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Sunnyside unites on teen drug/alcohol issue

“Did you drink alcohol when you were a kid?”

Grandview man receives 17-year prison sentence for 2013 slaying

Robert Bruce McCorkindale, 25, of Grandview yesterday (Tuesday) was sentenced to 17 years in prison after he pled guilty to a second degree murder charge for his role in the killing of Preston Yahne of Prosser last year.

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Special presentation

Sunnyside American Legion Post #73 officers recently visited former post commander Walter George (seated) to present him with his 70-year-membership award and a plaque to honor his service to American Legion Post #73.

Port of Grandview commissioners approve purchase of steel building

During a special meeting on Tuesday, Port of Grandview commissioners completed the purchase of what will be an incubator for small businesses.

Lower Valley quiet yesterday for deputies

The Lower Valley was quiet for Yakima County Sheriff deputies yesterday.

Shoplifter pursued by security

Sunnyside police raced to Walmart yesterday (Tuesday) after being alerted to the pursuit of a shoplifter, who allegedly stole a drill from the store.

Police seeking witnesses to hit and run

Mabton police are investigating a report of a hit and run accident, which occurred last Monday in the 100 block of High School Road.

Marijuana still illegal for teens

Police in Grandview arrested a juvenile male yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) in the 1600 block of West Fifth Street on charges of possession of marijuana.

Sunnyside fire station open house this Saturday

The Sunnyside Fire Department will host an open house this coming Saturday during Sunnyside Sunshine Days to allow the community to take tours of the newly completed fire station, at the corner of South Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue.

Conservation assessments approved by county officials

A system of assessments for property within the South Yakima Conservation District was yesterday (Tuesday) approved by the Yakima County Commission.

Executive sessions held

The Mabton City Council held two executive sessions last week.

Work slated for fire station

In action last week, the Mabton City Council approved a project to replace the Mabton fire station’s concrete driveway with a new driveway, sidewalk, curb and gutter.

Brown water alarms residents

Brown water has Mabton residents seeing red.

Agreement approved

The Mabton City Council will have some help in preparing the 2015 budget.

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Changes afoot at hospital

If you’ve been to Sunnyside Community Hospital recently, it would be difficult not to notice a lot of construction going on, a number of new faces and an expansion of available health care services.

‘My job is harder’ fight isn’t a battle you want to win

There’s a human tendency to feel like you’re pulling more than your fair share of the weight.

Are you a coffee addict?

As I write this, it is National Coffee Day.

Naches handcuffs Lady Vikes, 9-0

MABTON – A skilled Rangers soccer team overwhelmed the Mabton Lady Vikings last night, prevailing 9-0.