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2015 precap

The year gone by was marked by a tangle of stories involving midterm elections, grand juries and scandalous outfits worn by Sasha and Malia Obama. No need for a tedious yearend recap.

The gift that keeps on giving

Windy had sent off for a doo-dad for his small kitchen, and that’s why he checked the mailbox.

In the year 2015

It was the ancient Romans, I believe, who had a deity named Janus with two faces…one looking forward and the other back.

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Christmas is here to drive away the dark

The solstice was this past Sunday, marking the beginning of winter, but also the shortest day of the year.

Praying for a white Christmas

The snow started coming down hard a few hours after we’d arrived.

Counting our blessings

It’s that time of year when we count our blessings. In America, they are abundant, especially this year.

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Christmas memories

It was December 1962 when...

It’s never routine for our readers

Here it is again - Christmas Eve - and like so many of the Christmas Eves I’ve celebrated, I’m not ready for Christmas Day.

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Finding the perfect present

When it comes to romance, it’s hard to beat ol’ Dud.

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1994: Sunnyside weightlifter one step from making Olympic team

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

A Sunnyside scoop for Santa

With Christmas just six days away, here’s what I’d like to see Santa bring Sunnyside this yule season:

Empty seats at the Christmas table

I’m writing one of my infrequent serious columns, because I realize there is more to Christmas than non-stop holly jolly mirth.

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Leave us all alone ...we can’t breathe!

The last words out of the mouth of strangling victim Eric Garner are actually a metaphor for how libertarians feel about the entire welfare-warfare state under which modern-day Americans have been born and raised.

Wreaths for veterans

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On behalf of the Gold Star Mothers of Washington and Fred E. Hayes Post 57 of the American Legion in Grandview, we would like to thank all who made the fourth annual Wreaths Across America event in Grandview on Saturday, Dec. 13, such a success.

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