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Gone hunting

Local repairman retires

After answering more than 45,000 service calls as the Lower Valley’s official Sears repairman, Tom Grubenhoff has retired.

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Open at last!

The Sunnyside Community Library held its grand opening yesterday morning, which was celebrated by a number of locals who visited in the first hours.

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Local men honored by state Filipino community

Sunnyside’s Rey Pascua and Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) recently were honored for their ongoing support of Washington’s Filipino communities.

Mabton church hosts jamboree

The Flat Possum Pickers will make their return this coming Sunday at the Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church, 428 B St.

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Patrons invited to re-opening of new library

After months of anticipation, library patrons will have an opportunity to visit a completely new reading center at its 621 Grant location.

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Scouts summit Mount St. Helens

A group of 10 people from Sunnyside, six of them local Boy Scouts between the ages of 12 and 17, hiked the Monitor Ridge Trail to the summit of Mount St. Helens last Friday, Nov. 6.

‘A Christmas Story’ to be shown Nov. 29

The Princess Theatre will have two special showings of “A Christmas Story” on Saturday, Nov. 29.

Quilt expert to share expertise

The expertise of nationally recognized author May Bywater Cross will be shared at a luncheon and lecture event at White Bluffs Quilt Museum this coming Sunday.

Sweet potatoes on culinary class menu

A culinary class, featuring sweet potatoes, is being offered at the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center next Thursday, Nov. 19.

Olympia Dukakis to perform Nov. 20

Olympia Dukakis, known for her acting roles in the movies “Steel Magnolias” and “Moonstruck,” will stage a one-woman performance at the Capitol Theatre next Friday, Nov. 20.

Ahn Trio to stage concert

The Ahn Trio will stage a live concert at The Seasons Performance Hall on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Bridal show tomorrow

The Unforgettable Fall Bridal Gala will take place tomorrow from noon to 5 p.m. at the Yakima Convention Center.

‘Oh, the Drama!’ symphony tomorrow

The Yakima Symphony Orchestra will stage “Oh, the Drama!”, featuring music from some of Shakespeare’s dramatic plays tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre.

Christmastime visits Bill’s Berry Farm

A Christmas open house and tree sales are right around the corner at Bill’s Berry Farm.