The city of Grandview has one detective who works with the LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Task Force, which was organized in the early 1990s as a multi-agency effort to disrupt and disband high level drug operations in the Yakima Valley.
Sunnyside High School’s Technical Student Association is seeking the support of the community as it seeks to send seven students to Dallas, Texas next month for a national competition.
The author of several children’s books, Derek Munson of Bellingham, has been helping students in Grandview’s elementary schools this week learn the value of kindness and creative thinking.
YAKIMA – Sunnyside golfer Ryan Van Boven this past Monday tied his season low score, carding a 103 at Apple Tree Golf Resort in Yakima.
Grizzlies to host Davis in loser-out District showdown
WENATCHEE – The Grizzly soccer team has one more opportunity to earn a State tournament berth this coming Friday at home against Davis.
Sunnyside Christian’s varsity team, after handing the Zillah JV fastpitch softball team a 17-1 loss last night, turned the nightcap over to its “B” squad and suffered a 21-8 loss.
When Ignacio Ramos graduated from Sunnyside High School more than 15 years ago, he wasn’t certain which direction to take in life.
Grandview to host loser-out match against Toppenish tomorrow
GRANDVIEW – Last night’s District tourney 2-1 loss to the Huskies wasn’t the outcome CWAC champion Grandview had hoped for.
Three friends and classmates from Sunnyside Christian High School will be competing for the 2015-16 Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador title on Thursday, May 21, at the 58th annual Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador Banquet.
A 21-year-old Roosevelt man, Oscar Raul Gutierrez-Mendoza, is dead and his brother is in a hospital on the west side of the state following a shooting incident in the 1400 block of South Sixth Street in Sunnyside this past Saturday.
The Sunnyside Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) at last Thursday’s meeting reviewed the list of entities awarded lodging tax funds, discussing whether or not those funds are being properly utilized.
Should they move forward or not? That’s the question the members of Sunnyside’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) want to pose to the city council tonight (Monday).
TOPPENISH – For the past four years, 13-year-old Grace Van Belle of Sunnyside Lower Valley Livestock 4-H Club has been raising pigs for her 4-H project.
TOPPENISH – For the past several months Grandview High School FFA chapter president Lecie Owens has been learning how to handle her crossbreed Angus steer, “Nightmare.”
With only one CWAC match remaining in the 2015 campaign, only one member of the Grandview girls golf team has yet to qualify for the District tourney, which will be staged on Wednesday, May 20, at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.
WALLA WALLA – The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch softball team rallied after losing the opening game against DeSales 9-2 to come back and win the nightcap, 18-12.
MABTON – There is a growing interest in the Mabton School District’s robotics programs, which is proof students are gaining valuable skills for the future.
For 13 years Claudia Salmeron has been one of the friendly faces students in Sunnyside see at the lunch counter.
The gusting winds challenged the boys golf teams playing yesterday at Moses Lake Country Club.
The Sunnyside boys soccer team will next Tuesday travel to Wenatchee for the first round of District action.
For the first and only time this season, Grandview was outplayed in CWAC action last night.
A senior transfer student rarely makes the kind of impact that Liddy Valle has.
Noting the Yakima Valley is experiencing a drought this year, the Port of Sunnyside commissioners last night authorized Port Director Jay Hester to sell the port’s excess water to the local irrigation districts.
The Sunnyside boys soccer team just has tomorrow’s game to win to secure an automatic berth to the Regional tourney.
Earlier this month, Harriet Wertenberger celebrated her 37th work anniversary, having been employed at the Sunnyside JCPenney store since high school.
Unbeaten in league play going into this past Saturday’s match, it was anyone’s game in Grandview.
It was nearly three months ago when several families on South 15th Street awoke to find their homes flooded as a result of a break in one of the city of Sunnyside’s water lines.
There are many venues across the nation in the North American Hillclimbers Association circuit, but none compare to Dry Creek Recreation area north of Sunnyside.
YAKIMA – The Sunnyside High School soccer squad, in spite of a rough second half, defeated West Valley 4-2 yesterday.
GRANDVIEW – The first step in a program that will help the city of Grandview determine projects to save energy and money was taken last night during a special study session of the Grandview City Council.
A great little tale of a young orphan girl, rescued and protected by the gods until a peasant couple falls in love with her and decides to raise her as their own.
The Sunnyside Safeway store has a new manager, and Octavio Zarate is looking forward to helping the store become more involved in the community.
The Grandview boys soccer team maintained its league lead in the CWAC with a couple of wins last Friday and Saturday.
It’s the first time this season the Sunnyside Christian fastpitch team (8-5) has lost two games in a row, but visiting Liberty Christian this past Saturday challenged the Lady Knights like no other team has.
The $26 million Roza re-regulation reservoir is nearing the second phase of construction, giving U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse a good idea of what its completion will mean to the irrigation district’s customers.
It was a rough day on the tennis courts for Grandview yesterday (Thursday). Both the boys and girls were blanked by Selah (5-0).
The Sunnyside boys golf team took to the links for the fourth Big Nine League match of the season on Tuesday of this week at Yakima Elks Golf and Country Club.
Although the Grandview girls golf team didn’t have their best day on the links, Coach Glenn Braman said he was pleased with the performance of the team’s three freshmen this past Tuesday.
At the beginning of the month I attended a Yakima County Commission meeting and learned several Yakima County Jail inmates had filed claims against the county, amounting to millions of dollars.
Sunnyside school personnel have been working on safety and security protocols, teaching staff and students how to react to different emergency scenarios.
SOAP LAKE – Aaron Whalen of Ephrata was the medalist at yesterday’s CWAC match at Lakeview Golf & Country Club in Soap Lake.
MOSES LAKE – Sunnyside golfer Carolina Limon shaved another seven strokes off her game yesterday at Moses Lake Golf Club, carding a 126.
Anyone who has experienced the devastation of having water, fire or wind damage their home knows what it is like to wonder, “What now?”
YAKIMA – Last Friday the Sunnyside soccer team fought a closely contested match against Davis and prevailed 2-1 over the Pirates.
GRANDVIEW – There are several members of the community of Grandview who step up regularly, dedicating themselves to making the lives of others better.
Sunnyside Christian improved its record to 7-2 with a couple of victories against Lyle last Friday.
Visiting schools on a regular basis, I was surprised earlier this week when I was made aware Sunnyside has a principal who has taken a different approach from others I have met.
Both Sunnyside and Grandview high schools were earlier this week named among the top 10 percent of schools in Washington state for achievement and improvement in reading and math for three years in a row.
Some conversations are not easy to have.
City of Sunnyside staff have been in the process of reviewing the current sign ordinance and are looking at how the language in the ordinance affects development in the community.