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Thursday, September 28

Sunnyside police arrest man on charge of unlawful imprisonment

A call received from California at 10:28 a.m. yesterday alerted Sunnyside police officers that a 26-year-old woman was being held against her will at a residence in the 600 block of San Clemente Avenue.

Sunnyside teams struggle on gridiron

This past weekend proved to be forgettable for three of the four Sunnyside Grid Kid teams.

Four new sites identified as possible water storage reservoirs

The Washington Department of Ecology and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation have narrowed to four a list of potential Columbia River storage sites that could help serve the future water needs of the Columbia River Basin.

Student charged with assault

A "bantering" episode in a classroom at Sierra Vista Middle School yesterday ended with one 14-year-old student injured and another, also 14, taken to the juvenile detention facility in Yakima.

Sunnyside club pro top golfer in final two

PGA pro-ams of summer

PGA pro-ams of summer

Working Stiff

Therapist hits the road to help clients

Therapist hits the road to help clients

Wednesday, September 27

Anna George's hat trick keys win by Lady 'Hounds

GRANDVIEW - What a difference having fun can make.

Obituaries

LAVERNE C

Southridge Suns shine too brightly on Sunnyside girls

The Sunnyside girls soccer team rallied after a slow start, but still fell short in a 9-0 home loss to Southridge in Columbia Basin League action last night.

Mabton Council questions police car purchase

MABTON - Mabton City Council members questioned authorization to purchase a police vehicle from West Richland at last night's meeting.

Esqueda, Messmore Sunnyside's leaders at league meet

EAST WENATCHEE - Having ran in the competitive Apple Ridge Invite in Cowiche just three days before, there wasn't a lot of fire in the bellies of the Sunnyside High School cross country harriers yesterday at the Columbia Basin League meet on Eastmont's home course.

Pirates compete in four-team event

ROYAL CITY - Junior Hernandez was missing from Bickleton's cross-country meet with four other high schools in Royal City on Tuesday.

GHS girls declaw Tigers

GRANDVIEW - It was short and sweet as the Grandview volleyball team continued its winning ways with a 3-0 sweep of visiting Ephrata last night in CWAC action.

Business women sought to breath new life into club

Many years ago, the Lower Valley Business Women's Club was an active bunch. That's not the case today, but there are three women that are hoping to change that.

Guest Editorial

Use common sense, not science, for a healthy diet

Use common sense, not science, for a healthy diet

SCHS sweeps Lady Pirates in three

BICKLETON - In a battle of familiar foes last night, Sunnyside Christian's volleyball team prevailed 3-0 at Bickleton.

Cutting to the Core

Wall on southern border unnecessary

Wall on southern border unnecessary

Rams knock off Lady Grizzlies

YAKIMA - Throughout the Lady Grizzlies' season this year there have been some very close games the team has lost. Games that if won, could have made a big difference in the outcome of the match.

Sunnyside brings on two new paramedics

One minute you're relaxing, eating a meal or maybe catching a television show.

Tuesday, September 26

Sunnyside landscaping ordinance put on hold

It's back to the drawing board for the city of Sunnyside's proposed residential landscape ordinance.

Death Notice

LAVERNE C. FARNWORTH

LAVERNE C. FARNWORTH

Safari regulars share black rhino plight with Sunnyside Rotary Club Monday

In 1999, Gary Christensen purchased a photographic safari to Africa at a Safari Club International fundraiser to the tune of $500.

JV Grizzlies score first TD's of season

KENNEWICK - After sustaining a pair of shutouts in its first two games of the season, the Sunnyside High School JV football team broke through yesterday and got on the scoreboard.

Rounds perfect in football forecast contest

Steve Rounds took first place and the bonus money this week for guessing all games correctly in the football forecast. Having guessed all 11 games correctly he made off with not only the $50 first prize but the $20 bonus as well. Rounds, a native Sunnysider who now lives in Portland is a regular entrant along with his brother Dave, also of Portland, and mother and brother Pat and Eric of Sunnyside.

Briefs

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Obituary

ALICE E. PASSAGE

ALICE E. PASSAGE

Monday, September 25

Obituaries

WILLIAM F

SCHS takes first loss of season

The Sunnyside Christian High School volleyball team learned two valuable life lessons last Friday night during a home league match with Klickitat.

Biodiesel:

The wave of the future according to fair exhibitor

The wave of the future according to fair exhibitor

Elliott wins primary race for county commissioner seat

Moxee businessman Rand Elliott pulled further ahead in ballot counts over the weekend to virtually lock up the County Commissioner, District 3, Republican primary race.

Death Notice

JOHN FARMER

JOHN FARMER

When they aren't flying, hot air balloonists shoot the breeze!

PROSSER - What do hot air balloonists do when they aren't flying?

Lady Grizzlies get win over weekend

The Sunnyside volleyball team picked up its third win of the season this past weekend with a 25-15, 25-11 and 25-15 non-league victory over the Wapato Wolves.

Poor run defense dooms Greyhounds

WAPATO - The Grandview Greyhounds lost in a shoot-out to the Wapato Wolves last Friday night 37-30, thanks in large part to the Wolves' Chris Gaytan, who ran all over the Greyhound defense for 249 yards.

Vikings battle for homecoming win

MABTON - Two goal line stands and an interception to thwart another drive would be a day's work for most defenders. But all that happened in just the first quarter for the Mabton football team, which held off White Swan 21-6 for a homecoming win this past Friday.

Sunnyside boys first at Apple Ridge Invite

Esqueda, Messmore set course records

Esqueda, Messmore set course records

Injured Grizzlies hold their own against Kennewick

Despite losing starting quarterback Adrian Cantu to injury just after halftime and playing the entire game without bruising running back B.J. Miller, the Sunnyside Grizzlies held their own against the visiting Kennewick Lions last Friday night.

Friday, September 22

Suns set on Grizzlies

For most of Thursday night, Sunnyside and Southridge both played intense volleyball. Girls were nailing serves down the line, blasting kills and making incredible digs.

The Newcomer

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death...or sail a deadly sea

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death...or sail a deadly sea

Guest Editorial

Getting a job requires more than education

Getting a job requires more than education

Warehouse Theatre play opens Sept. 29

YAKIMA - Five of Yakima's most popular veteran actors have come together to bring (Seattle playwright) Kate Forgette's "The O'Conner Girls" to the Warehouse Theatre stage, opening Friday, Sept. 29, and running Thursday through Saturday until Oct. 14.

CD Review

Lots of buzz from Persephone's Bees

Lots of buzz from Persephone's Bees

A ray of hope for Sunshine Days

Vendors selling undergarments, three cd booths blaring music (some of it objectionable) non-stop, not to mention a downtown bereft of activities.

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Entertainment Briefs

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Sunnyside's Knee 100-freestyle winner

YAKIMA - Sunnyside High School's Katie Knee brought home the top finish for the Lady Grizzly swimmers from yesterday's three-team meet at Yakima's Lions pool.

New 2006-07 Miss Sunnyside prepares to bring domestic violence awareness to local community

Taylor Gardner has been a busy young lady. After being named Miss Sunnyside for 2006-07 last Saturday, Gardner and the other girls in the court signed their contracts earlier this week and were involved with two ribbon cutting ceremonies last Tuesday.

Gap widens to 118 votes in race between Elliott, Wallace

Momentum may be building towards a clear-cut winner in the County Commissioner, District 3, Republican primary contest.

Lady Grizz get first soccer win

WAPATO - The Sunnyside girls soccer team rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit last night to down 2A Wapato 4-3 and claim its first win of the season.

'Hands Around the World' multi-cultural event Sept. 30

PASCO - Mission Possible is hosting "Hands Around the World," a regional multi-cultural event aimed at educating, sharing and celebrating the cultural diversity of our communities and our world. This year's annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9a.m. to 9p.m. at the TRAC in Pasco.

Snipes Mountain looking for more awards in Denver

Thirsty?

Thursday, September 21

Newcomers to equine contests anxious about next week's state fair

Bob Quick has been around horses all his life. He's been raising them in the valley for 30 years.

Fish screens keeping salmon on course

According to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), salmon in Washington state are making the journey to and from the ocean safely via area rivers.

Working Stiff

Mentors help store clerk climb to her veterinarian office work goals

Mentors help store clerk climb to her veterinarian office work goals

Yakima County commissioner race tightens

Mike Wallace narrowed the gap slightly yesterday in his primary contest with Rand Elliott for the County Commissioner, District 3, seat.

Wednesday, September 20

County to replace Hudson Road bridge

Yakima County commissioners took the first step yesterday in replacing the Hudson Road Bridge by approving a request for bids on the project.

Death Notice

JULIA PEREZ

JULIA PEREZ

Yakima County Briefs

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Raschko sets the pace in Apple Ridge Run Tuesday

COWICHE - Bickleton's lone female cross country contender, Danielle Raschko, led the way for three-quarters of the course at the Apple Ridge Run in Cowiche Tuesday before being overtaken by Kaitlyn Yamane of Warden.

S'side girls score first goal of 2006 season

The Sunnyside girls soccer team found the back of the net for the first time this season, but it wasn't enough in a 6-1 home loss to Hanford yesterday.

Shots fired at S'side residence early this morning

A Sunnyside resident reported hearing four or five gunshots at 12:17 a.m. today, Sept. 20, in the neighborhood of the 900 block of South 15th Street.

4A Davis falls to Sunnyside girls

Reeling from four straight losses, the Sunnyside volleyball team bounced back Tuesday night by beating the 4A Davis Pirates in five ono-league games 25-14, 21-25, 25-22, 19-25 and 15-9.

Guest Editorial

A vote for I-920 is a vote for family-owned businesses

A vote for I-920 is a vote for family-owned businesses

Knights suffer first loss of the season

MOSES LAKE - After four straight victories to open the season, the Sunnyside Christian High School soccer team tasted defeat for the first time Tuesday, losing to Moses Lake Christian Academy 4-3.

Volleyball match Friday at Bickleton

The Bickleton Lady Pirates will go to the net with Glenwood on Bickleton's home court this Friday.

Hospital spokesman details fundraising efforts

"My job is to ask people for money," Bill Flower told the Sunnyside Kiwanis Club this morning.

Great Prosser Balloon Rally this weekend

PROSSER - The 17th annual Great Prosser Balloon Rally is just around the corner, with events set to begin bright and early Friday morning.

Triathlon competitor gears up for move to Iron Man competition

GRANDVIEW - Some people climb mountains just because they are there. Grandview's Nick Van Tress will compete in his first Iron Man competition for the same reason. Because it's there.

Sierra Vista sixth graders charged after displaying knives Tuesday

Two Sunnyside sixth graders at Sierra Vista Middle School were charged with possession of dangerous weapons and displaying them at school yesterday, Sept. 19.

Grandview's Wallace trails in race for county seat

Talk about too close to call.

Grandview girls stay undefeated

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview volleyball team remained undefeated last night with a 3-0 home sweep of CWAC foe East Valley.

Sunnyside Canam plant to begin producing free standing mezzanines

VertiSpace, a division of Canam Steel, is geared up and ready to start producing mezzanines at its plant in Sunnyside.

Diaz, Mendez top tournament finishers

Steve Diaz of Grandview and Erica Mendez of Sunnyside won the men's and women's singles titles at this past weekend's Sunnyside Sunshine Days Tennis Tournament.

Local kid makes good!

Sunnyside Noon Rotarians welcomed back to Sunnyside a 1995 graduate of Sunnyside High School, who came to town Monday to tell them he had a plan that could bring better health care to their employees at a lower rate to the employer.

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'F' as in Frank

Sunshine Days, a moving experience

Sunshine Days, a moving experience

Tuesday, September 19

Home building taking less time

New construction on two houses in Villa Real Estates off West Edison Avenue in Sunnyside is coming along quickly thanks to panel construction.

Linde begins Gonzaga athletic career with injury

SPOKANE - Former Sunnyside volleyball standout Christy Linde made the grade both on the court and in the classroom and is now a student-athlete at Gonzaga University.

Hysell-Sanchez hook up for two touchdowns against Davis freshmen

The pass-and-catch tandem of Jonathan Hysell and James Sanchez burned the visiting Davis High School freshman football team for two touchdowns last Friday afternoon.

City council, school administrators address Grandview students 'early release' on Fridays

GRANDVIEW - Topics ranging from school resource officers to gang activity was discussed at last night's city council meeting in Grandview.

Foster families needed locally

PROSSER - "Did you ever see a child you couldn't love?" Kids in Kare coordinator Russ Boyd asked the audience.

Christian club speaker overcomes depression

PROSSER - A picture-perfect childhood in coastal California wasn't enough to prepare Seattle teacher Betty Barnett for depression.

Obituary

MARY BROWN

MARY BROWN

Soapbox derby racers compete in Sunnyside

The eighth annual Sunnyside Soapbox Derby held this past Saturday drew a total of 22 participants.

Sunshine Days Parade winners announced

More than 50 parade entries toured the downtown streets of Sunnyside Saturday at this year's Sunshine Days Parade.

Monday, September 18

Taylor Gardner named 2006-07 Miss Sunnyside

The wait is over for the eight contestants in the 2006-07 Miss Sunnyside Pageant. Eight wonderful girls competed for four spots on the court.

Vikings edged at home

MABTON - For the second time in three weeks, the Mabton football team lost by just a touchdown as the host Vikings fell 14-7 last Friday night to Kiona-Benton.

Knights stay unbeaten in weekend play

Sunnyside Christian played two non-league games this past weekend, winning both to stay unbeaten this year.

Too many turnovers cost Grandview

GRANDVIEW - As a team the Grandview Greyhounds are having trouble with the fundamentals of the game.

Community leaders honored with Spirit of Sunnyside awards

Four Sunnyside residents were honored last Saturday for their contributions to Sunnyside.

Davis Pirates snap 31-game losing skid against S'side Grizzlies

Question: what's worse than having to take to the road packing a 31-game losing streak?

Obituary

RHONDA SUE DESMARAIS

RHONDA SUE DESMARAIS

Friday, September 15

Lady Hounds shut out in Ephrata

EPHRATA - The only bright spot in Grandview's 14-0 loss to Ephrata is that is wasn't a league game.

Guest Editorial

A real free market benefits workers

A real free market benefits workers

Lady Grizzlies still looking for first win

"With only three starters from last year's team, we are like an infant struggling to take its first steps," Sunnyside girls soccer coach Kathy Jolliff said of her team, which lost 9-0 at home last night to 2A East Valley.

G'view routs Toppenish

TOPPENISH - It was another day, another sweep for the Grandview volleyball team, which cruised 3-0 past Toppenish last night.

Chinese reflexology pathway opening soon in Prosser

PROSSER - It's been described as a sanctuary. A cobblestone pathway winding through trees and flowers with stunning sights such as a waterfall feeding a pond.

G'view animal control installs new dog adoption program

GRANDVIEW - Leah Nedrow has only been Grandview's animal control officer for two months, but she's already making a big difference.

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MOPS group starting in Lower Valley

GRANDVIEW - A Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) program has been formed in the Lower Valley.

Home Country

BY SLIM RANDLES

Grandview receives clean report from state auditors office

GRANDVIEW - The Washington State Auditor's Office released the findings of its accountability audit of the city of Grandview last Friday.

Death Notice

ALICIA T. HINOJOSA

ALICIA T. HINOJOSA

Lower Valley Pregnancy Center to hold grand re-opening

GRANDVIEW - The Lower Valley Pregnancy Center is celebrating its grand re-opening under the name of Life Options on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m., located at 100 E. Third Street in Grandview.

Entertainment Briefs

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Crossfade needs to make up its mind

An acoustic guitar opening, vocal harmonies, then an assault of angry metal.

Lady Grizzlies fall to Wildcats 3-1

Missed serves and unforced errors cost the Sunnyside volleyball team a chance at its first league victory of the season.

West Nile virus found in three more Yakima horses

West Nile virus has been confirmed in three additional horses in Yakima County. None of the animals had been vaccinated against the disease.

Oct. 10 vigil, march to protest violence

"There are three kinds of people," says Sunnyside Police Chief Ed Radder. "The victims of violent crimes, those who know a victim of violent crime and people who are just committed to their community."

Thursday, September 14

JV Grizzly gridders lose 42-0 to Panthers

WENATCHEE - Despite sustaining a 42-0 thrashing at the hands of the Wenatchee Panthers junior varsity squad this past Monday, the Sunnyside High School JV football team returned home on a positive note.

S'side sophomores double WASL writing results

High school sophomores throughout the state showed marked improvement on the writing portion of the 2005-06 WASL.

Almost new pianos find homes in Sunnyside School District

The Sunnyside School District has benefited from the lend/sell program provided by Kawai America Corp.

Goins remains hot on golf links

EAST WENATCHEE - Grandview's Robbie Goins continued his scorching play on the golf links at a Central Washington PGA pro-am event held this past Monday at Highlander Golf Course.

Death Notice

MILLIE A. BARNES

MILLIE A. BARNES

S'side team claims runner-up honors

Fielding a team made up mostly of fathers and sons, the Kino's mens slo-pitch softball team of Sunnyside finished second in a Chicano/Latino 13-team tourney held this past weekend at SunnyView Park.

Resource coordinator recruiting parent volunteers

One of Yesenia Rodriquez's goals as the new school and family resource coordinator for the Sunnyside School District is to increase the number of parent volunteers.

Wednesday, September 13

Doctor finds her way back to Washington state

Looking for a change of pace and originally being from Washington, Katheryn Norris, DO, and her husband moved to Sunnyside a couple of months ago.

S'side addresses auditorium needs

The Sunnyside School District has spent about $10,000 over the past year in improvements to the high school auditorium.

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Sierra Vista awaits final touches

The new Sierra Vista Middle School is open for classes, but there are some items to be wrapped up before the Sunnyside School District signs off that the project is completed.

Mabton Vikings win against Highland

MABTON - The Mabton High School varsity volleyball team won all three of its games against Highland last night in the season opener for the Lady Vikings.

S'side girls lose to Kamiakin

It was a strong start and strong finish for the Sunnyside girls soccer team last night.

Lady Knights rally past LaSalle

A renewed focus on defense and the service game rallied the Sunnyside Christian volleyball team to a 3-2 home win last night over league foe LaSalle.

Different cultures bring different ways to say things

What's rude to you or I might not be rude to other people.

S'side High harriers fare well at Columbia Basin League meet

RICHLAND - Sunnyside senior Sterling Scott turned in the second fastest 3A time at yesterday's Columbia Basin League cross country meet, staged at Richland's Leslie Grove Park.

Service runs doom Lady Grizzlies

RICHLAND - The Sunnyside volleyball team watched with frustration as servers for Hanford had huge runs in each game, helping the Falcons roll over the Lady Grizzlies 25-8, 25-17 and 25-10, Tuesday night.

G'view netters corral Mustangs

PROSSER - It was no contest.

Guest Editorial

Honor 9/11 victims by catching their killer

Honor 9/11 victims by catching their killer

Death Notice

MARIA RAMONA CIENFUEGOS

MARIA RAMONA CIENFUEGOS

ON THE ROAD AGAIN....

Motorcycle endurance rally bikers make stop in Sunnyside

Motorcycle endurance rally bikers make stop in Sunnyside

Lady Hounds lose to Wapato

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview Greyhounds finally got the monkey off their back when Anna George dribbled the ball down the field and scored with 10 minutes left to play.

Tuesday, September 12

Candidate stumps for votes

A Lion ventured into the den of the Noon Rotary Club yesterday, carrying a message he promised would be "short and sweet".

Obituary

CIPRIANA ROBLEDO-ANAYA

CIPRIANA ROBLEDO-ANAYA

Death Notice

VELMA MARIE THORNTON

VELMA MARIE THORNTON

Goins rallies down the stretch for Banana Belt title

What seemed like a two-horse race took on new life down the stretch this past Sunday in the closing round of the annual Banana Belt Golf Championship at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Concrete counter tops-the future of kitchen design

GRANDVIEW - Dan Atha of Grandview has expanded his business, Atha's Edge: Decorative Landscape and Borders, to include concrete counter tops.

Monson family given extra time to clean up feed lot

The Monson family will have an additional eight months to clean out their feed lot before the city of Sunnyside finalizes its purchase of the 150 acres just outside the city limits.

Modular home destroyed by fire Sunday in S'side

A double-wide, modular home was destroyed in a fire Sunday, Sept. 10, at SunValley Mobile Home Park in Sunnyside.

New wine warehouse ready for business in Grandview

GRANDVIEW - Wine makers in the Lower Valley just got good news. The Columbia Valley Wine Warehouse is open for business.

Sunnyside Grid Kid teams struggle

Unable to stop the off tackle runs of the Zillah Grid Kid "A" team, Sunnyside suffered a 42-6 loss this past Saturday, its second loss of the season. Giving up 30 first half points the Sunnyside eleven dug a hole that's tough for any team to get out of.

Monday, September 11

SCHS sweeps Bickleton

Don't let the 3-0 sweep fool you.

Mustangs run past 'Hounds

PROSSER - The Grandview High School girls soccer team continued to struggle, losing Saturday to Prosser, 6-0.

S'side church honors heroes

"I thank God for heroes," Cornerstone Assembly of God Pastor Bob Widmann told his congregation Sunday. "Police officers may not look at themselves as heroes, but I look at them as heroes."

Knights win two 'friendlies' over weekend

TROUT LAKE - The Sunnyside Christian Knights had a chance to tune-up its soccer team with two friendly matches Friday and Saturday in Trout Lake.

Port of Sunnyside makes entryway improvements

A pipe dream no more, the Port of Sunnyside on Saturday placed irrigation pipes in six acres at the I-82 interchange next to the John Deere dealership along Midvale Road.

Death Notice

MARIA TERESA ZEPEDA-FARIAS

MARIA TERESA ZEPEDA-FARIAS

Vikes lose at Warden

WARDEN - Always a tough 1A football school, host Warden proved too much for Mabton in a 30-6 Vikings' loss in non-league action last Friday.

Panthers scratch out win over Sunnyside grid team

Despite holding the Wenatchee Panthers to just 179 yards of total offense, the Sunnyside Grizzlies dropped a 19-10 non-league decision to the 4A visitors last Friday night.

Messmore top finisher in Ellensburg girls race

Grizzly boys fourth at 16-team invitational

Grizzly boys fourth at 16-team invitational

Street widening not the only change in store for South First Street upgrade

With two-thirds of the 42 portions of properties in hand for Sunnyside's South First Street expansion, the city is working to wrap up the remaining property purchases.

Lady Grizzlies shut out at Southridge

KENNEWICK - In Columbia Basin League action last Saturday, the Sunnyside girls soccer team was defeated 8-0 at Southridge.

A day at the races in Grandview

GRANDVIEW - Down Euclid Road they roared, ages 7 to 82 all taking their turns during Grandview's Soapbox Derby held on Saturday.

Lady Pirates struggle with hitting, lose to Prescott

BICKLETON - Bickleton's Lady Pirates needed a stronger hitting team in their match against Prescott last Saturday, but came through strong on passing and their sets were pretty good. But, the effort of the ladies just wasn't enough to beat out Prescott.

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ELLENSBURG - The Grandview Greyhounds varsity boys cross-country team placed eighth at this past Saturday's Ellensburg Invite. They earned 239 points for their efforts at the meet.

Greyhounds strike early, cruise to victory

TOPPENISH - Opening league play against the Wildcats last Friday, the Grandview Greyhounds struck early to take a 29-0 halftime lead and then held on for a 36-21 win.

Lady Grizzlies fourth at SunDome Classic

YAKIMA - This past Saturday at the SunDome Classic the Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies got a chance to measure themselves against state 3A teams and snuck a look at one of its future opponents.

Friday, September 8

Happy ending for S'side resident intent on renovating family home

Most people probably wouldn't want to live in an industrial zone. The noise and traffic of several 24-hour operations would be too much for some.

Feds brought in on property dispute

Prosser contractor Tom Paul was at it again this week in an ongoing property dispute with the city of Sunnyside.

Hinzerling Winery to celebrate 30th anniversary

PROSSER - Founded in 1976 by the Wallace family, Hinzerling Winery will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special retrospective tasting and dinner at the Vintner's Inn restaurant at Hinzerling Winery in Prosser, Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 6 p.m.

CD Review

"Come Closer"- not your everyday brand of pop

"Come Closer"- not your everyday brand of pop

Rachel's Ramblings

Daily Buzz, here I come

Daily Buzz, here I come

Editorial

Let 'em learn English!

Let 'em learn English!

The Newcomer

Self before all else

Self before all else

Story Time

Tom Paul saga continues

Tom Paul saga continues

G'view netters romp over Wapato

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview varsity volleyball team took control early on enroute to a 3-0 sweep over Wapato last night.

Kamiakin too strong for S'side girls

KENNEWICK - The Sunnyside Grizzlies volleyball team traveled to Kennewick last night and got a taste of what 4A competition might be like against Kamiakin. The Braves beat the Lady Grizzlies in straight games 25-10, 25-7 and 25-19.

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Lady 'Hounds bow to Selah

GRANDVIEW - For nearly 30 minutes the Grandview girls soccer team kept Selah within its sight, trailing 1-0. Then things started to unravel for the Greyhounds.

Thursday, September 7

Sunnyside makes plans for new elementary school in '08

The doors opened this week on the new Sierra Vista Middle School, but the Sunnyside School District is already planning for a new elementary school.

Working Stiff

Grandview man does windows

Grandview man does windows

Obituaries

JUANITA G

Anaerobic digester nears completion at DeRuyter brothers Outlook dairy

"My dad has always been interested in new technology," said Dan DeRuyter at this morning's Kiwanis International Club meeting in Sunnyside.

Brazen thieves return for machete left behind in theft

Thieves, who stole a stereo from a car in Sunnyside and left behind a machete and a knife, returned yesterday, Sept. 6, to the home in the 1700 block of Cascade Way to look for them.

Property owners' names protected by court ruling

ELLENSBURG - Yakima County prevailed last Thursday in a court showdown over release of property owner information.

Miss Sunnyside Court wrapping up 2005-06 reign

With less than two weeks left in their reign, the Miss Sunnyside Court has been staying busy attending parades, pageants and winning awards.

Wednesday, September 6

Aunt reports assault by nieces

A 35-year-old woman called Sunnyside police for help yesterday, Sept. 5, at 9:21 a.m., reporting she was assaulted by three nieces, ages 13, 14 and 15, and a second 15-year-old.

Lady Grizzlies shut out by 4A Davis in soccer opener

YAKIMA - The Sunnyside High School girls soccer team came out firing in its season opener at Davis last night, but couldn't sustain the momentum in a 5-0 non-league loss.

Guest Editorial

Sierra Club sellout on immigration?

Sierra Club sellout on immigration?

Death Notices

EFFIE M

Briefs

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S'side Christian rallies to win season opener

RICHLAND - "Are you ready to go home in three games or do you want to stay around and play for awhile," Sunnyside Christian High School volleyball coach Tammy Bangs asked her team last night.

Free tree waste offered to Sunnyside residents

The City of Sunnyside is giving away tree waste generated from the tree removal at Central Park.

Grandview Council tours wastewater plant

GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council took a tour of the city's wastewater treatment plant Tuesday night and then approved the reallocation of several businesses' wastewater capacities.

'F' as in Frank

Art imitating life?

Art imitating life?

Philippine natives making a new life in Sunnyside

Living in San Carlos, Negros, in the Philippines, Roy and Anne Pasicaran led a comfortable life. They both had jobs, Roy as a civil engineer and Anne as an OB nurse. The couple lived with Anne's family and enjoyed the weather and the food their home country offered.

Bickleton Pirates take on S'side freshmen in first match of season

BICKLETON - Bickleton's volleyball season opened yesterday, Sept. 5, on its home court against freshmen from Sunnyside High School.

Cutting to the Core

Good-bye old friend

Good-bye old friend

Sunnyside girls second at jamboree

EAST VALLEY - The Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies kicked off their volleyball season last night at the East Valley Jamboree.

Tuesday, September 5

Death Notice

HELEN A. RELYEA

HELEN A. RELYEA

Labor Day weekend marked with thefts, burglaries in S'side

Sunnyside police officers had 13 thefts and four burglaries to deal with over the three-day weekend.

Vikes lose double overtime game in season opener

MABTON - "Who came up with that schedule?" Mabton football coach John Durham laughed during a recent practice as he took a look at his team's scheduled season opener against the Pasco JV team.

Grizzlies out last Greyhounds

GRANDVIEW - One word can describe the outcome of Friday night's game between the Sunnyside Grizzlies and the Grandview Greyhounds.

Bank manager putting newly learned language to work

Debbie Hazzard, manager of Yakima Federal Savings in Sunnyside, invested 24 hours and is receiving her dividends daily.

Back yard farmers harvest bountiful crop

GRANDVIEW - There are many attractions to behold in the back yard of Chuck and Elva Mattocks' Grandview home. They have made excellent use of the limited space they have and are able to produce a variety of fruits and vegetables.

Sunnyside men finish Titanium Man Triathlon

KENNEWICK - Four Sunnyside men competed last Saturday in the Titanium Man Triathlon in Kennewick.

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New event in Valley this weekend to provide wine experience

New event in Valley this weekend to provide wine experience

Death Notice

CAROLINA C. CHAVEZ

CAROLINA C. CHAVEZ

Yakima Valley event to 'Savor the Art'

The second annual Savor the Art event is planned during the month of October in wineries throughout the Yakima Valley.

Cutting to the Core

September 1 brings happy anticipation

September 1 brings happy anticipation

Grape Stomp returns to G'view

GRANDVIEW - Registration is now underway for teams competing in the annual Great Grandview Grape Stomp to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Dog attacks news carrier yesterday

Emilio Mireles of Mabton was attacked by a dog as he was attempting to deliver a copy of the Daily Sun News yesterday in northern Mabton.

'F' as in Frank

Here's to Generation 9/11

Here's to Generation 9/11

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KATHLEEN MARIE DOMINGUEZ

KATHLEEN MARIE DOMINGUEZ

S'side police officer finds open door after career ends

When one door closes, another opens.

CD Review

Loony in the best possible way

Loony in the best possible way

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Money firefighters collected will stay here to help kids

Money firefighters collected will stay here to help kids

Soccer fans step forward-your help is needed

The Sunnyside Soccer Club is looking for a few good men and women.

Miss Sunnyside Candidate

Vanessa Van Boven

Vanessa Van Boven

Central Park to be closed Sept. 5-8 for tree removal

Central Park in Sunnyside will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 5, through Friday, Sept. 8, for the trimming and removal of trees.