmark moment in American history when our founding fathers gathered together to form “a more perfect Union.”September 18, 2013 4:37 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – Although being a mother, especially a stay-at-home mom, can be rewarding, there’s no arguing that sometimes mommies need a break. That’s what Moms of Tots (MOTS) provides each second and fourth Wednesday of the month.September 18, 2013 4:22 p.m. read more..
Dear Savvy Senior, I have been taking care of my elderly mother for nearly three years and it’s taking a huge toll on my finances. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid? - Financially ExhaustedSeptember 18, 2013 4:18 p.m. read more..
Do you want to be liked? Most of us do. But wanting to be liked by everyone can have a chilling effect on your happiness and success.September 18, 2013 4:17 p.m. read more..
PROSSER- Bounding out in their first league swim meet Tuesday afternoon, Grandview High School’s very young team of Lady Greyhound swimmers man-aged to see five of the eight team members qualify for the season’s district meet.September 18, 2013 2:37 p.m. read more..
Yakima County Sheriff deputies answered nine calls in the Lower Valley yester-day, including three automatic alarms, two re-ports of livestock incidents, a report of an abandoned vehicle, a report of suspi-cious activity, a domestic call and a request for assis-tance from another agency.September 18, 2013 2:02 p.m. read more..
A possible shoplifter was arrested at Walmart last night (Tuesday) after being observed ripping tags off a pair of pants he had allegedly hidden under his sweatshirt to sneak out of the store, according to Tuesday’s Sunnyside police report.September 18, 2013 2 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside United/Unidos is the recipient of a $625,000 grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy as part of $19.8 million in new Drug-Free Communities support program grants across the country.September 18, 2013 1:53 p.m. read more..
Residents at Sunnyside’s Sun Terrace Assisted Living made small apple pies last Thursday as part of National Assisted Living Week.September 18, 2013 1:19 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA – Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services in Sunnyside, as well as the YWCA, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Yakima Neighborhood Health Ser-vices have all been awarded Consolidated Homeless Grant Program funding.September 18, 2013 noon read more..
TOPPENISH – Allegedly, a long-term scam run by an employee and involving at least 42 people stole thousands of dollars from Legends Casino during its 15th anniversary promotional drawings in February through May of this year.September 18, 2013 noon read more..
Immunization rates for Washington toddlers are below state and national goals, according to new statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Results from the CDC’s latest national immunization survey show that 65 percent of children under three years-old in this state got a series of recommended vaccines in 2012. That’s well below the goal of 80 percent. The national rate for this series is 68 percent.September 18, 2013 noon read more..
The Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board met last night, following a brief two-month hiatus, to discuss projects that are underway. Those project include the weather station at the airport, a courtesy car service and a draft of covenants for the airport.September 18, 2013 noon read more..
Time changes things and nowhere is that truer than with state agencies. A decade ago, Port of Sunnyside officials thought a wetlands project in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers would satisfy state standards for discharging its treated industrial wastewater.September 18, 2013 noon read more..
President Obama’s proposal to restrict the growth of Social Security by changing annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) from the present Consumer Price Index (CPI) to a Chained Consumer Price Index represents a disingenuous departure from his earlier position to hold fast on Social Security.September 3, 2013 8:52 a.m. read more..