Sunnyside School Board officials heard a report from Seattle consultant Al Smith regarding safety in local schools at their regularly scheduled meeting last night (Thursday).February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Washington's agriculture exporters had a banner year in 2007.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside High School leadership students recently traveled to Washington D.C. and attended a national conference on drug and alcohol issues. At last night's regularly scheduled Sunnyside School Board meeting, the energized group presented a plan to officials detailing ways to combat marijuana use.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - The Grandview High School boys basketball team's hope of returning to the State tournament fell short last night (Thursday) in Toppenish, as the East Valley Red Devils edged the Greyhounds 76-66 in a loser-out third round District game.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Since sixth grade, Sunnyside High School senior Jesus Mendoza has been creating works of art depicting custom cars.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Maria Castillo, a 16-year-old junior at Sunnyside High School, has been in town for less than a year. Last June she moved from Bakersfield, Calif. with her younger brother and sister to live with her older sister.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Elisa Martinez describes herself as shy. On the other hand, the 16-year-old sophomore at Sunnyside High School is also interested in her community, which she says is very important.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
When John and Daria Miller's son, B.J., passed away Oct. 12, 2007, they made a decision to give the gift of life by donating his organs. Now, with the help of LifeCenter Northwest, the Millers will continue to help others by participating in a project to promote organ donation.February 29, 2008 midnight read more..
A 14-year-old boy was arrested yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) in connection with a shooting in the Parkland mobile home park, which happened earlier in the day.February 28, 2008 midnight read more..
What do you consider to be the Yakima Valley's greatest strengths and weaknesses from the perspective of a visitor?February 28, 2008 midnight read more..
Students at Sunnyside High School, Harrison Middle School and Sierra Vista Middle School are gearing up for this coming weekend's science fair to be held at the Sunnyside High School library.February 28, 2008 midnight read more..
SELAH - Grandview High School's Knowledge Bowl team, comprised of Sarah Mueggler, Jaselynn Reavis, Juan Rios III, Wesley Gamble, Jacob Marquez and led by Kelly Ledgerwood, traveled to Selah on Feb. 20 to participate in Regional competition.February 28, 2008 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - State Representatives Dan Newhouse and Bruce Chandler this past Tuesday said the House supplemental operating budget passed by the Democratic majority will spend too much and save too little for the future.February 27, 2008 midnight read more..
Eastmont High School in East Wenatchee will be moving up a classification next year from 3A to 4A due to enrollment numbers. The Kennewick high schools: Southridge, Kamiakin and Kennewick, will also move up to 4A due to a decision by the Kennewick School District.February 27, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - Mabton principals Jay Tyus and Dawn Weddle last night explained recent testing data to the Mabton School Board.February 26, 2008 midnight read more..
What's the best way to divvy up 150 acres into manageable lots for business and industrial activity all the while making sure it's hooked up for utilities?February 26, 2008 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Disappointment! That pretty much sums up, said Sunnyside Christian Coach Al Smeenk, the general feeling that swallowed up the Lady Knights at this year's 1B State girls basketball tournament.February 25, 2008 midnight read more..
KnYAKIMA - The can-do cowboy, freshman Ryker Van Belle, hit the shot heard 'round the 1B world this past Saturday. The seldom-used underclassman hit the winning three-point bucket in overtime to give the Sunnyside Christian boys their second consecutive 1B State basketball title in a 38-37 finals victory over Tekoa-Oakesdale.February 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Ongoing post-fire habitat restoration on the Hanford Reach National Monument will require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to temporarily close approximately 30,000 acres north of the Columbia River, starting Tuesday, Feb. 26.February 25, 2008 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Two down, one to go to reach the championship tilt of the 1B State girls basketball tournament!February 22, 2008 midnight read more..
If you're looking for a knee-kicking, foot stomping good 'ole time, Sunnyside Friends of Bluegrass has something special in store for you. They are gearing up to present Oregon's Zach Driscoll and the Three-Quarter Time band at Bon Vino's Saturday, March 1, at 6 p.m.February 22, 2008 midnight read more..
adoption appeals to more and more parentsFebruary 22, 2008 midnight read more..
Hillcrest Manor & Rehabilitation Center Director Mary Arthur notes one of the first things taken away from elders is the right to drive. These days the elders at Hillcrest Manor are rebelling and taking to the streets once again.February 21, 2008 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Coach Al Smeenk surely took a couple of double-takes in the opening half of yesterday's first round game at the class 1B State girls basketball tournament. Surely, he must have thought, these weren't the same Lady Knights who had won by an average margin of 36 points a game enroute to posting a 19-2 record.February 21, 2008 midnight read more..
Nine students from the leadership class at Sunnyside High School last week traveled to Washington D.C. for a national leadership conference.February 21, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside Community Hospital is one of only three hospitals in Washington state that recently received two certificates of commendation recognizing its successful engagement in two-year national quality improvement programs to enhance patient safety.February 21, 2008 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - A bill that unanimously passed the Senate floor that would direct the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to create anaphylactic policy guidelines and how to deal with medical emergencies in public schools has made its way to the House of Representatives.February 21, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Determined to keep the same ambulance services currently offered to Grandview residents, the Grandview City Council agreed to pay $92,000 to Prosser Memorial Hospital at a study session held last night.February 20, 2008 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - A flashing lady bug, a micro-sized pool table, a miniature race car.February 20, 2008 midnight read more..
TACOMA - The fourth time was the charm for Sunnyside High School senior Isaac Romero.February 19, 2008 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - After six months of meetings around the state with concerned citizens, juvenile intervention workers, prosecutors and law enforcement, Rep. Charles Ross saw the fruition of his work with House passage on a bipartisan bill to crack down on criminal street gangs and violence.February 19, 2008 midnight read more..
TACOMA - Grandview's only wrestler to travel to the 2A State tourney in Tacoma this past Friday and Saturday, Santos Guillen, brought home a sixth place medal.February 19, 2008 midnight read more..
Claiming they can no longer manage the expense of running the ambulance service, Prosser Memorial Hospital is asking local municipalities to decide whether or not they'll provide interim funding by March 15.February 19, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's Paul and Anna Warmenhoven's five, 300-pound pigs were just a week away from slaughter when the unthinkable happened. An area rottweiler/pit bull mix got into the pig pen and attacked all five, leaving one dead and the other four seriously maimed.February 18, 2008 midnight read more..
ZILLAH - The 1B Sunnyside Christian High School boys basketball team clinched its 10th consecutive trip to the State tourney with a 49-29 win over Klickitat this past Friday in the Greater Columbia 'B' League District championship game.February 18, 2008 midnight read more..
You don't have to be the cat in a hat or regularly dine on green eggs and ham to feast on Sunnyside High School's upcoming musical production Seussical, which features popular Dr. Seuss characters from his treasured children's books.February 15, 2008 midnight read more..
If you live on the hill in Sunnyside and hear the sweet sound of bagpipes wafting through the air, it's probably not someone's TV set playing the movie Braveheart too loudly. More than likely it's just 16-year-old Jarrett Rice conducting his daily practice lessons.February 15, 2008 midnight read more..
An increase in the number of patients Sunnyside Community Hospital sees on a daily basis was just one of several reasons the hospital's emergency room department was expanded, Elizabeth Bonham told the Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club members earlier this week.February 15, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - After losing two straight games the Grandview boys basketball team stopped its skid with a 62-44 thumping over the visiting Toppenish Wildcats on Thursday night.February 15, 2008 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - Runners-up at last year's 1B State girls basketball tournament, the Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights are one victory away from a return trip to the Yakima SunDome.February 14, 2008 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - A bill sponsored by Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside), aimed at protecting children from deadly allergic reactions, passed the Senate yesterday by a vote of 48 to 0, with one member excused.February 14, 2008 midnight read more..
TOPPENISH - The Bickleton boys basketball season has come to an end following a 51-46 loss to Yakama Tribal.February 13, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - A request from Mabton's interim city clerk to up the mayor's pay for extra work sorting out the city's financial records prompted a heated discussion at a regularly scheduled city council meeting last night (Tuesday).February 13, 2008 midnight read more..
Will RDO Equipment Parts Specialist Mike Boob don a sombrero come spring time? He just might, as he's won a coveted company prize: an all expenses paid cruise on the Caribbean Sea, which will include a stop in Cozumel, Mexico.February 12, 2008 midnight read more..
BICKLETON - It may very well be that inclement weather, 10 school cancellation days and lack of access to the gym cost the Bickleton Pirates boys basketball team in its game against Trout Lake/Glenwood last night. The visitors prevailed, 51-30.February 12, 2008 midnight read more..
ZILLAH - As Mabton's Eli Perez was signing his score card after securing a championship at this past Saturday's 1A Regional wrestling tournament, a towel tapper asked him if he even broke a sweat in his latest match. Perez just smiled.February 11, 2008 midnight read more..
Pacific Power last week filed a general rate request with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission to recover the rising costs of serving customers, including increased power costs and costs associated with investing in new resources.February 11, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - A three-point loss to Goldendale last night in the final league game of the season leaves the Mabton High School girls basketball team tied with White Swan for the fifth and final berth into the District playoffs.February 8, 2008 midnight read more..
YAKIMA - Several Washington Realtor associations showed their support for the Black Rock Reservoir project yesterday by coming together and donating a large sum of money to the Yakima Basin Storage Alliance.February 8, 2008 midnight read more..
Chief Kamiakin Elementary School students have a unique opportunity in the "CK Morning Club," an extra 40 minutes added into the day just for fun.February 7, 2008 midnight read more..
OLYMPIA - Sunnyside's Theresa Hancock trekked to Olympia yesterday to make her case for an anaphylaxis bill that would impact school districts across the state.February 7, 2008 midnight read more..
GOLDENDALE - The Sunnyside Christian High School boys and girls basketball teams will open 1B District tourney play next Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Goldendale High School.February 7, 2008 midnight read more..
With plenty of snow in the mountains this year the 2008 outlook for the Yakima Valley's water supply is looking good, according to Don Schramm, auditing officer for the Sunnyside Division Board of Control for the Yakima Irrigation Project.February 6, 2008 midnight read more..
"Where you start is not as important as where you end," Simon Silva, renowned artist, told Sunnyside High School students in Sal Martinez's art classroom yesterday.February 5, 2008 midnight read more..
Humility and people skills are just some of the traits the Sunnyside City Council is seeking when it goes about searching for a new city manager.February 5, 2008 midnight read more..
GRANDVIEW - Whether to raise taxes to increase revenues or cut city services is the question on each Grandview City Council member's mind, and they are seeking help from the public for answers.February 5, 2008 midnight read more..
The possibility exists that Sun Valley Elementary School, currently under construction, will house only pre-school and kindergarten school students at the outset.February 1, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside School District Superintendent Rick Cole last night informed school board directors that he was among a group that traveled to Olympia earlier this month to lobby for support and funding regarding the district and the city's plan to tackle the gang issue.February 1, 2008 midnight read more..
Yesterday, Thursday, a total of five stolen vehicles were recovered near Sunnyside in the 6000 block of Sheller Road.February 1, 2008 midnight read more..