Groups now forming

NAMI Yakima, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Health, has four new support groups on its fall schedule.

Magician takes talent honors

Nine contestants turned out to compete for the 6th annual Valley’s Got Talent contest during States Day Monday.

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Miss Sunnyside Candidate | Gina Lopez

Street safety is a huge deal for a Miss Sunnyside candidate who once was hit by a car.

Large crowd attends movie

Organizers pleased with outdoor event

State Farm Insurance agent Ben Sartin is calling last Friday’s inaugural movie night a success after more than 150 people turned out to watch “Finding Dory.”

Sunfair Parade is Sept. 23

More than 100 entries are anticipated for this year’s parade, president of the Yakima Sunfair Festival Association, Brian Campfield said.

Pizza party for kids planned

Wellness House, Children’s Wishes and Dreams and “Wish Kids in the House” will host a free pizza party at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14, at Wellness House, 210 S. 11th Ave., Suite 40.

Afterschool drop-in open

The city recreation department’s afterschool program is again open Monday through Thursday from 2:30-5 p.m. at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.

Library fall program underway

Now that school is back in session, it’s time for the local library to resume to its normal schedule.

Helping disabled adults

Tough mission gaining ground with SEEDS

Community Seeds sound like something agricultural, and it may be in the future, But, for now, it’s a budding non-profit organization with a goal of helping adults with disabilities become productive, self-satisfied citizens.

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1987: Valley grape harvest a week early

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Continuing a 60-year tradition

Sunnyside Fire Department will again be out collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Association as a part of its annual “Fill the Boot” campaign. Friday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the corner of South Seventh Street and East Edison Ave., near the U.S. Post Office.

Faith group sets meeting

“If life were a purse” is theme of the next meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connecting.

United Way honors given

More than 100,000 people were directly impacted by United Way, thanks to donations made to the community fundraiser last year.

Relay team still forming

There is still time to put together a team and collect donations for the annual Relay for Life of the Lower Valley.

Nominations sought

American Legion Post No. 57 is seeking nominations for individuals for its annual Public Safety Awards to be presented at its Annual Veterans Day “SOS Brunch” on Nov. 11, at the Community Center, 812 Wallace Way.