Pioneer Booster Club hosts family fun nights

Sunnyside’s Pioneer Elementary School is now hosting open gym nights for the families of its students this winter.

Infant CPR class Thursday

YAKIMA – Unintentional choking and suffocation are the leading causes of all injury deaths for infants under one year of age.

Children’s bereavement workshop free in February

YAKIMA – Do you know a child who is grieving the death of a parent or other close loved one?

Not too late to be vaccinated for influenza

Although we are currently in the midst of a moderate to strong influenza year, it’s not too late to be protected against the virus, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.

Added sugar could contribute to those added holiday pounds

The holidays can be a tricky time for those with a sweet tooth, but according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, everyone should be aware of the amount of added sugar they’re consuming year-round.

Proposal seeks to recover costs for public medical services at large entertainment venues

OLYMPIA – Providing emergency medical care to concert-goers at large outdoor venues – like the Gorge Amphitheater – can be expensive.

Study shows vaccination decreases rotavirus rates

A new study by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection.

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Dinner music

The clear notes of jazz filled the Sunset Room at Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant this past Friday night under the direction of Sunnyside High School jazz instructor David Chavey-Renaud (at left).

Homeless survey this Wednesday

The annual homeless survey, known at “Point in Time,” will take place at Sunnyside’s St. Joseph’s gym this coming Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

YVCOG’s new director a familiar face here in Valley

YAKIMA – This week the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG) announced Larry Mattson has been hired as its new executive director.

Historic ships to sail the gorge

An extended voyage on the Columbia River is planned for the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, two tall ships reminiscent of the days ships set sail on the high seas.

‘Fluffy’ comedy show tickets now available

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, will be on stage at the Yakima Valley SunDome on Friday, March 20.

Maryhill’s 75th season opens March 15

Maryhill Museum of Art’s 75th anniversary season will include the American Indian Painting: Twentieth-Century Masters exhibit, a collection of 35 paintings of a type seldom—if ever—exhibited in the Pacific Northwest.

‘The Best Week of Summer’ set for Aug. 25-29

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo theme this year will be “The Best Week of Summer.”