Gov. Inslee weighs in on labor agreement

Gov. Jay Inslee recently voiced a positive opinion regarding news of the labor agreement reached last weekend between ILWU and UGC at the Port of Vancouver.

Settlement endangers dams ... according to congressman

A recent settlement by the Obama administration with Hood River, Ore. based Columbia Riverkeeper will require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to better monitor eight hydroelectric dams it operates on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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Not much support shown for suggested pay raise

MABTON – The people of Mabton have spoken, and they are not wild about the idea of giving their mayor a four-fold salary increase.

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Pot sales still a no-go in Sunnyside

It’s about money. It’s about kids. It’s about personal rights.

Didier opens bigger lead in Primary race

The race for the Fourth District’s next congressman widened as did the contest for Yakima County clerk, at least slightly.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., at the Law and Justice Center

Internet legislation supported by mayor of Sunnyside

A proposal currently being considered by the United States Senate requiring online retailers to collect sales tax while extending a prohibition on internet access taxes has received the support of Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee.

And then there were two

Didier, Newhouse move on to General Election

Voters in the Fourth Congressional District were plenty decisive last night in advancing Republicans Clint Didier and Dan Newhouse to the Nov. 4 General Election.

Winter, Keightley will square off for county sheriff’s job

Six candidates for Yakima County sheriff are now down to two, as last night Yakima County voters advanced Brian Winter and Jim Keightley to the November General Election.

Ross, Cawley advance in race for Yakima County auditor’s seat

Two upper valley mayors, one current and one former, will battle for Yakima County’s auditor seat on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot.

Yakima County clerk’s race a toss-up between three candidates

Too close to call is an understatement when it comes to the Primary Election contest for Yakima County clerk.

Mabton School Board Agenda

Monday, July 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabton School District Conference Room

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Obama declares wildfire emergency in Washington

President Obama this past Tuesday approved a request by Gov. Jay Inslee for an emergency declaration to make additional federal resources available to help with the ongoing response to wildfires in Washington state.