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Former Young Life member joins local leadership team

MABTON – Teens involved in the Lower Valley Young Life group learn to support and nurture one another, grow spiritually and become leaders in the community.

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Civics lesson

Sunnyside Mayor Jim Restucci yesterday (Tuesday) visits the classroom of Nancy Campbell at Pioneer Elementary School.

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Another search for a city clerk/treasurer

For the second time in less than 18 months the city of Mabton is looking for a new city clerk/ treasurer.

Levy OK’d by four-vote margin

Grandview Schools Superintendent Kevin Chase is celebrating this morning. The final count is officially in, and the district’s capital improvements levy passed by four votes.

City pool upgrade a tough sell

Members of the Grandview City Council said they can tell the Grandview Pool Committee members are passionate about their work.

No feedback frustrates Sunnyside’s elected officials

“When I discussed chickens, there were 8,000 people assaulting the place that didn’t want them,” Sunnyside City Councilman Spencer Martin said while discussing a building code change at this past Monday’s meeting of local elected officials.

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Lower Valley Girl Scouts put on their ‘thinking’ cap

South Africa, Israel, Germany. Different countries, different languages, different cultures. But last Saturday they all had one thing in common – girls focused on improving their communities.

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Sunnyside Bi-Mart store right fit for single mom

Romana Gonzalez has only been working at the Sunnyside Bi-Mart since last August, but she said it’s already one of the best jobs she’s had.

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Nuclear age will be on display at newly created national park

The history of the men and women who created a town in the middle of Central Washington sage land, as well as the first nuclear reactor plant on the Hanford Reservation is now a part of a national park system honoring the nuclear age, according to Tri-City history buff Gary Petersen.

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Groundwater group’s work could be extended through 2017

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee has been meeting for more than two-and-a-half years to develop a plan to address nitrate contamination in the groundwater.

Spirit of Sunnyside banquet scheduled to be held March 14

Sunnyside’s best and brightest will take center stage on Saturday, March 14, when the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet.

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Focused on reading

Sunnyside School District’s first graders all got new books to read last week as part of a book give-away, sponsored by the Sunnyside Kiwanis Club.

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Airport advisory board looks to the past and the future

The Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board met last night to discuss its past year of work and plan for the coming year.

Sunnyside included in domestic violence program

Having a safe home can make recovering from domestic violence much easier, and a new five-year demonstration and research project in Sunnyside aims to help survivors of abuse and their children.

Grandview School Board Agenda

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Grandview High School Library