RAISE Act is good for U.S. workers

In recent weeks, discussion on immigration has moved from illegal to legal.

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Fake news!

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‘Deep state’ continues to undermine

A wild Washington, D.C., week that started July 21 when White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned, and Anthony Scaramucci arrived (and was subsequently fired), ended July 28 with the Department of Homeland Security John F. Kelly’s appointment as President Trump’s Chief of Staff, replace outgoing Reince Priebus.

Alpert and Hall entertained all

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall walked onto the stage at Walla Walla’s Gesa Powerhouse Theater Sunday night and adopted looks and voices of amazement.

Water tax dampens healthy choices

Later this week when the temperature soars to near 110 degrees and you’re thirsty, be prepared to pay more for a drink of water.

Illegal alien lawyer hires illegal alien lawyer

Lizbeth Mateo is an illegal alien who spends her days defending illegal aliens. Mateo says her goal as “preparing legal strategies to help undocumented immigrants stay in the country.”

Don’t we have a weed law in Sunnyside?


As a resident of Sunnyside, I am concerned with all the dried weeds all over town.

Manufacturing tax relief needed

The Legislature took longer than anyone wanted to finish its priority project – the two-year state operating budget.

New driving law goes too far

The state’s new distracted driving law goes too far.

Granger’s splash pad is a good idea

Many Granger residents think of Department of Public Works crew members as heroes.

Republicans need to ‘start fixing’

OK, Republicans of the Senate, we get it.

Don’t gut Johnson Amendment


If House Republicans succeed in their efforts to gut the Johnson Amendment, it would open the door for big money donors and political interest groups to pressure and manipulate our nation’s churches and charities.

Cicada killers are beneficial, but sting


I am looking at an image on the front page of the July 18 issue of The Daily Sun taken by Ted Escobar.

Collect outstanding fines before licensing


When renewing my license, I asked if people who had unpaid fines were still allowed to renew. The answer was, “Yes.”

Family golf recollections differ

I visited with my brother David during my dinner break a few days ago. He has lived in Sunnyside 30 years or so, working for Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District.