Cribbage tourney winners named

Bill Hill of Hermiston, Ore. was the hi-qualifier of the main event at the annual “Summer Classic” cribbage tournament held in Sunnyside recently at the VFW hall.

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Auto parts salesman enjoys helping local mechanics

Michael Angel Grajeda still remembers working on cars with his uncle as a small child.

To drink or not to drink

Paul wrote: “Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.” “[I Timothy 5:23]

Wine & Food Festival planned for Aug. 22

Several of the top wines in the state will be featured at the 2015 Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22, at that city’s Town Toyota Center, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Summer fest in Granger to be staged

A family-friendly event will be held at Granger’s Hisey Park, also known as Dinosaur Park, this coming Saturday, Aug. 15.

Bickleton car show, flea market on tap

The annual Alder Creek Pioneer Association car show and flea market will be held Saturday, Sept. 5.

Casino fun on for tonight

There’s always a good time to be had at the Sunnyside Senior Center during its annual casino night event.

Beer, whiskey festival on tap this October

The annual Prosser Beer & Whiskey Festival is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 10. From 4 to 10 p.m. ticket holders can enjoy live music, food, a rib cook-off, a “bacon blitz,” specialty vendors and more.

Garden party on tap Sept. 12

The Yakima Area Arboretum is sponsoring its annual “Autumn Bounty Garden Party” fundraising event on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Visit parks for free Aug. 25

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites people to visit the state parks on Tuesday, Aug. 25, free of charge.

Living history program to be staged Aug. 22

On Saturday, Aug. 22, Mount Rainier National Park will present Shadows of the Past, a “living history” program.

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‘As You Like It’ in Walla Walla

The Seattle Shakespeare Company production of “As You Like It” will be staged Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 20-23, at the Gesa Power House Theatre in Walla Walla.

Baudboys’ concert Sept. 19

An acapella group, The Baudboys, will be performing live at the Gesa Power House Theatre in Walla Walla on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

KidsFest event on tap Aug. 15

El Mercado in Grandview will be hosting a free IGA “Hometown KidsFest” event this coming Saturday, Aug. 15.

Columbia River Circuit Rodeo finals tickets on sale now

Tickets are now available for the Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo, to be held Nov. 6-7 at the Yakima Valley SunDome.