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Dairy royalty

The Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador team for the coming year includes Ambassador Jessica Stoutjesdyk, and alternates Natalie Bangs and Katelyn Banks.

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Sunnyside High School accredited

Sunnyside High School has received its accreditation for the next six years from the Association of Educational Service Districts of the State of Washington.

Girls State delegates set

Grandview’s Fred E. Hayes Unit of the American Legion Auxiliary announced its final roster of delegates for Evergreen Girls State, to be held the week of June 14 at Central Washington University.

First well tests completed

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee recently shared sampling results with those who participated last year in an assessment survey of wells with a high risk for contamination.

Personnel changes OK’d

Several personnel changes were approved Monday by the Grandview School Board during the consent agenda portion of the meeting.

Port, Roza plan meeting

During comments at the Port of Sunnyside commissioners’ meeting Monday night, Executive Director Jay Hester said he will be meeting with Roza Irrigation District officials about the port leasing irrigation water to Roza farmers this summer.

Executive session held

Port of Sunnyside commissioners met in executive session this past Monday, to discuss legal and real estate issues.

Preschool teacher to be honored

Bethany Christian Preschool will be honoring teacher Lori VerMulm on Thursday, May 28, after the graduation ceremony for four-year-olds at 6:30 p.m.

Grandview to issue, sell bonds for athletic construction project

The Grandview School Board at its Monday meeting this week authorized the issue and sale of bonds to pay for its athletic facility upgrades.

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Our Gang landmark gone

This pile of rubble is all that remains of the once popular Our Gang Antiques store on Zillah Avenue in Sunnyside.

Volunteers needed to decorate graves in Grandview for Memorial Day service

Grandview ceremony slated to start at 11 a.m. next Monday

The members of Grandview’s Fred E. Hayes American Legion Post 57 are seeking volunteers to assist with decorating graves at the Grandview Cemetery this coming Saturday in preparation for Memorial Day.

Memorial Day ceremonies planned at cemeteries in S’side, Outlook, Mabton

There will be ceremonies aplenty come next Monday – Memorial Day – honoring the nation’s military veterans.

Plans for airport upgrade move forward

A significant upgrade to the Sunnyside Municipal Airport’s runway is moving forward with the design phase planned to start in September.

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Stonies files lawsuit against city of Sunnyside

The business owner who wants to sell recreational marijuana in the city of Sunnyside has filed suit against the city, claiming it improperly issued building permits for his business and did not conduct a necessary environmental review.

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Fire displaces family

Sunnyside police officers comfort the victim of a house fire last Friday morning while Sunnyside firemen work to contain the fire located in the 200 block of North Second Street.