Award nominations due Tuesday
Planning for the 2017 Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet, a celebration of all thing great about the community, is well under way, organizers said.
Miss Grandview Candidate
This candidate hopes to become a surgical assistant following high school graduation.
Awards banquet is tomorrow
For a small community, the town has experienced a lot of growth over the past year.
Toppenish native holds military honors
It isn’t often a local Rotary group invites a retired brigadier General to talk at 6:45 a.m.
This show is not exactly Men in Tights.
DECA store manager reaches goal
The High School’s DECA Store — Greyson’s Grub Zone — can now claim gold standards.
Miss Grandview Candidate
Marlene Castilleja is already working on gaining skills for her future career choice.
Months of snow saw long lines of unemployed workers seeking help at the local WorkSource office.
Sunnyside sending team to regionals
The girls ruled at the 2017 High School Science Fair.
Miss Grandview Candidate
Maritza Alvarez has dreams of becoming an ROTC cadet following high school.
Sunnysider earns mountain rescue honors
A local man is the volunteer of the year for Central Washington Mountain Rescue.
Show and Shine is March 25
A vintage pick-up and old-school Ford 442 Challenger were the vehicles chosen by a high school senior for the 13th annual “Show and Shine All-Vehicle Car Show” poster.
Support sought for regional competition
Talitha Ormberg’s high school math classroom of ninth and 10th graders won first-place honors at a regional “Math is Cool” event in Spokane.
Director double cast show for maximum participation
What a pool of talent High School drama department Director Corey Murphy has available when he goes to cast his high school musicals.
Addition includes 200-room hotel, convention center
Legends Casino’s new six-story, 200-room hotel opens tomorrow. Hotel staff are now taking reservations for March 1.
Neither Wolf Nor dog open tomorrow in Toppenish
A new film, based on the acclaimed novel, Neither Wolf nor Dog, will premiere at 7 p.m. tomorrow in at the Yakama Heritage Theater, 100 Spiel Yi Loop, in a special screening.
Winners advance to Regionals
The high school science rooms are buzzing as young scientists wrap up experiments and journaling on their projects to be showcased at the annual High School Science and Engineering Fair Saturday.
Potholes plaguing rural roads throughout county
What started out as a basketball-size hole in a backyard has grown to a massive sinkhole.
Speaker explores the self’s hard and soft shells
With a theme involving chocolates, Jerri Wickert of Baker City, Ore., had the attention of her audience last Tuesday.
Protest shutters businesses, affects school attendance
Fiesta Foods customers making a quick trip to the store yesterday were disappointed to find the grocer closed.
There are many ways to enjoy this weekend’s annual Red Wine and Chocolate event at most Yakima Valley wineries.
Greyson’s Grub Zone honored
Thanks to the hard work of High School DECA’s Alondra Perez, the Grandview Greyson’s Grub Zone will be heading to an international career conference in Anaheim, Calif.
Former S’side teacher now a newlywed
Today, Shannon Pierce, formerly of Mabton, and Mark Murphy of Spokane will celebrate their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple.
Does the “Lone Star Love Potion” work or not?
Renovation, new line of beer planned
Whitstran Brewery, 1427 East Wine Country Road, has been quietly serving the beer lovers of Prosser for more than 20 years at its location on east Wine Country Road.
What if the Lower Yakima Valley is hit by a disaster that confines residents to their homes?
Opportunities abound for sweethearts
The most romantic holiday of the year for many is Tuesday.
Leadership students host fundraiser
The High School leadership class’ 17th annual Hospice Talent Show is 7 p.m. Saturday.
Teams host area schools Saturday
With several competitions under their belts the School District’s VEX Robotics teams will host a second regional contest Saturday at the high school gym, 1801 E. Edison Ave.
Two local High School career and technical education students participated in the state legislature’s annual Civic Day last week.
When the Côte Bonneville Train Station tasting room closed the day after the 2016 Red Wine and Chocolate event for remodeling, it missed Spring barrel tasting.
Sunnyside event draws more than 300
Event committee members hoped to raise $100,000 at this year’s annual Groundhog Day Ball.
Pageant is 3 p.m. on Feb. 19
A pageant to determine who will be the next Miss Prosser is 3 p.m., Feb. 19, in the High School multi-purpose room.
Groundhogs poking their head out of burrows in vineyards in the Lower Yakima Valley yesterday saw their shadow, an omen wivestales suggest means six more weeks of winter.
SHS senior’s effort a salute to veterans
A local teenager wanted to get his flagpole project done before his 18th birthday and earn his Eagle Scout award.
Sunnyside tournament is Saturday at local VFW post
A local man doesn’t know for sure how many cribbage tournaments he has entered. But James Morrow’s stacks of trophy boards may be a good indicator.
Bell named volunteer of the year
The community celebrated its best and brightest Monday during the annual Chamber of Commerce awards banquet.
Therapists now serving Grandview
A Sunnyside business saw a need to accommodate clients traveling long distances to receive therapy services.
A pair of Tacoma friends claimed top honors at the third annual Shining Star Pageant at Bethel Church Saturday.
New nurse practitioner at local clinic
As an immigrant child, she found ways to quickly learn to speak and read English.
Business leaders see results on tour
Lower Yakima Valley students are being equipped for work in the local job market, and finding that training close to home at YV-Tech skill centers in Sunnyside and Yakima.
Fewer participants visited yesterday’s Project Homeless Connect than last year’s event, a situation which can perhaps be blamed on the weather, organizers said.
Deciding to take up writing as a hobby has quickly turned into an opportunity for a Granger man to explore his own approach to retirement.
When the auction committee decided to switch from a summer fundraiser to a winter fundraiser, setting Groundhog’s Day for the event seemed like a perfect solution.
Washington state’s legalization of marijuana has brought about new disturbing trends; area drug prevention program leaders said.
What if a small group could provide humanitarian relief to families displaced by disaster?
Speaker shares Holocaust escape
Doris Berg grew up listening to her parents tell stories of the old country.
Morrow named volunteer firefighter of the year
The Fire Department’s 2017 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year award goes to a woman.
Pantry committee unveils resource
Lower Valley Memorial Gardens staff is working to do its part to end hunger in the lower valley.
In-service, summer eyed as make-up days
A longer school year and rescheduling professional development days are the result of a spate of snow days to start 2017.