Week of March 27-31

Cultural Unity event slated

The 35th Annual Cultural Unity Fair will be from 4:30-7 p.m. March 30 in the Wapato Middle School commons, 1309 Kateri Lane. The fair celebrates cultures of the Yakima Valley.

Tree planting to mark day

Arbor Day will be marked with tree-planting demonstrations at 10 a.m. April 12 in Dykstra Park.

New parental group forms

Safe Haven Community Center is offering its new Baby and Me peer group for new parents at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Safe Haven Community Center, 410 Washington Ave.

Walk a Mile scheduled

Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services will host its second “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser, from 10 a.m. to noon, April 22, in observance of Sexual Violence Awareness Month.

New summer program set

The United Methodist Church has started planning a summer program for children ages 10-12.

Harnack competes in Michigan BPA

A private school student who lives part-time in Sunnyside, Wash., competed from Thursday to Sunday in the Michigan state Business Professional Association webpage design competition in Grand Rapids.

Heritage plans education forum

Four authors on post-secondary education will be featured speakers at Heritage University’s Higher Education in the 21st Century program.

Taking positive action

Celebrating “Kick Butts Day,” Sunnyside High School Prevention Club member raise awareness about tobacco use in the community as part of a smoking preventative program.

Two seek Dairy Ambassador title

Coronation banquet set for late April

Two Sunnyside Christian High School students are seeking the opportunity to vying for the Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador title.

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Father and son teamwork

Seven-year-old Mysaez Flores and his father, Lee Flores, work together on a jigsaw puzzle yesterday at the Sunnyside Library.


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Caleb Mortensen crowned Mr. SHS

Pageant raises $8,470 for foundation

He may have sung “Mr. Cellophane,” a song about an invisible guy, but Caleb Mortensen was anything but during the 2017 Mr. SHS pageant and fundraiser Saturday in the high school auditorium.

Nominees sought for banquet

Award nominations due Tuesday

Planning for the 2017 Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet, a celebration of all thing great about the community, is well under way, organizers said.

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1967: Warehouse fire causes $155,000 in damages

Lloyd Miller, H.N. Dryer and George Rodman were appointed to canvas the Sunnyside area to establish the 2,000 acres needed to ensure success for a sugar beet factory.