Center offers hearing and speech screening for children

YAKIMA – Children who have difficulties with understanding speech with background noise, who are struggling in school or have difficulty hearing on the phone could have something called (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder (C)APD.

Breakfast a key piece of children’s school routine

Children who eat a nutritious breakfast in the morning have an easier time focusing on their schoolwork since they are not distracted by hunger, according to Dr. Teresia O’Connor, pediatrician at Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Air flight service saves lives of critical patients

Most hospitals in the state of Washington are designated as level IV trauma centers, meaning patients needing critical care must be transferred to a higher level care facility.

Don’t overlook importance of eye exams

While children are usually given eye screenings in school, these exams do not compare to a professional medical eye exam, said a Baylor College of Medicine ophthalmologist.

STD testing free each month

YAKIMA – Life Choices Executive Director Joddi-Jay Babcock has announced her agency is offering free testing for sexually transmitted diseases the first Mondays of each month.

Alleviate sugar sag with a healthier diet

Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause “sugar sag,” which results in wrinkles and loose skin.

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Work is a joy for Sunnyside woman

Work is a joy for San Juanita Fernandez.

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From being hungry to feeding the hungry

Caring for the community’s hungry was the theme of the Sunnyside Ministerial Association’s annual Thanksgiving service held Sunday evening at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

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Sunnyside’s newest funeral director a perfect fit at Smith Funeral Homes

Even though Captain Smith didn’t set out to become a funeral director and embalmer, he admits it has been the right choice of careers for the newest employee at Sunnyside’s Smith Funeral Homes and Crematory.

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Yakima County program allows women to add life to their home

GRANDVIEW – Safe, warm and thankful…that’s how Mary Williams and her daughter, Barbara Williams, feel about their newly renovated three-bedroom home.

Let’s talk about giving

A prairie farmer appeared at a bank asking for a loan of one dollar. He acknowledged that it was customary to provide collateral for any loan and produced a ten thousand dollar saving bond.

Piano concert set for Dec. 19

WALLA WALLA – Mark Brown and Gary Hemenway will perform on dual grand pianos on Friday, Dec. 19. The “Holidays in Ivory” concert is a benefit for Friends of Children of Walla Walla.