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.
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.
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.
Sunnyside United, an adult coalition formed with the objective of identifying drug and alcohol problems, and Lead and Seed students, the youth coalition formed for the same purpose, held a joint meeting yesterday.
Planning commission evaluating city’s livestock and poultry code
The current Sunnyside Municipal Code prohibits residents within the city limits from raising poultry on their property.
Elementary school is a time for many changes and development. It is a time when students mature from kindergarteners with a limited knowledge of the world around them to fifth graders preparing to enter middle school.
For Team Peterson it’s a family affair
Kerry Peterson of Team Peterson isn’t just the father and team manager overseeing the logistics that make it possible for Bret and Chelsea Peterson to compete in hill climb events across the nation.
It was a disappointing end to a whirlwind of a season for the Grandview soccer team.
GRANDVIEW – The Lady Greyhounds gave last night’s twin bill against visiting Prosser everything they had, according to Grandview Coach Doug Hansen.
One more chance for Grandview to qualify for State
GRANDVIEW – The Greyhound soccer team is very familiar with Toppenish and the odds were in Grandview’s favor during last night’s CWAC District championship game.
With changes in management there are bound to be changes to any organization.
The Mabton School District passed its two most recent state audits with flying colors.
Improvements to Grandview’s Euclid lift station are nearly complete.
Greyhound soccer fans were on their feet during a nail-biting, nerve-wracking District semi-final match-up against Othello last night at Rich Leenhouts Stadium.
The 2014 budget is healthier than originally projected.
Although the season hasn’t been chockfull of victories, the Sunnyside fastpitch softball team last night had something to celebrate.
GRANDVIEW – Despite the lack of a quorum at last night’s Grandview School Board meeting, Superintendent Kevin Chase moved forward with the district’s annual employee of the year awards. Staff members were lauded for their commitment to the students in Grandview.
The Grandview fastpitch softball team continues to work through the many challenges it has faced this season, including loss of players due to injury and ineligibility, as well as those who have just chosen to leave the program.
Mabton’s hopes of advancing beyond the opening round of SCAC playoff action were dashed with a 2-0 loss to Wahluke this past Saturday.
Eisenhower’s Abigail Watkins pitched splendidly last Friday against visiting Sunnyside.
After earning their cars via a points system established by their AWANA leaders, several youngsters in the youth program at Grace Brethren Church in Sunnyside are preparing for a Grand Prix Pinewood Derby event.
Catholic Charities has been helping families in the Lower Yakima Valley find affordable housing for a number of years.
The benefits of massage therapy are not just physical, but emotional, as well.
MABTON – The Mabton boys soccer team set the pace against visiting Highland last night, but had too many missed opportunities.
It sickens me to hear about law enforcement or former law enforcement officials taking a turn toward criminal activity.
Sunnyside Police Chief Albert Escalera experienced his first Cinco de Mayo festival, meeting members of the community this past weekend.
For approximately 15 years Las Lupitas Panaderia has been providing Sunnyside residents with delectable Mexican baked goods at its location on the corner of Yakima Valley Highway and North 13th Street.
GRANDVIEW - It’s been widely acknowledged that students need to be more engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs to meet the needs of the workforce.
Ellensburg maintained its winning record this past Friday to retain its No. 1 position in the CWAC softball standings.
The Mabton boys soccer team was unable to snap its recent losing streak this past Saturday against host Warden.
“The first game was probably one of the best games we have played against Wenatchee in a long time,” Lady Grizzly fastpitch softball Coach Ralph Mendoza said of last Friday’s twin bill against the Panthers.
GRANDVIEW – For the second time in five days the Grandview Greyhound soccer team found itself in a shootout situation.
For the past 15 years my husband and I have shared our lives together.