Opinion

     

Sensible gun reform is needed

Sensible gun-control laws are not the only measures that would help any of us from becoming potential victims of mass shooters. But a law, to outlaw assault-type weapons seems essential.

March 23, 2018 midnight read more..


Voters need to prepare

Two Lower Yakima Valley leaders have thrown their name into the hat to be the next member of the Yakima County Commission.

March 21, 2018 9:08 a.m. read more..


Rep. Newhouse taking rights from Americans

What do Congressman Dan Newhouse and the Republican Party have against U.S. citizens relying on the courts to defend their rights, their lives, the places they love and their livelihoods?

March 21, 2018 9:08 a.m. read more..
 

Immigration Ponzi scheme playing out

Good and possibly great news: the U.S. birthrate continues to trend lower, now at the lowest on record since 1920, the year when the federal government first gathered and stored reliable statistics.

March 21, 2018 9:03 a.m. read more..


Congressional Republicans taking your rights away

During the 115th Congress, Republicans have already introduced at least 50 bills to limit your rights as a citizen to take cases of corporate and private misconduct to the courts. Eleven have passed the House of Representatives and Rep. Newhouse voted for all eleven of them.

March 19, 2018 10:30 a.m. read more..