18-year-old facing manslaughter charge

GRANDVIEW – Omar Ochoa-Mendoza, 18, of Grandview attended a preliminary hearing last Thursday for his role in the death of 16-year-old Genaro “GG” Garza Jr.

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Blind U.S. Army major credits his faith in God for overcoming trials and struggles

“We all go through struggles, we all go through trials.”

Law enforcement officials weigh in on substance use issues

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies and Sunnyside police officers often encounter situations that are compounded because the individuals involved are under the influence of a controlled substance.

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Little voices

Performing in concert yesterday are third grade students at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School in Sunnyside.

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Students travel to speak with lawmakers in D.C.

A group of students who are members of the Sunnyside High Prevention Club and the Sunnyside United Coalition recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend an anti-drug coalition conference.

S’side United seeks to involve more parents

Members of the Sunnyside United Coalition at Thursday’s meeting discussed work completed at a meeting that brought together members of its various committees.

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Master winemaker touts Sunnyside’s latest tasting room

Côte Bonneville winemaker Kerry Shiels believes Yakima Valley wines are among the best in the world.

Entrust wants to help Sunnyside merchants save time, money

Entrust Community Services is looking to help a few businesses save some money.

Walk for Life event provides hope for unplanned pregnancies

The idea of bringing new life into the world, for many, is a joyful experience. For others, it may be a time of uncertainty and fear.

New chamber president committed to increasing Sunnyside membership

Victor Frausto is the new president of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce.

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Sunnyside’s LTAC presses on minus a quorum

With only two of its four members present for Thursday’s meeting, Sunnyside’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee was unable to take action.

Hanford Reach story contained in modern Richland museum

During the peak of the Hanford Nuclear Project, before the end of World War II, more than 51,000 people lived and worked on what is now known as the Hanford Reservation.

Sidewalk project added to six-year plan

The city of Sunnyside’s six-year transportation improvement plan was amended this past Monday to include a sidewalk project on North 16th Street.

Business class offered in Spanish

The Rural Community Development Resources office will be offering Spanish speaking members of the community the opportunity to participate in a workshop entitled “How to Start a Business.”

Community award nominations sought

The chamber of commerce is seeking nominations for its community awards banquet to be held on Friday, April 17, at Belma Square, located at 761 Belma Road.