Mt. Rainier openings announced

The annual spring opening of Mt. Rainier National Park and its facilities has begun. Many roads are open earlier this year due to the low snowpack, but visitor services and facilities may be limited in some areas until summer staff is available.

Spring party planned for April 1

SELAH – The Selah Parks Foundation is planning a spring party for next Wednesday, April 1. The party will take place at Wixson Park in Selah from 1 to 4 p.m.

Free movie event April 4

PROSSER – The Prosser Chamber of Commerce will be showing “The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” at the Princess Theatre on Saturday, April 4.

Origami class on tap April 18

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be offering an Origami 101 event at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way) on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to noon.

‘Community Conversations’ planned for Princess Theatre

PROSSER – In collaboration with Humanities Washington, the Princess Theatre in Prosser is beginning a series of “Community Conversations.”

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Teacher happy to be working with students again

After seven years as a math coach, Rob McCracken said returning to the classroom was a “...shock to the system.”

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Little voices

Performing in concert yesterday are third grade students at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School in Sunnyside.

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Spirit of Sunnyside Award winners named

The Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet last Saturday night honored people who have worked to make Sunnyside a better place to live and work.

Grandview chamber plans dinner/auction for Friday, March 20

“Welcome Back” is the theme of the Grandview Chamber of Commerce’s annual auction.

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Sunnyside City Hall accounting assistant learning to recognize local residents one account at a time

For the past year Debra Espinoza has been learning a lot about water consumption in the city of Sunnyside.

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Sunnyside school officials engaging parents of local students in the fields

In what observers called a historic moment, Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole visited with a group of parents at their north Outlook work site Thursday morning.

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Authors wow readers - young and old alike - at S’side ‘meet and greet’

The children attending a special “Meet the Authors” event Thursday night talked with and asked questions of the featured authors like they were old friends.

‘Penny-a-Day Campaign’ successful in G’view

GRANDVIEW - The third annual Penny-a-Day Campaign, sponsored by Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of the American Legion, netted 246,296 pennies in the month-long fundraiser.