Polygraph examiner meets with Brown
A School District employee on paid leave said officials have hired a private investigator.
Farm workers to protest in Central Park
The center of town will be the center of a protest against President Donald J. Trump.
No emergency funds planned for Outlook
Refusing assistance and legal maneuvering make it unlikely government aid will be offered to local flood victims.
Organization pushing for ‘safe zone’
A national not-for-profit is urging the local school district to take action.
Commissioners, Honeyford differ on Outlook
County and state officials apparently aren’t seeing eye-to-eye on the community’s recent flood.
Improper legal notice delays council action
The City Council will wait another four months before making a decision on possible changes on allowing retail marijuana stores.
Approval comes despite concern
Expediency overruled a councilman’s concern as the City Council approved a $2 million application for state funds on behalf of Sunnyside Community Hospital.
Arraignment is March 27 for injury crash
A local man will be arraigned March 27 for charges stemming from a crash Saturday night.
Bankruptcy filing seals local store’s fate
A Texas company’s bankruptcy filing last week is closing a local store.
Senator asks Inslee for help for Outlook
Even as residents sign up to sue for flood damages, a state senator is seeking help from the governor’s office.
Benton County Sheriff retires April 1
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office undersheriff will announce his candidacy for the department’s top job today.
One other suspect held on $500,000 bail
Police continue to seek a suspect they call “armed and dangerous” after a man was attacked with a razor last Thursday.
City Council to discuss issue tonight
Backyard fireworks may be a thing of the past next year for city residents.
Sunnyside gets OK to forgo four snow days
Students won’t have to make up four snow days.
Meeting is 5-7 p.m. today
Residents impacted by a recent flood will meet today to seek legal guidance.
Kudos honor those building the future
The Chamber of Commerce on Saturday lauded community members for helping build the future through their dedication to students, academics, safety and enterprise.
Billboards oppose gays, religions
School bus Dale Brown carries two billboards in his pick-up bed.
Officials asking city to serve as go-between
The local hospital will seek $2 million in state funds to connect water and sewer to its planned expansion on Alexander Road.
His camp will be in Granger, but Pro Bowler Justin Britt will make two Sunnyside appearances.
Intentionally or not, Donald J. Trump is the new “Sun King,” not because of orange skin tone, but because of his ability to distract.
Camp proceeds will benefit local youth
The city of dinosaurs will receive a visit from “Beast Mode” himself, former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.
Prescription drugs allegedly sold illegally at Su Mercadito
The owner of four Lower Yakima Valley stores appeared in Yakima County Superior Court after he was accused of selling medications without a prescription.
Don’t drink the water, yet
State officials are telling some residents not to use their tap water through the weekend.
Bottled water order still in place
Officials with the state Department of Ecology are going door-to-door today collecting water samples from residents impacted by a berm breach on farmland at 431 Nichols Road last week.
Retail ban one of three options on Tuesday
The City Council will consider three options for addressing the future of retail marijuana sales.
Employee on paid leave after Facebook posts
An assistant school librarian contends the district has not only placed her on leave, but physically banned her from all school property.
State launches investigation on water issue
The second time proved a charm Tuesday, as all tests show no contaminants in potable water supplies.
Sunnyside to continue talks Monday
Council members have left the door open for a possible fifth district seat.
Inconsistencies plague case
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that required a local man to be airlifted Sunday from the Horse Heaven Hills.
Zillah homicide suspect found in Texas
A man accused of killing a local man in 1992 will be arraigned March 15.
Construction under way at Mid-Valley Mall
A remodel is under way at the local mall for a new Ross Dress for Less.
Changes in state law prompt hearing
The City Council will have a public hearing tonight on possible changes to marijuana zoning regulations.
Surface water results could be in today
Residents are nearing one week of water restrictions after last Tuesday’s flood of dairy debris.
As lawmakers in Olympia figure out how to fund McCleary while avoiding the so-callled levy cliff, it’s time to hold educators to a higher standard.
Man said he was shot by gang members
A local man was shot Sunday while trying to stop vandals from tagging.
City also plans to hire new police officer
The City Council opted for continuity Tuesday night in approving a new six-year contract with Police Chief Phin Haglin.
Residents told to only use bottled water
Residents are returning home today, but can’t drink the water following Tuesday’s dairy wastewater flood.
Officials hope for March 28 appointment
The School District is beginning its search for a new School Board member.
Evacuations, water sampling under way
Some local residents are expected to return home today after dairy waste-laced flood waters forced evacuations Tuesday night.
County wants voters to have another say
Yakima County voters will have a second opportunity to decide whether marijuana should be legal in the county.
Love’s begins work on Prosser traffic signal
Work is beginning this week on a new traffic signal to address an anticipated increase in visitors for the new Love’s Truck Stop.
Community calls for School Board action
School district staff, parents and community leaders unified in their opposition to anti-illegal immigration Facebook posts by a teacher and assistant librarian.
Officer was seeking suspect in luring case
A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday on multiple charges stemming from an alleged confrontation with police.
Shooting reported over three city blocks
A local man is recovering from injuries after shots rang out on 15th Street Sunday night.
‘Come to the Sun’ is city’s new theme
The city recently unveiled a new website designed to attract tourism ComeToTheSun.com.
Stremler named to District No. 3 position
The City Council is back to seven after nearly two months of being shorthanded.
Group holds second rally in two days
Organizers are estimating as many as 300 people turned out Saturday for a rally protesting Congressman Dan Newhouse’s lack of town hall meetings.
Two candidates vying for Sunnyside post
The City Council will review a vacant seat during its meeting Monday night.
Congressman has group meetings set
Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, is meeting with constituents, even as his critics claim he is avoiding them.
Crews scurry as water deadline approaches
Even as Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District crews deal with a sink hole at 204 Zillah Ave., they are also hustling to complete other projects before the water is turned on next month.