GRANDVIEW – Grandview High School sophomore Alondra Perez says she looking forward to trying new experiences this coming August when she and seven other GHS students head to Ecuador on a nine-day service trip.
I really like the downtown improvements...maybe it’s time to spread some of it a little further?
The Sunnyside City Council is split on whether or not to even discuss the possibility of asking citizens to vote on a potential ban on recreational marijuana sales in the city.
The ongoing, and seemingly never ending, discussion of whether or not to reopen South Hill Road in Sunnyside to through traffic continued at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting, with a decision planned for the council’s first meeting in April.
Sunnyside City Manager Don Day told the council’s subcommittee on finance and administration that the city has a tough decision to make regarding its financial records from 2011 and 2012.
After seven years as a math coach, Rob McCracken said returning to the classroom was a “...shock to the system.”
Entrust Community Services is looking to help a few businesses save some money.
Two Sunnyside welders will be demonstrating their skills in a state welding competition after earning first- and second-place honors in the district and regional competitions.
I was born and raised in the greater Seattle area, with webbing between my fingers and toes, and moss growing on my north side.
The Sunnyside Christian High School FFA Chapter is the recipient of a $2,500 check from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.
The Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet last Saturday night honored people who have worked to make Sunnyside a better place to live and work.
YAKIMA – Both Bickleton and Sunnyside had first-place finishes at Saturday’s Eisenhower Jamboree, the first meet of the season for both teams.
The Sunnyside School Board has decided to forego asking local patrons to once again approve an athletic facilities upgrade levy.
Supporters of Sunnyside student-athletes and other school activities want to form a booster club.
Every year, particularly in the spring, I come to really hate Daylight Saving Time.
A recent vote has put the internet under stricter federal rules. Some say it will save the internet as we know it. Others say the action risks heavy government regulation of online companies.
A total of 29 teams from nine Eastern Washington schools converged on Sunnyside High School this past Saturday to test technological skills against each other in the Eastern Washington VEX Robotics Championship.
MABTON – Trouble on the playground has led to an organized fourth grade football league in Mabton.
GRANDVIEW – After learning of drainage issues on a portion of 24.4 acres at Byam Business Park, Port of Grandview commissioners decided they may delay leasing the property for a year.
... just yell ‘FIRE’
“We don’t want you to be sheep, unaware of your surroundings,” Sunnyside Police Detective Johnny Gusby told a group of Sunnyside High School girls and staff members at a self-defense class last week.
It has taken some time for Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey to completely get a handle on her job.
“When I discussed chickens, there were 8,000 people assaulting the place that didn’t want them,” Sunnyside City Councilman Spencer Martin said while discussing a building code change at this past Monday’s meeting of local elected officials.
It’s that time again!
The Sunnyside Events Committee, the group behind the first ever Kids Lighted Christmas Parade held last December in conjunction with the Lighted Farm Implement Parade, formally introduced themselves to the Sunnyside City Council at last night’s meeting.
EAST WENATCHEE – Although the Lady Vikings suffered their third loss of the season against No. 1 ranked Okanogan in the District title game, Coach Chris McCallum said his team gave it everything they had.
The good news is that the Sunnyside RadioShack is not among the 25 Washington state stores slated for possible closure.
One by one, the opponents of Grandview’s Viannei Perez, Marizza Birrueta and Desiree Zavala fell.
Romana Gonzalez has only been working at the Sunnyside Bi-Mart since last August, but she said it’s already one of the best jobs she’s had.
A variety of smartphones, tablets and computers are a part of the Tech Petting Zoo visiting the Sunnyside Library on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
The Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board met last night to discuss its past year of work and plan for the coming year.
As if it weren’t already a pain to file taxes every spring, there’s a new and obnoxious twist that means people need to file their taxes as soon as possible.
A week after the special election, the results are looking more positive for Grandview’s capital improvements levy, while Bickleton’s three-year maintenance and operations levy faltered slightly, but is still passing with more than 76 percent of the vote.
A water line break on South 14th Street in Sunnyside last Thursday night may have caused a chain reaction that led to two other breaks in the city on Friday, Feb. 13.
About 40 area residents showed up at the Sunnyside High School library last night to further discuss the needs of the athletic programs of the school district.
Bickleton School District patrons overwhelmingly approve $450,000 maintenance and operations levy
While Bickleton School District’s three-year maintenance and operations levy passed by a landslide in yesterday’s special election, Grandview’s capital improvements levy is currently failing.
I remember chicken pox. I remember how painfully itchy it was and how I sobbed and begged my mom to make it go away.
Once a thriving railroad station, then a doctor’s office, the beautiful old building at 1412 E. Edison Ave. in Sunnyside is about to find new life as a wine tasting room for Côte Bonneville.
Council renews moratorium on recreational marijuana
After more than two hours of comments from 42 members of the public, the Sunnyside City Council voted 5-2 to renew the city’s moratorium on the production, processing and retail sale of recreational marijuana within the city for another six months.
As a 22-year-old vegetarian skiing and sailing instructor, Beverly Elmer isn’t the type of person you’d expect to have heart problems.
Now that the renovations to downtown streets are pretty much finished, I think we need some new businesses to open.
Sunnyside Schools Superintendent Dr. Rick Cole gave his annual state of the schools address to the school board last night, saying the district is in good shape.
Two temporary fixes for Sunnyside School District athletic facilities, which will cost the district about $60,000, were approved by the school board last night.
Homeless survey held in Sunnyside
The annual count known as the Point in Time homeless survey returned to Sunnyside during an all-day event Wednesday at the St. Joseph’s gym.
During its annual retreat last weekend, the Sunnyside School Board discussed the future of athletics in the district.
The Sunnyside City Council last night voted 4-3 to hold a public hearing to renew the existing moratorium on recreational marijuana businesses in Sunnyside for another six months.
The Sunnyside City Council last night approved an ordinance that will allow Yakima Waste to increase its rates in the city annually based on the consumer price index for Seattle, starting in 2016, along with a 2015 rate increase of 4.5 percent.
Sunnyside School District’s new director of food services, Kelly Barth, plans to bring his own system to build on what he calls a “great program” already in place.
With spring sports starting on March 1, Mike Thorpe is hoping to reach out and get more students interested in playing tennis at Sunnyside High School.
After 200 years of daily deliveries, the United States Postal Service has fallen on tough times.
At its first meeting of the year last night, the Sunnyside Airport Advisory Board elected officers, voted on a regular date and time for future meetings and finished its year-long review of the proposed municipal code relating to airport activities.