Pakootas is the right choice for Congress


When Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Rep. Morton were praising Teck Cominco for their polluting the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt, Joe Pakootas sued the Canadian firm and is responsible for a landmark decision to protect international boundaries and stopped the polluting of heavy metals into our rivers.

Remember ‘The Boys in the Boat’

The Great Depression was very hard on most Americans.

Celebrate our fair and rodeo

For four days, starting today and going through Saturday, the region’s focus will be right here in the lower valley for the annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo in Grandview.

Pokemon Go wish list for lower valley

My wife and I spent a few days at the beach recently, relaxing and checking out tide pools.

Councilman’s ‘Peasant’ remark raises concern


After reading a front page article in the Tuesday edition of the Daily Sun, I am curious whether the entire Sunnyside City Council refers to all people who may appear in front of them as “Peasants.”

Election will disappoint Americans

It is sad commentary when our political conventions have become more like rock’n’roll concerts than competitions of ideas.

New water rule smells fishy

Earlier this week, Washington state officials quietly approved a new water quality rule based on how much fish people eat.

Cautious kudos to Sunnyside

Some city workers apparently want to get into the tourism business as organizers of the annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade this winter.

Obama praised for veto; Republicans chastised


We applaud President Obama for his veto of a Republican bill to end the “Fiduciary Rule.”

Filterless Trump has leaders laughing at him


Donald Trump says terrible things out loud, and he does not seem to recognize his errors.

First-ever city flag deserved news coverage


Sunnyside has its first-ever city flag. But not very much is known about it or what it looks like.

Shame on city for razing Carnation building


What is wrong with the city of Sunnyside? To demolish a historical building?

Energy policy must be inclusive

America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy focusing on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.