Homeless survey this Wednesday

The annual homeless survey, known at “Point in Time,” will take place at Sunnyside’s St. Joseph’s gym this coming Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

YVCOG’s new director a familiar face here in Valley

YAKIMA – This week the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG) announced Larry Mattson has been hired as its new executive director.

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Chili reception

Good friends Irene Cervantes, Bea Diaz and Arlene Paul (L-R) gather Thursday for a lunchtime meal of homemade chili, cornmeal muffins and a friendly chat at Sunnyside Sun Terrance Retirement and Assisted Living Community.

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Warm donation welcomed

Thanks to a generous donation by Sports Monkey, an Ephrata sporting goods vendor, young Angel Mendoza-Ochoa (C) of Sunnyside won’t get so cold while moving between classrooms at Sunnyside’s Chief Kamiakin Elementary School.

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Worthy cause

The Sunnyside VFW post last Friday was the site of a spaghetti dinner fundraiser hosted by the AMVETS Riders.

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Former fry cook now serving healthy meals to school children

Arriving at work every morning at 6:30 a.m. has become routine for Guillermo Dimas, one of the cooks at Sunnyside’s Pioneer Elementary School kitchen.

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Stars, stripes & sunshine

Flags hanging in downtown Sunnyside for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, like this one at Sixth Street and Grant Avenue, gleam in the late afternoon sun of a spring-like January day.

Open mic night this Friday at the Underground in Sunnyside

The Underground at Oasis Community Church in Sunnyside invites local youth to perform at its open mic nights.

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Sunny side of the street

Unseasonably warm temperatures made for good walking weather yesterday, Monday.


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New ownership breathes new life into Grandview assisted living center

GRANDVIEW – Staff at Grandview’s Orchard House, the community’s only assisted living center, are excited about the changes that will soon be taking place.

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Partners take over Sunnyside screen printing business

Ray Bermudez and Said Downs are the new owners of Sunnyside’s Imperial Screen Printing and Embroidery.