A new year will apparently bring some changes, financially speaking, for the Port of Sunnyside.
The Mabton Lady Vikings proved competitive this past Friday during the SunDome volleyball tourney.
For the second consecutive game the Sunnyside Grizzly football team reached the opponent’s 1-yard line in the final seconds of the first half…only to not score and end up on the losing side of the scoreboard.
Sunnyside Christian home opener set for Friday, Sept. 19
TOUCHET – The Sunnyside Christian Knight football team gave 2013 State runner-up Touchet all it could handle before falling 72-38 last Friday night.
I’m at my wit’s end trying to figure out the messy county races we have to decide this November.
The 2A Grandview Lady Greyhound volleyball team had something to prove Thursday evening against the host 4A Davis Pirates.
State legislature found in contempt for not providing education funding plan
Ordering the sale of public property, invalidating portions of the state’s budget, cutting funding for state highways and parks.
To paraphrase Abba, yes, you can sing, you can jive, and now you can perform live to some of the most popular music ever produced.
Sometime next month, SVID users will see irrigation water again dry up for the fall and winter season.
If it’s possible to suck the air out of a room, Mabton city attorney Jamie Carmody accomplished just that in diffusing potentially explosive allegations made Tuesday night against Mayor Mario Martinez.
If elected Yakima County clerk on Nov. 4, Sarah Matheny could days later face the city of Yakima in court.
While lawyers joust before the state Supreme Court over whether to find the state legislature in contempt, there will be a very real price to pay for residents of the Evergreen State.
Two plays in a span of 153 seconds vaulted the Grandview Greyhound football team to a 20-0 lead over Sunnyside.
Quality counted for more than quantity as the shorthanded 4A Sunnyside Lady Grizzly soccer team battled to a 3-1 victory over visiting Grandview last Saturday.
As promised, the Sunnyside Christian Knight football team went with a balanced attack in a 42-12 thumping of Rainier Christian last Friday.
The NFL season and Seattle’s defense of its Super Bowl title kicked off last night.
A year after he retired, John LaFever is back as head coach of the Grandview Lady Greyhound volleyball program.
Jeremy Thomas may be the new head coach of the Sunnyside Christian Knight football team, but he’s no newcomer to the program.
It’s once again report card season for school districts in Washington state.
The city of Mabton’s books had a check-up Tuesday night and generally came through in fine health.
The Washington State Board of Education’s annual task of creating an achievement index for public schools has been turned on its head by a conservative think-tank.
Where’s the beef?
Redwood Kings episode to air on Sept. 12
June 18 brought two new arrivals to the Brent and Erin Martin household on Sunnyside’s Scoon Road.
There’s Gangnam Style, then there’s Mabton style when it comes to running a city council meeting.
MABTON – One episode of the hit TV comedy Seinfeld focused on the fictional December holiday of Festivus.
Gov. Jay Inslee’s plane touched down at Sunnyside Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon as part of a statewide tour to tout the effects of climate change.
Just in time for school to start this coming Thursday, the Grandview School Board Monday night approved the budget for the 2014-15 school year.
The Port of Grandview is living up to the Community Development Award it received from the Grandview Chamber of Commerce earlier this year.
How’s this sound?
During the 2011 race for Sunnyside City Council the Sunnyside Police Guild for the first time decided to formally and publicly endorse a political candidate. They threw their support to Jason Raines, who was successful in his bid for city council.
Fourteen businesses were fined last week for failing to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters, says the state’s Department of Ecology.
Sunnyside United mulls idea of providing parents with drug tests for their children
Members of the Sunnyside United coalition are considering an idea that would give a whole new meaning to the phrase “take home test.”
Cheerleaders, ice cream socials and building trust are all on the agenda for Sunnyside High School freshmen during the fifth annual Grizzly Academy planned for Monday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 21.
MABTON – The people of Mabton have spoken, and they are not wild about the idea of giving their mayor a four-fold salary increase.
The Sunnyside Public Works Department wants to add three new employees to its payroll in 2015.
From Sunnyside to Mabton and points in between, SVID crews are making progress on a host of upgrades in the district.
Swapping the school office for the business office, Idaho native Paulette Johnson is on board as the Sunnyside School District’s new director of teaching, learning and assessment.
It’s about money. It’s about kids. It’s about personal rights.
Barely on the market for a month, the Port of Sunnyside sold nearly 500 acres of its property holdings to Sunnyside Dairy LLC for $5 million.
“The buck stops with you...the public won’t stand for it and I don’t believe your council will either.”
There’s faith in a higher power, then there’s faith in the government.
Two Lower Valley lawmakers sit on a committee that will be consulted in the next few weeks by Gov. Jay Inslee.
Occasionally in my 14 years of covering political races I’ve stumbled on an issue that I didn’t realize was an issue.
Didier, Newhouse move on to General Election
Voters in the Fourth Congressional District were plenty decisive last night in advancing Republicans Clint Didier and Dan Newhouse to the Nov. 4 General Election.
Six candidates for Yakima County sheriff are now down to two, as last night Yakima County voters advanced Brian Winter and Jim Keightley to the November General Election.
Too close to call is an understatement when it comes to the Primary Election contest for Yakima County clerk.
Two upper valley mayors, one current and one former, will battle for Yakima County’s auditor seat on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot.
Following an executive session with realtors Monday night, Port of Sunnyside commissioners appear close to selling off nearly 500 acres of the port district’s land holdings.
I applaud the Sunnyside City Council for its concern and caution about causing a lawsuit for the city regarding its marijuana policy.
Recreational marijuana shop expands hours, product availability
A booming start three weeks ago continues for Altitude, the Lower Valley’s only recreational marijuana store.