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.
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.
Speaker shares Holocaust escape
Doris Berg grew up listening to her parents tell stories of the old country.
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?
Pantry committee unveils resource
Lower Valley Memorial Gardens staff is working to do its part to end hunger in the lower valley.
Morrow named volunteer firefighter of the year
The Fire Department’s 2017 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year award goes to a woman.
Nouvella Club presents $350 to local court
It may come as a surprise to many, that the Miss Sunnyside Court does more than ride on floats and look pretty.
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.
Rehearsals for a variety of theatrical productions are in full swing throughout the Lower Yakima Valley.
It’s cold outside so bring your pets indoors.
They traded tiaras and sashes for aprons and water pitchers for their first fundraiser of the season Friday night.
The Chophouse opens new music hall
The Chophouse at the Old Warehouse is a long name, but it’s part of an even bigger venture.
Retailers hard-pressed to keep supplies in stock
Snow shovels are flying off the shelves at area stores at breakneck speed, leaving many shoppers empty-handed.
Annual survey is Jan. 25-26
The annual Point in Time Homeless survey and the Project Homeless Connect are Jan. 25 and 26 in Yakima and Sunnyside.
Peace march set for Monday in Toppenish
Snow days and two-hour delays have left little time to work Martin Luther King Jr. assemblies and observances into schedules.
With schools being canceled four times during the past two weeks, parents are challenged to find ways to keep children amused.
Shovel armed volunteers help each other
With snow piles blocking driveways in many area of the valley, seeing enterprising individuals out in the cold packing shovel is a sight for snow-blinded eyes.
The Chophouse, formerly known as The Old Warehouse Restaurant, 703 Railroad Ave. will bring Nashville on Jan. 28 to kick-off the opening of the small town restaurant.
Compassion Now serving 500 people
A ministry to serve the poor is finding the need greater than its organizers suspected.
It’s too cold to go outside.
Area '12th Man' ready for Wildcard Weekend
The “Hawk house” will be lit up like Christmas when the Seattle Seahawks and the Detroit Lions face off Saturday in the opening round of NFL playoffs.
More than 500 exhibits are expected
The eighth annual Yakima Valley Ag Expo opened this morning and continues through tomorrow at the Yakima Valley SunDome.
New shows opening this month
What better way to start off the new year for inspiration than to visit local art galleries?
Woman honors daughter’s memory
Collections are created for all kinds of reasons.
Agencies ready with housing options
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinics, Northwest Community Action Center (NCAC) and Neighborhood Health Services are cooperating to house the homeless during the current bone-chilling weather.
A local couple can claim the bragging rights to having the first baby of 2017 born in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Red Cross offers suggestions during outages
With the wind chill factor expected to remain in the sub-zero range, safety is a necessity when it comes to keeping warm.
The youngster competed in Las Vegas
Alysianna Aguirre, 5, participated in several pageants in recent weeks, her mother Janet Aguirre said.
New year’s shooting hits window
New Year’s morning gunfire hit a local home.
If going out on New Year’s Eve is not really your thing, consider frequenting your favorite sports bar to watch the fourth-ranked University of Washington Huskies in the Peach Bowl Saturday as they face-off against top-ranked Alabama at noon.
Organizations are beginning to see stabilization
After years of see-saw funding, officials with non-profit organizations said they are beginning to see stabilization in their ability to provide services.
The holiday may be over, but the need for extra food hasn’t gone away among the needy in the Yakima Valley, as local food bank directors can attest.
Reading about the teaching profession often comes in the form of technical jargon that only the academics like to read.
The building at 823 Park Ave., is fairly humming with activity during the Christmas break.
Everything from board games to dancing
New Year’s Eve will be celebrated in all kinds of ways in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Born at Sunnyside Community Hospital late in the evening, this year’s Christmas baby was in no hurry to make her appearance.
Evergreens laid at headstones of veterans
Ribbon-festooned evergreen wreaths may have arrived late, but the Wreaths Across America project is now complete in town.
With winter officially here and Christmas over, it’s time to begin thinking about how to enjoy the coming weeks.
The test kitchens at Pillsbury have done it again.
She has been working on her homeless project for several years.
Trying to shop last minute for members of your family can be a head-scratching dilemma with Christmas less than two days away.
Local churches offer Christmas message
During the holiday season, families gather to observe candlelight and special Sunday morning services at their respective churches.
Churches, golfers, police unite in event
The police conference room, looked more like one of Santa’s workshop yesterday morning.
Enjoy your neighbors' light shows
Nothing says the holidays like brightly lit yards filled with angels, Santa Claus, nativity scenes and snowmen.
Sunnyside delays wreath ceremony
Five hundred Lower Yakima Valley veterans had their graves honored Saturday during the annual Wreaths Across America event.
Handmade toys distributed Saturday
A lot of Santa Clauses are happy to listen to children’s Christmas wishes and send them on their way with a candy cane or a color book.
Suggestions sought for displays
Get your thermos of hot cocoa, blanket and meet friends and neighbors for a bus tour of Christmas light displays scattered throughout the community.
Program to help long-haul truck drivers
A conversation with a former student has led a local business woman’s latest endeavor.
Area groups are quickly turning into Santa’s helpers to provide a happier holiday for the less fortunate.