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Costs at heart of Boeing job cuts

Boeing’s new cost-reduction plan has deep ramifications for Washington because the bulk of the 4,500 job cuts are likely to land here.

Enough with potty politics, Gov. Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee last week banned nonessential state government travel to North Carolina in the wake of that state’s insistence men and women use their respective gender-based restrooms.

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The only move to make if Trump wins

It’s become a cottage industry since Donald Trump started winning Republican primaries: If he wins the presidency, one in four Americans would consider moving to another country, according to a recent Morning Consult/Vox poll.

Scalia dies, unions win

When Senate Republicans hatched their scheme to stonewall President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee - whoever it might be, regardless of merit - they overlooked the ramifications of a year of 4-4 decisions.

End unauthorized federal spending

The federal government is scheduled to spend $310 billion of your tax dollars this year on federal programs that are not authorized by law according to the Congressional Budget Office.

Parish appreciation


The Holy Trinity Episcopal Church parish family appreciates the community’s support for the Lenten soup and pie luncheons.

Supports Maxwell


I am responding to this flurry of negativity wasted on one honest comment made by an individual about a one-time event.

April Fools’ and a primary idea

It’s April Fools’ Day, a time to look over your shoulder and take things with a grain of salt.

Charging a fare sounds fair

The Community Connector program provides daily scheduled bus transportation between Yakima and Prosser at no charge to riders.

Car show successful


The 12th Annual Show & Shine Car Show brought in 344 vehicle entries with more than 1,600 in attendance on a beautiful sunny day.

Flag etiquette confusion


It seems there is again confusion about who can order the US Flag to half-staff.

Concerned about hiring process


I am concerned about the hiring process for the new Sunnyside School District superintendent.

European Patriot Act no guarantee

Not long after last week’s horrifying bombings in Brussels that so-called security experts warned Europeans to give up more liberties.

For whom the roads toll

Road and bridge tolls keep many elected officials awake at night.