Grandview to issue, sell bonds for athletic construction project

The Grandview School Board at its Monday meeting this week authorized the issue and sale of bonds to pay for its athletic facility upgrades.

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Our Gang landmark gone

This pile of rubble is all that remains of the once popular Our Gang Antiques store on Zillah Avenue in Sunnyside.

Volunteers needed to decorate graves in Grandview for Memorial Day service

Grandview ceremony slated to start at 11 a.m. next Monday

The members of Grandview’s Fred E. Hayes American Legion Post 57 are seeking volunteers to assist with decorating graves at the Grandview Cemetery this coming Saturday in preparation for Memorial Day.

Memorial Day ceremonies planned at cemeteries in S’side, Outlook, Mabton

There will be ceremonies aplenty come next Monday – Memorial Day – honoring the nation’s military veterans.

Plans for airport upgrade move forward

A significant upgrade to the Sunnyside Municipal Airport’s runway is moving forward with the design phase planned to start in September.

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Stonies files lawsuit against city of Sunnyside

The business owner who wants to sell recreational marijuana in the city of Sunnyside has filed suit against the city, claiming it improperly issued building permits for his business and did not conduct a necessary environmental review.

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Fire displaces family

Sunnyside police officers comfort the victim of a house fire last Friday morning while Sunnyside firemen work to contain the fire located in the 200 block of North Second Street.

Granger woman hurt in two-car crash last Friday

A teen was charged with failure to yield the right of way in a collision last Friday near the westbound I-82 exit 58 off-ramp that injured a Granger woman.

Dates set for special filing for unfilled seats

The candidate filing period ended last week for those seeking to run for office in this coming fall’s Primary and General elections.

Only three contested races in Lower Valley this fall

Four public office seats draw no candidates

Only three Lower Valley races in this fall’s election will be contested, although the fate of four seats is still up in the air due to a lack of candidates.

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Top academic achievers singled out from SHS’s graduating class of 2015

The Sunnyside High School graduating class of 2015 will be led by two valedictorians – Payton Sample and Lindsay Schilperoort – who will graduate with a 4.0 grade point average on Friday, June 5.

Road design deadline extended

Awaiting the passage of a federal transportation bill, the city of Grandview is unable to meet the initial deadline stipulated when it secured a Surface Transportation Project grant for improvements to Old Inland Empire Road.

Road upgrade added to project

The city of Grandview has will make improvements to East Wine Country Road as part of its East Wine Country Plaza project.

Third delegate representing Grandview at Boys State confab

The American Legion has named one additional Grandview High School junior as a delegate to American Legion Evergreen Boys State, which will be held June 21-27 at Warm Beach Conference Center near Stanwood.

LEAD Task Force case load detailed for Grandview Council

The city of Grandview has one detective who works with the LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Task Force, which was organized in the early 1990s as a multi-agency effort to disrupt and disband high level drug operations in the Yakima Valley.