Proclamation includes three area counties
Yakima, Benton and Klickitat counties will benefit from a state emergency proclamation issued yesterday.
Benton, Klickitat counties in proclamation
Two counties in the Lower Yakima Valley could be in line for assistance after an emergency declaration.
Honeyford proposal goes to state House
A Sunnyside lawmaker’s bill to protect law enforcement officers cleared a hurdle yesterday.
Rural economy, access to data key elements
Congressman Dan Newhouse introduced two measures yesterday to try to rein in the over-reach and use of the federal Endangered Species Act.
Sunnyside man takes the gavel for the first time
A Sunnyside resident led the State Senate during its first full day of voting on Monday.
Congressman has group meetings set
Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, is meeting with constituents, even as his critics claim he is avoiding them.
Sloppy paperwork could be leading to the unintended early releases of prisoners or longer sentences in the state’s Department of Corrections custody.
Superior Court appointee starts today
A Bickleton native starts his new job today as a Yakima County Superior Court judge.
Ninth Circuit upholds state’s challenge
A presidential executive order was struck down in court for the second time in a week.
State out of compliance with federal law
Your driver’s license might not fly with airport security in less than a year’s time if the state fails to meet federal identification and travel laws.
Legislation would aid, speed up projects
Congressman Dan Newhouse is backing an effort to expedite projects for water storage.
Administration begins appeal of court order
The Trump administration is appealing a Seattle judge’s ruling against the president’s restrictions on those entering the U.S. from some Muslim countries.
Hearing set for this afternoon on state motion
A U.S. District Court judge may issue a temporary restraining order today on President Donald J. Trump’s executive order directing the deportation of illegal aliens.
Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, yesterday co-sponsored a measure to protect so-called “dreamers” from being deported in the wake of President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
Effort gets backing from Honeyford
Cattle feeders across Washington may become exempt from state regulations on dust kicked up by their livestock and equipment if a bills being considered by the 2017 Legislature become law.