New cemetery manager vows improvements
It’s the busy season at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.
14 Hands releases blend for Kentucky Derby
It seems appropriate that a winery featuring horses on its label bottled a special wine in honor of the 2016 running of the Kentucky Derby.
A local man claimed the top two prizes at Sunday’s charro competition.
Those green spindly spears seen in local fields find their way to the sorting lines at Johnson Foods, 334 Blaine Ave., each morning.
Mabton Community Days set for June 18
Two girls have stepped up to vie for the Little Miss Mabton crown.
At first glance, the sand-colored stucco tasting room seems out of place in the middle of the lush Yakima Valley.
Construction on indoor facilities to begin in 2017
Taking its name from the Greek word meaning “to keep safe and sound,” the SOZO Sports of Central Washington complex is designed to be a safe environment for all athletes, according to the man behind its development.
More than 200 volunteers in fundraiser
More than 200 walkers will hit the Sierra Vista Middle School track at noon tomorrow to draw awareness to cancer.
The Chamber of Commerce is again hosting music at the Centennial Square bandstand each Tuesday night.
Sierra Vista Middle School hosting Relay for Life
What do cupcakes, paper bags and bras have in common?
Sunday marks Mother’s Day, a day celebrating what some call a “Hallmark card holiday.”
Three-day festival begins
Vendor Maria Martinez is excited for this weekend, but she is a little concerned about the weather.
Local woman excited to be grand marshal
A local child-care provider says she is suprised and excited to be this year’s Cinco de Mayo Parade grand marshal.
More than 1,000 visitors expected for festival
This weekend’s 68th annual Granger Cherry Festival is lining up to be “awesome.”
Miss Cinco de Mayo Pageant returns
The 2016 Miss Cinco de Mayo Pageant candidates are preparing for the May 6-8 community celebration downtown.
Friday morning, a large white tent will rise over the high school’s Clem Senn Field.
Mentors protect child’s care
Being a child’s advocate in court settings isn’t easy, admits a court-appointed special advocate program director.
Another downtown building is about to become Port of Sunnyside property.
A grand opening for the giant ballot box in place on East Edison Avenue is planned for May 3.
Former Valley residents honored
A former Prosser resident and a former wine writer are being honored in a new state program.
Water boil advisory was lifted Saturday
After nearly a week of boiling city tap water, residents can rest assured there is no E.coli in their water.
A new Miss Granger was crowned Saturday night at Roosevelt Elementary School.
The Yakima Valley Dairy industry has a new representative and a few new scholarship recipients.
Burgerville opens April 29
A love story about a fry cook and a dental hygienist student is featured in Grandview High School Drama Club’s spring musical, Burgerville.
Local club focuses on safety
The Sierra Vista Middle School Prevention Club took lunch time to promote traffic safety Wednesday.
Residents may see return to tap water Tuesday
Residents may know as soon as Monday if the state will lift its boil order for city water.
After searching for a church for several years, a pastor found his new home at the local Presbyterian Church.
Party theme of creativity and lots of duct tape
It only takes a little imagination and some duct tape to create a 3-year-old party worthy of a pirate’s bounty.
Health officials plan to answer questions
The city is planning a town hall meeting at 6 tonight to openly discuss the current water situation.
Officials: Boil water before drinking
Officials confirmed this morning that all city water should be boiled due to E. coli.
Owner unsure where new path will lead
Change, as they say, is constant.
A handful of rehearsals remain before the cast of The Princess with No Name takes the stage for the first of three performances.
To help wine enthusiasts get the most out of the region’s spring salute to the wine industry, two barrel tasting weekend events are planned this year.
Ready for open house, asparagus fest
The city’s remodeled museum is drawing a lot of “ooohs” and “ahhs” from visitors.
The relationship between bees, flowers and thriving was the theme of yesterday’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection meeting.
Local hop plant exports across the globe
Beer drinkers around the world can thank Yakima Valley hop growers for the flavoring in their beverage.
From mission work in Guatemala to singing with her church worship team, the next Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador is ready to serve.
Mabton High School student serious about city clean-up
Taken from newspaper headlines, the heroes and villains of the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire are immortalized in a new publication.
Funding means 300 more hot meals a day
Four days a week, they gather for a hot meal and a little social time.
It’s extremely hard to keep one’s toes from tapping when Gary Malner of Yakima fires up his accordion.
Grande quesadillas with chili chipotle flavored grilled chicken is as mouth-watering as it sounds and it is a favorite of many shoppers at Pasco Flea Market.
While most area children were busy deciding what to do on their spring break, a group of young girls decided to raise cancer awareness.
The Horse Heavens Hills has long been known for its lush wheat land attracting pioneers to the high dry plateau.
City’s newest rig on a side trip
The city’s new ladder truck could arrive in town as soon as next week.
Six local homeowners will see their houses receive a fresh coat of paint April 16 during volunteer work parties.
Sunnyside man lauded for helping others
A local man is being recognized for service to others above and beyond the call of duty.
Event attracts visitors to local tasting rooms
Slow evenings in year-round tasting rooms have led to a new creative outlet for area winery staff and customers alike.
Author searching for European travel buddies
The story of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe is the topic of a writer’s latest book.
Built in the shape of a wagon wheel, the Alder Creek Pioneer Carousel Museum opens its 2016 season tomorrow.