City considers park possibility

The city of Sunnyside is considering the possibility of turning a property at 1313 S. Sixth St. into a new park.

Burglars kick open front door

A residence in the 1500 block of SR 241 near Sunnyside had its front door kicked in and multiple items stolen in a burglary last night (Thursday) just after 6 p.m., according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s office.

1924: Mabton man’s hat blown off in gas explosion

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

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Sunnyside pool to open June 7

The Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board last night (Wednesday) learned the swimming pool will open to the public on Saturday, June 7.

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Local credit union raises funds for victims of deadly landslide

Lower Valley Credit Union has pitched in to help the victims of the mudslide in Oso by raising $1,000 for relief efforts.

Sunnyside flushing water system

The city of Sunnyside will be flushing out water lines next Wednesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 24, from 3:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Local state legislators speak to GOP club

“The legislature this year was on time, on budget with no new taxes,” State Sen. Jim Honeyford told the Sunnyside Republican Club last Friday morning at its meeting at Bon Vino’s Bistro and Bakery.

What you don’t see can hurt you a lot

Pacific Power offers safety tips

Warmer weather is drawing Yakima Valley residents outdoors for fun as well as home and yard maintenance projects.

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Grandview is a Tree City again

Grandview celebrated Arbor Day this past Wednesday at Dykstra Park with its 17th consecutive Tree City USA award.

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‘Egyptian Treasures’ to debut next Thursday

The 2013-14 Miss Sunnyside court will reveal the new Sunnyside community float during the annual Torchlight Parade to be staged next Thursday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m.

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Drinking from the trophy bowl

It’s a longstanding tradition for Sunnyside High School’s state science fair winners bringing home the coveted traveling trophy to celebrate with giant root beer floats. Nobody says the creamy confection can’t be enjoyed directly from the trophy itself.

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Mabton youth dig in to clean their town

“It’s like cleaning up Mabton one piece at a time” is the way one Mabton Jr/Sr High School student described Thursday’s student-led clean-up project.

First quarter permits top $1 million mark

With 30 building permits issued in March for a combined valuation of $301,868, the city of Sunnyside topped $1 million in new building valuation for the first quarter of 2014.

Easter food drive tomorrow

The Sunnyside Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Easter food drive tomorrow (Saturday) at the local Safeway store beginning at 8 a.m.

Local church plans Easter festivities

Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sunnyside is planning a morning full of activities for Easter Sunday, April 20.