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Miss Sunnyside candidate Liliana Cisneros

Believing the opportunity of serving her community as Miss Sunnyside would open doors, Liliana Cisneros joins 12 other hopefuls vying for the title on Oct. 5.

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A fine tune

Auditioning for the Over the Hill Theatricals production of “70 Girls 70” are a number of Lower Valley community members, led by Jean Eakin.

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Heart-felt return

Community members fill the Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles lodge this past Saturday, enjoying the music of Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox.

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Zumba introduction

Several individuals wanting to learn more about beginning and low impact Zumba enjoy a workout at the Grandview Community Center during Zumba Buck Night this past Wednesday evening. The introductory class was provided at the cost of $1. Instructor Charlie Trevino (in the photo at right) explains the purpose of the different movements set to music.

Autumn Bounty fundraiser planned Saturday, Sept. 6

YAKIMA – The Yakima Area Arboretum is hosting its “Autumn Bounty” fundraising dinner on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Family fun on tap Aug. 1

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Extra Mile Student Center will be hosting a family fun night on Friday, Aug. 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Grandview Community Center (812 Wallace Way).

Jamboree set for Sunday

MABTON – The monthly Gospel music jamboree in Mabton will take place this coming Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mabton Grace Brethren Church.

Alpaca event scheduled for Saturday, July 19

PROSSER – Sage Bluff Alpacas near Prosser will be hosting its annual Summer Spin-In event this Saturday, July 19.

Airport Days this weekend

PROSSER – Prosser Airport Days and Fly-in will take place this coming Friday through Sunday, July 18-20.

Free play this Saturday

GOLDENDALE – Wood-land fairies and sprites will wander the gardens at Maryhill Museum of Art on Saturday, July 19, at 3 p.m. when the Portland Actors Ensemble presents a free performance of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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Sunnyside United volunteers start evaluation of local stores

Taking about half an hour out of yesterday’s meeting, members of the Sunnyside United coalition conducted a short evaluation of convenience stores in town.

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District governor finds his roots in Rotary

Finding a name badge owned by his grandfather brought home his belief that Rotary International is all about family for current Rotary District Governor Bruce Falkins of Kelowna, B.C.

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Lodging tax committee recommends funding Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for rest of year

After considerable discussion, a request by the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for the remainder of its originally requested funds for this year was approved by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

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Golden day for Sunnyside Port District

“It’s great to turn 50,” quipped State Rep. Bruce Chandler. “I wouldn’t mind being 50 again, it looks better every year.”

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2013-14 Miss Sunnyside Court begins farewell tour

From rubbing shoulders with community leaders to entertaining a class of pre-schoolers, the 2013-14 Miss Sunnyside Court has done it all.