Former FFA student gathers donations for fire victims

Sunnyside’s Amanda Bestebreur is collecting money, furniture and clothing for victims of the wildfires in the Chelan area.

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DSN carrier team takes pride with speed and reliability

Rene, Sylvia and Lydia Alvarez arrive early to pick up their daily packets of newspapers. They double check their bundles to make sure they have adequate copies for their combined paper routes before the siblings hit the streets to deliver the current edition of Sunnyside’s Daily Sun News.

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Birds of a feather flock to Noon Rotary meeting

Dispelling the stereotype of the lone bird watcher ensconced behind binoculars, Kerry Turley this past Monday told the Sunnyside Noon Rotary members there are 47 million bird watchers in the U.S.

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Splash of color on smoke-filled hazy day

The delicate yellow hue of a patch of sunflowers add a bit of color to recent otherwise gray mornings caused by recent smoke inversion throughout the Yakima Valley.

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Movie on the lawn

A small crowd of movie lovers gathered on the Sunnyside Museum lawns last Thursday night to enjoy a film and some ice cream, donated by the Yakima Valley Dairy Farmers.

Cribbage tourney winners named

Bill Hill of Hermiston, Ore. was the hi-qualifier of the main event at the annual “Summer Classic” cribbage tournament held in Sunnyside recently at the VFW hall.

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Auto parts salesman enjoys helping local mechanics

Michael Angel Grajeda still remembers working on cars with his uncle as a small child.

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Museum hosts new art show

Sunnyside Arts Commission member Debbie Mendoza eyes a spot for one of several art pieces for a new display arranged this week in the Sunnyside Museum basement.

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Lunching Alpaca style

Visitors to Sage Bluff Alpacas are invited to pack a lunch and come “Picnic with the ‘Pacas” at the farm’s summer open house set for this coming Saturday, Aug. 15.

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Sunnyside Ace Hardware on the move

Sunnyside Ace Hardware owner Dennis Allen announced this week that the store will be moving closer to downtown Sunnyside by year’s end.

Grizzly Academy for freshmen opens next Tuesday at S’side High

Sunnyside High School will host Grizzly Academy for incoming freshmen next Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 18-21.

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Miss Sunnyside candidate Jessica Linde

Stepping out of her comfort zone as an athlete and advocate among her peers is Jessica Linde.

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Royal treatment

The Miss Sunnyside Court is currently selling raffle tickets for its annual “Royalty for the Day” event.

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Lots of love for ‘No Love’

The next to the last installment of downtown Sunnyside’s “Tuesday Tunes” summer concert series was last night and featured a live performance by the Sunnyside trio No Love.

Coffee shop helps family

Last Thursday, Dutch Bros. Sunnyside partnered with the community to raise $6,642 for the four daughters of the late Angela and Kyle Walker.