Spring crowds encouraged to shop awhile
New tourist attractions are popping up around the Lower Yakima Valley that may at first seem like ‘just another flea market.”
Trevino crowns Maritza Alvarez as new queen
Maritza Alvarez was crowed Miss Grandview 2017 as the soundtrack of the hit Broadway play, “Hairspray”, plays on Saturday night.
Miss Grandview Candidate
With desire to help people, this Miss Grandview candidate is setting her sights on attending Washington State University.
Family recovers from baby’s abrupt arrival
Saturday had been an unusual day for Jessica Pena, but she had no idea that things were about to get stranger.
Families join effort to add shade to path
Walkers using the Lower Yakima Valley Pathway between Sunnyside and Grandview can thank two local people for a new bench located on the walkway.
In a few short years, this Miss Grandview candidate has already served her school and community in a myriad of ways.
Bargain hunting is the name of the game this weekend as yard sale fans will have more than 70 yard sales, sidewalk sales and other special events during Zillah’s 13th annual community yard sale Saturday.
Eight girls vie for title
Eight candidates will be competing for the title of Miss Grandview 2017 during a pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday in Grandview Middle School, 1401 W. Second St.
‘The Lorax’ will be presented in Prosser, too
Two Easter Egg hunts are planned for Saturday and both have unique features — one includes a movie and other features a breakfast.
Celebration scheduled for Saturday night
Who will be selected as the educator of the year or the volunteer of the year?
After weeks of rehearsals, and school closures due to winter weather, the Grandview High School Drama Club is nearly ready to present its spring musical.
Just as the blue birds return to the Bic high plains, so to do visitors to the Bickleton Carousel Museum.
Irrigation district investigating 14-foot deep hole
An observant resident in the 1500 block of Federal Way may well have saved motorists from falling into a large hole in the middle of the street Monday night.
Learning the skills needed to be a leader is a full time mission for this Miss Grandview contestant.
Sunnyside to offer over 5,000 eggs
Thanks to local sponsors, City Parks and Recreation director Lander Grow has more than 5,000 filled Easter eggs to scatter on the South Hill Park lawns Saturday morning.
SHS sends 27 competitors to two-day event
Sunnyside High School science students all came home with hardware and many earned special certificates from a state competition last weekend.
More than $2,000 collected by dairies, police
The death of a small child in a local shopping center parking lot last month continues to resonate with many residents.
Sally Witt loves to cook and she always has a few family and friends’ favorites stashed in the freezer in case they crave some of her tamales or homemade tortillas.
Cinco de Mayo celebration is May 5-7
It’s not like Amy Rubio and husband Roy Campos are new to local festivals.
More than 350 turn out for Sunnyside event
Cars lined up for four blocks in both directions near 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue Saturday as lower valley residents sought information on immigration rights.
The Prosser Eagles Auxiliary is organizing a special prom for very special community members.
Divorce, child custody issues and property line disagreement are the types of cases that routinely come be before Dispute Resolution Center mediators.
Police, dairies seek support for toddler’s family
The death of a little girl on March 11 has captured the sympathies of the local members of the Dairy Farmers of Washington.
Tickets on sale for 2017-2018 season
“Celtic with a twist” is how Sonic Escape, the next group in the Lower Valley Community Concert series, has been described.
Longtime music teacher Marilyn A. Linde was recently honored by the Music Teachers National Association for her years of dedication to music education.
Student-driven project enters fourth year
What started as a project when she was in seventh grade to help others has become a yearly mission for Jessica Gorman.
Miss Grandview Cadidate
Jasel Hope Perez is a swimmer and the captain of the Grandview High School girls varsity wrestling team.
Most parents are already introducing their children to the wonders of technology in the form of videos on their cell phones.
Party supplies now available in Prosser
After working retail sales for weddings and quinceaneras for the past three years, Laura Garcia saw a need for specialized party supply outlet in her adopted community in Benton County.
Yakima man finally makes first car show
His 1934 Ford pick-up may have stalled out on its way to the 13th annual Sunnyside High School “All Vehicle” Show ‘n Shine on Saturday, but that didn’t keep Gary Campbell of Yakima from making sure his prized classic made it to the show.
Westside schools bring supplies to Grandview
It only took School District volunteers about 10 minutes Friday to unload a 16-foot trailer of clothing to be distributed among students.
Community rallies to support family of Isabella Orozco
A tiny white casket, covered with stuffed toys and white and pink carnations was carefully placed in the ground yesterday marking the end of a week that has been filled with tragedy for the family of 18-month-old Isabella Orozco.
Sunnyside hosts morning Q&A session
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson made national news last month when he filed an injunction to quell President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order on immigration and refugees.
More than 40 teams expected to compete
The parking lot at Sunnyside High School will be filled with buses Saturday as budding math geniuses converge on the school to compete in the first local “Math is Cool” Conference.
Pistons, rockers, carburetors and assorted other automotive parts have been transformed into shining works of art by the welding students at YV-Tech.
The Lenten season observed 40 days before Easter often creates dinner dilemmas for families who are faced with no-meat Friday.
High School cheerleader Kai’Lei Rae Elizondo hopes one day to be a journalist for national magazines.
92,000 meals in county served in 2016
Local couple Mary and Jessie Leija look forward to dining four times a week thanks to the Meals-on-Wheels program.
Coronation banquet set for late April
Two Sunnyside Christian High School students are seeking the opportunity to vying for the Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador title.
Funeral service for toddler set for Wednesday
The community is reaching out in support of baby Isabella Orozco’s family.
Annual event celebrates the hop industry
The idea of calling Sunnyside “Hop Town USA” is being floated about as the popularity of an ale festival gains traction.
Pageant raises $8,470 for foundation
He may have sung “Mr. Cellophane,” a song about an invisible guy, but Caleb Mortensen was anything but during the 2017 Mr. SHS pageant and fundraiser Saturday in the high school auditorium.
Winery ‘banishes’ rattlesnakes
“Be gone all ye snakes,” demands “Father Gail” as he waves his grapevine decorated snake stick about.
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.
DECA store manager reaches goal
The High School’s DECA Store — Greyson’s Grub Zone — can now claim gold standards.
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.
Miss Grandview Candidate
Marlene Castilleja is already working on gaining skills for her future career choice.