She’s only been playing the Pokémon Trading Card Game for about a year, but Maria Herrera of Sunnyside recently earned two Pokémon city championships on the Premier Championship circuit, and hopes to do well at a regional competition in Utah in April.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
Thursday found Lower Valley emergency service providers wondering where the homeless people were.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside School District has added two videos to its YouTube page, one highlighting music programs in the district and the other covering a recent high school English class collaboration with kindergarteners to create an ebook.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
The Washington State Charter School Commission yesterday made its final decision regarding which will be the first charter schools approved in accordance with I-1240.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police were kept busy Thursday investigating a variety of suspicious circumstances.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
A voter decision this coming November seems to be the only direction that the gun debate in Washington is heading.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
Singer and motivational speaker Joel Brantley sings with Chief Kamiakin Elementary School students on Wednesday of this week.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole has been signed on for another three years. School board members approved his evaluation and contract last night by a vote of 4-0, with Director Michelle Perry abstaining.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
Despite some concerns, the Sunnyside School Board approved a contract with Transformation Sunnyside Yakima Valley last night for a pilot program to improve parent engagement with schools. The contract was approved via a vote of 3-2.January 31, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview High School DECA and FFA chapters are selling tickets for their second annual crab feed fundraising event.January 31, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..
Anticipating a strong return of spring chinook salmon, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon this week set the initial 2014 fishing season to run through April 7 on the lower Columbia River.January 31, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Suicide is a leading cause of death in Washington state, especially for veterans, and now lawmakers are considering an expansion for mandatory suicide-prevention training.January 30, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
New blinking safety beacons have been installed to remind drivers of the speed limit during school hours along North 16th Street near Sierra Vista Middle School and Sun Valley Elementary School.January 30, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Three Sunnyside students were named to the Gonzaga University honor roll for the fall 2013 quarter.January 30, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
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Grandview’s Planning Commission does not believe there is any benefit to allowing recreational marijuana merchants set up shop within city limits.January 30, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Mayor Jim Restucci reported to the Sunnyside City Council that it was asked by Sunnyside School District officials to write a letter of support for the school bond now before local voters, and asked if the council wished to get involved in electioneering.January 29, 2014 3:17 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - To help protect the vulnerable residents who call the Yakima Valley School in Selah their home, Sen. Jim Honeyford has proposed a bill that would allow the residential care facility to begin admitting new patients again.January 29, 2014 3:17 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – The current Grandview Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan, which is required for the city to become eligible for Recreation and Conservation Office Grant Program participation, will expire at the end of this month.January 29, 2014 3:13 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - The proliferation of social networking sites and online media has created a flood of personal information in the marketplace.January 29, 2014 3:11 p.m. read more..
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The Sunnyside High School class of 1969 is planning a reunion late this summer in Sunnyside.January 29, 2014 3:04 p.m. read more..
We are a community of people. As people we have the right to make choices. Some choices are healthy, some are not.January 29, 2014 3:02 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside’s four-man crew didn’t stand much of a chance against Wenatchee yesterday, considering the Panthers have 21 swimmers on their roster.January 29, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Grandview’s Tavian Valenzuela bested the field in the 50-yard freestyle sprint at yesterday’s four-school CWAC boys swim meet staged at Yakima’s Lions Pool.January 29, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
A discussion of how to use lodging tax funds turned into a discussion about the purpose of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting.January 28, 2014 3:29 p.m. read more..
At the forefront of the mind of Yakima County Commissioner Rand Elliott are several efforts that concern Yakima County residents.January 28, 2014 3:26 p.m. read more..
The city of Sunnyside now accepts on-line responses to traffic infractions, eliminating the need to attend a hearing at traffic court, and also provides more information about hearing times on its website.January 28, 2014 3:25 p.m. read more..
The new social worker at Prestige Care and Rehabilitation in Sunnyside cares for the people she serves.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
They may have finished second, but Harrison Middle School eighth graders Andrea Barcenas and Margarita Romero punched their ticket to nationals recently with a strong showing at a robotics competition.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health recently named Dr. Robert Doty its medical director.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Barbecue grills and gas generators may seem like they could double as an indoor furnace during a power outage, but that can be downright dangerous.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Memorial Physicians yesterday (Monday) announced plans to build a new Memorial Cornerstone Medicine facility, to be located in the Creekside Business Park on South 40th Avenue in Yakima.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
To help people get a jump on their taxes before the Jan. 31 filing season opens, the Internal Revenue Service this week made available its Free File brand-name software for most taxpayers.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Bickleton chalked up a rare victory last Friday, its first in Greater Columbia 1B League play this season.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The state’s seventh-ranked class 2B team, the DeSales Irish, had no answer for Sunnyside Christian’s Stormee Van Belle last night.January 28, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - Directing agencies to work hand-in-hand with farmers on water quality issues and tightening the deadline for mail-in ballots are just some of the proposed laws introduced recently by Lower Valley legislators.January 27, 2014 3:41 p.m. read more..
People who are homeless or just need a hand can find the services they need at the annual Project Homeless Connect event in Sunnyside this coming Thursday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sunnyside Community Center.January 27, 2014 3:39 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA - Connie Davis of Sunnyside and Karen Blankenship of Wapato are the newest members of the Educational Service District (ESD) 105 Board of Directors.January 27, 2014 3:37 p.m. read more..
TACOMA – The Lady Greyhounds took two No. 1 seeds to the second annual Greater Puget Sound Ladies Invitational at Henry Foss High School in Tacoma and brought home two championships.January 27, 2014 3:24 p.m. read more..
The birth of a baby always seems to bring a sense of joy, wonderment and hope to the lives of others. Yesterday, our office was filled with smiles at the news that a baby girl came into this world, joining the Wise family.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
While not up to full strength in yesterday’s swim contest, the Grandview High School boys still managed to give the Walla Walla High School team a run for its money. Coach Patrick Elerding said the boys swam well.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Fielding a team of just three wrestlers, visiting Eastmont won two of the tilts against the Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies last night.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Ricardo Perez of Sunnyside turned in a whale of an effort at a Columbia Basin Big Nine League boys swim meet yesterday at Yakima’s Lions Pool.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Paula Henry’s husband was murdered in 1995 in Tacoma. Lawrence Shandola, a former business partner, was convicted of Robert Henry’s murder in 2001, sentenced to more than 30 years in prison.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Petra Wirrell’s years in Sierra Leone were devoted to teaching children how to read, training teachers and helping out in the local hospital, but she also faced interesting challenges as she learned to respect local beliefs while still challenging traditional thinking.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5:30 p.m. the Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association (YMSCA) will host a night of food, drink and tequila tasting. Regional expert Luis Navarro will be at the event, featuring a gourmet dinner at the Yakima Valley Museum.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Princess Theatre and Airfield Estates invite movie fans to meet the cast and crew of an award-winning, independent movie prior to and after its showing on Friday, Jan. 31.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Gesa Power House Theatre and Last Chance Productions in Walla Walla will present “Evil Dead the Musical” on Friday and Saturday, April 11-12.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Allied Arts of Yakima Valley this week announced that, for the first time in the seven-year history of the Latino Cultural Film Series, the public will be given the opportunity to select the films presented.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside SunJanuary 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The push to label genetically modified organisms - termed GMOs - is back on the table in Olympia.January 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings (R-Pasco) is preparing for the next congressional session during which President Barack Obama will be delivering the State of the Union Address.January 23, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
In a scene George Orwell might have concocted, Monica Kennard found more than she bargained for with the state’s healthplan finder to obtain health insurance.January 23, 2014 3:08 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA – “They’re coming to wreak havoc on Washington’s waterways unless state officials can stop them now.”January 23, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA – There will not be any recreational marijuana businesses allowed in the unincorporated areas within Yakima County.January 23, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
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MABTON – Not a single Viking was able to manage a victory against visiting Zillah and Cle Elum last night.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Because things are not going well for liberals who have driven the Democrat Party out of the American mainstream, I thought it would be helpful to come up with a list of suggestions for them to consider in 2014.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The city of Granger is home to dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes. So it’s only natural the Granger Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting two special meetings this coming weekend that focus on dinosaurs.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Police in Grandview arrested a 19-year-old Grandview student at Compass High School yesterday morning (Tuesday) after packages of marijuana were found by school officials in the student’s property. He will be arraigned in Superior Court.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
In a span of less than two weeks, three of Yakima County’s elected leaders announced they will retire at the end of this year.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
It came down to remedying a struggling business model, says Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic CEO Carlos Olivares of the move to refer patients to Sunnyside Community Hospital instead of PMH Medical Center in Prosser.January 22, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Last week, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Investing in States to Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act to support tuition programs for low-income students, regardless of immigration status.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Greater Columbia 1B League opening twin bill was no walk in the park for the Bickleton Lady Pirates this past weekend.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
You need to save and invest as much as possible to pay for the retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
An electrical problem is the probable cause of a house fire which displaced a Grandview family early yesterday morning (Monday).January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
In Yakima and Klickitat counties, 179 motorists were stopped and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), during a recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DUI enforcement campaign.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Yakima County Sheriff deputies conducted a search yesterday afternoon (Monday) for three juveniles reported as playing with a pistol and aiming it toward an open field near Artz-Fox Elementary School in Mabton.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
At the Wednesday, Jan. 22, Coffee Break meeting held at Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church, missionary Petra Worrell will be the guest speaker.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The most visible sign of People For People are the buses that provide essential transportation services to people around the Lower Yakima Valley, but those efforts are only the tip of the iceberg for the service organization that has been helping people for nearly 50 years.January 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr., a former migrant farm worker in the Yakima Valley, has been nominated by President Obama to the United States District Court.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
School lockdowns are not working, according to Jon Ladines, a certified firearms instructor and school security activist.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Following a disappointing loss on Friday at Wenatchee, the Sunnyside boys basketball team rebounded nicely with a clutch win at home against Eisenhower last Saturday.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
SHS Coach Rick Puente has more weapons at his disposal than a two-star general sending a full battalion into battle.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Nearly half a century after hundreds of American Indians were arrested during the Northwest “Fish Wars”, a proposed state bill would give those who were convicted a chance to clear their records.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Last week the Mabton City Council appointed Vera Zavala (R) to fill the council’s open Pos. 4 seat. Zavala, who has more than 20 years of experience in Mabton city government, was sworn into office, along with council members Oping Hutson (L), Sophia Sotelo and Mark Gourneau, who were all re-elected in last November’s General Election.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Grandview School District Superintendent Kevin Chase thanks the District Board of Directors (L-R) Zuluma Ochoa and Alfonso Contreras for their hours of service to the education of Grandview children during a brief ceremony held during last week’s regular meeting of the board.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Police in Grandview had a busy but mostly calm weekend, handling four disputes between citizens, three reports of animal problems, four noise complaints, three accident reports, four parking problems, two reports of traffic hazards, six reports of suspicious activity, an automatic alarm, two reports of runaway juveniles, a report of trespassing, a report of harassment and two reports of juvenile problems.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police investigated three reports of theft during the past weekend, including an incident in which the victim left her vehicle’s motor running and unattended. The incident occurred at a local gas station located in the 1300 block of East Lincoln Avenue. Missing from the vehicle were shoes, a red bag, family photos, a black binder and electronic cord, valued at more than $500.January 20, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
“People are too tolerant of parties,” Sgt. Bill Splawn of the Yakima County Sheriff’s office said at yesterday’s Sunnyside United meeting. “We can’t do anything if nobody calls us.”January 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Lack of membership was of concern to the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board at this past Wednesday’s meeting.January 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police this morning (Friday) just after 5:30 a.m. were alerted to a vehicle theft reported in the 1300 block of South Sixth Street. The vehicle’s owner left the vehicle unattended while warming it up in the driveway, police say.January 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Replacing Washington Elementary School, expanding parking at Outlook Elementary School, track improvements at Sunnyside High School and security upgrades are all on the horizon if voters in the Sunnyside School District approve a $10 million bond measure next month.January 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside City Council at last Monday’s meeting chose Mayor Jim Restucci as delegate to the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments with Deputy Mayor Theresa Hancock serving as alternate. Restucci will also serve on the executive committee.January 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Improving Highway 167 could help change the face of global commerce and the future of Washington state. Really.January 17, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Due to confusion in some circles regarding the beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), I would like to clear up some of that confusion. This column will help explain our beliefs regarding God and our relationship to Him.January 17, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Grandview Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Grandview School District, is offering the Frenzy Friday program for all Grandview Middle School students on early release Fridays from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.January 17, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Despite fighting illness and a continuing lack of wrestlers, the Greyhounds managed to give the Selah Viking crowd a good show last night in a 54-24 loss to the home squad.January 17, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Please join me in voting “Yes” for the $10 million bond on the Feb. 11 ballot. This opportunity continues the Sunnyside School District’s long history of giving the patrons of this community the best return on an investment in our kids and community.January 17, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Students and teachers arriving at Grandview Middle School must scan their ID cards to enter the building. Once inside, teachers are tracked through a Wi-Fi system that also gives them the ability to call security with the press of a button.January 16, 2014 3:08 p.m. read more..
A lone citizen’s plead to expand the zoning areas for future marijuana retail shops was heard during the Sunnyside Planning Commission’s public hearing regarding potential zoning regulations held last Tuesday night.January 16, 2014 3:07 p.m. read more..
Traffic was held up at the Yakima Valley Highway and Waneta Road intersection twice Wednesday afternoon when the railroad crossing arms malfunctioned.January 16, 2014 3:04 p.m. read more..
A number of Lower Valley students earned places on the Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University in fall of 2013.January 16, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..
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RICHLAND – The Grizzly Dance Team continues with the tradition of meeting high standards and expectations, qualifying for Districts after its first competition.January 16, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
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The city of Sunnyside, Yakima County and other local governments desiring stricter limits or even an outright ban on the sale of marijuana are free to do so.January 16, 2014 12:01 p.m. read more..
Increased spending on transportation and education, as well as a hike in the minimum wage are priorities detailed by Gov. Jay Inslee during his State of the State 2014 address yesterday.January 15, 2014 3:50 p.m. read more..
The Grandview City Council last night (Tuesday) revised the Grandview Municipal Code, retracting language in its business licensing code that may conflict with state law.January 15, 2014 3:41 p.m. read more..
Can you give me some tips on picking a good full-service retirement community that offers all levels of housing, from independent apartment-style to nursing home care?January 15, 2014 3:28 p.m. read more..
MABTON – In last night’s game against visiting Highland the Lady Viking basketball squad clearly took control of the game from the onset.January 15, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside School District will host a bond information meeting this coming Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the district board room at 810 E. Custer Ave.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Preparations are underway at Compass High School in Grandview for a spring indoor flea market to take place on Saturday, March 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Ryan Maiden, a Grandview High School agricultural science teacher, has been nominated to be a national CASE lead teacher by the organization, which is responsible for developing agri-science curriculum nationwide, according to Grandview School District Superintendent Kevin Chase.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Yakima County Sheriff’s Office detectives have linked a gang-related shooting in Outlook in July 2013 to the suspect in the murder of Carmen Johnson this past December.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
While last Thursday’s match-up between the Grandview High School boys swim team and Cheney might not have appeared to have been a win for the Greyhounds (score wise), the 51 team points the GHS swimmers brought home were well deserved.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
It was Gabriel Mireles and Emiliano Rodriguez of Mabton who fared the best at the Grandview Invitational from among their teammates.January 14, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
By all accounts it was a journey that will leave its mark on the lives of those who lived up to the challenge.January 13, 2014 3:27 p.m. read more..
Members of the SVID board of directors heard what appears to be good news last Friday about the federal government’s plans to likely pull back on some controversial food safety proposals.January 13, 2014 3:25 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police are investigating two vehicle thefts which have occurred since last Friday morning.January 13, 2014 3:22 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – An identity theft report made last Friday serves as a warning to people to check credit reports regularly.January 13, 2014 3:18 p.m. read more..
FEDERAL WAY – Fox Rodriguez managed to claim the top finish from among the small Sunnyside High School contingent at last Saturday’s Kentridge Boys Swim Invitational.January 13, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
After much consideration and several years of watching local volunteers work on the Loving Sunnyside Initiative, in the community garden and youth ranch, at the farmers market and various other outreach programs, Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley held a special recognition and awards gathering last night (Thursday).January 10, 2014 3:23 p.m. read more..
The good news is that the ban on light bulbs that took effect at the beginning of this year won’t affect Easy-Bake Ovens.January 10, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
The Vineyard and Winery Technology program at Yakima Valley Community College’s Grandview campus will be providing community members with a unique workshop on Friday, Jan. 24.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Once again, the calendar has turned to a new year.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
“Toppenish is a scrappy, hard-playing team…they never quit,” Grandview boys basketball coach Glenn Braman said of last night’s home game against the Wildcats.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way, will be the site for the annual Parade of Hearts semi-formal dance for area senior citizens.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside rang up some of its best numbers of the season yesterday, but the effort went for naught as the West Valley High School girls bowling team prevailed by a 4-0 score in tightly contested games.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Mabton grapplers last night had a rough go of it on the mats against visiting Ki-Be.January 10, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
YAKIMA – Despite nasty weather, more than a dozen supporters of the Sunnyside Charter Academy showed up at Perry Tech in Yakima last night to speak on behalf of the charter school application.January 9, 2014 3:12 p.m. read more..
Rural Community Development Resources and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County are facilitating a free business tax seminar at Sunnyside’s WorkSource office on Tuesday, Jan. 21.January 9, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
The number of Lower Valley hopefuls seeking to open marijuana retail outlets has more than doubled in the last three weeks.January 9, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
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The fusion of two nouns, “servant” and “leader,” which form the catch-phrase “servant-leader,” is generally used to describe a person whose thoughts, actions and life’s work are imbued by a deep concern for others.January 8, 2014 3:20 p.m. read more..
An estimated 400 tons of hay went up in smoke early this morning at the Bill DeRuyter dairy northeast of Sunnyside. Yakima County Fire District 5 personnel were called to the Lewandowski Road dairy at about 1:45 a.m. this morning (Wednesday).January 8, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
There are more questions than answers today as investigators attempt to unravel the series of events that led to a fatal shooting in Cleveland yesterday.January 8, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Women who worked on the home front during WWII are being asked to preserve their stories and memories.January 8, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Tuesday night’s burst of icy winter weather has local police officers reminding motorists to slow down and drive for the nasty conditions.January 8, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
WAPATO – In what was a close game between the Wapato Wolves and visiting Grandview, it was a surge of successful shooting in the final quarter that led the Greyhounds to a 71-52 win.January 8, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..
Concerned a $4 billion effort to conserve fish and store water in the Yakima Basin won’t provide enough capacity for irrigators, the Yakima Basin Storage Alliance is calling for an independent review of the state mandated plan.January 7, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside School District in February will be asking voters to approve a $10 million bond.January 7, 2014 3:09 p.m. read more..
Port commissioners last night, Monday, were reminded that their annual joint Industrial Development Corporation meeting with the Sunnyside City Council will take place at 6:30 p.m. next Monday, Jan. 13, at the Law and Justice Center.January 7, 2014 3:07 p.m. read more..
After a weekend spent responding to reports of vandals tossing eggs throughout Sunnyside, police want the egg-throwers to know that the damage caused by their malicious spree may cost them or their parents money in fines.January 7, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
GRANDVIEW – Multiple thefts were reported to Grandview police yesterday (Tuesday), including two reports of shoplifting, the theft of a license plate from a vehicle, the theft of speakers from inside a home and a gray 1996 Honda Civic reported stolen from a parking lot in the 1000 block of Wallace Way.January 7, 2014 3:03 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside police have in the past couple of weeks been kept busy investigating multiple calls related to vandals egging vehicles.January 6, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
For only the second time in 2013, Yakima County’s unemployment numbers actually rose during the month of November.January 6, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside’s Darigold plant is getting a jump start on 2014, as the site at 400 Alexander Rd. received a green light last month for a $5.2 million project to expand its milk receiving bays. That’s according to building permits issued by Sunnyside city officials during the month of December 2013.January 6, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..
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MORO, ORE. – Sunnyside Christian this past Saturday traveled to Sherman County High School in Moro, Ore. to secure a 52-39 victory over the Huskies.January 6, 2014 3:03 p.m. read more..
BURBANK – An early 12-3 lead this past Friday against Columbia-Burbank helped the Mabton Lady Viking basketball team secure a 51-47 win.January 6, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
As announced earlier this week by Washington state officials, Sunnyside Community Hospital has been awarded a $1.32 million grant to develop additional facilities for short-term inpatient psychiatric services.January 3, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
Contrary to the rest of Yakima County, sellers are getting more for their homes in Sunnyside and the Lower Valley.January 3, 2014 3:04 p.m. read more..
The Washington state legislature wants the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to find out if school discipline is denying Washington state children their right to an education.January 3, 2014 3:04 p.m. read more..
A meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 8, to continue discussions on raising money for the graduation party of this year’s seniors at Sunnyside High School.January 3, 2014 3:02 p.m. read more..
Every day is dress-up day for Yesenia Jalifi, a sales associate at Fashion Corner, a longtime Sunnyside business that specializes in formal wear for all occasions.January 3, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..
The Sunnyside Community Center will be the venue for several camps for youngsters wishing to improve their baseball skills.January 3, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Grandview Church of the Nazarene, will be hosting a family fun night on Friday, Jan. 10, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way.January 3, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Yakima County commissioners earlier this week named Kevin Bouchey as the new chairman of the three-member county commission.January 2, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
Yakima County Sheriff deputies are investigating a burglary reported this past Tuesday night from the 1100 block of Bagley Drive near Sunnyside. The victims reported a television and a video game console were stolen in the break-in.January 2, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
Police in Grandview have not had a happy New Year so far, with more than 30 calls yesterday (Wednesday) on New Year’s Day and almost as many the day before.January 2, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside New Year’s Eve revelers celebrated the coming of 2014 with a combination of gunshots and fireworks, which kept Sunnyside police checking out complaints from just after 10 p.m. until well after midnight.January 2, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
The Yakima County commissioners this past Monday made several appointments to a number of county boards.January 2, 2014 3:05 p.m. read more..
An interlocal agreement between Yakima County and the city of Grandview was last Monday approved by the Yakima County Commission.January 2, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good age-friendly home telephones for elderly seniors?January 2, 2014 3 p.m. read more..