Bill Michener came from a small family, as did his wife, Julie.
Art Fiker Memorial Stadium will be filled with people in cap and gown at 10 a.m. Saturday for a commencement exercise ceremony.
Community Days to mark street upgrades
It was a long winter for residents, and they are now ready to celebrate spring as Community Days kicks off, Greater Mabton Association spokeswoman Gaye Vandermyn said.
Friday’s graduation ceremony was bittersweet for 19-year-old Kyle Cameron.
Program will aid Granger family
The Dairy Farmers of Washington are partnering again with and supporting 2nd Harvest in a mobile market (food bank) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Sunnyside Adventists Community Service Food Bank, 1875 E. Lincoln Ave.
Any day now, the state liquor and cannabis board will issue the liquor permit and the Varietal Beer Company brew masters will launch into full time brewing.
Two receive first-ever
The Class of 2017 was honored during an awards and scholarship dinner and presentation Thursday prior to the annual baccalaureate ceremony.
Like the winter of 2017, the 2016-17 school year just won’t quit.
Anyone who has meet Alondra Perez never fails to comment on her poise, confidence and maturity.
The third annual Sunnyside Youth Awards honors youth involved with community and campus service, according to awards organizer Christian Peabody.
Ceremonies planned Friday and Saturday
Graduates from four schools will receive diplomas this week.
For nearly 100 years, the Maryhill Museum has overlooked the Columbia Gorge, a romantic reminder of what man will do for a beautiful damsel in distress.
Firefighters were able to save house
A local man is temporarily out of his home after fire destroyed his barn, vehicles and some outbuildings yesterday.
Camps start June 27
When the former Sunnyside Tennis Club dissolved and left area youth without a place to take lessons, a small group of tennis “lifers” decided to change the score.
More than 150 children dressed as super heroes and in club uniforms filled South Sixth Street Saturday morning for the 60th annual Kiwanis Kids Day Parade.
This weekend kicks off a month of community festivals in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Dino No. 33 to be replaced Saturday
It’s quite the event, organizers say of the Dino-N-A-Day event starting at 9 a.m. Saturday near Hisey Park.
Float wins Moses Lake honors
Since its twilight parade in late April, the Sunnyside Community Float, “Candyland,” has been in a winning roll through each of the communities where it has appeared.
Sunnyside Christian kicks off ceremonies
The air will be filled with the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” for the next three weekends, beginning Friday night, for area high school graduation ceremonies.
100 years of free reading
More than 100 years ago Sunnyside opened its first free library, thanks to philanthropist and business tycoon Andrew Carnegie’s donation for its establishment.
Locally grown vegetables and fruits are beginning to show up at vendors booths at area farmers markets.
School Board member takes group’s help
Jesalyn C. Cole is the new Historic Downtown Prosser Association executive director.
Veteran plans service for Memorial Day
As he looks around the city cemetery overlooking the Yakima River, Rudy Cortez wonders who will pick up the duties of honoring the native sons buried there after he is gone.
For up to nine minutes, they stand before a panel of strangers, telling the story of their lives — so far — hoping the judges will view their presentations favorably.
A season of firsts for Prosser theater group
Each year the Valley Theater Company breaks new ground for upcoming seasons.
Volunteers rally to save instrument
It dangled high above the ground outside Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant causing quite a stir among the clientele yesterday afternoon.
Recipients include area non-profits
It takes many hands to sell dozens of geraniums, petunias and wine barrels.
“The sky is not the limit (to imagination) anymore,” was the message given by a guest visitor to Jesus Sustaita’s Mabton Junior-Senior High School science classroom.
Primary will include Mabton mayoral race
Several more office seekers stepped up Friday to close out the week-long election filing period.
Memorial Day events slated for area
Throughout the Lowery Yakima Valley, May 29 will be a day a for families to remember their departed.
Daylraye Hutchinson just completed her first year at Washington State University in the nursing program, so word that she was receiving her second PEO Chapter EX Scholarship was “very welcome” this week.
Teacher flies in from Michigan for performance
Sunnyside Christian High School music students John and Arie Prins found it a little strange to have their band teacher in the classroom Wednesday.
Garza the first to file for Sunnyside seat
Betty Lynn Garza filed for City Council Position No. 3 yesterday, making her the first candidate to file for any of the three open spots.
Every day is teacher appreciation day in the Mears home.
Mabton High School joined schools around the nation that celebrated National College Signing week by hosting their version of “College Signing Day” May 4.
House hunting is hard enough. But when renters and sellers find themselves in the middle of an interstate scam, people not only lose the opportunity for a nicer home, they also lose their hard-earned money.
Press leaves; Daily Sun continues printing in Hood River, Ore.
The last newspaper printing plant in the Lower Yakima Valley is now a thing of the past.
Congressman had been criticized for missing votes to care for wife
Carol Newhouse, the wife of congressman Dan Newhouse, was overtaken by cancer and passed away Friday in a Seattle-area hospital.
Landscaping changes offer bonuses
Sometimes a well thought out landscape plane doesn’t work out as planned.
Zillah weathers rain, wind and electrical outage
Despite a power outage, a flash rain storm and gusty wind, residents and visitors alike turned out to celebrate the main Zillah Community Days activities Saturday.
Couple has adopted six children
When 1994 Sunnyside High School graduate Deena Alaniz, decided to start her family in 1998, she was devastated to learn she couldn’t be someone’s biological mother.
Musical is director’s 50th play for Zillah
The long- awaited Z Center Stage upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” opens at 7 p.m. tomorrow.
Bryanna Stump was named the 2017-2018 Miss Zillah last night in front of a cheering hometown crowd in the Intermediate School gymnasium.
Projects honors long-time water leader
A program to provide clean water to a third world country is being undertaken locally in tribute to a man who spent his live working with water.
Nearly 5,000 employees told to take cover
Federal officials are still looking for answers in the wake of a cave-in yesterday at the Hanford site.
Class releases fish into the Yakima River
Cautioned to walk single file down the bank to release baby salmon into the Yakima River, Granger middle school students were cautioned to stay on the path.
Sunnyside event hands out crowns
Formal wear, best hair and best costume wear were all judged during the Regal Majesty Miss Cinco de Mayo pageant on Saturday at Centennial Square.
The weather warmed up just in time for the more than 100 vendors on hand for the city’s 29th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival.
“Let’s Party” is a ‘fair’ theme for the 125th birthday anniversary of the Central Washington Fair.
Pageant set for tomorrow
First come the Miss Zillah Pageant tomorrow night, and then the fun begins as the annual Zillah Community Days.