Store plans ribbon cutting, weekend events
A ribbon cutting and family activities will mark the grand re-opening of a local store.
County officer faces possible contempt issue
The county clerk is making progress in fixing issues ranging from personnel to reconciling bank statements.
Democrats select delegates for July event
Two Yakima County residents are among the state’s delegates bound next month for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Penn.
Firefighters wrapping up this morning
Fire crews today are mopping up from a wildfire that has burned 1,300 acres.
Tasting room opens July 2
Two wineries will share one roof after buying Olsen Estates’ tasting room in April.
Future of Sunnyside events in limbo
As the county’s second largest city closes its Chamber of Commerce, the search is on for someone to fill the void.
Yakima Valley celebrates under cloudy skies
Three Lower Yakima Valley cities didn’t let rain dampen community spirit during festivals on Saturday.
Democrats convene in Tacoma
At least one local Democrat still feels the Bern.
Local group facing another federal tax issue
The Chamber of Commerce is closing, its members learned during a meeting yesterday.
Groups needed to run future city festivals
Closing the local Chamber of Commerce is the focus of a meeting this afternoon.
Residents air concerns about proposal
After a two-hour public hearing, the City Council opted to wait two weeks before deciding on a controversial annexation request.
Board to look at health center, partnerships
Partnerships and a “leadership vacuum” are among the items the school board plans to review with new Superintendent Kevin McKay.
Sunnyside pastor responds to call for prayer
A local church is offering a prayer service tonight in response to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.
Board will hear McKay’s district observations
Transforming the district’s central office and the future of athletic facilities are among observations the district’s new superintendent will share tonight.
Former teacher faces Aug. 15 trial for child pornography
A former Granger elementary school teacher has been formally indicted on five federal charges.
Dykstra stepping down after 17 years
A local district is searching for a new superintendent for the first time this century.
Flowers blooming, birds singing and senior-itis are all sure signs of spring.
Buyer eyes clinic, fitness center for building site
Downtown appears set for a makeover, as plans are in place for a business development across from City Hall.
Sunnyside company vehicle flips on state highway
A state highway was seasoned with salt yesterday after a local truck trailer tipped over.
Ribbon-cutting will open new drug drop-off box
Two projects are coming into focus for a local non-profit looking to steer youths away from drugs and alcohol.
Sunnyside celebrates biggest class
The high school’s biggest graduating class joined others around the Lower Yakima Valley in saying goodbye Friday and Saturday.
Yakima’s change prompts local review
The City Council in July will revisit its ban on the production, processing and sale of marijuana.
City to complete 32nd statue on Saturday
Creating the city’s annual dinosaur doesn’t happen on one sun-splashed Saturday.
Water works site to host district’s annual event
The conversion of an abandoned city building into a winery is the focus of the Port of Sunnyside’s annual luncheon tomorrow.
Findings indicate Riddle could be held in contempt
Unfair labor practices, incomplete court dockets, delayed payments and isolation are among an independent panel’s findings about the Yakima County Clerk’s Office.
Mishap claims second farm fatality this month
An autopsy is planned today for a local man who died after a tractor ran over him sometime Saturday.
Public hearing set for June 14
A request to annex farmland is getting mixed reviews from city council members.
Courtyard serves as place of final rest
Pioneers ranging from farmers to shop keepers to car dealers all share a final resting place in a local church’s courtyard.
Assistant superintendent also selected
The School District has a new superintendent little more than a month after its search began.
The city is seeking grant money to buy the historic high school building.
Decision could halt Sunnyside expansion plans
The Yakima County Planning Commission agreed with rural land owners, and recommended removing 180 acres of farmland from the city of Sunnyside’s future growth plans.
After the first day of candidate filing there’s already a four-way race among Republicans for a seat on the county commission.
Company plans hotel for spring 2017 debut
After breaking ground late last month, a truck stop may open for business sooner than expected.
Sunnyside Community Hospital will purchase NOVA Health of Yakima.
Tonight is the deadline to charge Prosser man
It’s 72 hours in custody and counting for a local man in the Benton County Jail for alleged child molestation.
Couple will bring petition to county hearing tomorrow
A local family is taking on the city and Yakima County over an urban growth area proposal.
The Yaks women’s hoops team will lean on a Viking this winter.
Two holes-in-one made history during last weekend’s Bill Christie Memorial Golf Tournament.
Roundabout among ideas for traffic issue
A nearly mile-long gauntlet of traffic along Edison Avenue has motorists complaining, and city officials getting creative with ideas.
Coroner: Man drowned near Granger
A Yakima man’s body was found Saturday about a mile from where his car went into a canal.
Ballot returns in the Yakima Valley for tomorrow’s Presidential Primary are exceeding the state’s rate.
There was plenty of laughter and pratfalls Saturday during the High School’s 38th annual Senior Follies.
Announcement planned for next Thursday
An executive session last night has the School Board ready to make a decision on the next superintendent.
The “Angry Birds” app-turned-movie opens soon as a feature-length film.
First grade students from Grandview and Richland enjoy a field trip to Bill’s Berry Farm yesterday.
Prosser students winning awards
More than 40 Prosser High School students are in Pullman for the state’s annual FFA convention.
District places Prosser man on paid leave
A Granger school teacher is in custody after after he was allegedly found possession of child pornography.
Board meets May 19 for review
The School District’s next superintendent will likely be a current district administrator.
Selah man focusing on jobs
A three-term legislator has a challenger from within his own party.
With the incumbent stepping down, six candidates are in the mix for the state’s Commissioner of Public Lands post.