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Down time

While motorists deal with traffic havoc caused by the valley’s first snow storm, Harrison Middle School eighth grader Patrick Wise takes advantage of his first snow day to make snow angels in his back yard.

February 6, 2019 noon read more..


Wait for the road closure

FRIENDLY WARNING - Sunnyside Police Officer Melissa Rivas Heeren gives friendly warning to a couple of girls taking advantage of a school snow day to go sledding on the west end of Grant Avenue.

February 5, 2019 noon read more..


Matching sleds

TWIN TRAILS - Elaine Perez’ four-years-old twins were among the first families to hit Sunnyside’s Central Park slopes Tuesday morning after a night of constant snowfall.

February 5, 2019 noon read more..


Mabton schools cancelations

The Mabton School District has issued an alert, letting people know certain activities have been canceled due to weather conditions.

February 4, 2019 noon read more..
 

Monday activities canceled

The Sunnyside School District and St. Joseph Catholic Parish have canceled Monday evening activities due to weather conditions today, Feb. 4.

February 4, 2019 noon read more..


Prosser board plans special meeting

A special school board meeting to discuss the new Prosser High School groundbreaking ceremony and the 2019 summer school program will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the district staff development room, 1500 Grant Ave.

February 4, 2019 noon read more..


Cyber Art 509 exhibit blends color with wine

Resembling a barrel tasting of captivating intrigue, Cyber Art 509 — a local artist collective, featured collaborative exhibits that pared well with area wine enthusiasts during an artist reception at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center last Saturday, Jan. 26.

February 4, 2019 noon read more..
 

Bond 2019 decision

As ballots arrived in the mail for many Sunnyside registered voters, the final public outreach presentation about the school district’s $16 million proposed bond issue took place at the high school last Thursday evening, before the official election day — Feb. 12.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..


Laverman, Chad Den Boer tapped top firefighters

After surviving two retirement parties within the span of three weeks, Cpt. Ed Laverman marked the close of his 50 years of Sunnyside Fire Department service earning one of the department’s top honors, the Firefighter of the Year award.

January 23, 2019 noon read more..


4th graders demonstrate colorful message

Five classrooms of fourth grade students from Washington Elementary took to the sidewalk with their traditional message of equality for all people of color as vehicles honked with support last Friday morning in front of the Sunnyside School Administration Building on Sixth Street.

January 23, 2019 noon read more..
 

Grave conditions improve

Jessica Alcaraz’s love for her grandmother, Casimira Torres came full circle on Dec. 22, 2018 as she and her family gathered together to witness her reunion with her husband, Juan, once more during a burial ceremony at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.

January 22, 2019 noon read more..