Comments sought on airport contamination

A year ago the city of Sunnyside received a $300,000 grant to research an alphabet soup of contaminants at the city’s airport.

Information, please

Options for reviewing the complete, 329-page remedial investigation report on Sunnyside’s airport include:

Gov. Inslee calls for special budget session

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee is calling a special budget session for state legislators.

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Mabton police officers lend a helping hand

MABTON – Sometimes being a community law enforcement officer means getting your hands dirty.

Burglary, theft reported to S'side cops

Since yesterday (Thursday) police in Sunnyside have been alerted to a burglary and a theft.

Cops kept busy

GRANDVIEW – Police in Grandview investigated a burglary report made yesterday morning (Thursday) in the 500 block of Crescent Drive. Further details about the incident were not available.

Deputies take few calls

Yakima County Sheriff deputies have handled seven calls from the Lower Valley since yesterday morning (Thursday), including four traffic problems.

Firefighters get a handle on kitchen smoke

Food left on the stove in a home in the 1200 block of Orchard Street caused some excitement Thursday afternoon.

Distribution of free food planned May 11

Families in need of food are invited to a distribution of free food at the Grandview Church of the Nazarene parking lot at 500 N. Elm St. on Monday, May 11, from noon until 2 p.m.

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Nouvella visit

Sunnyside Museum volunteer Sally Saras (L) welcomes about 20 members of the local Nouvella Club yesterday, Thursday, for a visit at the museum.

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Children’s choir to visit Sunnyside

The Ugandan Kids Choir will be performing in Sunnyside on Sunday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church (700 N. 16th St.).

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Local students MESA winners

More than 160 Sunnyside middle school students traveled to WSU’s Tri-Cities campus in Richland last Saturday for the regional MESA Day competition.

Cleanliness, friendliness important to New Walmart manager

While shopping at the Sunnyside Walmart Store and hearing a call for a clean-up in the deli, don’t be surprised if the person who responds is Store Manager Amy Smart.

Firemen have quiet week

During the past week Sunnyside firemen/EMTs have responded to eight emergency aid calls and provided six patient transports.

Deputies assist at haystack fire

Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded late last night (Wednesday) to a report of a haystack fire near the intersection of Wasson and Stover roads near Grandview. The incident is currently under investigation.