After a heartbreaking 7-6 loss in the first game to host Touchet, the Sunnyside Christian baseball team fell flat in the nightcap against the Indians.
All but wrapping up the CBBN’s third seed into the playoffs, host Wenatchee dispatched visiting Sunnyside last Friday in a league doubleheader.
It’s business as usual at Sunnyside City Hall, with water service continuing right along during what promises to be a dry summer.
I filled in as the reporter covering the Sunnyside City Council meeting this past Monday when the marijuana ban was passed.
Everyone knows Sunnyside is something of a crossroads town…three hours by car from Spokane, Seattle and Portland, Ore.
LYLE – There are good days, then there are great days.
MABTON – A proposal first discussed in February became official last night, Tuesday, when the Mabton City Council approved selling the town’s civic center to Sunrise Outreach.
BENTON CITY – In what more closely resembles a football score, the Mabton Viking soccer team had its way with host Kiona-Benton last night in a 15-0 victory.
Sandra Perez’s late father dreamed of opening a bakery for her.
The city of Sunnyside has formally adopted newly crafted and updated standards for licensing dogs in the city limits.
Sunnyside Council bans marijuana, takes issue off ballot
By unanimous vote Monday night, the Sunnyside City Council banned the production, processing and sale of marijuana within city limits.
The Yakima Basin’s worst drought in at least a decade has Roza Irrigation District officials looking to buy water.
Uncharacteristic fielding yips plagued the Sunnyside Christian baseball team last Saturday in the first of two home losses to Liberty Christian.
MABTON - The only question left was how much more the city of Mabton would have to borrow to complete funding for much-needed water utility improvements.
A year in the making, a draft of the Sunnyside city code pertaining to the airport was reviewed Tuesday by Aaron Markham, the city’s fire chief.
ZILLAH – Sunnyside Christian’s varsity couldn’t make a 10-1 lead hold up in the first of two losses Tuesday to the Zillah JV baseball team.
YAKIMA - In a battle of two teams that were winless in CBBN play, Eisenhower ended up with the W Tuesday against visiting Sunnyside. The Cadets prevailed 15-2.
Junior water right holders in the Yakima Basin are on track to receive only 54 percent of their water supply this summer.
“Coach to your strengths”
MABTON – “Physical” and “intense” are the words Viking soccer coach Junior Garcia uses to describe the battle on Mabton’s home pitch last Saturday.
YAKIMA – Though suffering two lopsided losses last Friday, both ending in five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule, the Lady Grizzly softball team did find a hitting combo that works.
Game tied at 12-12, one out in the bottom of the seventh and runners on second and third.
What a contrast!
Starting a new sports program isn’t easy, but LaSalle’s first-year soccer team made things interesting for a half before falling at Mabton 8-0 Thursday night.
Survey results encouraging, though
A survey four years ago of Sunnyside High School sophomores showed more than a third had used alcohol within the past 30 days, well above the state average.
Code enforcement issues are on the rise in Sunnyside and several factors could be at play.
TOPPENISH – The Lady Greyhound golf team overcame chilly 40 m.p.h. winds and an unfamiliar golf course to sweep its two opponents in CWAC action this past Tuesday.
A competitive spirit wasn’t enough to help the Sunnyside Christian varsity baseball team yesterday in a pair of losses to the visiting Connell JV squad.
For the second time in three games, Mabton’s Oscar Aguilar recorded a hat trick in a span of about 20 minutes.
The second time may be a charm…but it might also take a third.
Closed for nearly three years, South Hill Road in Sunnyside will re-open to traffic…but with changes to help protect residents in the area.
Moses Lake showed why it is the toast of Big Nine League softball with a convincing sweep of host Sunnyside last Friday afternoon.
ROYAL CITY – Allowing the Knights too much space to operate in the first half, and too little time to catch up in the second, sent the Mabton Viking soccer team to a 5-1 defeat at Royal last night, Thursday.
Light up, Washington!
Sunnyside’s building boom bounced back nicely in March, with 69 permits issued for projects with a combined valuation of $6.2 million.
“It’s like putting a tinker toy set together.”
Gonzales notches hat trick in victory
MABTON – It’s one thing to score three goals, a hat trick, in an 80-minute soccer game.
Roza, SVID reps meeting today with Department of Ecology officials
With the irrigation season well underway, boards of the Sunnyside Valley and Roza irrigation districts yesterday, Tuesday, received updates on the latest water forecasts during their respective monthly meetings.
Fish counts in Yakima River at record numbers
“Humongous” is how fish biologist David Child describes off-the-chart record returns of Coho salmon in the Yakima River.
MOSES LAKE – Undefeated and first in the CBBN standings, Moses Lake brought the heat in a 12-0 victory over the Lady Grizzly softball team Tuesday.
The Port of Sunnyside’s Carnation property clean-up was made possible with funds from the state’s Remedial Action Grants, which targets contaminated properties.
“It was too big of a hill to climb,” Greyhound baseball Coach Joe Mora said of trying to overcome late game rallies that sent his team to a pair of losses at Othello last Friday.
Even as Democrats in Washington state try to exorcise Indiana’s alleged demons of discrimination...others in the same party are touting how we’re more like Mississippi and Alabama.
Fewer than half of the U.S. population has a three-month rainy day fund and nearly 60 percent are spending more than they earn.
The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency has been asked to fine-tune policies related to credit card use and merit pay increases.
A virtually abandoned, 85-year-old brick building in Sunnyside may have new life in the form of a winemaking or craft brewery operation.
The bottom line in the wins and losses column is that the Sunnyside Lady Grizzly softball team suffered a pair of defeats last Friday to visiting Davis.
Everything from sidewalks to buildings to even utilities will be evaluated by the Sunnyside School District.
One of the parties that sued Washington state in the McCleary case is a group called the Network for Excellence in Washington Schools, or NEWS.