YVCC names Lower Valley students to honor roll

Eight students from the Lower Yakima Valley were named to the Yakima Valley Community College Dean’s and President’s lists for the summer quarter.

Christian club to meet Oct. 14

The Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection is sponsoring “A Bushel and a Peck” silent auction and meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Barn Restaurant in Prosser (490 Wine Country Road).

Local students make summer WSU honor roll

Washington State University has released the list of students who have been named to the summer 2014 President’s Honor Roll.

Preliminary 2015 budget now on-line

Residents in the city of Sunnyside who are interested in reviewing the city’s preliminary 2015 budget can now obtain copies at city hall.

Cadillac stolen from driveway

Yakima County Sheriff deputies only received three calls from Lower Valley residents yesterday (Monday).

Burglar leaves empty-handed

A burglary was reported to Grandview police yesterday morning in the 600 block of South Elm Street.

Firemen kept busy

Sunnyside firemen have responded to 17 aid calls and made nine patient transfers since last Thursday. In addition, firemen provided four facility transfers.

Cell phone theft among police activity

Police in Sunnyside have since yesterday (Monday) had a relatively quiet 24 hours.

Personnel changes approved by school board

Numerous personnel contracts were approved by the Mabton School Board last week.

Attendance figures strong for this year’s fair in Yakima

Almost perfect fair weather on the final weekend of the Central Washington State Fair helped boost attendance up above the 315,000 mark upon closing this past Sunday.

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Curb appeal

Ryan Navarro and Rich Gonzalez (L-R) smooth out concrete curbing in downtown Sunnyside as part of the ongoing improvement project.

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New quilting group forms in Sunnyside

The best part about being in a quilting group is the shared knowledge and support, according to Rose Herndon and Libby Werkhoven (L-R), members of Sunnyside’s new Friendship Square Quilting group.

Grandview native faces new sentencing on murder conviction

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling two years ago will apparently result in re-sentencing for Jose Munguia of Grandview.

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Exchange student pleased to land on dry side of the state

When Frida Berg learned she had been accepted to be a foreign exchange student to the United States she cried with happiness.

Budget consultant confirms Mabton headed right direction

City police coverage 24 hours a day and building a bigger rainy day fund are among areas of consensus the Mabton City Council reached Monday night during a budget workshop.