Marine donates kidney for sister
She calls him an all-American hero. He says he is happy he could help.
Central Washington States Fair runs Sept. 23-Oct. 2
Valley residents can “Get Your Fair On” when the Central Washington State Fair opens at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 for a 10-day run.
Sleeping Beauty on stage Oct. 8
The sets are nearly complete for the move to the Sunnyside High School auditorium stage Sunday.
When thinking about a career beyond high school, veterinary work sounds like a good idea.
It’s the kind of nightmare call no parent wants to receive.
Twelve girls compete for royal positions
Sunshine Days weekend is approaching and with it comes a visit from the Seattle Seahawks’ SeaGals cheerleaders.
A local branch of the national “Pray for a Cop” program will be explained at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the community center, 812 Wallace Way.
Pioneer boasts more than 130 grandchildren
She survived a massacre, worked the fields most of her life, and was a mother to 16 children, all born in the United States.
Austin Villanueva wasn’t even born when the terrorist bombings occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.
I have mixed feelings about recommending The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged and Revised to area theater-goers. I fear this is not a play for anyone under 15.
The birdhouse-style trophies were in keeping with being in the Bluebird capital of the world at the annual Bickleton Car Show and Flea market Saturday.
Anyone who loves repurposed items, antiques and other vintage items will want to attend the Fifth annual Bloomerang Vintage Market.
Elise Murphey wins annual Valley’s Got Talent contest
It was a perfect weather for the thousands of people who turned out to watch the 75th annual States Day Parade.
Local company celebrates new location
Cliff Lewis has waited a long time to celebrate the grand opening of his expanded business.
District introduces 47 new hires
Last week, all of the School District’s new teachers were introduced during opening ceremonies at the high school auditorium.
Artist’s father worked in coal mines
Celebrating Labor Day is more than just a day off of work for retired writer and artist Guillermo Castaneda.
Valley has Labor Day options
The Lower Yakima Valley is filled with festivals and celebrations this Labor Day weekend.
In what many view as a herculean effort, two women made good on a backlog of Chamber of Commerce federal taxes this past year.
Big top show opens tonight
Being a circus performer is an avocation dating back four generations in the Osorio family.
Local employers now have an additional option in their search for suitable employees – WorkSourceWA.com – a new service offered by the state’s WorkSource program.
Ace Postal plans move next week
Beginning Sept. 6, Ace Postal will have a new name and location.
With school starting today, students will be greeting a number of new faces in the hallways.
Her study of the eco-system and its impact on the economy is something this Miss Sunnyside candidate is passionate about.
Auto shop owner to restore pick-up
A 35- year-old mystery is partially solved after a local man is reunited with his pick-up Greg Schlieve’s once- pristine white 1954 pick-up had been missing since 1981, when it was stolen from a shop on Mabton-Sunnyside Highway.
Longtime KREW sports broadcaster signs off
Longtime Yakima Valley radio sports broadcaster Gary Staggers died Tuesday, at his home in Fort Smith, Ark.
Zillah and Granger school districts are welcoming new teachers.
Anderson men share desire to impact success
As child, he may not have thought he’d following his parents’ footsteps as an educator.
Freshmen urged to be a family
Calling on the 2020 high school class to make good choices, Los Angeles motivational speaker Gabe Salazar rallied the class to commit to dream about their futures.
Parades, early mornings, new business ribbon cuttings and the list of duties undertaken by the 2015-16 Miss Sunnyside Court goes on.
Students begin classes tomorrow
When the bell rings tomorrow signaling the start of the new school year, 18 new teachers will greet students.
More veterans’ names have been added to the granite walls at the Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza, said the founder and architect of the one-of-a-kind memorial.
The idea of going into business has long been a dream of friends and now business partners Lori Roy and Carrie Wright.
Students recall years at former school building
The School Board has done its walk through of the brand new Washington Elementary school, which will open to students Sept. 6
The opportunity to meet new people and learn about neighboring communities is the motivator for this Miss Sunnyside candidate.
Movie night a prelude to museum tours
By yesterday afternoon, organizers of last night’s “Movie at the Museum” knew at least 90 people might show up for the featured film.
It time for the Benton-Franklin Fair and Horse Heaven Round-up Rodeo.
Author tells of life under the Nazi regime
World War II was over and the Fokke and Antje Boersma family had emigrated to the U.S. to escape worn-torn Europe.
A total of 86 classics took part in the 11th Annual Grandview Chamber of Commerce Car Show on Saturday in Grandview Country Park.
Glass insulator collectors share hobby
As soon as electricity was discovered to be a power source, man has tried to harness it.
We ‘transform’ lives every day
The Library is now part of Libraries Transform, a public awareness and advocacy campaign about what libraries and librarians do for and with people.
Critter Tales draws entries from all ages
The winners of the Decorated Critter and Critter Tale contests saw the Lower Valley Knitting Club’s peacock as the first-place winner in the senior division of the Foundation for the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo.
Library seeks more locals to share stories
The life of an early Yakima Valley disc jockey is one of the individuals featured in the new public exhibition now on display at the Community Library, 621 Grant Ave.
The Miss Sunnyside Pageant is not the first gala for this candidate.
Thousands without power for 4 hours
One curious squirrel knocked out power to 6,389 local customers for more than four hours today.
This time last year, the trellised garden in her backyard was buckling under the weight of growing produce.
She splits time between home and Nashville
Singer songwriter Sami Jo Sartin will be performing, along with The AKA Band, in the season finale of Tuesday Tunes.
Tea is for teachers, may have been the theme for Tuesday’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s meeting, but trust and faith was the real message.
Behind the scenes at the fair
The Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo opens today with a flag raising and will close with a bang following the Saturday night Pro-West Rodeo.
When the contractors working on Doug Mayo’s South Wenas Road property said he found some large bones, he asked Mayo what to do.
Former depot converted to tasting room
The Côte Bonneville Winery tasting room has been closed since February for a complete facelift.