July 24 last day to sign up to complete project
Children gathered around a variety of building materials and puzzles when Kate Wellens of the Pacific Science Center Science on Wheels program came to town.
Ornelas wins scooter, safety helmet
A shiny green trick scooter and a safety helmet were awarded to Selena Ornelas, 10, yesterday.
Is it just me are have the weeds gotten bigger faster than in any previous year?
Summer is the time when being in school is not at the top of childrens’ “to do” list, but attending summer camp is.
A love of community is prompting Miss Sunnyside candidate Victoria Cardenas, 16, to seek the coveted crown this summer.
Paint store to more than double in size
Standard Paint and Flooring has purchased the former Nobles Furniture and Flooring Store building at 717 E. Yakima Valley Highway, Yakima Store officials said.
She loves tiaras. But Sunnyside’s Brianna Garza also loves helping others.
Play opens Sept. 30 at high school auditorium
The beloved classic, “Little Women” will be staged for lower valley audiences in September now that a cast has been chosen, Over the Hill Theatricals director Sheila Hazzard announced.
Prosser event runs from 6-10 p.m. downtown
As the sun dips below the city’s historic downtown skyline, art lovers and wine connoisseurs will be ready to enjoy the best of both worlds at the 14th annual Art Walk and Wine Gala.
Gibbons, Gallagher promoted
As Sunnyside Community Hospital transitions into a regional health agency, a new chief executive officer quietly took over local management in April.
Organization offers services to cities without chambers
Mayor Jim Restucci will be escorting visitors around the business community today as one of his duties as the city leader.
A desire to encourage health and fitness is one of the goals of Miss Sunnyside candidate Clarisa Calderon.
Some residents object to Veldhuis’ plan
A decision about plans for the development of a 36-acres feedlot off Glade Road south of town should be known within 10 business days, following testimony given Thursday.
Plans to compete for national officer
Tye Taylor hasn’t started packing his bags for a trip to Johnson, Iowa yet, but the 2016 Prosser High School graduate is excited to begin.
Two girls have Lower Valley ties
Two girls with links to the local community are preparing to travel to the nation’s capital to advocate for juvenile diabetics’ research funding.
Show kicks off 2017-2018 season
In a suspenseful who-done-it story line, a man remarries after his first wife’s mysterious death, unaware of his jealous secretary’s role in her death and her nefarious plans for his second wife.
Local woman pens book on child death
Working through the tragedy of a child’s death is the topic of a new book written by local author Kimberly Starr.
Lower valley offers family fun throughout July 4
From Zillah to Prosser, the Yakima Valley skies will be lit with the aerial color come Tuesday night.
A celebration to mark the official opening of the Spring of Life Church will be July 8, at the church, 501 Concord Ave.
Sunnyside, Grandview and Granger high school delegates learned what it takes to become statemen following a weeklong immersion into civic duty
With a possible state government shutdown looming, local credit unions are prepared to help clients who are state employees.
Little building packed with vintage and fun
Long a landmark building at the corner of South Seventh Street and Railroad Avenue, a tiny brick building has been added to the city’s #Sunnyside Renaissance scene.
Lopez family working on certification
Listening to Ramona Lopez talk about the various varieties of fruits and vegetables grown on her 37-acre farm, you would think she was talking about her children.
A Sunnyside science fair standout has make her mark on the international field after taking second place in the Genius Olympiad this past week.
Fundraiser brings in more than $3,475
Area businesses and residents contributed $3,475.74 to help eight children whose mother was slain earlier this month allegedly by their father.
Building a home with sweat and tears
Building one’s own houses is a long process, but if you have problems navigating the financing process, the options of ever being able to build a home may never become a reality.
She may have been the only high school girl brave enough to seek the Miss Mabton crown, but Laila Aguilar proved to the crowd Friday night that she was worthy of the title.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The third annual Sunnyside Youth Awards honors youth involved with community and campus service, according to awards organizer Christian Peabody.
Anyone who has meet Alondra Perez never fails to comment on her poise, confidence and maturity.
Like the winter of 2017, the 2016-17 school year just won’t quit.
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.
Ceremonies planned Friday and Saturday
Graduates from four schools will receive diplomas this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.