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.
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.
GRANDVIEW – The Lady Greyhounds gave last night’s twin bill against visiting Prosser everything they had, according to Grandview Coach Doug Hansen.
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.
Although the season hasn’t been chockfull of victories, the Sunnyside fastpitch softball team last night had something to celebrate.
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.
Improvements to Grandview’s Euclid lift station are nearly complete.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
GRANDVIEW – For the second time in five days the Grandview Greyhound soccer team found itself in a shootout situation.
ROYAL CITY – Although the Mabton Viking soccer team fought hard for 15 shots on goal against host Royal last night, the Vikings were only able to put the ball away one time.
For the past 15 years my husband and I have shared our lives together.
“The medical delivery system is unsettled…there’s no other way to say it was turbulent in 2013,” Heartlinks Hospice and Palliative Care Director Ron Jetter said at yesterday’s board meeting.
MABTON – If the Mabton School District is to plan for facility upgrades to better serve its students, it must develop a facilities and capital projects plan.
Nuestra Casa in Sunnyside was founded on the principles of serving the community by providing services to those who are in need of support and educational opportunities.
MOSES LAKE – Sunnyside’s play in the field was was much better last Friday, but the bats weren’t connecting with the ball against host Moses Lake.
For a night filled with laughter, the Grandview High School Drama Club has your ticket.
OTHELLO – This past Saturday’s match between Grandview and host Othello may have been the most exciting of the season for the Greyhounds.
PROSSER – Grandview Coach Anne Holden said she knew last night’s league rivalry match against Prosser was going to be intense.
What once was a community service project has grown to become an annual event.
GRANGER – Playing short-handed again, the Mabton Vikings put up a good defense against host Granger.
Nearly two years ago the congregation of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grandview began considering a few changes.
Contemplating the potential for additional staffing, if the budget allows, Sunnyside School District’s security staff and nurses would like to see at least one more staff member added to their schedules.
I have been accused of lacking common sense, but it seems to me I have more common sense than others.
Community residents, youngsters urged to get their hands dirty
For the second year Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley has started its community garden and youth ranch outreach program.
A few years ago, the Sunnyside School District developed a list of 100 priorities, aimed at improving the education of students.
Yakima County commissioners yesterday (Tuesday) set a date for a public hearing to determine the feasibility of implementing a land-use ordinance that would ban the sale, production and processing of recreational marijuana.
Although the Lady Grizzly fastpitch softball team suffered an 11-0 loss to Moses Lake last night, Sunnyside Coach Ralph Mendoza is proud of pitcher Amber Cornwell for holding the Chiefs to just eight hits.
Since starting CWAC league play the Grandview Greyhounds have remained undefeated.