The sound of children singing carols around the holidays is sure to get even the meanest scrooge in the mode for the season.
A Sunnyside native came to church Sunday dressed in Cambodia dress to plead her case for support of her international humanitarian mission.
Depression is Christmas open house theme
While leaders promised “a chicken in every pot” during the Great Depression of 1930s, not everyone had a pot.
One of the most anticipated festivals weekend of the year approaches.
Music and dance were just some of the highlights at the Sunn Valley Music Teachers’ annual Ribbon Festival recently.
The total cost for the new track is $1,600
Dakota Garcia is very serious when it comes to describing his Pinewood Derby cars.
Thanksgiving is over.
Keep an eye out for sightings in the lower valley
It was Jaden Herrera’s first time seeing Santa but, unlike many young children his age, he wasn’t afraid of the man in red.
Officials cite contract breach
There is a change on the Miss Sunnyside Court after one of its members resigned.
Festival marks official opening of Christmas
The bronze statue of Richard Gay located at the Prosser Train Depot will have company Sunday afternoon.
Lower Yakima Valley wineries are preparing for the annual three-day festival known as Thanksgiving in Wine Country.
Local food bank volunteers distributed 100 60-pound boxes of food for area residents yesterday.
Cold nights and a lack of warm shelters in the Lower Valley were of huge interest for local homeless advocates.
On-line specials available on Wednesday
Black Friday shopping, which used to wait until the day after Thanksgiving, is now bumping into the main event.
Ball Chapel ready for public use
An open house tonight at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens will show off the recently rediscovered little red brick chapel on the 7800 Van Belle Road property.
Pepper farmer to lead Dec. 3 procession
A longtime pepper farmer will lead the 28th annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade.
Life isn’t as easy as making a cake
When she first set out to make a cake, it didn’t turn out very well.
Prosser woman creates niche with spicy jams
Combining spicy and sweet flavors has become a calling for Maxine Mieirs.
Rotarians raised funds for 8-foot memorial
A legend in wine industry circles is now immortalized in bronze.
Being a teenager is hard and it is much harder if you are the new kid in school and you are different.
Vietnam veteran returns from memorial
When he left the farm to join the U.S. Army, he was 25 years old.
Three state Supreme Court justices, including Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, have retained their seats on the high court.
Former football player trails
In the Congressional campaign between two Republicans, it appears incumbent Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside will defeat Eltopia rancher Clint Didier.
It was a combination sporting, a fitness and, most importantly, an event to help wounded soldiers.
Veterans Day programs will vary by community on Friday, but all are designed to honor all men and women who have served in the military.
Student-led events begin
Every single day, students at Sunnyside Christian Elementary School pause during their morning for a song, a scripture reading and a short prayer.
Fundraiser planned for Saturday
A fundraiser to help with medical expenses is just a part of the effort Prosser Eagles Aeries No. 2647 is undertaking Saturday.
Fundraiser marked event’s 90th year
By a show of hands, more than $11,800 was raised for the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo bleachers last night.
From fighting in Desert Storm in the early 1990s to being elected Yakima County Sheriff, Brian Winter has had one goal: make deputies accountable.
Fake flesh made in laboratory
Ever wonder how to make scary Halloween special effects?
The couple adopted three siblings
November is National Adoption Month, which is the perfect time for Rep. Dan Newhouse to honor a local couple for their outstanding advocacy of adoption and foster care issues.
Nov. 1 holiday appears in local woman’s work
The Day of the Dead, “Dia De Muertos,” on Nov. 1, inspires a Sunnyside native to create art.
Thanks to a new $2 million research project, local domestic violence advocate Elma Aguilar will soon have more money available to help her clients overcome homelessness.
Organizers seeking local donations
The Sunrise Outreach Food Pantry is open Friday mornings in its new 529 S. Ninth St. location.
Searching for a great pumpkin?
Trick-or-treat adult style is on the marquee at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave., as management presents its eighth annual Rocky Horror Picture Show event.
About 50 coats already available
In an effort to raise awareness about the need for warm outerwear, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has launched a coat drive.
Known for its high quality productions, the High School Z Center Stage Drama Department has announced its fall production of You Can’t Take It With You.
Speaker is<em>Spare Parts</em> inspiration
The polished young man speaking to local library patrons Wednesday afternoon, bears no resemblance to a 17-year-old Mexican kid illegally in the U.S.
3,000 expected for Sunnyside’s trunk-or-treat
Thousands of miniature cartoon characters, super heroes and assorted witches and other scary figures will flood downtown Sunday night for the community trunk-or-treat celebration.
The annual Wreaths Across America campaign is under way.
The professional firefighters in Local 3542 are again participating in Operation Warm.
Officials establish fund account
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post is asking for help in the wake of a break-in last week.
A local woman has kept busy sewing since moving into the Sun Terrace Assisted Living and Retirement Center.
Expansion increasing productivity
Slices of fresh Darigold sharp white cheddar cheese were part of Tom Rouleau’s presentation yesterday to members of the Noon Rotary Club.
He has run 144 races, covering 45,000 miles since he took up long distance running in 1979.
Ballots due Oct. 31 in regional business survey
Where is the best place to get a great hamburger from Granger to Prosser?
Seasonal pumpkin cabbage and kale combine to create a welcome salute to autumn.
It’s Halloween time
This year’s Halloween activities offer a little something for everyone.
“Why drive all the way to Seattle when world class entertainment is only a 40-minute drive away?”