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
MABTON – A hands-on civics project took 34 Mabton High School students to Olympia this past weekend for a competition at the State Capitol.
The business owner who wants to sell recreational marijuana in the city of Sunnyside has filed suit against the city, claiming it improperly issued building permits for his business and did not conduct a necessary environmental review.
Four public office seats draw no candidates
Only three Lower Valley races in this fall’s election will be contested, although the fate of four seats is still up in the air due to a lack of candidates.
Seven more candidates, including four incumbents, joined the race for seats on Lower Valley councils and boards yesterday.
A horseman who displayed the United States flag upside-down during Sunnyside’s Cinco de Mayo Parade two Sundays ago is “very embarrassed” and will be writing a letter of apology to the community, according to Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce President Victor Frausto.
With only two days to go to file for this fall’s elections, 15 of the 25 positions that are up for grabs in the Lower Valley have yet to draw a candidate.
Mayor Norm Childress of Grandview was the only Lower Valley candidate to file for public office yesterday, the second day of filing week for the November elections this fall.
YAKIMA – Six Lower Yakima Valley candidates threw their hats into the ring Monday during the first day of filing for office for the November General Election.
The new supervisor of Sunnyside’s wastewater treatment plant, Raul Sanchez, was introduced to the city council at Monday night’s meeting.
An emergency notification system is one of the big projects in the works at the Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management, according to its new director, Scott Miller.
TOPPENISH – Mickayla Wert showed no signs of nervousness as she prepared to enter the ring at the Central Washington Junior Livestock Show this past Monday.
TOPPENISH – This is Jessica Scheenstra’s first year showing lambs at the Central Washington Junior Livestock Show.
The opening pages of Ramón Ledesma’s “Migrant Earth” talk about the hope inherent in growing up as a migrant worker.
Harrison Middle School students are jumping into the world of technology with three award-winning apps designed to solve real world problems.
I visited the Sunnyside Library this past weekend in its new location downtown... and I was impressed.
Bickleton and Mabton athletes competed at last Friday’s Jeff Agar Memorial Invitational in Glenwood. Bickleton athletes had a great day while the Vikings had some difficulty.
The Sunnyside School District is trying to integrate technology smoothly into classrooms by embedding it in the curriculum and using it to improve communication and collaboration among staff.