Jepson steps down to retire
The School Board has a vacancy following the resignation of a longtime director.
The Yakima Valley Community College Grandview campus hosted its eighth annual Grape to Glass Gala to generate scholarship funds for the wine and enology program at the college.
Zillah man in court today for preliminary hearing
A Wapato police officer accused of raping his wife appears in court today.
The Vikings softball team dropped both games at districts Saturday.
Defense attorney moves for mistrial
A Zillah woman testified yesterday in a Mabton man’s murder trial that is continuing today in Benton County Superior Court.
Benton County has grant for improvements
Benton County is accepting bids June 1 to make improvements to Lower Valley Pathway.
Former Mabton man charged in Christmas Eve homicide
Testimony is continuing today in a Mabton man’s murder trial in Benton County Superior Court.
It is the only home visit program of its kind in the state.
A pair accused of selling drugs from a bus have a few more weeks before they go to trial.
Teacher/coach on paid leave for exploitation
The School District has a substitute teacher and counseling for students affected by the recent arrest of a teacher.
Residents meet potential School District leaders
The three finalists for School District superintendent promised during a meet-and-greet last night that they would be visible and engaged in the community.
Arraignment set for May 19 in Superior Court
A high school physical education teacher and track coach is being held on $25,000 bail for alleged sexual exploitation of students and three other charges.
Strom selected to replace Kevin Chase
A 17-year-old boy is the victim of exploitation via the internet, Yakima County Sheriff’s detectives said.
Charges stem from previous employment
The city’s new police chief faces allegations of dishonesty from a previous post.
Wapato resident charged with vehicular homicide
A 19-year-old Wapato woman was arraigned Monday on a charge related to a crash that killed a local couple last July.
Team general manager visits local Rotarians
The season-opening game of Yakima Valley’s amateur baseball team is little more than a month away.
Second employee’s battle not over
A dispute between the city and a former employee has been resolved.
Granger home destroyed
At least five fires damaged homes in the Lower Yakima Valley since Friday.
$135,575 effort funded entirely by customers
Customers of a local public utility district will be receiving solar power.
A family is without a home today.
City names third top cop since March 18
The city has a new police chief—its third in barely a month.
Grandview sisters found after two days on Mount St. Helens
Two local climbers are happy to be home safely after losing their way in the backcountry.
Grandview PE teacher accused of sexual activities with student
A high school physical education teacher and track coach appears in court this afternoon on charges of exploiting a minor.
Found after two-day search on Mt. St. Helens
Two Grandview women have been rescued after a two-day search on Mount St. Helens.
Nephew, uncle charged in Pasco homicide
A trial for two Lower Valley men accused in a homicide in Pasco has been delayed a second time.
Former Sunnyside resident talks about being an author
The publishing world has changed with the explosion of e-books.
Chase recipient of Grandview Person of the Year Award
The recipients of last night’s Grandview Chamber of Commerce Community Awards have much to smile about.
Children’s performance set for tomorrow
Students are hard at work this week rehearsing for tomorrow’s production of “Peter and Wendy.”
Benton County Superior Court accepts cases
Two lawsuits filed on behalf of the Yakima County clerk and her personal attorney are in the hands of Benton County Superior Court.
Deputies and staff of the sheriff’s office were recognized at yesterday’s Yakima County Commissioners meeting.
Grant Smith named ‘Agent of the Year’
A family-owned funeral home is reaping the rewards of providing care to area families.
A helipad included in plans for Sunnyside Community Hospital’s new facility will not impact local airport operations.
Hilyard, Anderson, McKay eager to serve
Community members are looking for a strong superintendent.
Wenatchee team wins golf tournament
In her first outing this season, Rylie Burnett led the Grizzlies girls golf team on 18 holes at Three Lakes Golf Course yesterday
It was a winning day for the Sunnyside Christian golf team.
Trevino wins four scholarships
The community has a new representative to attend parades, ribbon cuttings and community events.
Residents, motorists asked to leave area for 6.5 hours
Life is back to normal today after a natural gas line rupture prompted a 6.5-hour evacuation yesterday.
A non-profit agency operating a bus system wants to know if riders will pay a fare, and how often services are used.
Prosser school employees also calling for better benefits
School secretaries are asking the district for more pay and better benefits.
City’s outdoor produce stands open May 25
Fresh produce, crafts and food items will again be available at the local farmers market, beginning May 25.
Cause and manner of death unknown
A local man accused of killing his brother will not see the inside of a courtroom today.
A former gas station-turned-diner has nostalgia in store for customers.
A pair of high school seniors are planning a family night for the entire community.
Starting tomorrow, the local flight provider will have a new name.
Board to review applications April 28-29
Servant leadership and an ability to connect with voters are among characteristics the community wants in its next school superintendent.
Temperatures will approach record highs
Lower Valley residents are anticipating warm, spring-like weather during the next couple of days.
Sunnyside man faces April 27 hearing
A local man charged with third-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment and witness tampering must post $30,000 bail.
The owner and employees of a longtime business are busy moving into new digs.