Glancing back through the Sunnyside Sun pages, here is sampling of the stories published in 1969 reflecting everything that made the Sun the original voice of the community.
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MABTON — Family traditions are the centerpiece to holiday gatherings, and for the Hernandez kinfolks, football has been a part of their Thanksgiving Day celebration for more than 65-years as 25 team members ran onto Keith Morris Field in pursuit of gridiron glory on Thursday, Nov. 28.
SUNNYSIDE — Following a light sprinkling of snow blanketed the Rattlesnake Hills from the night before in the background, 114 participants dressed up in their warmest running attire and worked up an early appetite during the Sunnyside Christian Childcare Center Turkey Trot 5K on Thursday, Nov. 28.
SANTA SIGHTINGS — Stella Park of Prosser was not interested in seeing Santa Claus Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Christmas Market held at the Princess Theatre Green Room in Prosser. Pictured with Stella are her sister and brother Harper and Bentley Parks. Stella and other children can expect to h…
SUNNYSIDE — Martina Charvet was surprised to be asked and is delighted to serve as the 31st Grand Marshal of the Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade coming up on Saturday, Dec. 7.
GRANDVIEW — The mood was bright and chatty, and attendees’ bellies were filled with locally produced wines, beer and savory Country Gentleman sautéed pork and comfort food sides. The donor items, ranging from propane gas, gravel, decorated church pew, dinners, Pendleton blanket, quilts and much more, were abundant and ample.
GRANGER — The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Tortoise Versus the Hare’ featuring 60 Granger school students will be presented on stage Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. at Roosevelt Elementary School, 405 Bailey Ave.
YAKIMA — There is time to see the Yakima Valley College Playmasters production of “The Rocky Horror Show” at the Kendall Hall, building 12 on the Yakima campus, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21-23.
PROSSER — If watching free, live small town theatre productions sounds good to you and your pocketbook, come join the Prosser Princess Theatre volunteer cadre for a one-hour training on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Dressed up as Glenda the Good Witch from the “Wizard of Oz,” Daenerys selects a skeleton bucket of tart tasting Granny Smith apples as her cake walk prize during the 91st annual Outlook Elementary School Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 26.
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- Coach Vanessa Medina receives volleyball honor
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- Hernandez family passes on gridiron tradition
- Princess Theatre to ‘break a leg’ on new programming
- FruitSmart sold to Universal Corporation
- Minimum wage increases Jan. 1
- Sunnyside Christian lends helping hands
- Grizzly hoops alumni leave mark
- Power outages impact roughly 5,000 Pacific Power customers
- Driver perishes, baby survives
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