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Flames erupt from automotive, equipment businesses

Fire crews still on scene at 181 Factory Road

One dog perished, one survived massive fire east of Sunnyside

Two Prosser men die in crash

River claims firefighter, veteran

The community is mourning the loss of two men who died in a crash Saturday night.

School board to interview three hopefuls

Prosser sets up public meetings for Thursday

The School Board will interview three candidates Thursday to fill a vacant seat.

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Lower Yakima Valley digs out, again

Snow shuts down road, schools

The Lower Yakima Valley is digging out today from a storm that brought seven inches of snow.

Granger man headed to presidential inauguration

Chef to serve Trump, Pence festivities

A local chef is traveling to Washington D.C. this week to prepare for the inaugural ball for president-elect Donald J. Trump.





    Should after-work contact be illegal?

    On Jan. 1, France implemented a new law that gives workers the legal “right to disconnect” from emails and other digital correspondence from co-workers and bosses while off the clock.

    County-merger plan a bad idea

    Clark County Republican Assessor Peter Van Nortwick and Democrat Treasurer Doug Lasher want a state constitutional amendment requiring a minimum population of 25,000 residents for a county to exist.

    Prioritize spending, don’t hike taxes

    The 2017 Legislative session begins Monday, and with it comes the continued battle over K-12 education funding.

    Time for nation to REIN in regulators

    I’ve written a book chapter and a lot of columns over the years on the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act — a profoundly simple, powerful bill that would require regulators and bureaucrats to get their most expensive rules approved by Congress before they could take effect.

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    Take me to your tweeter.

    Hey, Google is my new buddy

    I’m drinking morning coffee and exchanging pleasantries with the omnipotent Google Home device that arrived as a gift and was given a place near our kitchen table.

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