Social Security questions and answers

My wife didn’t work enough to earn 40 credits to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits.

Are your kids delaying your retirement?

Some baby boomers are supporting their ‘boomerang’ children

Are you providing some financial support to your adult children?

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St. Joseph events end with a splash

St. Joseph Parish in Sunnyside held a variety of summer activities in June, which finished off last Friday with a celebration featuring arcs of water from the local fire department.

Keep your investments from going on ‘vacation’

It’s that time of year when many of us hit the road for a summer vacation.

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SIED funds on tap for Water Works?

Port to seek money for brewery/winery incubator

History and industry will intersect at Sunnyside’s old water department building at the corner of Fifth Street and Grant Avenue.

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Longtime Grandview leader steps away from public service

After serving his community as a school board member, city councilman, port commissioner and mayor for more than 30 years, Mike Bren has decided to step away from public office.

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Birthday gala

Surrounded by family and friends, Sunnyside‘s Pauline Padgham Shockley celebrated her 100th birthday this past Sunday at Sunnyside’s Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant.

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$45,000 raised by Sort-4-the-Cause this year

Sort-4-the-Cause presented a combined $45,000 to three different organizations last Thursday.

Class of ‘95 plans reunion

The Sunnyside High School class of 1995 is planning its 20-year class reunion for Friday and Saturday, July 24-25.

Port OK’s lab staff updates

In action last night, Monday, Port of Sunnyside commissioners updated a new job description for the facility technician/lab lead in the port’s lab.

Christian club meeting July 14

Sunnyside’s Sami Jo Sartin will be the featured musical guest at the Tuesday, July 14, meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection.

Aid calls top weekend fire calls

Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have responded to 24 citizen requests for emergency aid since last Thursday.

Burglars elude Sunnyside police

Just after noon yesterday (Monday) an alert citizen called the Sunnyside Police Department, reporting a burglary in progress in the 300 block of Fairview Avenue.

Lower Valley quiet yesterday

Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies assisted Sunnyside police with a burglary report yesterday afternoon (Monday), but otherwise handled only a few calls from the Lower Valley.

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Visiting Jesuits are men of discernment

A group of seven Jesuit scholastics are in Sunnyside for the summer, helping to run a summer camp at St. Joseph parish and living a life of service to the people of the city.