The best may be yet to come.
WIAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball Tournament
When only three players can get the ball to drop through the hoop, and collectively a team makes just 16 percent of its shots from the field, a win is hard to come by. Especially so, if that team is playing at the WIAA Class 1A State Girls Basketball Tournament.
Two long years and a lot of labor…that’s what it has taken to make the first Studebaker Avanti ever produced nearly ready for the road again.
The field of candidates seeking to fill the Yakima County Sheriff position being vacated when Ken Irwin retires at the end of the year is growing.
I remember the USSR and I remember the fear I felt as a child because of the cold war.
Common Core State Standards will soon be the new benchmark in Washington state classrooms.
For the past week engineers have been worried about a large crack discovered in the Wanapum Dam.
Mabton girls upend defending State champion Brewster, 56-44
The Lady Vikings haven’t seen a State tournament during their lifetime. Their parents may recall the thrill of it, but the last time a Mabton girls basketball team stepped foot on the courts at the State Hardwood Classic was in 1986.
It’s a disappointing end to the Grandview boys basketball season, having suffered an 84-69 loss to Clarkston at the State Regional loser-out affair against Clarkston.
The Grandview community float needs a new trailer.
It seems everywhere we turn we are charged a small fee for using the tools that are meant to secure payment for goods or services rendered.
Lt. Brian Winter of the Yakima County Sheriff’s office this past Tuesday announced his candidacy for sheriff.
A major threat to Yakima County’s various municipalities is the possibility of an anhydrous ammonia release.
The Mabton School Board last night approved amendments to six policies. The board also conducted first readings of three new policies.
The Mabton girls basketball team keeps its hopes of competing in the 1A State tournament alive, having claimed third-place honors in the District tournament this past Saturday.
The Sunnyside Christian Knights will be competing against Colton High School this coming Friday at Eisenhower High School in Yakima for a chance to advance to the 1B State basketball tournament in Spokane.
One more to go!
Grandview advances to State Regionals with District title in hand
The Grandview boys basketball team celebrated winning the CWAC District championship last night after narrowly defeating Ephrata 69-65.
We have all experienced life’s ups and downs. Sometimes we feel we have been knocked off our feet, but we know we can’t give up.
Grandview residents can eagerly anticipate the opening of a Papa Murphy’s pizza store planned for the end of this coming April.
If there is one resounding message that Silvia Ramos of Taxes and More had for those attending last week’s Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce meeting, it is to always be truthful when filing tax returns.
GRANDVIEW – In what was one of its best games this season, last night the Grandview boys basketball team has given itself a chance at winning the Dis-trict championship.
The Mabton Lady Vikings, having had a poorly executed game this past Saturday in the District semi-finals against LaSalle, will need to win two more games if they are to advance to Regionals.
This coming Friday Sunnyside Christian hoops fans will get to see the Knights compete for the District championship title.
Both Noemi Gutierrez and Jesenia Meza of Mabton High School have qualified to compete at the Mat Classic in Tacoma this coming Friday and Saturday.
MABTON – The Mabton School District is one of 16 districts in Washington state to be awarded grant funding for sex education classes.
The Mabton girls basketball team is one game closer to a District championship.
It was a rough night for the Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team.
For those who are diagnosed with and survive cancer the experience is a journey, according to Carmina Borrego.
Residents of the Yakima Valley have been using services provided by Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care since 1978.
Boys Prep Basketball
There is a long-standing rivalry between Grandview and Prosser.
Grandview City Council directs attorney to develop ordinance banning marijuana businesses within city limits
The city of Grandview is one step closer to an official ban of recreational marijuana retailers, processors and producers within city limits.
There are a lot of changes happening in Sunnyside...that’s the good news.
Yakima County will provide the city of Sunnyside with $9,000 for gang prevention and intervention services.
GRANGER – Five Mabton wrestlers will compete this coming Saturday at Regionals in Zillah and Wahluke.
MABTON – The Mabton girls basketball team only had the opportunity to play one of its weekend games as Saturday’s game against Goldendale was canceled and will not be made up.
“The comments were very encouraging,” Erin Martin, co-chair for Charter Schools of Sunnyside, said of last Thursday’s Washington State Charter School Commission meeting.
Just barely out of high school, Erika Aranda found herself in need of employment.
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview boys basketball team last night played a home game against East Valley and defeated the Red Devils, 63-53.
WALLA WALLA – Sunnyside Christian had its hands full against DeSales last night and had to battle to eke out a 61-59 non-league win.
The Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club has for a couple of years been looking at ways to support local youth.
GRANDVIEW – Friends, family, city employees and fellow law enforcement officials gathered last Friday to celebrate the 42 years Grandview Police Chief Dave Charvet has served the community.
The Grandview boys basketball team this past weekend won its games against Selah and West Valley.
The Mabton girls basketball team this past Friday and Saturday won both its road games.
Grandview’s Planning Commission does not believe there is any benefit to allowing recreational marijuana merchants set up shop within city limits.
Students and teachers will have access to new technology in the near future.
The news is looking bleak for Charter Schools of Sunnyside, but the grassroots effort is encouraged, according to Brittany Weaver, a founding member of the organization.
GRANDVIEW – The current Grandview Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan, which is required for the city to become eligible for Recreation and Conservation Office Grant Program participation, will expire at the end of this month.
After earning a civil engineering degree from Washington State University nearly 25 years ago, Lori Brady became an employee of the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District.
I don’t always agree with others, but I can appreciate those who stand up for what they believe in.