It took quite a bit of discussion this past Monday evening before the Sunnyside City Council came to an agreement on a contract it was willing to enter into with the Sunnyside School District. Specifically, the agreement is a continuation of the policy of the city providing the schools with on-site police officers.
The old Monson feedlot site will soon be listed for sale by Almon Commercial Real Estate.
Sunnyside’s downtown revitalization project is complete except for the last few pieces of paperwork, but city staff is still working on other projects.
A small but significant renovation will be completed in the next few months at Sunnyside’s city hall.
It’s been a long road for Ben Sartin from his start with trail riding horses to breeding and competing with cutting horses.
John W. Gardner, the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1965 to 1968, is quoted as saying:
A shortage of ag teachers and constant threats to funding for vocational training were topics of discussion when U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse visited a class of agriculture educators at Prosser High School yesterday morning.
Sunnyside’s Holy Trinity Church held a bicycle rodeo this past weekend, free to all children who brought a bike to participate.
A dramatic moment for the seniors visiting Sage Bluff Alpacas in Prosser this past Saturday came when a herd of young animals raced into the paddock in front of them.
A shortage of agriculture teachers has led to a shifting of responsibilities at Mabton High School for the coming school year.
Members of Sunnyside United are looking toward the future and already planning a town hall meeting to be held Thursday, Sept. 17, in Sunnyside.
Companies often throw away 20 percent of their potential profits due to poor leadership, according to Ermelindo Escobedo, a human resources specialist who spoke at Sunnyside’s Daybreak Rotary Club meeting last Wednesday morning.
The project to cover the open irrigation ditch along 16th Street between Edison Avenue and Yakima Valley Highway passed another hurdle this week.
Roza customers will be getting slightly more water slightly sooner than originally planned.
I don’t really need to warn people about leaving pets in cars on these very warm days, do I?
GRANDVIEW – Adam Harris hopes to jazz up Grandview High School when he starts as band teacher at the school this fall.
There’s a Martian working for Yakima County, and what he does is really useful.
Bill Daley, who has been a fixture at Sunnyside High School for more than two decades, will be resigning from his position as athletic director at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
The Sunnyside School Board quickly worked its way through a short agenda Thursday night, approving several routine plans and schedules, and having a short discussion on the district’s achievement plans.
The Sunnyside City Council zipped through its business meeting this past Monday night, passing three resolutions and approving a plan for public participation.
I grew up across the street from a horse pasture.
The Sunnyside City Council held two first readings of new ordinances Monday night, including one that would allow downtown businesses to offer outside seating.
Bank of America is closing its Sunnyside and Grandview branches in the Lower Valley, although both cities will continue to have automatic teller machines available for banking needs.
Sunnyside’s Daybreak Rotary Club is considering what it can do to improve Sunnyside’s parks after a short presentation by Megan Razey this past Wednesday morning about the state of the city’s parks and recreation programs.
A number of large trees on the grounds of the Sunnyside School District’s administration building at the corner of South Sixth Street and East Lincoln Avenue are being removed because they are dying or diseased and pose a direct threat to the community.
The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee last night managed to continue its work toward reducing nitrate concentration in groundwater despite a contentious start, a competing meeting and a procedural argument that revealed deep disagreements in how the group should be operating.
Short water supply impacts local cemetery
It’s difficult to keep a park-like setting green when there is not enough water to go around.
The best laid plans often go wrong, because the world isn’t as predictable as we’d like to think.
Science doesn’t require a lab coat, a crazy hairdo or the constant wearing of goggles.
Moving to Sunnyside was a big change for Brenda Crawford, a dental hygienist with lots of experience.
Mabton High’s AP statistics students recommend regulating salaries of superintendents in all state schools
MABTON – Students in a Mabton High School AP statistics class used data analysis to determine that school superintendent salaries in the state should be regulated like teacher salaries to help fix the state’s budget crisis.
Mariano Morales loves what he does.
My husband’s grandmother, Helen Gjovaag, passed away this past Sunday afternoon.
The proposed annexation by the city of Sunnyside of several properties along Emerald and Wells roads is moving forward without a property owned by Roseland LLC.
The city of Sunnyside closed down Dave’s Place yesterday morning
Sunnyside native Octavio Mora has a dream, and he’s currently trying to raise enough money to make it happen.
An audit of the Sunnyside School District’s finances for the 2013-14 school year turned up some minor mistakes, along with an issue with the district’s bidding process for fruits and produce.
The 21 graduates from Sunnyside Christian High School this year will be represented by four co-valedictorians.
An organization whose goal is to empower Yakima Valley communities through arts and entertainment is focusing on an anti-bullying campaign for 2015.
Recycling didn’t happen in Seattle overnight.
City officials, once reluctant, now seem poised to preserve a section of the historic Yellowstone Trail.
The recycling bins at the Sunnyside Community Center consistently are overfilled, with items spilling out into the parking lot.
At first glance, a handbook on farming may seem useless for an area with so many experienced farmers, but a flip through “Woman-Powered Farm” reveals a manual that any farmer might find useful.
When I entered Western Washington University many years ago to earn my college degree, I started out in the journalism department.
The Sunnyside City Council approved a number of grant applications and task orders at last night’s regular meeting, including holding a public hearing for a community development block grant to replace water mains along 11th Street and Kearney Avenue.
Representatives of American Legion Post 73 and the Sunnyside Events Committee were on hand at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting to promote the Fallen Heroes 5K Run, a new event planned for Sunnyside’s Fourth of July celebration.
She’s only been working at the Port of Sunnyside for about a month, but Nikki Jech says she already loves her new job as the port’s office manager.
Water in the Roza Irrigation District, which was shut off May 11, will continue to be shut off until at least Monday, June 1.
If the Sunnyside girls 4x200 relay team doesn’t qualify for the 4A State track and field meet tomorrow, the weather might legitimately get some of the blame.
In a bid to keep the groups working to improve Sunnyside on the same page