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Local teen learning to master the yoyo

Most people remember trying to learn yoyo tricks as a child, only to put the toy in a drawer the first time the string ended up in knots.

Rice tosses his third 300 of the season

It’s getting to be old hat for Sunnyside’s Rob Rice. The talented bowler threw his third perfect game of the 2014-15 season this past Monday evening.

Sunnyside League bowling report


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A league of their own…

Soccer matches being organized for special needs athletes

GRANDVIEW – They aren’t your stereotypical varsity athletes, but they are unique and are being recognized by four schools, being provided the opportunity to compete in soccer.

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Maria Flores


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ELITE squad

Plan of work meeting April 8 at conservation office in Zillah

The South Yakima Conservation District supervisors will hold their annual plan of work meeting at the district office, located at 200 Cheyne Rd. in Zillah, on Wednesday, April 8, from 3 to 4 p.m.

Grandview civil service commission meets Tuesday

The Grandview Civil Service Commission will meet Tuesday, March 31, to certify entry level and lateral officer eligibility lists.

Little Grapplers haul hardware home from Pasco tournament

PASCO – Of the 44 Sunnyside Little Grapplers team members who competed at a wrestling tournament in Pasco last Saturday, more than half of them returned home with “Top 3” placing medals.

Mabton schools earn clean audit

A review of the Mabton School District’s books revealed a clean bill of health.

Sunnyside, Grandview receive task force funding

The Yakima County Commission this past Tuesday approved agreements with the cities of Sunnyside and Grandview, awarding the police departments in those cities high intensity drug trafficking area task force funds.

Chiefs claim pair of 5-2 wins against SHS

MOSES LAKE – The highlights for the Sunnyside High School tennis squads this past Tuesday were Nathan Laverman’s victory at boys No. 2 singles and the win that Mirella Ramirez and Stephanie Herrera nailed down at girls No. 1 doubles.

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Storyteller shares first American tales

Stories about spider web-like dreamcatchers and the courting methods of young Native American couples were among the tales shared with Sunnyside Pioneer Elementary School third graders last Tuesday.

Meet a farmer event planned

The second annual “Meet Your Farmer” event will be held Sunday, April 19, at Heavenly Hills Harvest, 762 S. Emerald Rd., Sunnyside, according to Merritt Mitchell Wajeeh, event organizer and local farmer.