Emergency drills planned with lights
If you see blue and green lights flashing at the high school next week, don’t be alarmed.
After watching Sleeping Beauty in rehearsals recently, I realized how much I miss community musical theatre.
Despite its name, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is not scary, just strange.
Gretchen Lange of Grandview has been singing with the Rolling Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines for more than 15 years.
Idaho woman shares passion for dollhouses in her ministry
A dollhouse given as a birthday present launched a passion for miniatures that still resonates for an Idaho woman.
Yates selected county Outstanding Teen during Sunday pageant
Two Sunnyside girls were crowned with county-wide royalty titles Sunday during the Miss Yakima County Pageant at Davis High School.
A recent retro-fit of the exterior at 1103 Yakima Valley Hwy. confused some customers of a popular carneceria. But not for long.
A drive is on to lay a holiday wreath for each the 475 veterans buried at the city cemetery.
Attraction an annual harvest tradition
It’s not obvious to the naked eye, but the corn maze at 10 Harris Road is designed to resemble a giant Seattle Seahawks football team logo.
A scary fundraiser to create a scholarship in honor of the late Fidel Partida, Jr. of Sunnyside is planned at Curfman’s Massive Corn Maze.
Two little boys with a deathly disease are the focus of a local humanitarian effort to help their parents with ever growing medical bills.
Banks, library among few closures
Is Columbus Day a legal holiday?
Sample beer, whiskey at the festival
Get ready to sample D’s Wicked Cider apple cider or a little Whitstran Brewery’s Highlander Ale at the third annual Prosser Beer and Whiskey Festival.
Plans underway for next fundraiser
Plans are underway for next year’s Lower Valley Fair and Rodeo grounds at Country Park.
There was something for everyone at the second DECA Pancake Feed and Fall Harvest Festival Saturday.
Season tickets to arrive before performance
The music of Kubecca will open the 2016-17 Lower Valley Community Association season.
Stones to be dedicated at 11 a.m. Oct. 1
Slowly but surely, the Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza is becoming a destination for those wishing to honor veterans.
Local wines in top 10
A 2013 Co Dinn Cellars Syrah numbers among the state’s top Syrah at the Seattle Met’s Top 100 Washington Wines of 2016.
More than $7,000 in tools stolen Sunday
A local man is using social media in hopes of catching those who stole tools from his business.
There are still a few glitches to be worked out, but Sunnyside Family Medicine is now seeing patients in its new offices at 2214 E. Lincoln Ave.
Diamond and Tanzanite are bathed and ready for their outing at the Central Washington State Fair.
Finally, a travel book of practical packing and safety advice for extended trips.
Get to the fair early for first day free entry
The ceremony surrounding the unveiling of Maybelle the Holstein in the Valley Building on Tuesday was the unofficial opening of the Central Washington State Fair, 1301 S. Fair Ave.
Plaids and stretchy fabric mean comfort
What is in for a fall fashion?
Festival starts with first flight Friday morning
Weather permitting, the 26th annual Great Prosser Balloon Rally will lift off early Friday morning for three days of ballooning.
Sunnyside native Yeoman Abel Cardenas will sign papers Saturday to serve another six years in the U.S. Navy.
Sporting their best smiles, 14 little girls ages 5 to 11 vied for the title of Little Miss Sunnyside on the Central Park Performing Arts Stage on Sunday.
With a glass of chilled Kamiakin Rose in hand, a summer afternoon sitting under the trees at Dineen Vineyards is an experience not to be missed.
A 1993 Ford 3-window coupe, owned by Gary O’Hallaran was the big winner at the Sunshine Days Car Show.
New royalty makes pageant history
Delight and amazement flashed across the face of the new Miss Sunnyside upon hearing her name called out Saturday as the 2016-17 title holder.
Marine donates kidney for sister
She calls him an all-American hero. He says he is happy he could help.
It’s the kind of nightmare call no parent wants to receive.
When thinking about a career beyond high school, veterinary work sounds like a good idea.
Central Washington States Fair runs Sept. 23-Oct. 2
Valley residents can “Get Your Fair On” when the Central Washington State Fair opens at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 for a 10-day run.
Sleeping Beauty on stage Oct. 8
The sets are nearly complete for the move to the Sunnyside High School auditorium stage Sunday.
Twelve girls compete for royal positions
Sunshine Days weekend is approaching and with it comes a visit from the Seattle Seahawks’ SeaGals cheerleaders.
A local branch of the national “Pray for a Cop” program will be explained at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the community center, 812 Wallace Way.
Pioneer boasts more than 130 grandchildren
She survived a massacre, worked the fields most of her life, and was a mother to 16 children, all born in the United States.
Austin Villanueva wasn’t even born when the terrorist bombings occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.
I have mixed feelings about recommending The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged and Revised to area theater-goers. I fear this is not a play for anyone under 15.
The birdhouse-style trophies were in keeping with being in the Bluebird capital of the world at the annual Bickleton Car Show and Flea market Saturday.
Anyone who loves repurposed items, antiques and other vintage items will want to attend the Fifth annual Bloomerang Vintage Market.
Elise Murphey wins annual Valley’s Got Talent contest
It was a perfect weather for the thousands of people who turned out to watch the 75th annual States Day Parade.
Local company celebrates new location
Cliff Lewis has waited a long time to celebrate the grand opening of his expanded business.
District introduces 47 new hires
Last week, all of the School District’s new teachers were introduced during opening ceremonies at the high school auditorium.
Artist’s father worked in coal mines
Celebrating Labor Day is more than just a day off of work for retired writer and artist Guillermo Castaneda.
Valley has Labor Day options
The Lower Yakima Valley is filled with festivals and celebrations this Labor Day weekend.
Big top show opens tonight
Being a circus performer is an avocation dating back four generations in the Osorio family.
In what many view as a herculean effort, two women made good on a backlog of Chamber of Commerce federal taxes this past year.
Local employers now have an additional option in their search for suitable employees – WorkSourceWA.com – a new service offered by the state’s WorkSource program.