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Too much of a good thing

My favorite holiday is rapidly approaching.

For a sixth time ... yes on I-1366

Want to hold state lawmakers’ collective feet to the fire to reform Washington’s sales tax system? That’s in essence the question Initiative 1366 presents to voters next Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Inslee wrong on cougar hunt decision

The domino theory derailed U.S. foreign policy in the 1960s. Now, it’s apparently gotten our state’s cougar policy off track.

Who are the real deadbeats?

Growing up in Eastern Washington, most of my life I’ve had to endure talk of breaching dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Play a role in stopping animal killings

Washington voters have an opportunity to make an impact and contribute to a multi-faceted global effort to save animals threatened with extinction by voting Yes on I-1401.

Carnation recollections

In a few months the Carnation plant in Sunnyside will be no more.

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There’ll be no Buddy ‘Batman’ this year

Buddy has been pretty jumpy lately. He seems to have noticed the longer shadows in his trips through the garden.

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1945: World War II POW returned to Sunnyside

100 YEARS AGO…(1915)

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The inmates are running the asylum

After watching the first Democrat Party presidential debate, one can understand why the Democrat National Committee has chosen to limit their presidential debates to just six.

WSU-Spokane making progress with new public medical school

How will Washington State University’s plan to have a second public medical school in the state of Washington impact Sunnyside?

Paint day support lauded


What a great day!

Better research called for


In Roger Harnack’s “On the Hot Seat” personal column on Wednesday, Oct. 14, about the Sage grouse and farmland, he made a small, but significant mistake.

Even here in the Valley, it’s wise to know earthquake survival skills

The recent ShakeOut earthquake drill reminded me of my own limited experience with earthquakes.

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Protect your teenagers when they’re behind the wheel

According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young adults.

Sellin’ it

You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse “Windy” Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity.