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Hillary clinches

Seeking conceal and carry rights in D.C.

“Why did we just file for a permit to carry a concealed firearm in Washington, D.C.?” said my friend as I walked with him and his wife to their posh Capitol Hill condo.

Lost opportunities are mounting

Recently, the Wall Street Journal pegged the economic value of fossil-fuel related projects which were rejected or withdrawn since 2012 at $33 billion.

Writer shares about teen’s efforts to help


On behalf of Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services, I am writing to share about Alyssia Medina, a Grandview High School senior.

Council wise to revisit pot ban

The Sunnyside City Council’s move to revisit its retail marijuana ban may have some scratching their heads or a bit disheartened.

Big government can't help or save you

Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons.

Cemetery looked nice for Memorial Day


I was extremely pleased with the condition of the cemetery gardens — they looked fantastic.

Boxing club leaders praised for their efforts


Cruz Ramos and Ralph Navarro should be commended for taking their time, energy and money to love and care for young area men through their community boxing program.

Court ruling protects our rights

The U.S. Supreme Court made a very important decision affecting farmers, ranchers and other rural residents earlier this week with nary a peep in state and national media.

Congrats graduates, we wish you luck

For the past several weeks, we’ve covered scholarships being awarded to high school seniors planning the next step on their educational journeys.

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Graduates of 2016

Celebrating the freedom to picnic

Ah, summer has arrived and the picnic season is upon us. One of the most delightful ways to celebrate our freedom is to picnic.

Writer expresses cemetery concerns

It was Memorial Day weekend and my husband and I made the rounds.

Seeking answers for millennials

Today, more millennials are moving back home even though the economy is improving and wages are inching upward.