As the Class of 2022 returned to high school this fall for the very last time, I sought to answer the question: “What makes this year’s seniors different from seniors of years past?”
The West Valley High School Drama Club returns to the stage in November with a unique ensemble production of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.”
In 2006, Selah resident Barb Petrea faced a predicament. Her then-12-year-old son’s baseball team was looking to travel to a tournament in New York the following year, a trip that would cost the team $40,000, including a $10,000 down payment.
Ralph Proudfoot, the owner of the Silverheels shoe retail and repair store in Yakima, has a humorous saying he likes to share with his customers.
Long Beach has long been a travel staple along the chilly coastline of our state. While the site makes use of the phrase “World’s Longest Beach,” it actually ranks ninth in that category and is 7 miles shorter than the longest beach in the United States, which is in Virginia Beach, Va. Howev…
After all the work so far in Tieton, Ed Marquand is still concerned for the future of the small town. He believes that, 15 years from now, 8 out of 10 agricultural jobs will be lost when automation of the agricultural industry makes some jobs obsolete. He wants area teens to be able to get c…
Since the 1990s, the Yakima men’s choral group known as the Camerata Club has awarded annual scholarships to talented teen musicians in the Yakima Valley. This year was no exception.
As the plane began to descend, dropping lower and lower from the night sky, I could clearly see the lights of Las Vegas below. The vast expanse of lights had an almost magical appearance, with each individual light shining dazzlingly in the night.
Ann Marie Cordova is an English teacher at Selah High School who, in her spare time, loves hiking around Mount Rainier, doing yoga, and listening to audiobooks. She has two sons, one a senior at West Valley High School, and one who recently passed his test to become a registered nurse. After…
Dominick Fernandez is among those many graduated seniors from the class of 2021 who is now making plans for what he will do after high school. Fernandez attended Davis and played on the Pirates' football team during his freshman year. Here's a brief conversation with him, looking back at the…
For the owners of Hang Loose Shave Ice, summer is the season of frozen treats, hard work and serving the community.
Morgan Green is a math teacher at Sunnyside High School and has been with the school district for four years. She also serves as the head girls varsity soccer coach and is an assistant coach in the girls basketball program.
Sara Brown walked across the stage and graduated with the Selah High School class of 2021 after a senior year of high school that was one of both tribulation and triumph.
Popsicles, shorts, boredom, cherries and (most important) no homework make summer special for students of all ages.
When it was finally announced that there would be a season for traditional fall sports, it was surprising to many — especially since it would take place months after it was supposed to.
Anabelle Kollman is a sophomore at Eisenhower High School.
Each week, the Selah School District’s nutrition department packs approximately 18,000 bagged meals for students.
Fearful for the lives of themselves and their children, Godinez’s parents applied for political asylum with the United States in 2014, which would allow them to seek temporary refuge in the country.
For the first time in more than a year, Eisenhower High School’s Drama Department is staging a live student production.
West Valley High School student body president Wesley Bryant has been involved in student government since freshman year, including serving as his class president for three years. With the exception of his first year, he ran for these positions unopposed and is popular with the student body.