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Cookies sold for college

Delta Kappa Gamma Society members sold more than 1,100 Taste of Heaven cookies to earn money for Lower Yakima Valley scholarships earlier this month.

March 19, 2019 noon read more..
 

Special meeting Tuesday

The School Board will be convening for a special meeting Tuesday, March 19, in the staff development room at 1500 Grant Ave. at 7 p.m.

March 18, 2019 noon read more..
  

A touch of Irish

Dressed in shades of green, Becky, 65, and Larry Lloyd, 70, of Prosser helped out at the annual St. Patrick’s Day meal on Friday at the Grandview Senior Citizens Center. “It’s always fun to dress up for the special days,” said Becky.

March 15, 2019 noon read more..


Dean’s List

Eastern Washington University fall quarter Dean’s List has been released with the following Yakima Valley students earning academic honors:

March 14, 2019 noon read more..


Sunnyside closes out Bowl year

Sunnyside High School Knowledge Bowl teams finished the season in fifth place, in regional competition on Feb. 20 at West Valley High School.

March 14, 2019 noon read more..

Sports



Sunnyside track team runs toward spring

Spring was slow to get out of the starting block for this year’s track and field season, but that didn’t prevent the Grizzly team from taking their need for speed attitude outside to catch up on practice time as a result of a late winter’s kick and the cancellation of their first two meets.

March 19, 2019 noon read more..
  

Community



Cookies sold for college

Delta Kappa Gamma Society members sold more than 1,100 Taste of Heaven cookies to earn money for Lower Yakima Valley scholarships earlier this month.

March 19, 2019 noon read more..
 

California fugitive arrested

Members of the Pacific Northwest Violent Crimes Task Force, Yakima County Sheriff’s Office and Toppenish Police Department last Tuesday, March 5, arrested a fugitive from California.

March 13, 2019 noon read more..


Opinion

 

Congress must do more to condemn Anti-Semitism

A member of Congress makes a hateful remark, and House congressional leaders of the same political party respond by swiftly condemning and then strip that representative of all committee assignments—a severe punishment.

March 13, 2019 noon read more..


Veterans medical needs require more

From the invasion of the Persian Gulf to the war in Afghanistan, the landscape of conflict and service-related, healthcare conditions which confront our veterans have evolved as well — the largest integrated healthcare provider in the nation, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been embroiled in scandal since 2015 and has provided insufficient reform in holding those responsible or to rectify the department’s wide-spread mismanagement.

March 13, 2019 noon read more..