MABTON – Incorrectly reporting the amount of grant monies actually spent in 2014 got the city of Mabton in hot water with state auditors.
Fumbles on its first three possessions of the game, resulting in a 13-0 deficit, proved too big of a hole for Sunnyside High School to overcome. The end result was a 22-7 loss at Wenatchee to open Big 9 league football play last Friday.
A losing margin of five touchdowns doesn’t tell the whole story of Sunnyside Christian’s 49-14 defeat at home last Friday to state-ranked Touchet.
Upgrades to the lobby and exterior are in store for Sunnyside’s Burger King, located at 3201 Picard Place.
Sunnyside Police Chief Al Escalera hopes to make drug “take back day” a year-round program.
How much does the typical Sunnyside family spend on shoes in a year?
A home-grown movement is afoot to remedy a lack of teachers in the Sunnyside School District.
MABTON – The latest in a series of out-of-town guests at Hop Direct near Mabton breezed through here last Friday.
Benton City native named his replacement
After four decades in the newspaper business – all of them right here in Sunnyside – Daily Sun News publisher Tim Graff is retiring.
YAKIMA – Brooding dinosaurs, racing pigs and other attractions are in store for visitors starting today, Friday, at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima.
Sunnyside schools ask staff to avoid work-related texts
The message to Sunnyside school employees is clear: “Don’t send work-related texts on your cell phone.”
Sunnyside schools address growth spurt
It’s one thing for a youngster to experience a growth spurt…but what to do when it happens to an entire school district?
With 11 of its 15 players nicked up or injured, the 4A Lady Grizzly varsity soccer team couldn’t keep up with host 2A Prosser in a 6-1 defeat last night to the Mustangs.
Pacific Power says it will be business as usual for its customers despite an employee picket scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday.
Following a two-month search, the Yakima County Development Association, also known as New Vision, has apparently whittled its field of CEO candidates to two.
An end of an era was dismantled last Friday in Sunnyside with the removal of the landmark Circle L gas station sign at 809 Yakima Valley Hwy.
Sunnyside is a more diverse community than you may think…residents here hail from around the world, including East India and Africa.
Improve to 3-0
“Relax, Sunnyside, relax.”
Zavala tallies four TDs
“It took us a bit to get things figured out,” Mabton Coach Trevor Curtis says of his team’s 27-10 victory at Tri-Cities Prep last Friday.
In a battle of unbeaten 8-man football teams, it was Sunnyside Christian prevailing 68-50 over Naselle.
The summer watering season is fading fast, the harvest nearly in.
The Lady Grizzly cross country team provided a strong showing during the season’s first Big 9 league meet, hosted yesterday by Davis High School.
For a few days there I was feeling like one of those tag team wrestlers…ready to tap out, escape, hide in a cubby hole somewhere.
Host Moses Lake struck early and never let up in a 7-0 victory over the Lady Grizzly soccer team last night, Thursday.
Known for its array of wineries, Prosser can also boast not one – but now, two retail marijuana stores.
If you thought the irrigation season was bad this year, well, just wait.
Moving from one non-profit to another, John Warren started work this month as field director for the Boy Scouts Grand Columbia Council.
Second thoughts about a first-ever exam and national interest in Sunnyside High School’s athletic director post were part of the Sunnyside School Board’s wide-ranging discussion at a work session Monday night.
Snowpack forecast gloomy for Snoqualmie
While parts of the country could well benefit from one of the largest El Niño events in history…the news is less positive for the Yakima Valley.
Budget hearing set for Sept. 21
The Port of Sunnyside will on Monday, Sept. 21, hold a public hearing for comment on its proposed budget for 2016.
It won’t officially happen until their next meeting on Monday, Sept. 21, but Port of Sunnyside commissioners will support legislation on behalf of more water storage for the Yakima basin.
With a record dry summer in the books for 2015, officials with the Roza Irrigation District are prepping now for the 2016 budget.
The victory snapped a 22-game losing streak for the Sunnyside High School football team.
A desire to reach beyond the walls of its building has led Grandview Nazarene to form a brand new outreach program for those in need.
A 2008 graduate of Sunnyside High School, Jonas Linde just this past week began working with Congressman Dan Newhouse’s office in Washington D.C.
Slow starts proved costly as the Lady Grizzly soccer team dropped a pair of non-league matches last Friday and Saturday against Pasco and Grandview to open the season.
Each year when Mom visits from Ohio we try to share experiences or sights with her that are unique to our area.
The Washington State Supreme Court ruled last week that work-related text messages on private cell phones of public employees are public records.
By far the biggest construction project underway this year in Sunnyside – at least to date – is a rebuild of Washington Elementary School.
Fresh off last year’s first winning season in school history, Sunnyside Christian’s eight-man football team looks set to re-load for the 2015-16 campaign.
Driving the same car his father piloted to victory nine years ago, Josh Dalrymple became the third member of his family to claim a Northwest Nationals drag racing title.
Planned Parenthood, the Middle East and presidential politics were all on the table during U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse’s appearance at the Grandview Rotary’s luncheon meeting Wednesday.
Radiation, chemotherapy and invasive surgery are all common options for dealing with cancerous tumors.
The demand is steady, supplies on the increase and space is in short supply.
A new state mandated test is giving school districts in the Lower Valley new perspectives on issues facing teachers and students in their classrooms.
Groundwater group plans third round of soil sampling
What’s known is that many private wells in the Lower Valley are laced with harmful nitrates.
At the store the other day I had a few bucks in change on me…just enough to pick up a few grapes and apples on sale.
Molested as a child and married to a man who lived a double life, Barbara Vernoski has somehow not only survived, but thrived.
Dispelling the stereotype of the lone bird watcher ensconced behind binoculars, Kerry Turley this past Monday told the Sunnyside Noon Rotary members there are 47 million bird watchers in the U.S.
The state Supreme Court’s decision last week to fine the state $100,000 a day because it feels there is lack of progress on funding basic education isn’t finding many friends in the Lower Valley.