There’s plenty of fine dining to be had right here

I usually don’t spend a lot of time in Mabton, but I had a chance last week to not only get down there for a city council meeting, but also to drop in at the Stop ‘n’ Go for dinner before the meeting started.

We need to change the way we elect our Supreme Court justices

When the 2014 election is certified, only one of the nine justices on the Washington State Supreme Court will be from Eastern Washington, Justice Debra Stephens.

Survey will help determine why voters rejected levy


On behalf of the Sunnyside Youth, Education and Schools (YES) Committee, we wish to thank all of those who supported our effort to provide our community’s students with safe and adequate sports facilities.

Important we maintain traditions


Thank you to Commander Troy Monholland and members of Sunnyside American Legion Post 73 for honoring Veterans Day at the correct time: the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month… and conducting the ceremony at a visible location in the city.

Inhumane treatment


Someone threw a kitten out of a moving car at an intersection here in town. The black kitten, about two months old, sat dazed in the street.

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1944: Miller fights Germans in Italy

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

Helping day... nothing like it

Windy looked out the window. A great day for helping.

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Up in smoke

I admit it: I feel sorry for cigarette and cigar smokers these days.

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Will the mid-term elections really bring about much change?

Did the elections held across the nation last week really mean that much?

Appreciative of local support


I will soon travel to our nation’s capital to meet with my new colleagues and start the process for committee assignments. But before I go there are some things I would like to say.

Thanks for turning in license


I would like to thank the person who turned in my driver’s license at Safeway.

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Winterize yourself

Brace yourself for the cold!

A man’s gotta grow something

Dewey Decker, that accident-prone neighbor of ours, is the undisputed Pharoah of Fertilizer, the Monarch of Manure. He has turned a shovel-ready business into a going concern, with the help of the woman of his dreams, Emily.

No more candy

Buddy isn’t allowed candy, but he sure would like some.

The other divide

Election after election, eastern Washington votes one way on a candidate or issue – usually with a conservative bent – and western Washington votes the opposite.