We trust Dan Newhouse


Dan Newhouse is not afraid of hard work! His life experience demonstrates his commitment to his family, his farm and to the people in Central Washington as a state representative from 2003 to 2009, and when he served as director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture from 2009 to 2013.

Gunnin’ for office

The Fourth District Congressional race has more guns than a Vegas body-building show.

The Obamification of America

Who’s that gray-haired old guy in the Oval Office?

Seeking glory

Like a doctor removing something important, Herb Collins gently peeled the wrapper back from the root ball and tenderly placed the baby tree in the hole. Then he stood and walked around it to see which way he should align it. Actually, looks pretty good just the way it is.

Excellent coverage


We express our appreciation to the Daily Sun News for the excellent write-up of the flag raising ceremony held on the 4th of July in Grandview. It was excellent.

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1954: Newly constructed Mabton Bridge formally dedicated by mayors

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

A grand day


Buddy is grounded until summer heat wave is over

Buddy and I have been having some very serious discussions about car rides these past few 90-degree days.

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Dead solid summer

Here’s hoping your Independence Day was beyond terrific.

It’s your right to be wrong

Slim Randles

Windy Wilson was on the prowl, this beautiful Independence Day morning, searching the neighborhood for something to do for others.

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Illegal immigration has no age limit

The latest complication in the smoldering, moldering, illegal immigration issue is the swarms of mostly Central American children suddenly showing up at and crossing the U.S. southern border.

Don’t get blown away on the Fourth of July

As a nerd, I like statistics. I enjoy reading factual tidbits, including various reports released by the Washington State Patrol.

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Bridges, roads need a lot of work to become safe again

The recent closure of the Mabton Bridge to traffic over three tons should have locals waking up to a major problem.

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We must end taxpayer subsidies for exorbitant executive bonuses

There is an outrage in our tax code and it’s costing you money.

Reminiscing about ‘them days’

On a good, warm Saturday morning you have your choice here in our valley: yard saling or livestock saling.