Pressing issues with school district’s athletic facilities

Even though the Sunnyside School District’s athletic levy went down to defeat in last month’s General Election, the district still needs to deal with pressing issues with its facilities for student-athletes.

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Consent order work in progress for local dairies

More than 18 months ago the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) inked a consent order with five Lower Valley dairies to address sources of nitrate contamination in the groundwater.

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Tis the season in Sunnyside’s schools

In a fundraiser for the Sunnyside High School leadership program’s Relay for Life team, Santa Claus (Fabian Torres) visited the school at lunch yesterday, Thursday.

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Winter Blast nets more than 400 pounds of food for needy

Preceding the Artz-Fox Elementary School winter program last week, Mabton children from three to 12 years old were able to join in winter holiday activities, thanks to volunteers from the Mabton FFA, FCCLA, Mabton High School band and Mabton Counseling Service.

American Legion’s athlete and scholar award winners named

The first honorees for Grandview’s American Legion athlete and vocational scholars program have been announced.

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Holiday music

The Sunnyside Christian High School honors choir entertains the Sunnyside Noon Rotary members with Christmas music during the club’s annual Christmas gala held Monday.

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Water rate changes planned in 2015

If the Sunnyside City Council follows all the recommendations of Engineer Ted Pooler of Huibregtse, Louman Associates and of city staff, the average water bill for a residential home will go down by a couple of dollars a month.

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Pool committee will seek scaled back bond measure

Maybe the third time will be the charm for a new Grandview city pool measure.

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Grandview schools will try again with athletic levy

Barely a month after it failed at the polls, the Grandview School District will again submit an athletic levy to voters.

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World renowned soprano, Marcia Whitehead, performs this past Saturday at Sunnyside’s Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

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Life saving skills

Danny Vidales and Angie Jones work on newly acquired CPR skills learned this past Saturday at the Sunnyside Fire Department.

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Sporting holiday attire

In recognition of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (Friday, Dec. 12), Sunnyside Hapo Community Credit Union staff members Janeth Vazquez, Veronica Cisneros and Jackie Herrera (L-R) donned their favorite colorful holiday apparel.

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Christmas fun in Mabton

Carla Galarza expresses her fear of Santa to the dismay of her brother, Carlos.

FBI data shows criminal activity

No matter how you crunch the numbers, crime rates in Sunnyside and Grandview have been dropping the past five years.

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Honoring our heroes

Dave Erho and Adrian Tapia of Quiring Monuments guide a black granite stone upright with help from a city of Sunnyside crane during an installation yesterday (Thursday) at Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza in Sunnyside.