Comforting the Banks children after a disastrous encounter with a bad nanny, is Mary Poppins (played by Kayla Bos) in the Sunnyside High School Drama Department presentation of “Mary Poppins.”
Vazquez has a firm lead with 62.37 percent
The most hotly contested mayoral race in the Lower Yakima Valley appears to be going to the challenger, if last night’s early election results hold. Restaurant owner Laura Vazquez was well in front of incumbent Mayor Mario Martinez with 62.37 percent of the 93 votes counted, so far.
Masked man makes off with undisclosed amount of cash
A masked bandit made off with an undisclosed amount of cash about 4 p.m. yesterday after robbing Yakima Federal Savings and Loan.
Paula Culver of Sunnyside took advantage of the big red ballot box in the parking lot near the post office to cast a signed ballot for a friend Monday.
Director sought for program
The Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advance Manufacturing is moving right along with the development of an office in Sunnyside.
The N. Myers Road Bridges, known commonly as the Toppenish-Zillah Bridge, will open with fanfare and ribbon cutting Nov. 29.
A colorful sunset filled the sky over the Lower Yakima Valley last Thursday night before a cold front set in, bringing mostly rain, but some snow to the Prosser area.
The regular meeting of the School Board will take place at 6 p.m. today at the Grandview High School Library.
The second public hearing for the proposed budget for 2018 will be on the agenda when a special City Council meeting takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at council chambers, 601 7th St.
Voting closes at 8 p.m. across the lower valley
The Nov. 7 all-mail general election is not exciting voters in great numbers, and there is precious little time for those who have been planning to vote late. Regardless, ballot drop boxes are open until 8 p.m. Tuesday in Sunnyside, Granger, Zillah, Mabton and Grandview.
Childhood experiences focus of presentation
About 140 people turned out yesterday for the annual Key Leaders luncheon to learn ways to make the community better.
A 15-year-old girl is home safe after reporting a near kidnapping incident Wednesday.
Moore’s football dream comes true
A video of Zillah High School senior Erik Moore hasn’t quite gone viral, but so it’s had more 64,500 views on Facebook.
Attorneys will try to reach plea for second time
The case against a former Grandview High School physical education teacher and track coach charged with exploiting a minor and three other charges was continued again last Friday. Zachary Joseph Sybouts, 27, was in Yakima County Superior Court for a hearing before Judge Kevin S. Naught, who agreed to continue the case.
Since forming last year, the Sunnyside High School math club has been on a mission to collect top honors at each outing.