GRANGER – A conflict about who can make decisions in working groups led to a short debate at last night’s Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee meeting.
As if on cue, while the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Board of Directors sat in the lobby of the Sunnyside Community Center discussing the lack of organized programs for the city’s youth, a young girl entered the building to ask what programs might be open to her.
Spokane School District has booted 143 kids from classes after their parents failed to provide documentation that the children were vaccinated or are exempt from being vaccinated.
Rachel Fernandez just started working at downtown Sunnyside’s Imperial Screen Printing and Embroidery, but she’s already enjoying the work.
GRANDVIEW – Staff at Orchard House Assisted Living in Grandview had plenty of questions for representatives of Howard’s Medical Supply about items that can help provide mobility to seniors.
Sunnyside’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members were very impressed with a pitch for funds from organizers of a first ever ale festival.
I hate being sick.
Sunnyside-area folks with posters or artwork that need to be framed now have a local place to get the work done.
Although the Sunnyside School District has experienced unprecedented improvements in the last few years, three of the district’s schools are on the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s annual list of struggling schools released last week.
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.
I spent last weekend in Wonderland.
People trying to travel along Decatur Avenue in Sunnyside have noticed some major construction work over the last couple of weeks.
GRANDVIEW – The executive director of the Port of Grandview, Jessica Hansen, received an official job description and a 6 percent raise at last night’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
GRANDVIEW – Grandview High School sophomore Alondra Perez says she looking forward to trying new experiences this coming August when she and seven other GHS students head to Ecuador on a nine-day service trip.
I really like the downtown improvements...maybe it’s time to spread some of it a little further?
The Sunnyside City Council is split on whether or not to even discuss the possibility of asking citizens to vote on a potential ban on recreational marijuana sales in the city.
The ongoing, and seemingly never ending, discussion of whether or not to reopen South Hill Road in Sunnyside to through traffic continued at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting, with a decision planned for the council’s first meeting in April.
Sunnyside City Manager Don Day told the council’s subcommittee on finance and administration that the city has a tough decision to make regarding its financial records from 2011 and 2012.
After seven years as a math coach, Rob McCracken said returning to the classroom was a “...shock to the system.”
Two Sunnyside welders will be demonstrating their skills in a state welding competition after earning first- and second-place honors in the district and regional competitions.
Entrust Community Services is looking to help a few businesses save some money.
I was born and raised in the greater Seattle area, with webbing between my fingers and toes, and moss growing on my north side.
The Sunnyside Christian High School FFA Chapter is the recipient of a $2,500 check from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.
The Spirit of Sunnyside Awards Banquet last Saturday night honored people who have worked to make Sunnyside a better place to live and work.
YAKIMA – Both Bickleton and Sunnyside had first-place finishes at Saturday’s Eisenhower Jamboree, the first meet of the season for both teams.
The Sunnyside School Board has decided to forego asking local patrons to once again approve an athletic facilities upgrade levy.
Supporters of Sunnyside student-athletes and other school activities want to form a booster club.
Every year, particularly in the spring, I come to really hate Daylight Saving Time.
A recent vote has put the internet under stricter federal rules. Some say it will save the internet as we know it. Others say the action risks heavy government regulation of online companies.
A total of 29 teams from nine Eastern Washington schools converged on Sunnyside High School this past Saturday to test technological skills against each other in the Eastern Washington VEX Robotics Championship.
MABTON – Trouble on the playground has led to an organized fourth grade football league in Mabton.
GRANDVIEW – After learning of drainage issues on a portion of 24.4 acres at Byam Business Park, Port of Grandview commissioners decided they may delay leasing the property for a year.
... just yell ‘FIRE’
“We don’t want you to be sheep, unaware of your surroundings,” Sunnyside Police Detective Johnny Gusby told a group of Sunnyside High School girls and staff members at a self-defense class last week.
It has taken some time for Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Coordinator Megan Razey to completely get a handle on her job.
“When I discussed chickens, there were 8,000 people assaulting the place that didn’t want them,” Sunnyside City Councilman Spencer Martin said while discussing a building code change at this past Monday’s meeting of local elected officials.
It’s that time again!
The Sunnyside Events Committee, the group behind the first ever Kids Lighted Christmas Parade held last December in conjunction with the Lighted Farm Implement Parade, formally introduced themselves to the Sunnyside City Council at last night’s meeting.
EAST WENATCHEE – Although the Lady Vikings suffered their third loss of the season against No. 1 ranked Okanogan in the District title game, Coach Chris McCallum said his team gave it everything they had.
The good news is that the Sunnyside RadioShack is not among the 25 Washington state stores slated for possible closure.
One by one, the opponents of Grandview’s Viannei Perez, Marizza Birrueta and Desiree Zavala fell.
Romana Gonzalez has only been working at the Sunnyside Bi-Mart since last August, but she said it’s already one of the best jobs she’s had.
A variety of smartphones, tablets and computers are a part of the Tech Petting Zoo visiting the Sunnyside Library on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
As if it weren’t already a pain to file taxes every spring, there’s a new and obnoxious twist that means people need to file their taxes as soon as possible.
The Sunnyside Municipal Airport Advisory Board met last night to discuss its past year of work and plan for the coming year.
A week after the special election, the results are looking more positive for Grandview’s capital improvements levy, while Bickleton’s three-year maintenance and operations levy faltered slightly, but is still passing with more than 76 percent of the vote.
A water line break on South 14th Street in Sunnyside last Thursday night may have caused a chain reaction that led to two other breaks in the city on Friday, Feb. 13.
About 40 area residents showed up at the Sunnyside High School library last night to further discuss the needs of the athletic programs of the school district.
Bickleton School District patrons overwhelmingly approve $450,000 maintenance and operations levy
While Bickleton School District’s three-year maintenance and operations levy passed by a landslide in yesterday’s special election, Grandview’s capital improvements levy is currently failing.
I remember chicken pox. I remember how painfully itchy it was and how I sobbed and begged my mom to make it go away.
Once a thriving railroad station, then a doctor’s office, the beautiful old building at 1412 E. Edison Ave. in Sunnyside is about to find new life as a wine tasting room for Côte Bonneville.