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Work is a joy for Sunnyside woman

Work is a joy for San Juanita Fernandez.

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From being hungry to feeding the hungry

Caring for the community’s hungry was the theme of the Sunnyside Ministerial Association’s annual Thanksgiving service held Sunday evening at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.

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Harvest hop

More than 60 Sunnyside High School students turned out for a harvest dance in the school’s commons this past Sunday for senior citizens.

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Season’s meetings

The Melange gift store in Sunnyside was packed this past Wednesday night to kick off its Christmas open house.

‘Underground’ serving those who don’t have place to call their home

In the face of homelessness, the community of Sunnyside doesn’t have a lot of options for helping everyone in need.

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1964: Sunnyside voters OK formation of port district

H. Lloyd Miller of Sunnyside shared photographs of a potato grown by local rancher Harold Olsen that clearly showed the spud to be larger than Miller’s 2-year-old son. Every Washington state county but King and Pierce voted in favor of the prohibition of alcohol. There were 20,000 returns in favor of being dry, as opposed to 15,000 rejecting the law.

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Mabton police chief calls it a career

MABTON - After nearly five years on the job, Mabton Police Chief Ricardo Gutierrez has decided it’s time to turn in his badge.

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Bullies not allowed


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Bazaar season underway

Cheyenne Giffords of Benton City sells baked goods at the Outlook Grange this past Saturday.

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Simmons to perform Nov. 11 in Sunnyside

Al Simmons, a one-man comedy tour de force, will bring his antics to the Sunnyside High School auditorium stage on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

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Novelist in town for showing of “The Last Unicorn”

Award-winning novelist Peter S. Beagle will be at the Grand Cinemas Yakima Valley in Sunnyside on Friday, Nov. 7, for a signing and a screening of the 1982 animated feature “The Last Unicorn.”

Annual holiday treasures bazaar set for Nov. 15

Sunnyside’s Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will be hosting its annual Holiday Treasures Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Open house set for Nov. 8

On Saturday, Nov. 8, the Granger Historical Society will hold its annual open house from 1 to 4 p.m.

Country Fair Bazaar Nov. 1

The Prosser United Methodist Women’s Country Fair Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Prosser United Methodist Church.

Rodeo action in Yakima next weekend

The top rodeo in the Northwest, the Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo, is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, with three big performances at the SunDome in Yakima.