Radiation, chemotherapy and invasive surgery are all common options for dealing with cancerous tumors.
The demand is steady, supplies on the increase and space is in short supply.
A new state mandated test is giving school districts in the Lower Valley new perspectives on issues facing teachers and students in their classrooms.
Groundwater group plans third round of soil sampling
What’s known is that many private wells in the Lower Valley are laced with harmful nitrates.
At the store the other day I had a few bucks in change on me…just enough to pick up a few grapes and apples on sale.
Molested as a child and married to a man who lived a double life, Barbara Vernoski has somehow not only survived, but thrived.
Dispelling the stereotype of the lone bird watcher ensconced behind binoculars, Kerry Turley this past Monday told the Sunnyside Noon Rotary members there are 47 million bird watchers in the U.S.
The state Supreme Court’s decision last week to fine the state $100,000 a day because it feels there is lack of progress on funding basic education isn’t finding many friends in the Lower Valley.
A pilot project involving a partnership between Sunnyside schools, Sunnyside Transformation Yakima Valley and Haak Farms will likely continue for the 2015-16 school year.
Ralph Scott Memorial Ball Fields in Grandview are named for a city police sergeant who died 10 years ago, after serving the city for more than 25 years.
Tomorrow is the draft for my family’s fantasy football league.
A winter wrestling camp and other year-round activities for children were the focus of discussions at Sunnyside’s Parks and Recreation Board meeting last night.
Board of directors will eye changes in September
Maintain current water flow and shorten the irrigation season, or dial back the spigot a bit and stretch the season.
Seventy-hour work weeks and wearing, oh, at least four or five hats aren’t fazing Grandview native Walt Bratton.
“There is nothing sure in this world,” Billy Idol pouts in his 1982 song “White Wedding.”
Little more than a year ago Aliya Garcia was competing as a Neptune, a member of Grandview’s summer swim team.
Meeting continued to Aug. 21
The calendar may say August, but officials with the Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District are already thinking October.
Their work may be more encouragement than edict, but Sunnyside’s Downtown Improvement Group (DIG) is making a difference.
Former Hogue winemaker eyes old Sunnyside building
It’s nearly time to turn on the Water Works.
You may remember a few weeks ago I shared a little incident on our street out in front of our home, in which city work crews without warning started hacking at our tree.
“She told me she wanted to be a cop…and I thought this would be perfect,” Amelia Jensen says of daughter Lily’s participation this week in a two-day CSI camp in Sunnyside.
Danny Zavala and Lupe Maldonado are both Mabton natives and work for the Sunnyside School District.
Seven state legislators have inserted themselves into the ongoing debate about allegations involving Planned Parenthood’s reported efforts to sell the body parts of aborted fetuses.
In the end, it was more about clarifying than canceling fireworks.
Ground breaking could start soon on construction of a new replacement building for Sunnyside’s Washington Elementary School.
Superintendent questions role of school board
With Sun Valley Elementary School Principal Janie Hernandez taking a medical leave of absence this coming school year, the kindergarten building will see two interim administrative changes.
“It’s really about the process, not setting standards.”
I’m putting them on my salad, my burgers, popping them like happy pills.
For 12’s everywhere 2015 is the summer of Russell.
It was a slam dunk decision…but with all kinds of unknowns for farmers.
Yakima County voters not only see ballots in the mail…they see a big ballot with every click on the county elections website.
Five years ago Dani Martinez was a supervisor at Arby’s when it closed in Sunnyside.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was a junior in college and Instagram was an unknown start-up in 2010.
The state legislature’s longest session in history may have wrapped up nearly two weeks ago...but the impacts are still being felt.
I do a lot of walking, both for my job and as a way to help keep the weight off.
State legislators made history - both good and bad - during the session that wrapped up last Friday.
In its final weekend of play for the summer exhibition baseball season, the Sunnyside Grizzlies doubled their season’s win total at the East Valley Red Hawk Classic.
Street improvements in Sunnyside, Granger and Grandview supporting new businesses – and jobs – ranging from a truck stop to a blueberry packing plant to an electrical store.
An early 4-0 lead wasn’t enough as the Sunnyside Grizzly summer baseball team fell 13-7 at home to the Selah-based Pepsi Pak select team.
On Independence Day we were captives in our own home.
A record-setting southpaw for the WSU Cougar baseball team, Joe Pistorese was recently selected in the 17th round by the Seattle Mariners during Major League Baseball’s amateur draft.
Nearly 50 years ago Ron Van Gundy started working with the Roza Irrigation District.
Posting a record of 120-55 in seven seasons as Granger’s varsity boys basketball coach, Miguel Bazaldua will share his expertise next week during a summer hoop camp.
Taking a cue from fire-ravaged Wenatchee to the north, Mabton has banned fireworks for this July 4 celebration.
First units could be available by end of year
Three months in and work is already a little ahead of schedule on Rainier Court, the Sunnyside Housing Authority’s newest development.
STANFIELD, ORE. – After a competitive 7-3 loss to Riverside/Irrigon, the Sunnyside Christian High School summer baseball team fell 13-2 to host Stanfield, Ore.
The mercury is expected to top triple digits today, Friday, and well into next week.
We were at the coast last week and I returned to work a couple of days ago to find an e-mail from acting state auditor Jan Jutte.
A desire to keep others safe has resulted in a summer job for Tyler Hunsaker, now in his first season as a lifeguard at Sunnyside’s city pool.
CenturyLink Field, WSU’s Martin Stadium and Zaepfel Stadium are just three of the many venues in this state utilizing field turf.