The Sunnyside High School volleyball team was unable to secure a win this past Saturday at the Yakima Valley SunDome Festival.
Helping members of the community, interacting with a variety of individuals and working towards the goal of seeing people enjoy healthy lifestyles makes Nathan Marchello’s job enjoyable.
GRANGER – It took two overtimes to decide the final outcome of the non-league match-up between 2B Mabton and host 1A Granger this past Friday.
GRANDVIEW – With just one senior on its roster this season, the Grandview High School girls soccer team is undeniably young.
The Sunnyside volleyball team dropped its first regulation length match of the season to Prosser last night. It was a back-and-forth affair through five sets of action, but the Lady Grizzlies fell short.
Two of the discussions at the Mabton School Board study session last night (Thursday) centered around professional development and working toward the goals set out in the district’s strategic plan.
The Mabton High School girls soccer team last night struggled with communication, missing connections between its midfielders and forwards.
Madison Marro is no stranger to the Miss Sunnyside program, having had two sisters compete for titles. Older sister Josie was a member of the 2012-13 court.
GRANDVIEW – Although there were many concerns voiced by citizens regarding a new rental housing registration ordinance, the Grandview City Council on Tuesday of this week decided to move forward with it.
GRANDVIEW – Motorists traveling on Wallace Way in Grandview can expect traffic delays as early as next Monday, Sept. 15.
Citing difficulty keeping up with maintenance, the need to resurface the tennis courts and the need to replace the restroom facilities, the city of Grandview is looking at selling Euclid Park to the local school district.
Grandview School District bringing in dogs to help ensure local students’ safety
In an effort to maintain a safe learning environment in its schools, the Grandview School District recently inked a contract with Ron Grogan of Interquest Detection Canines in Polson, Mont.
It was a learning experience for the Sunnyside Lady Grizzly volleyball team.
Last Friday’s season-opening game at 1A Highland gave 2B Mabton a great start to the 2014 season.
Motivated by the opportunity to express her appreciation to the Sunnyside community via philanthropic opportunities, Annie Lara is seeking the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title.
The sun was shining and the people were smiling at the 11th annual Washington State Menudo Festival in Granger this past Sunday.
Fewer traffic infractions means less court revenue
Fewer traffic infractions can be a good thing, but it can also have a negative impact on the city’s municipal court budget.
Ben Eisenga is stepping into his role as the new branch manager of Columbia Bank in Sunnyside.
During a special meeting held yesterday (Wednesday), Port of Sunnyside Commissioners Jim Grubenhoff and Arnold Martin authorized Director Jay Hester to sign loan documents associated with Benton REA’s rural development loan grant program.
GRANDVIEW – The city of Grandview has for five years been looking at how it can better enforce city codes and deal with rental properties that are non-compliant.
MABTON – The Mabton School Board last night deemed the school improvement plan presented by Mabton Jr./Senior High School Principal Caleb Oten as “ambitious,” but he is confident the school can meet its goals.
Miss Sunnyside candidate Carissa Juarez believes it is important to help her community.
MABTON – After a year away from his favorite sport, former Sunnyside High School volleyball coach Sandy Jaquish has taken on the role as head coach for Mabton.
Being a role model to younger children and her peers, representing her community in a positive manner and being an example of what her community is about…these are the reasons that compelled Krisana Fernandez to compete for the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title.
MABTON – Recently hired to serve as the new administrative secretary to Mabton Superintendent of Schools Minerva Morales is Jessica Prieto.
Last week I read a story detailing the impending closure of Yakima’s only record store, Off the Record.
The community of Sunnyside has supported Brianna Dunn most of her life.
GRANDVIEW – Wyatt Wentz of Prosser is organizing “Makin’ 8 for Prostrate,” a fundraising event for prostate cancer awareness and research.
Although he doesn’t always get to work in the most desirable of environments, TJ’s Refrigeration technician Bryan Redick enjoys what he does.
GRANDVIEW – Port of Grandview commissioners this past Tuesday authorized its engineering firm to advertise for bids for its cul-de-sac project.
Continuing to serve her community, expanding upon the opportunity to give back to a citizenry that has supported her through most of her life, Sophia Dominguez is seeking to serve as the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside.
GRANDVIEW – Gearing up for the 2015 fiscal year, the Grandview City Council attended a half-day retreat this past Tuesday.
The Mabton School Board Monday evening adopted a $12,129,105 budget for 2014-15.
Sunnyside’s breakfast and lunch crowds will have a new place to enjoy themselves beginning this coming Friday, Aug. 1.
After serving a year as a high school guidance counselor at the American Creativity Academy in Hawally, Kuwait, Andrea Phillips of Sunnyside is looking forward to returning overseas.
Sunnyside Police Commander Phil Schenck will be leaving the city to take a position as the police chief of Othello.
Port of Sunnyside commissioners on Monday of this week learned a new National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit will likely take effect in August.
Former city of Sunnyside prosecuting attorney charged with violating state’s code of judicial conduct
The Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced last Friday that former Sunnyside prosecutor and Granger Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Hitchcock has been charged with violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.
GRANDVIEW - Those 55 and older, or who have a disability, can enjoy the free shuttle service being provided at this year’s Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo in Grandview.
Nancy Stolz of Tacoma has experienced a number of challenges throughout her life.
Official temperatures in Sunnyside recorded by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association approved system
Official temperature readings are a sensitive matter and how they are obtained can vary.
The installation of two new highly anticipated water wells to serve the citizens of Sunnyside are fully operational.
Wishing to inspire others to reach for their dreams and show them how that anything is possible, Alyson Carrillo is seeking to serve the community via the Miss Sunnyside program.
Those slated for the position of Rotary Club president each year attend a president-elect training seminar. A video recording of the seminar, held this past winter, features Kristi Govertsen of Rotary International District 5100.
Although he doesn’t feel he did anything extraordinary serving his country during WWII, O’Dell Christensen exemplifies one of this nation’s greatest generations.
Diana Calderon says she “…would love to be Miss Sunnyside because it’s a unique experience to show others why I love my community.”
The Evergreen Girls State delegates have returned from a week at Central Washington University with a greater appreciation and understanding of how the government and judicial system works.
One of 14 hopefuls vying for the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside crown is Ingrid Brambila.
“We’re trying to move forward, not backward,” Sunnyside Police Officer Jim Ortiz told those attending last night’s town hall meeting, the second one the city has hosted this year.
Since 1979 Joe Ortega has been making sure Sunnyside’s wastewater is properly treated and meets regulations set by the Washington State Department of Ecology.