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Miss Sunnyside candidate Tristan Watson

Seeking an opportunity to become more involved in the community, Tristan Watson is one of nine young ladies who will be competing for the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside title.

Fall chinook fishing open on Snake River

The Snake River will open tomorrow (Tuesday) for fall chinook fishing.

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Leavenworth worth visiting this autumn

LEAVENWORTH – Autumn is in the air in Leavenworth, Washington’s Bavarian Village, with plenty of activities for people with all types of interests.

Zillah sets Sept. 12 date for annual farmers market

ZILLAH – The annual “Not Just a Farmers Market” will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at Zillah’s Stewart Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Auditions for Christmas production set for Sept. 13-14

PROSSER – Valley Theater Company will conduct open auditions for “Christmas Belles” on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 13-14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Princess Theatre in Prosser.

Concert series kicks off on Sept. 15

Before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, there was only one way to hear music: live performance.

Early bird fair tickets on sale

YAKIMA – The annual Central Washington State Fair is still more than a month away, but it isn’t too early to be thinking about saving some money on admission tickets and ride wristbands.

‘Flip-flop’ operations underway

The Bureau of Reclamation’s annual “flip-flop” operation in the Yakima Basin is underway.

Children’s Village benefit this Saturday

YAKIMA – Johnson Orchards will be hosting an art show tomorrow (Saturday) to raise funds for Children’s Village.

Book signings on for tomorrow

KENNEWICK – Contemporary female authors Lenora Good and Jane Roop will be front and center at a book signing tomorrow (Saturday), from 1 to 3 p.m.

New bar opened at Wildhorse

PENDLETON – Wildhorse Resort and Casino opened its latest expansion on Aug. 14, the Lobby Bar.

Charity event in Prosser to be staged on Sept. 12

PROSSER – PMH Foundation will host the 16th annual benefit auction and dinner, “A Night Out: Denim and Diamonds.”

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Claudia Pena

Students and community members in Sunnyside, says 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside hopeful Claudia Pena, need a good role model and someone to serve as “…a positive voice.”

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Pageant tickets available

2014-15 Miss Sunnyside court members (L-R) Madison Marro, Liliana Cisneros and Krisana Fernandez will relinquish their titles at the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 19.

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Rockin’ Gospel music

The Christian music group, Redimido, “rocked” so hard they broke a guitar string during the final Tuesday Tunes Concert Series event held at Sunnyside’s Centennial Square last night, Tuesday.