With just one other school fielding a soccer team in the Central Washington 2B South League, the Mabton Vikings have only two league matches during the 2014 campaign.
GRANDVIEW – “The decision to close Prestige Care & Rehabilitation – Grandview was incredibly difficult,” said officials with Prestige Care, Inc.
Despite a pair of touchdown tosses by Roy Zavala, Mabton’s football team came up on the short end of a 27-18 score to the DeSales Irish last Friday.
The Washington State Auditor’s Office found the city of Grandview did not properly report federal funds the municipality received for its wastewater treatment plant improvements.
The Sunnyside Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) wants to look at the possibility of funding a position solely focused on promoting tourism.
Yakima woman to share her tale in Sunnyside Sept. 30
Not only will Sunnyside residents get to hear from a guest panel, but those attending Sunnyside United’s town hall meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, will get to hear the personal story of someone who chose to drink alcohol, smoke marijuana and get involved in gangs.
A newly drafted ordinance that outlines acceptable signage in the city of Grandview will be considered for adoption at the Tuesday, Oct. 14, city council meeting.
My heart has been heavy since hearing the devastating news that a good portion of my hometown was destroyed by a wildfire.
The 1A Highland Scotties, with home field advantage, prevailed 2-1 against visiting 2B Mabton last night.
A familiar face to Grandview residents young and old alike, Georg Graf has taken on a new role in the local schools.
Looking forward to a future career as a dental hygienist, Lily Rangel has been serving the clientele at Bon Vino’s Bistro and Bakery for nearly a year.
The Mabton Viking football team last Friday, in its home opener, took on a tough opponent in Tri-Cities Prep.
This past Saturday the Mabton girls soccer team proved to itself that hard work pays off.
The Mabton volleyball team this past Saturday competed in the Waitsburg-Prescott Volleyball Invitational, winning two of its five matches.
Wanting others to understand “...what it’s really like living in Sunnyside,” Mickayla Wert decided to compete for the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title.
Sunnyside’s municipal swimming pool accommodated more people this past summer than was anticipated.
The old days of keeping library conversations to a whisper are a thing of the past at Harrison Middle School.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Mabton High School girls soccer team last night struggled with communication, missing connections between its midfielders and forwards.
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.