At least do the least for your country

The same day Yakima County mailed out ballots for the Primary Election, Wednesday, July 16, a total of 47 of those ballots were returned by voters.

F as in farewell

Nearly every day I proof-read and edit at least one obituary for the Daily Sun News.

Hollywood liberals stand down for Israel

Once again Israel is being forced to defend itself from the terrorists who run Gaza.

Contemplating an insurance policy

Buddy and I received word late last week that my sister’s faithful Chihuahua, “Angel,” had been hit by a car and hadn’t survived.

Bipartisan legislation invests in America’s workforce

Millions of Americans continue to struggle to find work in today’s challenging economy. Many Central Washington workforce-training centers have successfully helped unemployed workers find jobs. However, on the federal level, much improvement can be made.

Americans are losing their faith in religion

Most people lost their faith in politicians and America’s political institutions long ago. Now, they’re abandoning organized religion.

Join the fun on July 31 at golf scramble


When is a charity party not just for charity?

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Stinking border politics

Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders.

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1924: Sunnyside pioneer J.B. George dies

90 YEARS AGO…(1924) Sunnyside pioneer J.B. George died. He arrived in the Yakima Valley in 1892, opened a store in Zillah and a trading post in Toppenish.

My choice for sheriff

My name is John Fannin and I approve this column. With that said, here’s my take on the Yakima County sheriff’s primary race.

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Digital cheese ... and we’re the rats

Plenty of people had good reason to be in a foul mood back in 2012.


July 21-25

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Retirement isn’t for sissies

Things were going kinda slow down at the Fly Tying Love Center and it bothered Marvin Pincus a lot.