Yesterday’s sunshine was greeted warmly by the 18 girls high school golf teams competing in the Lee Dolquist Memorial Girls Golf Tournament. It was “…a good day for golf,” according to Grandview Coach Glenn Braman.
Soccer matches being organized for special needs athletes
GRANDVIEW – They aren’t your stereotypical varsity athletes, but they are unique and are being recognized by four schools, being provided the opportunity to compete in soccer.
GRANDVIEW – Although the Grandview municipal pool itself will not receive an immediate upgrade, the Grandview Pool Committee last night presented to the city council a proposal that provides hope for the future of the facilities.
GRANDVIEW – The city of Grandview has found a new home for its museum.
The Sunnyside Christian fastpitch team yesterday opened its season with a non-league doubleheader against Tri-Cities Prep.
A recent computer purchase has me both perplexed and happy with the changes in technology.
GRANDVIEW - Anyone caring for a loved one or an individual who has limited mobility, someone who is unable to do certain things for themselves, is a caregiver.
In a presentation provided to the Mabton School Board last night, Mabton High School Principal Caleb Oten and Artz-Fox Elementary School Assistant Principal Sue Sartain highlighted the positive impact of the district’s school resource officer.
The Mabton School District for several years has relied upon ERATE funding to pay 90 percent of its technology bills.
WENATCHEE – The Sunnyside High School boys golf team traveled to the Wenatchee Country Club for its first league match yesterday.
MOSES LAKE – Sunnyside may have dominated most of last Friday’s match at Moses Lake, but in the end it was for naught.
“We all go through struggles, we all go through trials.”
Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies and Sunnyside police officers often encounter situations that are compounded because the individuals involved are under the influence of a controlled substance.
The idea of bringing new life into the world, for many, is a joyful experience. For others, it may be a time of uncertainty and fear.
GRANDVIEW – There are several good things to know about the new state standardized testing, known as Smarter Balanced Assessments, to be taken in the coming weeks.
GRANDVIEW – To some Lower Valley residents, Dulce Curiel for many years was the voice pouring through the radio, sharing her life with them.
OTHELLO – The first full day out on the links was a learning experience for the Grandview boys golf team.
GRANDVIEW – “It was a great little rivalry match,” Sunnyside Coach Dave Guevara said of last night’s non-league match-up between his Grizzlies and the host Grandview Greyhounds.
The Sunnyside High School boys soccer team last Friday competed in the Richland Jamboree against Pasco and Richland, coming away with mixed results.
My, how time flies. Especially if you have a job you love.
Efforts to clean up the oil spill that occurred on March 1 continue as officials with the National Response Center, Department of Ecology, Environmental Protection Agency, Yakama Nation and FOCUS Wildlife have located an underground pathway that leads from an above-ground storage tank to an irrigation ditch near Sunnyside.
OTHELLO – The Grandview High School girls golf team shook off the cobwebs at the Othello Invite yesterday.
“Everyone deserves to be pampered,” Sunnyside Sun Terrace Retirement and Assisted Living Activities Director Lauren Hershberger said yesterday during a special “Beauty Bar” event.
Tomorrow I turn 40. I have been contemplating that.
The cost of dog license fees in Sunnyside may triple in price.
A public hearing on the permanent closure of Sunnyside’s South Hill Road has left more questions to be answered before the Sunnyside City Council makes a final decision.
Experts with FOCUS Wildlife arrived in the Sunnyside area just two days ago and quickly began an assessment of the area along Sulfur Creek wasteway and Yakima River to find wildlife that has been impacted by the recent oil spill on the Deaton property along Outlook Road.
This past Monday a number of students in Sunnyside learned the results of their hard work at the annual Sunnyside Science Fair awards ceremony.
Clean-up efforts along Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River are well underway, and as clean-up continues officials say their attention now turns to the wildlife affected by the oil spill that was discovered this past Sunday on the former Monson feedlot property.
... 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.
For the past 30 years Mary Arthur has given her time and care to the well-being of patients at Prestige Care & Rehabilitation in Sunnyside, formerly known as Hillcrest Manor.
An oil spill from an above-ground storage tank has sent more than 1,500 gallons of used motor oil into the Sulphur Creek wasteway near Sunnyside.
MABTON – Teens involved in the Lower Valley Young Life group learn to support and nurture one another, grow spiritually and become leaders in the community.
Among the discussion items at last Monday night’s Sunnyside School Board meeting was the career and technical education programs at Sunnyside High School.
“We thought this game would have been much more competitive,” Sunnyside Christian girls basketball coach Al Smeenk said of last Saturday’s 1B Regional play-in game against the Nasalle Comets.
There is nothing more frustrating than needing a part and not being able to find it at a local business, whether that part is for a piece of farm equipment, a semi-tractor or a passenger vehicle.
The good news is that the Sunnyside RadioShack is not among the 25 Washington state stores slated for possible closure.
Creating a Broadway-worthy costume is not as easy as one might think, especially if the costume is a period piece.
Of the four Mabton boys to compete in the B State tournament this past weekend, it was Gabriel Mireles who fought his way to a fourth-place medal.
GRANDVIEW – Students at Grandview High School appreciate the opportunities provided via career and technical education programs there.
A week after the special election, the results are looking more positive for Grandview’s capital improvements levy, while Bickleton’s three-year maintenance and operations levy faltered slightly, but is still passing with more than 76 percent of the vote.
Although the final 91-60 score doesn’t look like the Sunnyside boys fared very well last Friday against Wenatchee, Coach Geoff LaBrant said there were small victories in the team’s final game of the 2014-15 campaign.
SPOKANE – Four Mabton wrestlers competed this past weekend at Regionals in Spokane and all four will be competing this coming Friday and Saturday at the Tacoma Dome in the annual Mat Classic.
GOLDENDALE – The Sunnyside Christian Lady Knights this past weekend defeated two familiar teams for the District 5 1B championship title.
The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce is preparing to move forward with event planning for 2015.
Two businesses in Sunnyside are constructing new buildings on West Yakima Valley Highway to better serve the community.
GRANDVIEW – The Horatio Alger Association has made one Grandview High School senior, Samuel Cuevas, a happy young man.
Bickleton School District patrons overwhelmingly approve $450,000 maintenance and operations levy
While Bickleton School District’s three-year maintenance and operations levy passed by a landslide in yesterday’s special election, Grandview’s capital improvements levy is currently failing.
The Benton County Mosquito District works to abate the spread of West Nile virus via proactive measures to treat mosquito breeding grounds.
Sunnyside has just one more chance to secure its second win of the 2014-15 campaign after succumbing to Eisenhower 71-39 last night.