1936: School gets first electrical light services

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

Farmers’ success is theme

A workshop to help Yakima Valley farms meet the growing demand for Washington-grown food is the theme of a Wholesale Success Workshop to take place May 3.

Donate blood, save lives

The American Red Cross, in observance of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8, is encouraging the public to support the organization with a donation.

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Students remind motorist not to text and drive

Local club focuses on safety

The Sierra Vista Middle School Prevention Club took lunch time to promote traffic safety Wednesday.

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The new era of book publishing

Former Sunnyside resident talks about being an author

The publishing world has changed with the explosion of e-books.

Talent of all types featured

Area 4-H members specializing in sewing will be attending the annual 4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Show April 22 at Fruitvale Grange, 2908 Castlevale Road.

Learn to design garden pots

A class to demonstrate the possibilities of container gardening is being offered 6-8 p.m. May 2 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

New service at libraries

Yakima Valley Libraries is offering a new “Book a Librarian” service.

Mabton girl awarded scholarship

Sunnyside Christian High School senior Katelyn Banks is the recipient of a sizable Grange Insurance Association scholarship.

Senior plans wish walk

A high school senior is planning a special fundraising event.

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Walking tall

Men in heels, including many Sunnyside police officers, stood tall walking in support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault on Yakima Valley Pathway Friday as part of the Lower Valley Crisis Support and Services first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser.

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Ahoy matey!

Party theme of creativity and lots of duct tape

It only takes a little imagination and some duct tape to create a 3-year-old party worthy of a pirate’s bounty.

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Decorative treasures

Among the items to be in the auction block at the annual Sunnyside Christian School Booster Club Auction is this decorative chest, donated by Marchant Home Furnishings of Grandview, shown here by Larry Floyd.

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Royal helper

American Glamour Queens princess Alysianna Aguirre, spends this morning assisting St. Joseph’s Food Bank volunteers with food distribution.

FFA chapters plan plant sales

Just in time for Mother’s Day

Two FFA chapters at area high schools will be offering plants just in time for Mother’s Day.