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WSU writing program among the nation’s best

University just one of seven in west honored

The writing program at Washington State University again has been named among the 21 best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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Sunnyside becomes state’s drone-central for a day

Conference attracts state, local leaders

There was a buzz at the Community Center yesterday, both in the air and on the ground.

Commission candidates back legalized marijuana

Two visit local GOP Club

Retail marijuana should be legal in Yakima County and Sunnyside.

Auditors take Sunnyside to task in report

State calls for accountability in city books

City officials allocated nearly $500,000 last year without support for those costs, possibly leading to unnecessary utility increases.

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A brother’s life-saving gift

Marine donates kidney for sister

She calls him an all-American hero. He says he is happy he could help.

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Young girls in heels

Emma Montelongo, 7, pauses to adjust her shoes during yesterday’s “Walk in Her Heels” rehearsal, as Juliette Zepeda, 10, continues walking.

Taylor raises more than Cooper

Incumbent, challenger spending close

A local Republican lawmaker has raised five times more in election contributions than his Democratic challenger.

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Postmaster’s oath

Isidro R. Rodriguez is sworn in as the new Sunnyside postmaster yesterday during a brief ceremony administered by Regional U.S. Postal Service Manager Charles Roberts.

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Elder thespians return to hometown

Sleeping Beauty on stage Oct. 8

The sets are nearly complete for the move to the Sunnyside High School auditorium stage Sunday.

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Homeless finding a difficult path in Sunnyside

Their numbers include a long-time resident

Roma Francis is downsizing.

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Sunnyside prepares for Sunshine Days

Twelve girls compete for royal positions

Sunshine Days weekend is approaching and with it comes a visit from the Seattle Seahawks’ SeaGals cheerleaders.

Sunnyside City Council to consider all-district seats

Issue will be reviewed after budget sessions

A councilman wants to see all seven seats on the City Council apportioned by district.

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Sunnyside ammonia drill

Sunnyside firefighters cover an ammonia leak Friday during a drill on the former Monson feedlot property, 1112 Yakima Valley Hwy.

Deputies identify Prosser twin as Saturday crash fatality

Local man died Saturday morning

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died Saturday in a two-car crash.

Mabton to discuss administrator post tonight

City seeks replacement for Bratton

The City Council tonight will discuss finding a new city administrator to replace Walt Bratton Jr., who resigned suddenly last month.