John Fannin

Reporter

509-837-4500

Recent Stories

Minding the gap

Sunnyside schools ranked No. 1 in state for their work with bilingual students

In the last week or so Sunnyside High School earned top honors in the state.

Tease photo

Another search for a city clerk/treasurer

For the second time in less than 18 months the city of Mabton is looking for a new city clerk/ treasurer.

From D.C. to the ‘DC’

U.S. Congressman tours Walmart Distribution Center

For nearly a week, Congressman Dan Newhouse left the snow of Washington D.C. for a week or so in his sunny home district.

Tease photo

Lower Valley Girl Scouts put on their ‘thinking’ cap

South Africa, Israel, Germany. Different countries, different languages, different cultures. But last Saturday they all had one thing in common – girls focused on improving their communities.

Tease photo

Lady Grizz claim fifth-place honors

Taking its largest contingent ever to the Mat Classic, the 10-wrestler strong Lady Grizzly team garnered fifth-place honors at State last Saturday.

Tease photo

SUNNYSIDE GRAPPLERS just miss trophy three-peat

Castaneda claims State crown

Led by Diego Castaneda’s State title at 145 lbs., the Sunnyside Grizzlies claimed fifth-place honors at the State 4A wrestling tourney last Friday and Saturday.

Vikes drop heartbreaker

CLASS 2B BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Three desperation heaves ended the Mabton boys hoop season Thursday night in a 52-51 loss to Warden in District tourney play.

A recount is justified

Whether or not Grandview School District patrons - or more accurately homeowners in that community - will fork over $300 or so may be decided by one vote.

Tease photo

Return trip to State not in cards for SHS

CLASS 4A GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

It was anyone’s game for three quarters, before host Wenatchee finally found some breathing room in a 69-55 win over Sunnyside in District tourney play.

Tease photo

Groundwater group’s work could be extended through 2017

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee has been meeting for more than two-and-a-half years to develop a plan to address nitrate contamination in the groundwater.

More stories