Miss Sunnyside candidate Jaquelinne Herrera is one of nine young ladies vying for the 2015-16 title this year.
The Sunnyside City Council will soon decide whether or not to submit a grant application to the Federal Aviation Association to help with paying for the renovation of the Sunnyside Municipal Airport’s runway and taxiway.
Mike Everett has twice before served on the Grandview City Council, and believes he can again make a difference in the community.
Because her fellow 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside court members are away at cheerleading camp, first princess Madison Marro stood alone as Monday’s Sunnyside Noon Rotary Club guest speaker.
Just a couple weeks before graduating from Central Washington University this past June, Nathan Regal applied for and secured a job in his chosen field.
This past Tuesday’s speaker at the Christian Women’s Connection meeting in Prosser delivered her message via a unique monologue.
The Sunnyside Police Department is working on its plans for the annual community-wide National Night Out event and parties to take place throughout town.
New legislation passed will improve care and staffing levels at skilled nursing centers like Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center-Sunnyside and Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living Center.
Traveling our roadways, visiting our local parks and attending numerous events on a regular basis I can’t help but notice all the garbage floating here and there.
New energy efficient lighting and a greenhouse gas policy that encourages residents to use more efficient showerheads and toilets...the Sunnyside City Council is on board with both.
Federal funding awarded to Inspire Development Centers will allow the agency to take over four additional Head Start programs in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Police support staff now have a new contract with the city of Sunnyside.
Clients at Nail Design, located at 2685 E. Lincoln Ave., in Sunnyside can now be assured they will receive full-service.
Networking with law enforcement from around the globe, learning new ways to operate a police department in today’s world and finding ways to leverage the personnel available.
Working at Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living in Sunnyside provides Lupe Garcia, the facility’s life enrichment director, with new challenges.
A top priority for Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Deborah Estrada has been a revamp of the chamber’s website.
Miss Sunnyside is considered a role model to teens and young children, according to Dalilah Cuellar.
The Bureau of Reclamation’s latest water figures provided to the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District remain steady.
After serving his community as a school board member, city councilman, port commissioner and mayor for more than 30 years, Mike Bren has decided to step away from public office.
“It’s important to see our country come alive with our traditions,” U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse said at the annual flag raising ceremony in Grandview, held in honor of the Fourth of July.
After more than four decades of shaping the minds of elementary school-aged students, Kim Arrestouihl decided it was time to turn in the chalk and dry-erase markers.
Unifying holiday of Independence Day is the time to celebrate your freedom with friends and neighbors
Families will be gathered for barbecues, parades and fireworks tomorrow, our nation’s birthday.
Alyssa Ceja enjoys serving her community as a member of the Sunnyside Police Explorers, and said she feels she can do more.
Moving into a new home can be an exciting adventure.
The Sunnyside WorkSource building is home to two entities working together to assist both employers and those looking for work.
A parcel of land adjacent to the Ameristar gas station, former home to both the Budget and Legacy Motors car dealerships, may get new life.
Judge Alfred Schweppe of the Yakima County District Court in Grandview last week lifted the order keeping Granger Police Chief Robert Perales from carrying a firearm.
GRANDVIEW – For the past four years Paul Voorhees has served as principal at Grandview Middle School.
The role of any public figure, whether politician, government employee or the face of the local media, is important because all of these roles require the trust of the public.
GRANDVIEW – Each year Cub Scouts from throughout the Yakima Valley venture to Grandview’s Country Park for three days of fun and making new friends.
MABTON – Due to increases in enrollment at Artz-Fox Elementary School and a number of improvements needed at the junior/senior high school, the voting public will play an important role in the decision-making process.
Six years ago Randi Krieg took on the responsibilities of teaching agri-science to Mabton students, as well as serving as the FFA advisor.
At a “Key Leader” event hosted by Sunnyside United-Unidos yesterday, representatives from several organizations, government entities and agencies gathered to learn about the effort being made to stem substance use and gang activity among Sunnyside’s youth.
In 1967 four nuns in Seattle founded Northwest Harvest, the non-profit organization that distributes food across Washington state.
Although the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year at Compass High School in Grandview began without a full staff, first-year Principal Kim Casey said much was accomplished.
Enedelia Flores has always been motivated to help others in whatever way she can.
“Beer is just chemistry,” Brewmaster Chris Baum told Sunnyside Daybreak Rotarians last week.
“I came, I saw, I left,” smiles Central Washington Press supervisor Buz Crabtree.
RICHLAND – Just 19 golfers made it past Wednesday’s first round of the 1B/2B State golf tournament at Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland.
Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey said she has been busily planning a number of activities for the summer months.
The Sunnyside Arts Commission wants to better highlight the community’s art and artists.
Granger Police Chief Robert Perales, a former candidate for Sunnyside City Council and once the Mabton police chief, is under investigation by the Sunnyside Police Department for a May 1 domestic incident.
Grandview’s Teagan Parrish at yesterday’s CWAC District golf tournament earned a 2A State berth.
“Not a morning person doesn’t even begin to cover it.”
She is the all-time leading scorer for the Sunnyside High School Lady Grizzlies basketball program, having hit the mark of 1,279 points this past winter.
GRANDVIEW – At last night’s Grandview School Board meeting several staff members received special recognition for service to the schools.
Last Friday’s loser-out District tourney match between Sunnyside and Davis was a bit physical, to say the least.
The city of Grandview has one detective who works with the LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Task Force, which was organized in the early 1990s as a multi-agency effort to disrupt and disband high level drug operations in the Yakima Valley.
We received a little more than an inch of precipitation this past Wednesday and Thursday, which kept me thinking about our local farmers.
Plans of Grandview educators up in the air
Many teachers across Washington state will be participating in a walkout next Thursday, May 21, to send a message to lawmakers they must comply with the Supreme Court’s ruling in the McCleary case, as well as the recently voter-approved Initiative 1351.