Back-to-back wins for Leyendekker

For the second consecutive week, Richard Leyendekker of Grandview has earned top honors in the Lower Valley Merchants’ football forecast contest.

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Parks and rec board caught off-guard with departure

Talk about stunned…Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board members Monica Guillen and Antonia Soto said they didn’t learn Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey had resigned until reading the local newspaper.

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Businessman seeks to grow after-school club for youths

Most evenings Sunnyside’s Jose Cruz Ramos can be found out in his Jackson Avenue garage teaching local youths the finer points of boxing.

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Dalrymple dynasty snags another ‘Wally’

Driving the same car his father piloted to victory nine years ago, Josh Dalrymple became the third member of his family to claim a Northwest Nationals drag racing title.

Hunting prospects good in Washington state this year

Information compiled by wildlife biologists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife suggests hunting could be good this year in the state.

Noon Rotary plans golf tourney

Golfing for a good cause is on tap later this month thanks to the Sunnyside Noon Rotary’s 16th annual Tee Up for Scholars tourney.

Coho salmon in ocean marine areas up for grabs

Anglers will be allowed to retain both wild and hatchery coho beginning Friday, Sept. 4, in all four ocean marine areas.

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Getting fit for a cause...boot camp at local park gives participants purpose

Last Saturday approximately 20 people showed up at Sunnyside’s Sunnyview Park to take part in an impromptu fundraiser.

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Zillah golfers top of leaderboard in Banana Belt play

Eric Inions cards tourney low 2-over-par 146

It was a roller coaster type ride for Eric Inions. He was one of several Zillah athletes who excelled this past weekend at Sunnyside’s Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

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Rodeo in Grandview full of thrills and spills

GRANDVIEW – The Saturday night finale of the 2015 Pro-West Rodeo in Grandview started with a good deal of excitement as the fourth saddle bronc rider out of the chute, Dustin Hobbs, was tossed out of the arena and into the crowd by his horse after he had held on for the full eight seconds.

Waterfowl hunting seasons established for 2015-16

With a record number of ducks counted on the northern breeding grounds, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission last week approved migratory waterfowl hunting seasons for this fall and winter.

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American Belgians top team pull horses

GRANDVIEW – Simon and Tommy, a matched set of American Belgian draft horses, made pulling a sled loaded with 8,500 pounds of concrete blocks look easy.