Sunnyside police aid Toys for Tots effort

The police department is collecting for the U.S. Marine Reserves Toys for Tots program.

Heavy fog postpones signal work

Due to heavy fog last Friday, the city of Sunnyside rescheduled maintenance on the traffic signal at Yakima Valley Highway and East Edison Avenue.

Burn ban upgraded

This morning a Stage 2 burn ban was declared for all of Yakima County.

EMTs have busy weekend

Emergency medical technicians were active during the past weekend, responding to eight emergency aid calls.

Cromwell benefit dinner scheduled

A benefit dinner and silent auction to benefit a local man suffering with Stage 4 colon cancer will be held at Sun Valley Elementary School, 1220 N. 16th St., tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Airport committee wants a new sign

Members of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board want a new airport sign.

First aid/CPR training offered

First aid and CPR training will be held Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Sunnyside Fire Station.

Insurance education event on tap Nov. 20

Since the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained health care coverage, however, many still remain uninsured.

Local irrigator receives state water grant funds

A Lower Valley farm will receive nearly $300,000 in state funding to help pay for a drought emergency well.

Mabton church hosts jamboree

The Flat Possum Pickers will make their return this coming Sunday at the Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

Christmas child boxes Nov. 23 deadline nears

Each year area churches participate in an international program to reach children with a bit of Christmas cheer and the Gospel of Jesus Christ all packed in a shoebox.

Student center to celebrate rise from ashes

Extra Mile Student Center will celebrate its reopening from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 14, at its new location, 300 W. Second St.

Red Cross volunteers needed

American Red Cross receptionists and hospitality hosts are needed in Sunnyside and Grandview to help at local blood drives.

Veterans Day blood drive

Blood donors are reminded to make appointments for the next American Red Cross blood drawing.

Gutierrez finishes basic training

Army Private Luis F. Gutierrez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.