Students at Outlook Elementary School were unable to attend class yesterday (Monday) and students at Sunnyside High School had to be creative when traveling to classes.
The Grandview Greyhounds are the first team to win the Terry Allen Classic Trophy two times at the Hall of Fame Tip-off Classic.
At the Hall of Fame Tip-off Classic in the Yakima Valley SunDome this past Saturday, the Mabton Lady Vikings narrowly escaped defeat.
Two of Mabton’s seven wrestlers posted third place finishes at the Mel Carlson Invite this past Saturday in West Valley.
Third grade students at Sunnyside’s Chief Kamiakin Elementary School were treated to a special presentation as part of multiplication boot camp last Thursday.
GRANDVIEW – Because the Grandview School District’s current maintenance and operation levy, approved by voters in 2009, will expire at the end of 2014 the Grandview School Board last night (Thursday) approved a resolution placing a replacement levy on the Feb. 11, 2014 Special Election ballot.
The $4.5 million Sunnyside Fire Station renovation is just a month behind schedule due to unforeseen issues like the needed removal of footings that once were the foundation for a church. The construction project was hampered a bit, too, because relocating natural gas lines occurred during the busiest time of the year for Cascade Natural Gas crews.
MABTON – The heating system at Artz-Fox Elementary School is beyond its years, heating and air controls throughout the Mabton School District are minimal or non-existent, and lighting throughout the district needs to be upgraded.
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Civil Service Commission yesterday (Tuesday) certified the names of six potential entry level police officers and one lateral police officer candidate in anticipation of filling a vacancy that will be left as senior officers are promoted next month.
Graduation rates soaring
Where Sunnyside High School’s graduation rate was seven years ago and where it is now are vastly different.
There is always something unique about the day for Sunnyside Corrections Officer Jerry Johnston.
Wearing old, tattered and fraying uniforms that have been worn by Sunnyside High School band members for more than two decades is not the best way to earn high scores when attending a parade.
In the face of homelessness and exposure to gangs, Sunnyside residents have for years sought ways to take care of community members in need.
GRANDVIEW – The city of Grandview would like to make improvements to East Fourth Street between Division and Elm streets.
Even with several expenditures tacked on to a draft of the 2014 budget the Grandview City Council reviewed two weeks ago, there will be more money left in the reserve account than originally was expected.
I can hardly believe the holidays are here already. Tomorrow, families will be celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas is less than a month away. It seems time has passed so quickly this year.
The city of Grandview currently has in place a 6-month moratorium on licensing marijuana retailers, processors and producers.
MABTON - The Mabton School Board last night (Monday) was told the school district stayed within its budget for the 2012-13 academic year.
At this past Wednesday’s Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board meeting it was decided participation fees for youth sports programs are needed.
GRANDVIEW - Catherine Jones keeps busy as an adjunct instructor and grant director for the Yakima Valley Community College viticulture and enology program in Grandview.
After a lengthy discussion about a draft of covenants for the Sunnyside Municipal Airport last night (Tuesday), the Airport Advisory Board decided the covenants should be added to the Sunnyside Municipal Code.
For those who are claustrophobic having an MRI can be frightening.
Although it is encouraging to know that there has been a slight drop in the number of Washington state residents needing to visit food pantries, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) says the need is still high.
Accounts receivable clerk invested in success of family-run business
The Sunnyside branch of Yakima Federal is sponsoring a local family for the holiday season.
Christian club speaker says faith the key to overcoming challenges
People don’t always take advantage of second chances in life. But Vancouver author and mountain climber Shirley Graybill said she will never regret doing just that when her marriage was in trouble.
A draft of the 2014 Grandview budget totals $16,974,640, but that may change when the Grandview City Council reviews it on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
In 1989 the Washington State Department of Ecology began initial clean-up efforts of petroleum products found to be leaching into the soil at the corner of Yakima Valley Highway and Sixth Street in Sunnyside.
This past summer five young men from Sunnyside attended the Evergreen Boys State convention with the support of the local American Legion post.
The tables were full of smiling people enjoying a delectable meal last night at the Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo Foundation dinner and auction.
Initiatives 522, 517 fail
The majority of Washington state’s voters have voted in opposition to the two initiatives that were on the ballot yesterday (Tuesday).
MABTON – There were no challengers seeking election to the Mabton School Board yesterday (Tuesday).
GRANDVIEW – Both Joan Souders and Javier Rodriguez will continue to serve the city of Grandview.
I have always been a fan of education. Without learning more about the world around us we live in ignorance.
Yakima County commissioners yesterday (Tuesday) held a public hearing on the 2014 proposed budget.
Finance Director David Layden at last night’s finance subcommittee meeting discussed with subcommittee meetings the 2013 budget report from Sept. 30.
The diversity of care provided by assisted living centers has changed over the years, according to Sun Terrace Marketing Director Cheryl Larrick.
Not everyone views a job as a line cook for a local eatery with the same eyes as Sunnyside High School graduate Felix Angiano.
DAYTON – It was a stellar Friday night under the lights for the Mabton football team.
Halloween has come and gone.
Postseason hopes came to an end last night for the Sunnyside High School volleyball team.
MABTON – Two years ago Mabton decided to opt up to a 1A classification, although its enrollment numbers fit within the 2B classification as defined by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA).
After defeating Eastmont last night (Tuesday) the Sunnyside volleyball team will compete for District seeding tomorrow at Hanford.
Rotary International Dis-trict 5060 Governor Darrell Blue of Yakima this past Monday spread his message, “The Magic of Rotary,” to Sunnyside’s Noon Rotary Club members.
MABTON – The Mabton girls soccer team ended the regular season with a 3-2 victory over visiting Wahluke last night.
There are number of health concerns that greatly impact daily living for people from all walks of life.
MABTON – The Mabton Police Department has formally requested assault fourth degree charges against a Mabton teacher.
CONNELL – The visiting Mabton High School soccer team last Friday was unable to come up with a win over Connell.
YAKIMA – The West Valley Rams ended the regular season 10-0 in CWAC play, 16-0 overall. In the process the Rams blanked Grandview 10-0 this past Saturday and brought an end to the Lady Greyhounds’ season.
CONNELL – The Mabton Vikings didn’t give up last Friday against Liberty High School of Spangle. The Vikings recovered from a 16-0 first quarter deficit to secure a 19-16 victory.