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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Crop Production Services - May 23, 2018

Last Friday the Port celebrated the ground breaking for Crop Production Services (CPS) at 1101 Midvale Road. The company recently purchased 10 acres of land which will house a 13,000 square foot facility. Please see article below for more details: Daily Sun News Article... Read More »

Facility Technician Position Open - May 07, 2018

We are seeking a qualified applicant to come join our team at the Industrial Waste Water Treatment Facility (IWWTF). Qualified candidates will have the ability to understand and help maintain all aspects of the IWWTF treatment process and equipment, including: aerobic lagoon system, SBRs, anaerobic lagoon system, dewatering facility, and more. Responsibilities include maintaining a fully accredited Washington State Lab facility; analyses of water samples collected; assure compliance. Help to ... Read More »

SIED Funds Granted for new Rail Spur Project - March 29, 2018

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 the Port went before SIED board to request funding for a new rail spur and switch on Midvale Road. The new infrastructure will be located at the future home of Crop Production Services. Please see the Yakima Herald story below for more information. SIED funds approved for New Rail Spur Project... Read More »

Special Meeting Notice 3/29/18 - March 27, 2018

Special Meeting Notice March 29, 2018... Read More »

Annual Newsletter: A Look Back at 2017 - March 13, 2018

Annual Newsletter: A Look Back at 2017... Read More »

Crop Production Services purchase Port land - January 17, 2018

Port commissioners recently approved another property sale on Midvale Road. Crop Production Services of Loveland, Colorado are purchasing 13 acres south of the Port's Industrial Waste Water Facility. Yakima Herald Article... Read More »

Varietal Beer Company Under Construction - October 11, 2017

Chervenell Construction has started renovating the future home of Varietal Beer Company located at 416 E. Edison Ave. The site is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2018. With plans to completely renovate the former home of the Funny Farm liquor store Varietal Beer Company along with the Port of Sunnyside are excited to watch the transformation happen over the next couple of months. Chervenell Construction Company is currently preparing the site for renovations and Meier Architecture ... Read More »

Port inks deal with Ostrom's Mushroom Farms - June 20, 2017

The Port of Sunnyside has agreed to sell 25 acres of land at the corner of Duffy and Midvale Roads south of Interstate 82 to Ostrom's Mushroom Farms . The deal provides Ostrom's with an option to purchase an additional 20 acres at a later date. Ostrom's Mushroom Farms plans on opening a $25 million facility that will employ 200 employees, house 48 grow rooms and a compost facility. The Port is very excited about this new project and the positive effect it will have on the community. Yakima ... Read More »

CERB funding Approved for Planning Grant - March 27, 2017

The Port of Sunnyside went before the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) board on May 18, 2017 to request funding to develop a 32 acre site between exit 67 and exit 69. The funds will help finance investment in infrastructure to promote economic and industrial development of public land. The Port plans on developing the property for future commercial development... Read More »

CERB Funding Approved for Brewery - January 25, 2017

On Thursday, January 19, 2017 the Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) approved a $700,000 loan/grant combination for the Port of Sunnyside to modify the building located at 416 E Edison Ave. The building will be the future home of Varietal Brewing Company which will be used as a brewery, tap room and bottling facility. The project is scheduled to begin construction later this year... Read More »

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