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A year later, mill keeps alpaca farmers busy

Silbury Hill Alpacas kicked off its fourth summer season and first anniversary of the installation of its mill this past weekend with a day of tours at the farm north of Sunnyside.

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Focus of fair to educate people on kidney health

While kidneys were the focus of the “Healthy Habits, Happy Kidneys” health and wellness fair at DaVita Mt. Adams Kidney Center in Sunnyside this past Saturday, attendees were able to learn about a lot of different options for health care in the Lower Valley.

The sweetest fruits: self-control

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Galatians, the 5th chapter: 22…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. 24And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit. 26Let us not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.

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Top float

The Sunnyside community float, “Egyptian Treasures,” earned first place honors at the Mabton Community Days Parade last Saturday.

Candidates will speak tomorrow in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside Republican Club will host a 7 a.m. candidates’ forum that is open to the public tomorrow (Friday).

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Wastewater treatment plant manager will miss constant challenges of the job

Since 1979 Joe Ortega has been making sure Sunnyside’s wastewater is properly treated and meets regulations set by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Harrison fourth quarter honor roll students named

A total of 50 students at Sunnyside’s Harrison Middle School earned perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.

WSU to establish high school equivalency program for migrant farm workers, Native Americans

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Washington State University a five-year $2.3 million grant to establish a high school equivalency program

Area students named to UW Dean’s List

Five students from Sunnyside have been named to the University of Washington Dean’s List for winter 2014 quarter.

Lower Valley students earn honors at Heritage

YAKIMA – Heritage University has released the names of all students who achieved honor roll status on the Dean’s List for spring semester 2014.

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Frio grand opening held Friday

Grand opening celebration held last Friday in downtown Sunnyside...

Time to start planning block parties

It is not too early to begin planning this year’s National Night Out neighborhood block party.

Local Allstate agent honored

Casey Huber of Sunnyside was honored, along with 107 other business owners in Washington state, with Allstate’s Premier Agency Award.

What can vacations teach about investing?

Summer is almost here — which means it’s officially vacation season. You may be looking forward to “getting away from it all,” but, as you know, vacations actually require a fair amount of planning. And it might surprise you to learn that some of the efforts required for successful vacations can impart some valuable lessons in other areas of your life — such as investing.