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Muddy mess on the volleyball court

A makeshift mud volleyball court took shape last Saturday night after the Yakima Valley Rodeo in Grandview.

Local classes begin next week

Sunnyside Christian, Mabton, Zillah and Grandview kick off the 2016-17 school year

Summer will end for most Lower Yakima Valley school districts next week.

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That sinking feeling

City of Sunnyside employee Ivan Mendoza cuts up the pavement around a sink hole yesterday that has formed recently on Sixth Street near Franklin Avenue.

Three seek Prosser City Council seat

Deadline is today to apply for vacant post

Three residents have thrown their hat into the ring to replace a city councilman who recently resigned.

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Firefighters get stuck on wet summer fun

City staff needed to rescue fire truck

The Fire Department is used to rescuing residents.

Wapato City Council calls for investigation

Mayor joins request for review

The mayor and city council want the federal Department of Justice to investigate the city’s officer-involved shooting.

Another day, another local power outage

Crash knocks out electricity in Grandview

The power is back on today for 238 Pacific Power customers without electricity yesterday.

Woman dies of West Nile

Benton County victim first in state this year

An elderly woman is the first in the state this year to die from West Nile virus.

Local teen shoots self, may face charges

Cops say Sunnyside boy lied to officers

A local teen is recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but he may also face criminal charges for allegedly lying to police.

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Power restored after squirrel causes outage

Electricity was out for seven hours yesterday

Power is fully restored to city residents and business.

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Yakima Fair and Rodeo chutes bring action

Cowboys and livestock took center arena Friday and Saturday night as the Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo entertained thousands.

YVC names new Grandview campus dean

Interim leader replaces Bryce Humpherys

The local community college campus has a new dean.

Judge denies chief’s request for dismissal

Perales still facing two charges

Criminal charges against a local police chief still stand.

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Marching for peace and unity

More than 100 residents from a dozen local churches march through downtown Sunnyside on Saturday afternoon for what organizers called a display of unity and peace.

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Casino night for seniors

Sunnyside Senior Center hosted its annual Casino Night Friday.