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General Election voters’ pamphlets on the way

Are you ready to vote in the General Election this fall?

Taylor seeks third term in state House of Representatives

Transfer of federal forest lands to the state and continued statewide economic development are issues 15th District Legislative Representative David V. Taylor believes will be challenges in the upcoming Washington State Legislative session.

Zillah farmer challenging Elliott in commissioner race

The Yakima County Commissioner’s race has shaped up to be a two-man race with incumbent Rand Elliott of Yakima facing write-in candidate Curtis E. Vangstad, a farmer from Zillah.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Didier attacks Newhouse during meet and greet

ZILLAH – Clint Didier said he’s lived the American dream, but he sees our rights and freedoms being eroded and is worried his children and grandchildren will not have the same opportunities he had.

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Gloves come off during debate between prosecutor candidates

What began as an informative, calm discussion about the merits of electing the individual candidates running for Yakima County’s auditor and prosecuting attorney positions took a sudden turn this morning at the Sunnyside Republican Club meeting.

Meet-and-greet with Clint Didier on tap this Sunday

ZILLAH – Lower Yakima Valley residents will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from Clint Didier, the frontrunner to replace U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings.

NRA backs Dan Newhouse

Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside this week gained some firepower in his bid for Congress.

Hastings earns business award

The National Federation of Independent Business last week named U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Sunnyside GOP club candidate forums on tap

The Sunnyside Republican Club is offering local residents the opportunity to meet several candidates seeking their votes.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Feds dole out nearly $300 million to health care providers

Approximately $800,000 earmarked for two Lower Valley medical facilities

Last Friday the United States Department of Health and Human Services announced $295 million in Affordable Care Act funding would be distributed to 1,195 health centers.

PLCs focus of meeting in Mabton

Two of the discussions at the Mabton School Board study session last night (Thursday) centered around professional development and working toward the goals set out in the district’s strategic plan.

Contempt of court charges hang over state’s lawmakers

While lawyers joust before the state Supreme Court over whether to find the state legislature in contempt, there will be a very real price to pay for residents of the Evergreen State.