Ribbon cutting Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday at one of the city’s newest businesses.

Sunnyside man scheduled for court tomorrow

A Sunnyside man is in court tomorrow for a trial confirmation.

Prosser man faces meth possession charge

A Prosser man is being charged with possession of methamphetamine and made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.

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Fires slow I-82 traffic

Two blazes reported west of Buena

Two fires raced through brush, dry grass and small trees yesterday afternoon west of the community alongside Interstate 82, slowing traffic.

Darigold CEO touts NAFTA

Withdrawal risks setback for dairies

Darigold President and CEO Stan Ryan told a Congressional panel that the North American Free Trade Agreement has been good for the dairy industry.

Couple does their share to grow city

Growing Granger

Granger has been growing sneakily quick the past few years, and Paul and Julie Almanza are proud to have spurred some of that growth.

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Construction begins on sports complex

Growing Granger

There are dreams. And then are big dreams, like the $3.5 million dream Ryan Stonemetz plans to make come true here.

New distracted driving law looms

Escalera: Police will educate before ticketing

The new distracted driving law will take effect Sunday, but it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.

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Legislature sets aside $300,000 for drone education

Sen. Honeyford gets funds into capital budget

State Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside has staked out $300,000 in the state capital budget for the development of a program to help keep the Yakima Valley from falling behind in agricultural drone technology.

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Zumba at the Community Center

Several area residents turned out last night for an introduction to Zumba, offered at the Community Center by the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department.

Local man arrested for driving and shooting

Jose Galindo appears in Superior Court

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday after allegedly driving through the city and shooting a gun.

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Preserving history

Most people think of cemeteries as places to bury the dead, and they are.

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After one year, mechanic at home in Sunnyside

‘Iffy’ start here leads to success in auto repair

After a year in business, Hi Tech Auto Repair owner Frank Pardo is feeling right at home.

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Wine growers face new virus threat

Nematode transmits virus to vineyards

Yakima Valley wine grape growers have just discovered a new challenge to their efforts, a virus detected recently in a Wapato vineyard.

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Mutant Ninja Yellowjacket?

Joyce Wassemiller, who resides at the south end of Sixth St. in Sunnyside, found what we believe is a Yellowjacket in her flower garden.