The staff and administration at Sunnyside Prestige Care & Rehabilitation facility are celebrating the news that the long-term care facility has earned a perfect grade for services to its patients.
An 18-man delegation of Texas State Farm Bureau members stopped for lunch in Sunnyside this past Monday at Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant during one leg of a three-state visit to the Pacific Northwest.
For every student absent from class, there are a hundred reasons for missing school.
Buddy and I have had some close calls with other motorists since last week, when summer vacation ended for most local children.
GRANDVIEW – Bill and Ranae Evans have converted a 1938 landmark gas station into Grandview’s newest American fare restaurant.
OMAK – Even as fire relief donations were coming into local fire stations destined for north central Washington wildfire victims, a team of eight Yakima County Fire District #5 volunteers are among the frontline firefighters manning the wildfire containment lines.
The late Mary Henderson will take one last sleigh ride...uh, make that motorcycle ride with her beloved husband, the late Dinnie Henderson, this coming Saturday thanks to some special arrangements being made by their children.
Buddy is eager to take a vacation. Frankly, so am I.
Rene, Sylvia and Lydia Alvarez arrive early to pick up their daily packets of newspapers. They double check their bundles to make sure they have adequate copies for their combined paper routes before the siblings hit the streets to deliver the current edition of Sunnyside’s Daily Sun News.
The sunflower is being recommended as the official flower for the city of Sunnyside.
For the past 24 years, Sunnyside’s Cactus Juice Café has been a place where friends have met for lunch. Along with the home-style food the clientele has also enjoyed friendly conversations with owner Gladys Graham and her daughter, Lori Alvarado.
Sunnyside will have a new restaurant in a familiar location, perhaps as early as the end of August.
Michael Angel Grajeda still remembers working on cars with his uncle as a small child.
Sunnyside Ace Hardware owner Dennis Allen announced this week that the store will be moving closer to downtown Sunnyside by year’s end.
Most times, mending various pieces of yard art only requires a little paint and a few nails.
After having worked both at Washington Beef in Toppenish and Sunnyside’s Valley Manufactured Housing, David Espinoza finds he much prefers working at the Sunnyside Sears store as a sales floor associate.
GRANDVIEW – Simon and Tommy, a matched set of American Belgian draft horses, made pulling a sled loaded with 8,500 pounds of concrete blocks look easy.
There were more children playing in the Sunnyside parks and in the city pool this summer than last year, according to Megan Razey, Sunnyside Parks and Recreation coordinator.
Sunnyside’s Les Amundson will be among 12 World War II veterans honored when the “Washington Remembers World War II” exhibition opens Thursday, Aug. 20, in Olympia.
A lifelong love of animals led Granger native Brandon DeVries to seek a career in veterinary medicine.
BICKLETON – Author Tami Whitmore has just completed her newest book, and thanks to modern technology the publication of her book was done within two weeks.
Long gone are the days when Peggy Crook prepared her animals for the 4-H showing and fitting contests held each summer at the Yakima Valley Junior Fair, now known as the Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo.
The outlook is good, but it would be prudent to continue to be fiscally conservative moving into the next budget year. That was the message presented to the Grandview City Council at its annual retreat this past Tuesday afternoon.
Coffee lovers lined up at the Homestretch Espresso and Beverage stand window are greeted by the smiling face of Nicole Garcia each morning.
Lisa Lopez of Sunnyside is the new face greeting utility customers at Sunnyside City Hall.
Taking the video game player out of the family’s living room is Hazely’s Realm, a new lounge in Grandview created especially with the so-called electronic game geek in mind.
The Sunnyside Port Commission needed just 45 minutes to conduct its business Monday night, which included the adoption of a short consent agenda.
The proposed Mabton city ordinance to detail the use fireworks in the Mabton community was tabled by the city council following a brief discussion at last night’s council meeting.
Thanks to overwhelming voter approval of a $10.7 million bond, the Granger School District will be seeing a lot of new construction during the coming months.
GRANGER – Randy DuFord sometimes calls his Granger business his field of dreams.
Tickets are in the mail to Mabton firework violators
It was supposed to be a quiet, fireworks-free Fourth of July in Mabton last Saturday. But apparently not everyone got the city-issued message that all pyrotechnic discharges were banned.
The sounds of Spanish music waft through the halls each Monday night at Sunnyside’s Prestige Care & Rehabilitation Center. Those melodic strains provide a sense of peace and comfort to the facility’s staff and residents, and it’s all thanks to longtime musician Fernando Farias.
It’s a long way from the bluegrass hills of Kentucky to the hot and dry Yakima Valley, but the move has brought Melissa Stephens closer to her family.
Originally from Kentucky, Cynthia Lewis is finding Sunnyside very much to her liking.
Talking about men’s health, especially topics such as enlarged prostates and erectile dysfunction in mixed company, is bound to result in a few giggles from even the most stoic of individuals.
Saying it is just one more adventure, Sunnyside’s Mike Hazzard and Caroline Smith will be among the dozens of Fallen Heroes 5K Run participants taking their place at the starting line this coming Saturday.
Nearly everything about their week at the 2015 American Legion Evergreen Girls State Conference was a new experience for Sunnyside High School delegates Sheyanne Desmarais, Alexis Cardenas and Nayeli Martinez.
Lia Pena has had a lot of different jobs in her life, but her latest job, that of chauffeuring, is her favorite.
GRANDVIEW – The stretch of Grandview’s Wine Country Road, between Fir Street and the bridge near the Grandview Bleyhl Farm Supply Store, will be reduced to one lane of traffic, beginning Monday, June 29.
After spending the past eight years promoting the community of Sunnyside, Pam Turner is now looking forward to marketing Sunnyside’s largest retirement facility as its new director of community relations.
In an effort to attract more customers and to create a family-friendly environment, Sunnyside’s Snipes Mountain Brewery and Restaurant is offering several new summer activities.
On July 5, Pauline Padgham Shockley of Outlook will celebrate her 100th birthday, surrounded by her family and friends.
Once shy, admittedly of her own shadow, Evelyn Burt of Silverdale can’t be described that way today.
Serendipity and a lot of luck combined to reunite Sunnyside winemaker Kerry Shiels with a camera she lost on Mt. St. Helens last month.
A warm spring evening set the tone for last Friday night’s Sunnyside High School graduation ceremonies held for the 351-member class of 2015, a class described by school officials as “exceptional.”
For the past week Sunnyside High School senior Frida Berg has been getting reacquainted with her parents, Jarle Marthinson and Vigdis Berg of Hammerfest, Norway.
The landscape outside Sunnyside native Jean Nisely’s North 16th Street home has changed a lot in 90 years.
Two real life Sunnyside heroes were honored at the annual Sunnyside School District Golden Apple Awards ceremony held Wednesday night at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.
Heroes, mentors and role models from the Sunnyside School District were all honored at the annual Sunnyside School District Golden Apple Awards ceremony held Wednesday night at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.
Thanks to the efforts of the Mabton High School football coaching staff, the Vikings football program is $5,000 richer.