Benefit concert to aid cancer fund

A concert to benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Racing for a Cure event will be held this coming Saturday, Aug. 29, in Sunnyside.

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Yakima Valley firefighters lending aid on Okanagan fire lines

OMAK – Even as fire relief donations were coming into local fire stations destined for north central Washington wildfire victims, a team of eight Yakima County Fire District #5 volunteers are among the frontline firefighters manning the wildfire containment lines.

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Sunnyside schools budget tops $100 million for first time

The Sunnyside School District continues to grow, pushing its annual budget to an all-time high of $101,344,650, with more than $73.3 million of those expenses in the general fund.

Sunnyside student earns art accolades

Sunnyside High School student Esteban Garibay, 17, was recently named runner-up in the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s annual Year of the Apple Art Contest.

Flags may be lowered for firefighters

Organizations throughout Washington state have been authorized to lower the U.S. flag to half-staff at the end of business today (Friday) and may leave them lowered until sunset this coming Sunday and as late as Monday morning.

Special athletic presentation set for Monday

Parents of students interested in athletics in Sunnyside are urged to attend a special meeting next Monday, Aug. 31.

G’view Rotary speaker to be Rep. Newhouse

GRANDVIEW – The featured speaker at next Wednesday’s Grandview Rotary Club meeting will be 4th Congressional District Rep. Dan Newhouse.

Summer quarter grads at YVCC announced

YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Community College has named its summer quarter 2015 graduates.

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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.”

Benefit set for Extra Mile Center

A community yard sale to benefit Grandview’s Extra Mile Student Center, is being organized by a group of concerned citizens.