Some wear the title of “Christian” as a badge of honor, others wear it as a shield and a few live their lives as an example without boasting.
Changes to the downtown streets of Sunnyside mean the route for parades, particularly the annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade, must be altered.
The Washington State Auditor’s Office last week released its accountability audit for the city of Grandview, finding three areas that needed to be addressed based on financial activities from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2013.
There have been many challenges for Estefania Olivera, but adversity has made her appreciative of life.
Educating students requires teamwork on the part of teachers, parents and students, which is the focus of the three indicators emphasized by McClure Elementary School’s improvement plan presented to the Grandview School Board last night.
In the face of homelessness, the community of Sunnyside doesn’t have a lot of options for helping everyone in need.
Teachers in Mabton have been working without a contract since Aug. 31.
Robert Ozuna was this past Wednesday night appointed to fill the vacant Grandview City Council seat.
The Grandview City Council this past Wednesday night attended one of two planned budget meetings during which City Treasurer Matt Cordray explained what the city plans to spend in 2015.
MABTON – Students and parents in Mabton have had an opportunity to get to know the new face on the campuses of Artz-Fox Elementary and Mabton Jr./Sr. High schools since the beginning of the school year.
OKANOGAN – What a turn-around! In a span of two seasons the Mabton High football team has gone from snapping a 36-game losing streak to qualifying for the playoffs.
Brian Winter is leading the Yakima County Sheriff’s race handily.
Voters, it appear, have elected personal injury attorney Joe Brusic to serve as the next Yakima County prosecutor.
Saying there was little interest from the public at yesterday’s county budget hearing would be an understatement.
In addition to touring the “Exit Drills in the Home” fire escape training house and looking at the Sunnyside Fire Department’s newest ambulance, the Sunnyside Public Safety Subcommittee held discussions with Police Chief Al Escalera regarding personnel needs last night.
Sunnyside High School senior Reyna Vargas is hoping to serve as many as 200 diners at a dinner theater event she is coordinating with the assistance of members of the SHS Family Community Career Leadership of America (FCCLA) and Drama clubs.
Domestic violence doesn’t just affect a couple of people or their direct family. It impacts an entire community.
The Mabton Lady Vikes had one final chance to advance to District, but this past Saturday Liberty Bell proved to be the better team.
Despite picking up just its second victory of the season this past Saturday, the Sunnyside volleyball team is still very much alive.
The Mabton football team suffered a 36-29 loss to Warden last Friday.
The Sunnyside volleyball team lost 3-0 to visiting Eastmont last night, but not without a fight.
More than $113,000 raised at Life Options fall fundraiser
Although he is a successful producer, being credited for his work on the movie “Bella,” Jason Jones is a man on a mission to save lives.
The Sunnyside volleyball team couldn’t win a set last night against Wenatchee. The host Panthers defeated the Lady Grizzlies in three straight.
The Mabton girls soccer team ended its season with a 4-0 loss to host Cle Elum last night.
I remember being in a classroom of 36 students when I was in elementary school. Somehow the teacher managed to educate each of us and meet our needs.
With the purchase of property on Higgins Way on the horizon, having sold nearly all its Wallace Business Park properties and Byam Business Park having several available properties, the Port of Grandview will in the coming year focus on marketing.
During a Port of Grandview retreat in Yakima this past Monday, Consultant Wilma Dulin shared a useful strategy to help commissioners meet their marketing goals.
Could be, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce may have to make do next year with a whole lot less money than it’s accustomed to receiving from the city.
WHITE SWAN – The Mabton football team’s league record dropped to 2-2, 4-4 overall after losing last Friday’s game 20-8 to White Swan.
GRANDVIEW – The city of Grandview was last week awarded nearly $1 million in Supporting Investment in Economic Development (SIED) funding.
The Mabton Lady Vikings took to the pitch and won 5-2 over vising Goldendale last night after having canceled its last three matches due to a shortage of players.
It was another tough match for the Sunnyside Lady Grizzly volleyball team, which has so far this season won just once.
The Outlook Post Office is currently without a postmaster. That doesn’t mean its customers are without service, however.
YAKIMA – Yakima County commissioners yesterday (Tuesday) adopted a $240.9 million preliminary 2015 budget for the county and set the dates for the county’s 2015 budget hearings.
It was a triumphant homecoming for the Viking football team last Friday.
To acknowledge that she has been found, Christian Women’s Connection speaker Lois Williams said she had to admit she had been lost.
Newly crowned Miss Sunnyside, Liliana Cisneros, is passionate about promoting health and fitness for seniors in the community.
A new swimming pool committee has been formed in Grandview.
Sunnyside didn’t borrow momentum from last Thursday’s win over Davis against Moses Lake last night.
Submitted to the Sunnyside City Council for approval last night were three resolutions that pertain to the Sunnyside Municipal Airport.
The Sunnyside Fire Department received three bid proposals for a new aerial ladder truck, all of which were rejected at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting.
“Although we did make some mental mistakes, they didn’t threaten us in the red zone,” Mabton Football Coach Trevor Curtis said of last Friday’s game against Lake Roosevelt.
There were 10 teams competing this past Saturday at the Wenatchee Invite.
The Sunnyside Housing Authority last Friday hosted a public hearing on its five-year plan in accordance with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) requirements.
The Sunnyside volleyball team can finally celebrate a win.
In a battle between former league foes Granger defeated the visiting Mabton soccer team last night, 2-1.
Yakima County Commissioners Kevin Bouchey, Rand Elliott and Mike Leita earlier this week signed a proclamation, recognizing National Community Planning Month.
Approximately 30,000 Pacific Power customers in Washington state are part of a pilot program that began in 2012.
MABTON – With several starters on the injury list, Mabton last night struggled against visiting Cle Elum.
EAST WENATCHEE – Clawing their way through each set, the Eastmont Wildcats last night prevailed against visiting Sunnyside 3-1.