Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Public input wanted on statewide transportation projects

The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking for feedback on its annual list of future transportation projects, including several that impact residents of the Lower Valley.

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McClure Elementary focused on improving learning for students, teachers, parents

Educating students requires teamwork on the part of teachers, parents and students, which is the focus of the three indicators emphasized by McClure Elementary School’s improvement plan presented to the Grandview School Board last night.

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Best finish ever for Lady Knights

The Sunnyside Christian High School Lady Knights earned fourth-place honors at the WIAA Class 1B State Volleyball Tournament at the Yakima Valley SunDome this past Friday and Saturday.

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Care of ‘Old Glory’

Residents of Sunnyside’s Sun Terrace Assisted Living and community members in the photo above gather for the retirement of the center’s old flag yesterday

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An extra set of eyes looking out for safety of Mabton students

MABTON – Students and parents in Mabton have had an opportunity to get to know the new face on the campuses of Artz-Fox Elementary and Mabton Jr./Sr. High schools since the beginning of the school year.

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Mabton budget contains major utility projects

MABTON – Last night, Wednesday, the Mabton City Council reviewed the city’s 2015 budget, including holding a public hearing.

Woman who died in house fire ID’d by county coroner

Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins has identified the woman who died in an early morning blaze yesterday morning as Kimberly Weathers, 51, of Sunnyside.

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Grandview High School students encouraged to use Crime Stoppers hotline

For nearly five years students at Yakima’s Eisenhower High School have been able to anonymously provide crime tips using Crime Stoppers.

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For now, chamber has city’s support

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce received a tepid thumbs up this past Monday night from a divided Sunnyside City Council.

Get prepared, winter storm is on its way

With weather forecasters calling for cold temperatures, wind and snow to blow through the Lower Valley the next few days, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.

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Salute to vaudeville

In a salute to vaudeville entertainment, Al Simmons, above, invites the current Miss Sunnyside Court (L-R Krisana Fernandez, Liliana Cisneros, Madison Marro and Annie Lara) to participate with him in one of his many skits.

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Sunnyside High School grad’s struggles throughout life detailed in book of poetry

It’s been a long journey for Sunnyside native Billie J. Myers, from the military to a life of commercial fishing, all of it haunted by problems with drug abuse.

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Early morning fire claims woman’s life

A woman died in a house fire in Sunnyside early this morning.

Sunnyside City Council approves first reading of 2015 budget

The Sunnyside City Council is one step away from approving a $23 million budget for 2015.