MABTON – After a year away from his favorite sport, former Sunnyside High School volleyball coach Sandy Jaquish has taken on the role as head coach for Mabton.
MABTON – Recently hired to serve as the new administrative secretary to Mabton Superintendent of Schools Minerva Morales is Jessica Prieto.
Last week I read a story detailing the impending closure of Yakima’s only record store, Off the Record.
The community of Sunnyside has supported Brianna Dunn most of her life.
GRANDVIEW – Wyatt Wentz of Prosser is organizing “Makin’ 8 for Prostrate,” a fundraising event for prostate cancer awareness and research.
Although he doesn’t always get to work in the most desirable of environments, TJ’s Refrigeration technician Bryan Redick enjoys what he does.
GRANDVIEW – Port of Grandview commissioners this past Tuesday authorized its engineering firm to advertise for bids for its cul-de-sac project.
Continuing to serve her community, expanding upon the opportunity to give back to a citizenry that has supported her through most of her life, Sophia Dominguez is seeking to serve as the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside.
GRANDVIEW – Gearing up for the 2015 fiscal year, the Grandview City Council attended a half-day retreat this past Tuesday.
Sunnyside’s breakfast and lunch crowds will have a new place to enjoy themselves beginning this coming Friday, Aug. 1.
The Mabton School Board Monday evening adopted a $12,129,105 budget for 2014-15.
After serving a year as a high school guidance counselor at the American Creativity Academy in Hawally, Kuwait, Andrea Phillips of Sunnyside is looking forward to returning overseas.
Sunnyside Police Commander Phil Schenck will be leaving the city to take a position as the police chief of Othello.
Port of Sunnyside commissioners on Monday of this week learned a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit will likely take effect in August.
Former city of Sunnyside prosecuting attorney charged with violating state’s code of judicial conduct
The Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced last Friday that former Sunnyside prosecutor and Granger Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Hitchcock has been charged with violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.
GRANDVIEW - Those 55 and older, or who have a disability, can enjoy the free shuttle service being provided at this year’s Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo in Grandview.
Nancy Stolz of Tacoma has experienced a number of challenges throughout her life.
Official temperatures in Sunnyside recorded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association approved system
Official temperature readings are a sensitive matter and how they are obtained can vary.
The installation of two new highly anticipated water wells to serve the citizens of Sunnyside are fully operational.
Wishing to inspire others to reach for their dreams and show them how that anything is possible, Alyson Carrillo is seeking to serve the community via the Miss Sunnyside program.
Those slated for the position of Rotary Club president each year attend a president-elect training seminar. A video recording of the seminar, held this past winter, features Kristi Govertsen of Rotary International District 5100.
Although he doesn’t feel he did anything extraordinary serving his country during WWII, O’Dell Christensen exemplifies one of this nation’s greatest generations.
Diana Calderon says she “…would love to be Miss Sunnyside because it’s a unique experience to show others why I love my community.”
The Evergreen Girls State delegates have returned from a week at Central Washington University with a greater appreciation and understanding of how the government and judicial system works.
“We’re trying to move forward, not backward,” Sunnyside Police Officer Jim Ortiz told those attending last night’s town hall meeting, the second one the city has hosted this year.
Since 1979 Joe Ortega has been making sure Sunnyside’s wastewater is properly treated and meets regulations set by the Washington State Department of Ecology.
GRANDVIEW – “This looks like it will cost twice what we thought,” Grandview Councilman Mike Bren said during a study session last night.
Sunnyside’s past focus of local woman’s research
For Bernie Barker, it’s all about preserving history.
MABTON - Each year the Mabton School Board asks the principals of its schools to provide an improvement plan that includes goals for student and staff success.
Among the 14 candidates vying for the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title is Cindy Barboza.
Some cherry growers in the area were hit hard by rains over the weekend that resulted in bruised fruit and damaged trees.
In a manner befitting her, Old Glory was given a proper retirement this past Saturday at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.
Sunnyside teen isn’t horsing around when it comes to raising money for college
College can be expensive.
This morning (Friday), four candidates who will be on the Aug. 5 Primary Election ballot spoke to those attending the Sunnyside Republican Club meeting, sharing their experience and qualifications. Jose Trevino and Janelle Riddle are both vying for the position of county clerk.
SEATTLE – High school students from across Washington state packed Benaroya Hall this past Monday night for the 12th annual 5th Avenue Awards, honoring high school musical theater.
The warehouse is more than halfway finished and in approximately two months will be ready for operations.
Yakima County commissioners yesterday deliberated whether or not to impose a ban on retail businesses, producers and processors of recreational marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county.
With the adoption of Common Core Standards in Washington state, students must meet higher expectations.
Roza Irrigation District is in the process of constructing a $26 million re-regulation reservoir for the purpose of storing water that will provide irrigation to its users when demand is higher than normal.
Every four years People for People, on behalf of the Washington State Department of Transportation, conducts a forum to provide the public input on the state’s transportation plan.
In an effort to minimize the length of commencement exercises on graduation night, Sunnyside High School last year began announcing the names of scholarship recipients in a special ceremony the night beforehand.
It’s an event that is planned a year in advance, bringing thrill-seeking visitors to the Sunnyside area from near and far.
A few days after it was re-opened following bridge deck repairs, the SR 241 bridge near Mabton is again closed – this time to vehicles weighing more than three tons.
The Sunnyside School District takes pride in the quality of education delivered by its many teachers and staff.
The city of Grandview has for a couple of years been interested in making improvements to East Fourth Street between Elm and Ash streets.
When walking into Sunnyside’s Bleyhl Country Store one expects knowledgeable, friendly staff members to provide assistance with products that benefit animals and property.
Sunnyside’s youth soccer program did not have a season last year because of a lack of volunteers, according to Lower Yakima Valley Youth Soccer Association President Tyler Everett.
ZILLAH – Community leaders and the public last night voiced their ideas and thoughts about Yakima County’s trail plan, which is also included in the county’s comprehensive plan.
It was nearly 15 years ago that Lower Valley residents were alerted to the history behind the Yellowstone Trail when Yakima County decided to repave Grandview Pavement Road.