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City council favorable to idea of outdoor cafe seating

The Sunnyside City Council held two first readings of new ordinances Monday night, including one that would allow downtown businesses to offer outside seating.

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Sun Terrace has new marketing director

After spending the past eight years promoting the community of Sunnyside, Pam Turner is now looking forward to marketing Sunnyside’s largest retirement facility as its new director of community relations.

Grandview plans patriotic ceremony for Independence Day

Stokely Square will be the site for the 38th annual Independence Day flag raising ceremony in Grandview.

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Community’s ‘key leaders’ focus on roles, efforts to help youth

At a “Key Leader” event hosted by Sunnyside United-Unidos yesterday, representatives from several organizations, government entities and agencies gathered to learn about the effort being made to stem substance use and gang activity among Sunnyside’s youth.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, June 22, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Groundwater advisory group continues to have issues

The Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee last night managed to continue its work toward reducing nitrate concentration in groundwater despite a contentious start, a competing meeting and a procedural argument that revealed deep disagreements in how the group should be operating.

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Trees on school property deemed dangerous, being removed

A number of large trees on the grounds of the Sunnyside School District’s administration building at the corner of South Sixth Street and East Lincoln Avenue are being removed because they are dying or diseased and pose a direct threat to the community.

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Summer market

Fresh market shoppers Becky Kinney and daughter, Kaitlyn, examine fresh kale offered at the Bautista’s Farm booth during this past Wednesday’s farmers market.

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Science on the go

Science doesn’t require a lab coat, a crazy hairdo or the constant wearing of goggles.

Personnel changes OK’d in Grandview

The Grandview School Board at its Monday meeting approved several personnel changes.

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Library rehab

The remodeling at the Sunnyside Library appears to be a “little ahead” of schedule, according to officials.

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Dairyman’s special

Gallons of milk are all priced at $1 at Mabton’s Blue Sky Market through June 21 as part a community dairy promotional event being sponsored by five Lower Valley dairymen.

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Principal encouraged after first year at the helm

Although the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year at Compass High School in Grandview began without a full staff, first-year Principal Kim Casey said much was accomplished.

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Leveled playing field

Following a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, Monday, work commenced on tearing up the football field and track at Grandview High School’s Rich Leenhouts Stadium.

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Activities abound for Sunnyside youngsters

Children in Sunnyside shouldn’t be worried about finding something to do this summer.