News for Thursday, August 28, 2014



Tease photo

Port district secures final loans for anaerobic digester construction

During a special meeting held yesterday (Wednesday), Port of Sunnyside Commissioners Jim Grubenhoff and Arnold Martin authorized Director Jay Hester to sign loan documents associated with Benton REA’s rural development loan grant program.

Tease photo

Panda Bear instructor well on her way to earning college degree

Catalina Bazaldua is fulfilling an educational goal she once never thought possible.

Tease photo

Dog park very close to becoming a reality

GRANDVIEW – The Grandview City Council will at its Tuesday, Sept. 9, meeting consider whether or not to approve an agreement with the Grandview Dog Park Committee.

Motive unclear for shooting in Outlook

OUTLOOK – Yakima County Sheriff detectives are still on the hunt for those responsible for killing a man and maiming two others last Monday night.

Tease photo

Book signing

Tease photo

Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care services made available to many in community

Sunnyside Daybreak Rotary members were presented with a pop quiz Wednesday morning in celebration of the first day of school in the Sunnyside School District…and to test their knowledge about hospice care.

Substitute teachers’ pay in Mabton school classes bumped (again)

MABTON – Last month the Mabton School Board approved a pay raise for its substitute teachers, increasing the daily rate to $120.

Construction updates given

Sunnyside City Manager Don Day reported the new downtown lights will be lit sometime this week and urged the council and local residents to visit downtown and see them.

Workshop canceled

Email problems

Payment made

Easement OK’d

Clerk candidate faces possible termination

YAKIMA – Sarah Matheny, candidate for Yakima County Clerk in the General Election, faces termination from her job as clerk for the city of Yakima municipal court.

Lois Rebecca Donnally


Frank W. Norwood


Tease photo

Robert Eugene Garman


Tease photo

Geneve Burchby Sexson Plapp