City officials still waiting for building plans
Sunnyside Community Hospital’s goal of breaking ground on a new 50-acre site this year will not be met.
It was one of those ideas that, at first blush, sounded like a good plan.
Authorities do not have any suspects, yet
Detectives with the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office still don’t have any suspects nearly two weeks after a Sunnyside man was shot and killed.
Sunnyside man hits vehicle
A local man is accused of attempting to run over a woman with his Toyota pick-up.
Update is retroactive for donations
The local chamber of commerce is wrapping up 2016 with a clean slate in the eyes of the IRS.
District asks for $14.9 million for high school
Residents within the School District’s boundaries will be asked to consider a $14.9 million bond for high school improvements.
Snow possible in Sunnyside
A weather system will drop temperatures down into the teens and bring a chance of snow.
Many shops anticipate growth next month
Lower Yakima Valley retailers will see green this holiday season as shoppers buy gifts for loved ones.
The five-member City Council will be short a member until after the 2017 budget is approved.
City and port district officials were unsuccessful in their bid for a state grant to prepare a site for future industry.
Sunnysider accused in plot to take casino winnings
A Sunnyside woman is accused of aiding in a plan to steal casino winnings from a Yakima man.
A local vape store no longer has a business permit.
Things looked far more dire six weeks ago
A local family got its happy ending just in time for Thanksgiving.
Unrelated blazes hit
Three unrelated fires damaged three homes in Sunnyside and Grandview during the long holiday weekend.
The City Council on Monday may decide the fate of a local vape store.
A local utility provider will have a permanent general manager effective Dec. 1.
Yes, this column is usually F as in Frank, but for today’s entry it’s F as in Fortunate and thankful this Thanksgiving holiday.
City uses budget cuts to turn tide on 2016 concerns
The city will start 2017 with a surplus thanks to a big dose of budget trimming.
Deputies still have no suspects
A Sunnyside man killed Saturday died from a gun shot wound to the head.
A bridal consulting company won top honors Thursday during the annual Mustang Business Start-Up competition.
Colleagues and the community are mourning the loss of a local shop owner.
Budget, street on the agenda
The City Council is seeking public input on three items tomorrow night.
Officials investigating blaze’s cause
Officials today are still trying to determine what started a fire that destroyed two downtown businesses Saturday night.
Former soccer standout killed Saturday
A Sunnyside man was shot to death early Saturday morning near the intersection of Wendell Phillips and Green Valley roads.
Teenagers were not wearing their seatbelts
Eight people are recovering from injuries today after a van carrying Zillah High School cheerleaders crashed Saturday.
Lawmakers divided on education
State coffers look set to receive $352 million more than anticipated over the next three years.
Man seeking $4 million for rape, assault
Klickitat County, its jail and Sheriff’s Office all face a personal injury lawsuit filed by a former inmate.
Florist’s trial a precedent for area businesses
In a case being watched locally, a Richland florist had her day before the state Supreme Court.
Chinook Pass reporting compact snow
Freezing temperatures and travel restrictions for mountain passes are sure signs of winter on the way.
Truck trailer failed to stop at intersection
A Grandview woman is recovering from injuries today after her car was clipped by a manure spreader.
Judge to hear dispute Friday
A dispute between the city and port district will be reviewed by a Yakima County Superior Court judge on Friday.
Open house next month
The School District will have another open house next month as part of its plan to receive public input.
Production down compared to 10-year average
More Concord grape vineyards are being plowed into hop fields and juice demand is down.
Tolcacher retiring in June 2018
The School Board will meet Thursday in Spokane with potential superintendent search groups.
Tejano musician will be honored
A local man is one of five to receive state honors tonight.
Grandview post recognizes local contributions
Three residents were honored for saving a life during an event that recognized the contributions of many in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Owner faces four charges
A local vape shop owner will be arraigned Nov. 28 in Yakima County Superior Court on multiple charges after he allegedly sold cannabis oil to undercover officers.
Man claims civil rights issue cost him his family
The city, its police chief and entire Police Department are named in a $400,000 lawsuit.
Commissioners to set budget hearings
Yakima County commissioners will likely approve a $62.7 million preliminary general fund budget tomorrow.
Yakima group’s offer on the table tonight
The city’s answer to promoting tourism may come from a group based in Yakima.
I got a tickle earlier this week when the state Department of Corrections announced it is phasing out the word “offender.”
Voter-approved law raises pay, benefits Jan. 1
The state’s lowest wage earners will receive a $1.53-per-hour raise Jan. 1.
Hawkins asked to resign following investigation
The Yakima County coroner is being asked to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.
Two hearings planned next week
A wide range of options – including breaching - for dams of the Lower Snake River are the focus of hearings now under way.
Council declines to contract with firm
The City Council will continue searching for a city administrator on its own.
Council will not compete with school proposal
The City Council will support the school district’s plans for a new high school.
Voters ready to spend $2.5 million to remodel school
Voters are approving a $2.5 million levy to remodel the elementary school.
City Council seat now vacant
The city has its third mayor in two weeks.
Republicans hold onto seats in the state Legislature
The School Board chairman is headed to Olympia.
An incumbent seeking a final term and a candidate seeking his first were both successful in County Commissioner contests last night.