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Wa-Hi JROTC to host drill, physical fitness and marksmanship meet today  My Columbia Basin

News Release from Walla Walla School District. WALLA WALLA, Washington — Cadets of the Walla Walla High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps ...



Bond votes: Nail-biters in West Valley, Sunnyside  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Two school bond measures in the West Valley and Sunnyside school districts were too close to call in Tuesday's special election.



Photos: Sunnyside High School graduation | News Photos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Scenes from the Sunnyside High School graduation ceremony at Clem Senn Field in Sunnyside, Wash. on Friday, June 8, 2018. The ceremony saw 415 ...



Sunnyside schools to seek $16 million bond  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Voters in the Sunnyside School District will decide the fate of a $16 million bond measure in February.



West Valley, Sunnyside bond measure approval continues climbing  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Support for West Valley and Sunnyside school district bond measures continues to grow as more ballots are counted from Tuesday's special ...



High School Girls Basketball Roundup: Maldonado leads Sunnyside to district title  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE — Only one team in the CBBN challenged Sunnyside all season, so it came as no surprise Moses Lake presented the final obstacle between the ...



West Valley, Sunnyside school bond measures passing in latest tally  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — School bond measures in the Sunnyside and West Valley school districts are passing in the latest tally of special election ballots Wednesday.



Sunnyside High School continues School of Distinction award streak  Yakima Herald-Republic

For the third year in a row, Sunnyside High School has received the School of Distinction award for being among the 5 percent of the highest-improving schools ...



Vote 'yes' on Sunnyside school bond | Opinion  Yakima Herald-Republic

To the editor — My husband, Rafael, and I would like to add our names to those who are encouraging the community of Sunnyside to vote a resounding Yes on.



Second student arrested made for threats against Sunnyside High School  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- Less than a day after a 15-year-old Sunnyside High School student was arrested for allegedly posting a Facebook threat against the ...



Sunnyside teen arrested following social media threat; school upping security Wednesday  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- A 15-year-old Sunnyside High School student was arrested Tuesday night after police say he wrote a Facebook post in which he ...



Sunnyside police respond, but threat to high school on social media was a month old  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- Police were out in force Tuesday at Sunnyside High School after parents reported seeing an online post threatening violence at the ...



High School Spotlights: Jan. 11, 2019  Yakima Herald-Republic

Sunnyside wrestling, junior. After tearing through the 155-pound bracket at the Kelso Invitational with four straight pins, Torres defeated three-time state medalist ...



Preview: Q&A with principal of Sunnyside High School, where graduation rates are rising  Yakima Herald-Republic

Sunnyside High School Principal Ryan Maxwell operates under a simple philosophy: Change policies, but support staff.



Charlene Marie Bussert  Yakima Herald-Republic

Charlene Marie Bussert, 64, died unexpectedly at her home and was ushered into the presence of her Lord Jesus on Tuesday 29 January 2019.



Sunnyside HS on precautionary lockdown; Police investigate written threat  KIMA CBS 29

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -Update, 10:32 a.m., Wednesday Sunnyside police have arrested two 15-year-old suspects regarding social media threats discovered ...



For Sunnyside star, this season brings a big change  Yakima Herald-Republic

Derrick Escamilla could be found in all corners of the CBBN stat sheet last year, mingling among the leaders in rushing, kickoff returns and interceptions.



Benjamin P. Van Eaton  Yakima Herald-Republic

Valley Hills Funeral Home. Benjamin P. Van Eaton, of Sunnyside, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2018, surrounded by loving family. Ben was born on ...



Harold Jeffery Hays  Yakima Herald-Republic

Harold Jeffery Hays passed away November 30th, 2018 at his home in Ellensburg, Washington. He was born on July 7th, 1956 in Sunnyside, Wa. to Stony and ...



High School Roundup: Selah beats Ellensburg to grab CWAC lead  Yakima Herald-Republic

SELAH — With first place on the line, Ashley Shurtleff did her best to help the Selah Vikings grab that top spot.



Video: Sunnyside High School Graduation | Latest Videos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Scenes from Sunnyside High School's graduation ceremony at Sunnyside High School's football field in Sunnyside, Wash. on Friday, June 9, 2017.



John Richard “Dick” Golob  Yakima Herald-Republic

On Friday, December 28, 2018, longtime Sunnyside resident, farmer and cattle feeder, John Richard “Dick” Golob, passed away at the age of 85. He was a ...



Robert D. Hall  Yakima Herald-Republic

Robert D. Hall, age 79, died unexpectedly and peacefully on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in his California home. He was born on January 30, 1940 in ...



2016 Graduation: Sunnyside High student lives big, dreams bigger  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- The list is long — cheer team (captain this school year), track and field, Latino Culture Club (president this year), Pep Club (vice president ...



Free fireworks displays happening in the Yakima Valley  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - People spending their Fourth of July holiday in the Yakima Valley will have opportunities to view some spectacular fireworks.



Phyllis “Arlene” Paul  Yakima Herald-Republic

Longtime Sunnyside resident Phyllis “Arlene” Paul went to her heavenly home on Thursday February 7, 2019 in Kennewick, WA. Arlene was born in Natoma, ...



Video: Sunnyside High graduation  Yakima Herald-Republic

Sunnyside High School held graduation ceremonies for the class of 2016 at Clem Senn Stadium in Sunnyside, Wash. on Friday, June 3, 2016.



Granger hires new school superintendent  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. — The Granger School District has hired a new superintendent.



Sunnyside High School 2015 Graduation | News Photos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Scenes from Sunnyside High School's 2015 graduation ceremony at Clem Senn Field in Sunnyside, Wash. on June 5, 2015. (25 images)



Cinco de Mayo celebrations planned for Yakima, Sunnyside  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Organizers of Yakima's annual Cinco de Mayo Cultural Festival are expecting entertainment and fair weather to again bring thousands ...



Arthur Luis Perales  Yakima Herald-Republic

Arthur Luis Perales passed away peacefully in Yakima, WA on Sunday, September 23, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Sunnyside, WA on ...



Special election ballot returns healthy despite snow  Yakima Herald-Republic

Amid a series of snowstorms and weather-related school closures throughout Yakima County, election officials say turnout in Tuesday's special school election ...



U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse calls for vetting of Trump’s emergency declaration  Yakima Herald-Republic

In the wake of President Donald Trump's decision Friday to declare a national emergency to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse ...



Yakima County students nominated for military academy consideration by Rep. Newhouse  KIMA CBS 29

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced that he has nominated two students from the Yakima Valley for consideration to attend U. S. military academies.



Rose Nadine Lainhart (Bridgman, Murray)  Yakima Herald-Republic

Rose Nadine Lainhart (Bridgman, Murray) went to be with her Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Rose Nadine Murray (Nadine) was born on ...



Denton L. Morrow  Yakima Herald-Republic

Denton L. Morrow was born October 6, 1940 in Toppenish, Washington and passed away August 28, 2018. Denny was a lifelong Sunnyside resident, the ...



CBBN all-league football  Yakima Herald-Republic

MVP: Caelen Massey, sr., Eastmont. Co-Linemen of the year: Chance Ward, sr., Eisenhower; Damien Chavez, sr., Sunnyside. Offensive MVP: Derek Escamilla, ...



Four teens held over threatened school shooting in Grandview  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- Bail was set Monday at $15000 each for three Grandview High School students who authorities say threatened to shoot classmates.



Former Sunnyside teacher resigns after students say names used in class  KIMA CBS 29

Sex education that some say got too personal ended up costing a Sunnyside High School teacher his job. David Beals spent 16 years with the Sunnyside district ...



For these Sunnyside High grads, their parents and principals were the same  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE — As if the social pressures in school aren't hard enough.



Guy C Roberts  Yakima Herald-Republic

On Saturday June 2nd, 2018 at 10 pm, Guy C Roberts entered through Heaven's Gate into the arms of Jesus.



More students are becoming interested in joining the JROTC program  KIMA CBS 29

Sunnyside Wash. -- Students at Sunnyside high school are learning leadership skills and discipline through their new Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps ...



Sunnyside boys basketball stepping up together  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Bruce Siebol has a new school to represent, a new basketball program to coach and an entirely new level of competition to face.



We Can Resurrect a Failing School | Scholastic Fantastic | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the Inland Northwest  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Some ideas about education seem almost ironclad: Poverty is nearly impossible to overcome. Sudden change just makes everyone angry. Swapping out ...



Granger School District to follow 'standard safety protocols' through the week after bathroom wall threat  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. -- A threat written on a bathroom wall at Granger High School prompted the school district to operate under heightened security Wednesday ...



Donovan “Don” G. Smith  Yakima Herald-Republic

Donovan “Don” G. Smith, age 85 of Yakima and former longtime Sunnyside resident went to be in the arms of his precious Savior, Jesus, Friday, April 20, 2018 ...



Valley Sports Weekly: Nov. 11, 2018  Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Valley AAU. EARLY FALL LEAGUE. Results, Nov. 4. 2nd Grade Girls: KBC Mercado-Kennewick 16, Prosser Shooting Stars 8. 3rd Grade Boys: 509 ...



Sunnyside names new superintendent  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — The Sunnyside school board has selected Kevin McKay to become the new superintendent of the Yakima Valley's second largest school ...



Susan K. Colyn | Obituaries  Yakima Herald-Republic

Susan K. Colyn, a lifelong resident of Sunnyside, WA, was released from this world and into the arms of her Heavenly Father on January 21, 2019. Susan joins ...



Two Davis soccer players charged in connection with brawl after Sunnyside game  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — Two A.C. Davis High School soccer players have been charged with assault following a May 9 altercation that injured three Sunnyside High ...



Robert Lovendusky  Yakima Herald-Republic

Bob Lovendusky passed away peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on Friday, December 14, 2018.



Putting the Lower Valley on center stage  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE — Erin Martin and Elizabeth Moss had talked about opening a performing arts school in the Lower Valley but it was just talk until Alex Boyé came ...



5 things about Cinco de Mayo  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Cinco de Mayo is a major annual event in the Yakima Valley, drawing tens of thousands of people to Sunnyside and Yakima for nearly three ...



Ellensburg wrestling sees six in the finals, two take home the trophy at Ray Westberg Invite  Daily Record-News

It was difficult to see Ellensburg High School's Brandon Mellergaard during Henry Rinehart's final wrestling match in the 182-pound division — but you could ...



Acclaimed Hank Williams impersonator performing in Sunnyside on March 15  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- Jason Petty is bringing his hit show, "Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes," to the Sunnyside High School Auditorium on March 15.



Mary Lynne Bos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory. Our caring and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister-in-law, friend and the rock of our family, ...



Sunnyside High School Science Teacher Joyce Stark Named ESD 105 Regional Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016  NBC Right Now

A Veteran science teacher with the Sunnyside School District who is also an active leader in regional and national student science fair programs, Joyce Stark ...



Yakima lags well behind state, U.S. in high school graduates  Yakima Herald-Republic

About 1 in 4 Yakima County residents 25 and older don't have a high school diploma.



Prep Basketball Roundup: Sunnyside boys beat Wenatchee, advance to district final  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Behind Trey Sanchez and Art Palacios, Sunnyside did its part to make sure the CBBN district boys basketball championship game will ...



Fireworks sales begin Thursday; beware of restrictions | Local  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. — Fireworks season begins Thursday: Stands around the state will open for business, and people will begin discharging them to celebrate ...



Sunnyside High School junior Jessica Linde shines at Big 9 district track and field meet  Yakima Herald-Republic

During the 2016 Columbia Basin Big 9 track and field championships that were held in Wenatchee on May 19 and at Eisenhower High School on May 21, junior ...



Head of the Class: East Valley High School Principal Kayla Crowe  Yakima Herald-Republic

Mention “High School Principal” and many of us may picture a steely-eyed man striding the hallways in search of wayward pupils. Kayla Crowe certainly does ...



Upper Valley school districts seek renewal of levies  Yakima Herald-Republic

Selah and Highland school districts are asking voters on Feb. 12 to renew school levies needed to help fund educational programs and operations.



Esther Van Belle  Yakima Herald-Republic

Esther made her final journey into the arms of Jesus on July 20, 2018. She fought a courageous battle against cancer for two and a half years. Her departure ...



Harry Bos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Harry “Can't Tell By Looking” Bos passed away on the afternoon of October 30, 2017 in Sunnyside, Washington, surrounded by his family. He was born on ...



Mid-Columbia 2018 graduation schedule  Tri-City Herald

The pomp and circumstance of graduation season has arrived. Here's the rundown of upcoming graduation ceremonies around the Mid-Columbia region.



Valley Sports Weekly: Oct. 7, 2018  Yakima Herald-Republic

THREE RIVERS EARLY FALL LEAGUE. Results, Sept. 30. Second-grade girls: Dub City Wapato 28, Prosser 8. Third-grade boys: 509 Ballerz Sunnyside 58, ...



EHS wrestlers have memorable senior night, now eyeing districts  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School wrestling capped off the 2018-19 regular season in fashion, defeating East Valley High School, 63-18, and Quincy High School, 41-22.



Ken Herber  Yakima Herald-Republic

On Friday, November 9th, 2018, Ken Herber, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at age 68.



Town hall a testy affair for Rep. Dan Newhouse  Yakima Herald-Republic

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse's meeting with 150 constituents last week in Sunnyside offered a textbook example of how the intense national debates over ...



Sunnyside man's mission to serve the youth kept alive after his death  KIMA CBS 29

SUNNYSIDE, Wash.- A Sunnyside man is being remembered for his humble *service* to the school district for over 25 years and his heart for under-privileged ...



Yakima Valley students join nationwide movement against gun violence  Yakima Herald-Republic

In an unprecedented show of unity, thousands of students in more than a dozen Yakima Valley schools condemned gun violence in schools and paid tribute to ...



Jose Trevino  Yakima Herald-Republic

Age: 48. Party: Republican. Occupation: Fraud investigator for the state Department of Labor and Industries. Education: Sunnyside High School graduate.



Frank Albert Martin Jr.  Yakima Herald-Republic

Frank Albert Martin Jr., 44, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord in his forever home surrounded by his family on February 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Medical ...



Sunnyside H.S. students to take over McDonalds  KIMA CBS 29

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. - McDonalds is getting taken over by some Sunnyside students.Students from Sunnyside High School are competing for the title of Mr.



Mount Vernon School District aims for 100 percent high school graduation rate  goskagit.com

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon School District has its sights set on a new goal, one it hopes will affect not only its students, but the entire community.



Sunnyside school superintendent to resign after DUI arrest  Yakima Herald-Republic

Longtime Sunnyside School District Superintendent Rick Cole will resign in the wake of his second arrest on drunken driving charges last weekend.



Panthers pin down win against Columbia River  Camas Washougal Post Record

Scott Lees scores points with a move on Miguel Fuentes from Columbia River during the first home meet of the season on Wednesday, Dec. 12. (Wayne ...



Ronald “Ron” Van Gundy  Yakima Herald-Republic

Ronald “Ron” Van Gundy, age 73, went to be in the arms of his Heavenly Father on Thursday, July 6, 2017 in Yakima, WA. Ron was born on June 12,



Sunnyside Sunshine Days starts today: Parade, pageants, carnival planned  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE — The annual Sunnyside Sunshine Days gets underway today with a carnival and festivities that continue through Sunday with a parade, two ...



Juanita Chavez Moya  Yakima Herald-Republic

Juanita Chavez Moya passed from this world to be with her savior Jesus Christ on December 3, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and faithful ...



New superintendents get pay bumps but offer valuable experience, fresh perspectives  Yakima Herald-Republic

With the exception of a tablet computer that Kevin McKay had in his possession, most if not all of the Zillah School District superintendent's belongings were no ...



Yakima Valley's first family of football: Cooper Kupp likely to be third generation NFL player  Yakima Herald-Republic

As Craig Kupp sometimes struggles to identify his first recollection of football, he smiles.



John “Tony” Anthony Carpino  Yakima Herald-Republic

John “Tony” Anthony Carpino passed away peacefully on September 26, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the oldest of ...



Community, coding and the cosmos: Girl Scouts focus on empowering girls  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Today's Girl Scouts are coding, whitewater rafting and building robots.



Sunnyside wrestling rides its depth to Cadet Classic title  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Senior Josiah Rodriguez got back what was once his twice over and freshman teammate Austin Villanueva got it on his first opportunity.



Curtis Lee Campbell  Yakima Herald-Republic

On Friday February 17, 2017, our loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and best friend, passed from our arms into the arms of Jesus our savior.



Zigmund F. Meluskey  Yakima Herald-Republic

Zigmund F. Meluskey, 77, of Yakima, Washington, passed away, Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home. A celebration of life open house will be held at 4 pm - 8 ...



School-related threats leave Mid-Columbia on edge  Tri-City Herald

The seven school-related threats in the past two days have left Mid-Columbia parents, students and first responders on edge.



Fireworks displays in your area for July 4th  NBC Right Now

A list of some of the fireworks displays happening in your area for the 4th of July holiday.



"I’m a Soldier. That’s What I Was Meant To Be."  Yakima Herald-Republic

Tim Gatton shows me a photo of his grandfather Hank and six brothers, posing in uniform after World War II ended in 1945. Every one of them served except the.



Following in my sister’s footsteps as Miss Yakima County  Yakima Herald-Republic

What is involved in becoming Miss Yakima County? And what exactly is it that Miss Yakima County does?



Zelda Newman  Yakima Herald-Republic

Zelda Newman went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2018.



Prosser explosive was 1 of several threats Tuesday  Tri-City Herald

Prosser police will have a heavy presence at the high school Wednesday after a small explosive was found near a portable classroom Tuesday, sending the ...



Michelle Taylor  Yakima Herald-Republic

On November 19, 2016, we lost a daughter, mother and friend, but gained an angel. Michelle Taylor, age 54, went to be with her beloved Lord and Savior.



R. William Lovern, “Bill” (Roland)  Yakima Herald-Republic

R. William Lovern, “Bill” (Roland) was born July 4, 1929 in North Powder, Oregon to his parents William and Viola Lovern. The family moved to Sunnyside, ...



Joyce Ann Cullen  Yakima Herald-Republic

Joyce Ann Cullen, 65, of Outlook, passed away the morning of Monday, July 10, 2017 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle.



Yakima police: 4 suspects in series of armed robberies in custody  KIMA CBS 29

The Yakima Police Department says the suspects are believed to have robbed at least four stores since Halloween.



Michael Ned “Mike” Funk  Yakima Herald-Republic

Michael Ned “Mike” Funk, age 55, of Wenatchee, WA, formerly of Sunnyside, WA and Spokane, WA, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 in Wenatchee, WA ...



Where are they now? Notable Valley figures out of the spotlight, but not forgotten  Yakima Herald-Republic

They may no longer be in the headlines, but the imprint these five men and women left on the Yakima Valley won't soon be forgotten.



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