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Date night with mom

Having some fun at this past Saturday’s mother-son dance in Grandview are Jacqueline Jimenez and Nathan Arroyo in the foreground and Mark and Michelle Eves behind them.

Marijuana meeting cancelled

A Sunnyside City Council meeting scheduled for tonight (Monday) in Sunnyside has been cancelled.

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‘Shred and med’ held in Sunnyside

Sunnysiders received help last Saturday in safely discarding personal documents and old prescription medications during Yakima County Crime Stoppers’ twice annual ‘shred and med’ event at the Law and Justice Center.

State auditors nick city of Grandview

The Washington State Auditor’s Office found the city of Grandview did not properly report federal funds the municipality received for its wastewater treatment plant improvements.

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Another success for Loving Sunnyside Initiative

Volunteers with the Loving Sunnyside Initiative were out in full force last Saturday sprucing up six homes in need of a little TLC.

City’s phone system kapoot

The city of Sunnyside’s telephone system is not operational.

Pacific Power asking for 8.5 percent rate increase

If Pacific Power has their way, residents will soon be paying more for electricity in this area.

Theater company adds manager, artistic director

Changes are coming to the Princess Theatre in Prosser.

Royalty raffle winners named

Three lucky winners of the annual Miss Sunnyside raffle drawing will get to ride in the annual Sunshine Days Parade, serving as “Royalty for the Day.”

Naturalist led walk planned on Oct. 11

See the beginning of autumn in a whole new light with a naturalist-led walk through the Yakima Area Arboretum’s oak collection on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Razor clam digs tentatively set

The first razor clam dig of the season is tentatively scheduled next month with additional digs planned through New Year’s Eve.

Junior rodeo finals staged this weekend

Rodeo events featuring young athletes from the pee-wee division up to age 18 will be held today (Friday) through Sunday at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick.

Musical opens first Saturday in October at Prosser theater

Over the Hill Theatricals will present 70, Girls, 70 on Saturday, Oct. 4. The curtain is scheduled to rise that night at the Princess Theatre in Prosser at 7:30 p.m.

Spring Creek Supper Club scheduled for Friday, Oct. 3

Gesa Power House Theatre and Shakespeare Walla Walla will present the fall Spring Creek Supper Club on Friday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

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Maryhill to celebrate ‘Car is King’ weekend

The Maryhill Museum of Art near Goldendale is planning a weekend chock full of activities to celebrate classic autos.

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Alpaca Farm Days celebrated this weekend

To celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days, Yakima Valley alpaca farms will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this coming Saturday and Sunday.

Sun Run on tap during Sunshine Days

The annual Miss Sunnyside Sun Run, which features 10K, 5K and walking events, will be staged Saturday, Oct. 4, during the Sunshine Days celebration in Sunnyside.

Pumpkin decorating contest at Sun Terrace

Sun Terrace Assisted Living Center in Sunnyside is sponsoring a pumpkin decorating contest to take place through the month of October.

Grape Stomp this Saturday

The Great Grape Stomp will return to Grandview this Saturday, Sept. 27, starting at 12 noon.

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William Florian in concert in Sunnyside Oct. 6

The Lower Valley Community Concert Association will present William Florian, former lead vocalist of The New Christy Minstrels, in concert Monday, Oct. 6, at the Sunnyside High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m.