Miss Sunnyside Candidate | Laurissa Ruiz

Miss Sunnyside Candidate

A desire to change her outlook is the motivation for Laurissa Ruiz, 16, to seek the Miss Sunnyside title.

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Shield a badge in prayer

For the past 10 years, the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church has hosted a special 9/11 worship service, a service that calls for congregation to cover the officers in prayer.

Princesses to walk Saturday

A “Walk in Their Heels: A Future Miss Sunnyside Candidate Experience” will be held during the 2017 Miss Sunnyside Pageant.

Casino night planned

The annual Senior Citizens casino night has changed locations. This year the event will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday at the city community center, 1521 S. First St.


Week of September 11 through 15

New way to serve

The Junior League of Yakima is seeking women of like-minds to join its organization to attend a new member informational meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Redifer Brewing Company, 123 E. Yakima Ave.

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Museum board to be parade marshals

A group of hard working behind the scenes volunteers have been chosen to be the Grand Marshals for the annual Sunshine Days Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Fall garden hints given

Learn how to extend the gardening season at a workshop offered at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, in the waterfall classroom at the Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 W. Union St.

Community input sought

A public forum to discuss the possible construction of new classrooms at the high school is the focus of a community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the High School auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Apple crisp event set

The annual Apple Crisp American Cancer Society fundraiser is slated for 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Harman Center.

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1987: Valley grape harvest a week early

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

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Partnership in mission and service

Women gather strength in mutual cause

Saturday’s rummage sale at 1105 Taylor Ave. is more than just a fund-raiser, although raising money is a good thing, the event organizers admit.

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Sunnyside gets first JROTC unit

Program offers leadership, citizenship skills

When Kent Palmer and Tim Gallon were selected to be the lead instructors of the new Sunnyside High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program, they weren’t ready for the response the program was about to receive.

Candidate seeks help

Hannah Frazier of Prosser is hosting a fund-raiser dinner at the Prosser Eagle Aeries for her bid at the Miss Teen Washington pageant.

Fall dinner benefit set

The Children’s Wishes and Dreams fall benefit dinner is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, at Two Mountains Winery, 2151 Cheyne Road.