Transient Americans and my parents’ home

I’m lucky that my mother and father are doing so well — lucky that, in our transient country, their home is the hub that unites my extended family.

Brad Owen served our state well

For the last 20 years, Lt. Gov. Brad Owen has served Washington well.

Reader disappointed in Mabton city leadership


It’s disappointing and a degrading insult to the residents of Mabton that the mayor could not show the decency and respect to allow our highest ranking police officer 30 days to say farewell to the people he served for over five-and-a-half years.

Principal is not seeing the ‘big picture’

So, Sunnyside High School Principal Ryan Maxwell’s feelings are hurt because Seattle Seahawk Justin Britt’s football camp earlier this month “...did not donate one penny to the community of Sunnyside.”

Left-wing group baits Donald Trump

Credible reports and recruiting emails show that leftwing group MoveOn.org has been sponsoring protesters to disrupt Donald Trump rallies.

‘The most interesting man’

I read the other day that the actor portraying “the most interesting man in the world” in beer commercials is being replaced by a younger version.

Daily Sun News launching e-edition

Newspapers are a business. And like any business, if you give your goods and services away for free, you’re probably not going to be around very long.

Stay the course, Senate GOP

It’s understandable some Senate Republicans are wavering from their party’s commitment to deny a confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

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Inslee Vetoes

The government’s war on free speech

During her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted that she asked the FBI to examine whether the federal government should take legal action against so-called climate change deniers.

More gigantic ships coming

Get ready! More colossal container ships are coming.

St. Patrick’s Day brings needed levity

St. Patrick’s Day couldn’t have arrived at a better time.

Reduce drought with water storage

Hot summers, several years of low snowpack, and the severity of recent drought across the West illustrate the extent to which water is truly the lifeblood of Central Washington and our economy.

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Okay we admit it...