News for Tuesday, March 3, 2015



New Sun Steel GM at home in Sunnyside

On the job for about a month as Sun Steel’s new general manager, Blake Hoskisson has a definite vision for the Sunnyside firm’s future.

An alert for people who use CDs for their IRAs

A recent tax court ruling now limits the frequency of IRA rollovers

Pay attention to the new, tighter restrictions on 60-day IRA rollovers.

How should you respond to higher interest rates?

If the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you?

Social Security office hours expanding

As a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, Social Security will expand its hours nationwide.

Charlene Katherine Lagrandeur


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Sonja Lee McDaniel


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Kenneth Howard Burckhardt


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Options for athletic facilities levy being weighed

An athletic forum turned impromptu sales pitch Monday night, as backers of a failed Sunnyside School District athletic facilities levy weighed their options for a second try at the ballot.

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Need help fending off an attack?

... just yell ‘FIRE’

“We don’t want you to be sheep, unaware of your surroundings,” Sunnyside Police Detective Johnny Gusby told a group of Sunnyside High School girls and staff members at a self-defense class last week.

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Fire damages Outlook home

A fire severely damaged a home on Hudson Road in Outlook this morning, causing an estimated $65,000 worth of damage.

Rebranding of Sunnyside athletic programs underway

This past winter sports season 226 Sunnyside High School students engaged in athletic endeavors.

Work scheduled to start this coming May on Grandview’s athletic facilities upgrades

With a four-vote advantage, the Grandview School District’s $1.6 million athletic facilities levy is a go.

Van Belle earns Dean’s honors

NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. – Stormee Van Belle of Sunnyside has been named to the fall 2014 Dean’s List at Merrimack College.

Hospital Auxiliary scholarship applications now available online

The Sunnyside Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship applications for the 2015-16 school year are now available online.

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Sunnyside, Grandview Knowledge Bowl teams miss out on State

ELLENSBURG – Although eight teams from the region advanced to the State High School Knowledge Bowl tournaments next month, Grandview and Sunnyside missed out this year.

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Sunnyside teen serves as Senate page

OLYMPIA – Emily Broersma, a student at Sunnyside Christian School, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia.

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Career change gives receptionist more time with his family

Sunnyside’s Ramon Campos has gone from rotating tires at Les Schwab Tires to scheduling patients as a receptionist for Dr. Tatiana Antoci at Sunnyside’s Lincoln Avenue Family Medical Center.

Two thefts reported to Sunnyside Police Department yesterday

Police in Sunnyside have since yesterday (Monday) investigated two theft reports.

Tools taken from back yard

Last night, Monday, Grandview police received a report of a burglary in the 500 block of Hillcrest Road. A fenced back yard was entered and some tools were stolen.

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Sunnyside lawmaker leads effort in honoring Civil Air Patrol

An open door at his Olympia office led to Sen. Jim Honeyford joining the Civil Air Patrol nearly a decade ago.

Rose garden work party in Grandview set March 21

The city of Grandview will host a community work party on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the rose garden at the east entrance of town.