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(Left to right) Thomas, 4, John, 6, and Annette Van Slageren, 7, from Granger signal the first day of summer in the splash pad water zone (open from 10:30–11:30 a.m. and 3-4 p.m., Monday through Friday) at Sunnyside Community Center, South Hill Park, 1521 S. First St. on Friday, June 21. The…
MABTON — The new Miss Mabton royalty candidates Rashelle Gourneau and Jaidyn Barajas will be named before the start of the Mabton Community Days Parade Saturday, June 22, community event organizers announced.
This week in June 1969, Sunnyside Sun readers learned that 15 Sunnyside High School girls were vying for the Miss Sunnyside crown to be presented during Sunshine Days in September. Those seeking the title, hosted by the Sunnyside Jaycees, were Suzanne Blume, Myra Myers, Marcia Greco, DebBee Bootsma, Pamela Roberts, Marloretta Grant, Linda Johnston, Debra Johnson, Patti Neill, Carol Anne Hicks, Laurie Shearer, Mary Egan, Debra Stout, Nancy Potter and Patty McQuesten.
SUNNYSIDE — An annual tradition for about 68 years, the Kiwanis Kids Day Parade for pre-school through sixth grade youth came to an official end after Ariana Jimenez, 12, and Jabes Flores, 10, won the drawing for a brand-new girl’s and boy’s bike on Saturday, June 1, at Centennial Park.
(Left to right) Jack Pena, 11, along with his 6-year-old sister Marley, who is wearing the high tops that can be seen below the monster size bag of yard waste, and Dylan Schlosser, 11, with Valley Critter Sitters 4H, carry out landscape duties around the Sunnyside Food Pantry, located at 529…
SUNNYSIDE — Parents and children planning to participate the Kiwanis Kids Day Parade, still have time to create costumes, floats and to decorate their bicycles, wagons and push cars.
GRANDVIEW — A community day of service drew more than 250 volunteers to lend a hand on city-wide projects with dedicated purpose for creating an environment of cooperation on Saturday morning, bright and early.
Amanda Arreola, Jazzy’s aunt, and Gabriel Sands participate in a 5K run and walk through the Jerry Taylor Memorial Veterans Plaza this past Saturday morning with all proceeds to benefit Jazzy Guillen, a Prosser High School sophomore student athlete who’s battling a rare stage 4 cancer.
SUNNYSIDE — Yakima Humane Society’s mobile vaccination clinic rolled into town and delivered low cost vaccinations and microchip registration for pets at South Hill Park this past Saturday.
SUNNYSIDE — Middle school athlete Joselyn Montelongo was calm following her first event at last Wednesday’s Sunnyside School District Special Olympics Track and Field competition.
Riding the new Miss Sunnyside Community Float down Edison Avenue with this year’s theme of “Fantasy Forest,” (left to right, from front to back) is Miss Sunnyside Third Princess Daisy Hernandez, Second Princess Grace Van Belle, Queen Cinthia Santiago and First Princess Hogla Deida Cortez on Tuesday, April 23.
Miss Sunnyside hopefuls from left to right, Rocio Cisneros, Kaydience Porter, Mackenzie Evans, Natalie Campbell, Kendra Gardner and Abbey Marquez. Not pictured is Hellen Palma and Omara Santiago Ayala.
Taylor Wolfe says she is happy any time she gets to show her favorite dairy show cow “McKenzie Moo” at area livestock shows, dressed in her blue corduroy FFA jacket.
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