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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Play could be renamed the 'Betty and Joyce' show  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Credit: Kim Taylor Morris Betty Minnich of Grandview and Joyce Taylor of Sunnyside are 'rocking' the roles of “The Delaney Sisters” in the Over the Hill ...

Reported threat targeting Sunnyside HS found to be re-post from previous threat  NBC Right Now

On February 8, 2018 a non-specific threat was discovered written on a girls bathroom stall inside Sunnyside High School dated for February 20, 2017 and ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Seven Lower Valley students enter med school  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences' College of Osteopathic Medicine has a new batch of students, including two Sunnyside High School graduates ...

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.

Ervin Carl Kilian  Yakima Herald-Republic

Ervin Carl Kilian of Sunnyside, WA passed away to be with his loving father on November 13, 2018 while surrounded by loved ones.

James Bernhardt Krueger  Yakima Herald-Republic

Jim was born to Ruth Estelle (Nelson) and Leroy Vivian Krueger on 23 October 1940 in Peter's Nursing Home, Sunnyside, WA. On 23 November 2018 he joined ...

Young volunteers clean up greenhouse at high school  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

A group of young volunteers tackled weeds and debris surrounding Sunnyside High School greenhouse last week, under the direction of Partida Strong ...

Sunnyside boys fifth as girls continue to improve  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Playing on a course they know well, the Sunnyside boys took fifth place among 17 teams at a golf meet Monday, April 16. Meanwhile, the Grizzlies girls continue ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

My five favorite things: Teri Alvarez-Ziegler - Sunnyside teacher and Yakima Valley icon  Yakima Herald-Republic

Teri Alvarez-Ziegler, 53, is a science teacher at Sunnyside High School. In addition to her ninth-grade honors biology students, the always hysterical and ...

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, ...

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.

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)

Sunnyside coach appeals decision to end contract | Local  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- A Sunnyside High School wrestling coach has appealed the school district's decision to drop her annual contract, saying the district is ...

Florence Van Biezen  Yakima Herald-Republic

Florence Van Biezen, age 91, longtime Sunnyside resident, went to be in the arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, March 9, 2017 in Sunnyside, WA. Florence ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Alice C. Chopper  Yakima Herald-Republic

Alice C. Chopper of Sunnyside passed away peacefully on December 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Shirley Roxane Mason  Yakima Herald-Republic

Shirley Roxane Mason unexpectedly went home to the loving arms of Jesus on April 24th, 2018 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. She was a beloved wife, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Batter up…play ball  Dailysunnews

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Ken Herber  Yakima Herald-Republic

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

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.

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, ...

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 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.

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 ...

Halma feels the heat  Dailysunnews

Research in successfully converting asphalt heat into an energy source has earned Zack Halma local and regional science honors. Soon, he'll compete at an ...

Lighted parades start tonight  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Everybody loves a parade, and the city will have two this weekend, starting with the second annual Kids Lighted Christmas Parade tonight.

Four school bond measures on April ballots in Yakima Valley  Yakima Herald-Republic

Faced with overcrowded classrooms, outdated buildings and other issues, four Yakima County school districts are asking voters to approve roughly $87 million ...

4A Columbia Basin Big 9 District action  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The Sunnyside Grizzlies boys wrestling team dominated the 4A Columbia Basin Big 9 district tournament Saturday, putting eight wrestlers in the finals.

State delegates share Girls State experiences  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Lower Valley Evergreen Girl State delegates are still unpacking from their experiences at the 70th annual political boot camp last week.

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.

Military recruiters increase their presence in Yakima Valley high schools  Yakima Herald-Republic

For more than 20 years, Sgt. Beau Gates worked in the training realms for the Washington Army National Guard. But last year, he took on another role as a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Growing with the Need: Sunnyside Community Hospital  Yakima Herald-Republic

The front lobby of Sunnyside Community Hospital is a busy place.

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.

Stanley Riel  Yakima Herald-Republic

Stanley Joseph Riel was born on December 16, 1931 in Yakima, WA. He grew up on a farm in Outlook, WA with his father AJ, his mother Helen, brother Myron,

Piechalski throws for four touchdowns for Pateros football  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Okanogan gears up for Naches Valley at 6 p.m. Friday at home.

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 ...

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

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.

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.

Science camp takes kids to a galaxy far, far away  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

More than 50 children turned out for a Star Wars-themed science camp at Sunnyside High School on Saturday, learning about the galaxy through the lens of a ...

Zelda Newman  Yakima Herald-Republic

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

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.

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, ...

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.

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?

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.

Bound for 3A State meet  Dailysunnews

Daily Sun News file photo. All six members of the Sunnyside High School girls swim team are headed to the 3A State meet at the King County Aquatics Center in ...

Local businessman revives oil and lube operation  Dailysunnews

It's been several years, practically since Alex Musbeh graduated from Sunnyside High School, since an oil and lube shop at 824 West Yakima Valley has sat ...

Sharp dressed musicians  Dailysunnews

Sunnyside High School Band models its brand-new uniforms for the first time last Thursday night at the annual Torchlight Parade.

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 ...

"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.

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.

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 ...

Chiawana football coach Steve Graff headed to Hall of Fame  Tri-City Herald

Steve Graff isn't quite sure who nominated him for the Washington Football Coaches Hall of Fame, or that he's eligible for the honor Saturday in Everett.

List: Yakima Valley celebrates 4th of July in style  KIMA CBS 29

Are you looking for something explosive to do this 4th of July? Want to spend your holiday weekend enjoying a live fireworks show, delicious food, drinks and ...

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