Change of leadership with Sunnyside United

Recent changes in time and employment commitments of key Sunnyside United leaders led the youth coalition to hold elections yesterday morning (Thursday) at the group’s monthly meeting.

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Headed to the fair

Sunnyside’s Teresa Rhynard this past Thursday morning was on her way to enter this 300-plus pound pumpkin in the Central Washington State Fair, which opens today in Yakima.

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‘70, Girls, 70’ opens first Saturday in October

PROSSER – Residents in the towns of Sunnyside, Grandview, Bickleton and Prosser have been gathering on Monday and Thursday evenings for quite some time now, preparing to entertain community theater enthusiasts this

Bob Homan Trio to perform at jamboree

MABTON – The Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church in Mabton welcomes the newcomers Bob Homan Trio to the stage this month.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Mickayla Wert

Wanting others to understand “...what it’s really like living in Sunnyside,” Mickayla Wert decided to compete for the 2014-15 Miss Sunnyside title.

Star party set for tomorrow

PARADISE – Families and individuals of all ages are invited to the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park for a special “star viewing party” on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Special hunt permits to be issued in burn area

Plenty of hunting, fishing and other recreational opportunities are still available in North Central Washington despite this summer’s wildfires and mudslides. Most areas that were temporarily closed are now accessible.

Charge it at the fair this year

YAKIMA – For the first time the Central Washington State Fair will be able to accept credit and debit cards for payment at the entry gates this year.

Ballroom class starts Oct. 14

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a six-week session of ballroom dance classes every Tuesday, beginning Oct. 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way).

Learn about native trees Sept. 27

YAKIMA – The Yakima Area Arboretum is launching its first naturalist-led educational program on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. until noon, with a presentation and walk on “Native Trees of Yakima County.”

‘Girls Night Out’ event tomorrow

PROSSER – The Princess Theatre in Prosser will host its annual Girls Night Out tomorrow (Saturday).

Auditions to be held Sept. 28

PROSSER – Valley Theater Company will conduct open auditions for its holiday show, “The Rented Christmas,” on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 28-29, at the Princess Theatre, located at 1228 Meade Ave. in Prosser.

Williams & Ree at Wildhorse next Thursday

PENDLETON, ORE. – Williams and Ree, better known as the “Indian and the White Guy,” will be at Wildhorse Resort & Casino for one night, Thursday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m.

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School library bustling with activity

The old days of keeping library conversations to a whisper are a thing of the past at Harrison Middle School.