Living with re-GRETS

Windy found his audience out the side door of the sale barn, admiring a pen of cattle they had no intention of buying.

The war on girls’ privacy

Dear parents, when you vote next November, please remember which party wants your daughters to share their school locker rooms and showers with boys.

Don’t put children in the hands of carpet-bagging environmentalists

I’ve never been in favor of allowing adults to use children to advance political agendas.

Chamber of horrors?

Thank you Sunnyside City Councilman Jason Raines for pointing out what a sticky-wicket council has created for itself with the local chamber of commerce.

Appreciates hunting photos


I want to commend the Daily Sun for posting pictures of kids with the game they have hunted.

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Our nation’s veterans: Why they’re special

Make no mistake about it: every civilian who does his job conscientiously and delivers an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay deserves a pat on the back.

Veterans Day by the numbers

“I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces.”

Honoring service of our veterans

In a nation of lovers of freedom and liberty, one needs to look no further for examples of patriotism in action than to our veterans. Their service kept us safe and defended the freedoms we enjoy as citizens.

Is another federal land grab necessary to honor Hanford?

The announcement yesterday that Hanford will be part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park is a good thing in that it ensures preservation of the site.

What’s the beef about?

The World Health Organization is the United Nations‘ public-health arm. I think we should change its name to the World Killjoy Organization — at least where its position on meat eating is concerned.

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Syria Quagmire

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Another red line?

Will lawmakers represent the people, or rule them?

Based on the initial results for Initiative 1366, voters want the opportunity to add to the 20-plus supermajority restrictions already in Washington’s constitution.

Deer photos ‘disgusting’


I am really tired of opening this paper up to see the face of a dead animal staring at me.

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How will you protect privacy?

As we move into the Christmas shopping season, retailers are predicting a banner year for “drone” sales in our state. Given the absence of laws governing their use, and possible misuse, anyone concerned about privacy should be taking note of what’s happening around the nation.