Flooding closes roads

Water reported in Granger, Toppenish

Motorists are advised to avoid roads closed due to melting snow, Yakima County officials said.

Local woman goes from queen to cuffs

Forgery, theft undo former pageant winner

A local woman will be arraigned April 4 in Yakima County Superior Court after she allegedly tried to forge a check.

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‘March for Meals’

92,000 meals in county served in 2016

Local couple Mary and Jessie Leija look forward to dining four times a week thanks to the Meals-on-Wheels program.

Officer faces second investigation

Sunnyside police plan review of Russell’s charges

The local police department plans a second internal investigation of an officer facing multiple charges after he was accused of domestic violence.

Local port eyes development on Alexander Road

Land is near future hospital location

The local Port District will seek up to $50,000 in state funds to study potential development of 32 acres it owns on Alexander Road.

Sunnyside church to host immigration rights workshop

Northwest Justice Project leading event

A local church will host a workshop to help families know their immigration rights.

Prosser School Board to interview candidates

Applicants include current district worker

The School District will come another step closer to filling a school board vacancy tonight.

Cop’s bail is $250K

Sunnyside officer jailed on domestic violence charges

A local police officer will be arraigned April 3 on multiple charges stemming from a domestic violence incident earlier this year.

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Ready for their close-up with Pete the Cat

Preschool teacher Mary “Miss Mary” Schlenker snaps a group photo of her students with the larger-than-life Pete the Cat during an event Friday at Sunnyside Library.

Orozco fundraiser tops $3,000 mark

Funeral service for toddler set for Wednesday

The community is reaching out in support of baby Isabella Orozco’s family.

Local irrigation season starts this week

Priming under way for SVID

The 2017 watering season is getting under way.

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Granger enjoys day in the sun with a Seahawk

Lynch a no-show for Britt camp

Sunny skies and dispositions ruled yesterday during Seahawk Justin Britt’s second camp in the Lower Yakima Valley.

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Snakes alive!

Winery ‘banishes’ rattlesnakes

“Be gone all ye snakes,” demands “Father Gail” as he waves his grapevine decorated snake stick about.

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Del’s to close in the fall

Sunnyside one of seven stores to be shuttered

A local farm supply store will close this fall after doing business for nine years in the community.

Toddler dies after being hit by pickup

GoFundMe account set up for family

A GoFundMe crowdsourcing site had raised $2,735 by 83 people in 10 hours yesterday for the family of a toddler hit and killed by a pickup Saturday.