Mabton and Sunnyside Christian return to classrooms
When students head back to school tomorrow, there will be several new faces in the classrooms.
Tracking books is going to be a lot easier with the installment of some new technology at the Yakima Valley Libraries, officials said.
A desire to be more involved in her Community prompted Trinity Hamil, 16, to vie for the Miss Sunnyside crown. That, and knowledge there is a sizable scholarship attached to the title.
Reflexologist Jacqueline Lyczewski shared her studies on nutrition and diet at Tuesday’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s meeting.
Retired college professor shares story of travels
She grew up in Minnesota and as she grew she longed to do missionary work.
When the Sunnyside High School class of 1967 met for its 50th class reunion Aug. 4-5, they came away with rave reviews, reunion chairman Eva (Urrutia) Garcia said.
But the end is not in sight
It will be closer to the end of the century before the Hanford Nuclear Reservation clean-up will be completed, if then.
Woman raising awareness for NET
When Peggy Rosales, 63, started experiencing trouble in her stomach, she had no idea the breath-taking pain was being caused by a rare form of disease.
The camp where little girls learn how to smile, wave and how to turn pretty feet - all necessary skills for becoming a princess - came to an end Friday.
Latest book gives tips for beach behavior
One might not think the hills of Bickleton would bring up many images of walking beaches, despite the surrounding waves of golden wheat.
First step toward earning PA credentials
Heritage University’s Physician Assistant Educational Program Class of 2019 received the most important symbol of their chosen profession, the white coat during a ceremony at Heritage University Aug. 5.
Being a high school sprinter and a cheerleader takes up a lot of this Miss Sunnyside candidate’s time.
Gates open at 8 a.m. every day through Saturday
The animals are all bedded down and the open class buildings are decorated with exhibits for opening day at the 90th annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo at the Country Park, 812 Wallace Way.
Plans underway for next year’s activities
The city’s list of summer recreation activities for 2017 are nearly complete, giving city Parks and Recreation Program Director Lander Grow an opportunity to begin thinking about the fall program.
Grand opening set for Aug. 19
It’s taken a little longer than business owner Andy Cervantes had hopes to open his video game lounge. Nearly two months longer, he said.
Business offers custom moving solutions for families
Helping a loved one relocate or clearing the estate after someone has passed can be extremely emotional and challenging; but thanks to a new business in the area, families don’t have to do it alone.
Organizers happy with first time turn-out
From the street, the gathering at Westside Park looked like a group of moms and children enjoying a cool morning in the shade.
Alley is ready for her Grand entry
Although she has been the reigning Miss Toppenish Junior Rodeo Queen since January, Mikenzye Alley will make her first grand entry at the local rodeo tonight (Friday).
The summer reading program was a big hit at the Grandview Library this summer, which wrapped up this week, assistant librarian Ruth Dirks said.
Boyz II Men kicks off entertainment
In less than two weeks, the Benton-Franklin Fair and Rodeo will welcome Boyz II Men in concert.
YVC Grandview campus to get access
The earthmovers are making short work of the a portion of land near the local Yakima Valley College campus.
Work is underway on making the 2017 Relay of Life event a success, say local organizers.
The 16th Summer Classic champion is Bernie Nelson, Lincoln City, Ore., who topped California’s Kai Lemrise in the finals.
Temperatures expected to continue above 100 degrees
With triple digits temperatures predicted for the entire week, area medical experts are cautioning residents to use avoid lengthy exposure to the heat.
Jessica Estrada describes herself as shy, but she is pushing herself to break loose and become more outgoing this summer.
Six company officials seated for nonprofit
The United Way of Central Washington has appointed six new board members.
‘Cheerful’ style her trademark during career
For those who know her, she is always asking, “How may I serve you?”
City previously operated a pool from 1939-2000
It may not be a swimming pool, but it is still cool.
A giant social gathering is planned from 6-9 p.m. at Central Park in celebration of National Night Out.
Rotarians learn about mushrooms
Not many people would enjoy foraging in the woods, looking for fungi under the layers of decomposing bark.
U.S. defense secretary enjoys Prosser respite
The regular lunch crowd at Bern’s Tavern didn’t notice the nation’s top defense leader enjoying his favorite hamburger and a cold beer alongside them Tuesday.
DiFalco takes on new role in Grandview
Making the move to the Grandview School District seems a like a natural fit to Shawnta DiFalco.
At long last, the YouTube video created by the Valley Children’s Choir is ready for viewing.
Hoping to become a role model for community youth, Carina Cuevas, 16 is seeking to be the next Miss Sunnyside.
Annual graduation party salutes parents
Central Park’s performance stage was transformed into the setting for the 15th annual Panda Bear Child Care Center’s graduation ceremony last friday.
More than 41,000 ballots mailed out
Although the 2017 Primary Election deadline isn’t until Aug. 1, the ballots are trickling in.
Students turn engineers, reporters
The soon to be fourth graders in Magda Garcia’s summer school classroom did more than focus on math and reading during the past three weeks.
Hundreds of cribbage boards will fill the tables at local VFW post as American Cribbage Congress enthusiasts settle in for multiple rounds of cribbage this weekend.
July is National blue berry month and locally the harvest is well under way with u-pick blue berry signs posted throughout the lower valley.
Ornelas wins scooter, safety helmet
A shiny green trick scooter and a safety helmet were awarded to Selena Ornelas, 10, yesterday.
July 24 last day to sign up to complete project
Children gathered around a variety of building materials and puzzles when Kate Wellens of the Pacific Science Center Science on Wheels program came to town.
Summer is the time when being in school is not at the top of childrens’ “to do” list, but attending summer camp is.
A love of community is prompting Miss Sunnyside candidate Victoria Cardenas, 16, to seek the coveted crown this summer.
Is it just me are have the weeds gotten bigger faster than in any previous year?
She loves tiaras. But Sunnyside’s Brianna Garza also loves helping others.
Paint store to more than double in size
Standard Paint and Flooring has purchased the former Nobles Furniture and Flooring Store building at 717 E. Yakima Valley Highway, Yakima Store officials said.
Gibbons, Gallagher promoted
As Sunnyside Community Hospital transitions into a regional health agency, a new chief executive officer quietly took over local management in April.
Prosser event runs from 6-10 p.m. downtown
As the sun dips below the city’s historic downtown skyline, art lovers and wine connoisseurs will be ready to enjoy the best of both worlds at the 14th annual Art Walk and Wine Gala.
Play opens Sept. 30 at high school auditorium
The beloved classic, “Little Women” will be staged for lower valley audiences in September now that a cast has been chosen, Over the Hill Theatricals director Sheila Hazzard announced.
A desire to encourage health and fitness is one of the goals of Miss Sunnyside candidate Clarisa Calderon.