Not unanimous, but we’ll take it

Somehow, someway three writers felt Ken Griffey Jr. didn’t do enough to merit entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Straight talk about gun control

When I was a kid my father gave me three rifles and a shotgun.

‘Gov. Least Mode’ strikes again

As we all eagerly await the return of the Seattle Seahawks’ Beast Mode this Sunday on the grid iron, we are less enthusiastic about the return of “Gov. Least Mode.”

Could Malheur protest inspire others?

Have you taken sides in the Eastern Oregon anti-government standoff?

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Let voters decide restroom issue

The next time you use the restroom at a basketball game, concert or in a business, don’t be surprised if a member of the opposite sex is in the same facility.

Toy train support


We are so fortunate to have so much support from Sunnyside patrons who came to the 12th annual Toy Train Christmas at the Northern Pacific Railway Museum in Toppenish.

The West needs local control of public land

The protest at Eastern Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has cast a new light on perhaps the most important issue facing the West — federal management of public lands

2016 resolutions: Hey feds, you first

If you think our benevolent federal government is too big, this will agitate you: The government is advising us on New Year’s resolutions.

News certain to happen next year

Other than global warfare, politics, economics and fantasy sports, there really isn’t much news to recap from 2015.

Wolf politics have to change

A Tacoma judge has handed environmental extremists who generally do not live, work or generally recreate in rural Eastern Washington an unnecessary present this Christmas season.

Area ready for renewed New Year’s celebration

For more than a decade, a partnership of police, schools and even Heritage University offered a program called “Midnight Live,” which gave kids a safe place to ring in the new year.

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Happy 2016

Remembering Jim Appelgate

Jim Appelgate passed away around the Thanksgiving holiday, after a fight with pancreatic cancer.

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1975: Mabton bridge under water

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

It’s all about our holiday traditions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And a large part of what makes it so goldarn fabulous is the festive array of idiosyncratic traditions each family imprints on their holiday gene map like a candy cane tattoo on the soft flesh behind your knee.