Harvest dance for senior citizens on tap

A free harvest dance for senior citizens will take place at the Sunnyside High School commons on Sunday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Annual wine, brew festival on tap Nov. 15

The Mount Rainier Visitors Association is hosting the fifth annual Fall Road to Paradise Wine and Brew Festival on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Lion’s Grand Tasting Room in Ashford, located at the base of Mt. Rainier.

Kamiakin High play opens on Friday, Nov. 14

Kamiakin High School’s BraveStage Production Company will present “The Witch of Blackbird Pond,” by Y. York and adapted from the novel by Elizabeth George Speare.

Final free day of the year will be Nov. 11

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the final day to use state parks free of charge in 2014 is Tuesday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.

Thanksgiving centerpiece class Saturday, Nov. 22

The Yakima Area Arboretum’s annual Thanksgiving centerpiece class is a fall favorite and fills quickly.

Arboretum’s luminaria event set Dec. 12-13

A luminaria event at the Yakima Area Arboretum is being planned for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12-13.

Globetrotters to perform at SunDome in mid-February

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to the Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

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Local group presented two awards in Vegas

Earlier this month organizers of the NW Nitro Nationals Hill Climb event, hosted each year north of Sunnyside, traveled to Las Vegas for the annual North American Hillclimbers Association awards banquet.

4-H awards presented

The Lower Naches Grange recently hosted the 68th annual 4-H Achievement Day and Celebration event recognizing 4-H leaders, members, volunteers and sponsors.

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Spooky fun at science camp

Heidi Lancaster, Jasmine Vasquez and Mariana Alaniz hold up their dry ice ghosts created during Halloween Science Camp held last Saturday at Sunnyside High School.

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‘Something new’ a good fit for banker

After working seven years as a grocery store clerk, Carla Ornelas said she “…wanted to try something new.”

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Temporary assignment became permanent for Bleyhl bookkeeper

You could call April Dominguez of Bleyhl something of an accidental bookkeeper.

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Bookkeeper finds joy in family ties

Family is extremely important to Kerri Greene, who works at Sunnyside’s Tire Factory as a bookkeeper.

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Think Pink event in Prosser

Lower Valley residents Rocky Snider and Crystal Barraza speak with breast cancer survivor Michelle Fulton at yesterday’s (Thursday’s) Think Pink health fair at PMH Medical Center.