Survey will help determine why voters rejected levy


On behalf of the Sunnyside Youth, Education and Schools (YES) Committee, we wish to thank all of those who supported our effort to provide our community’s students with safe and adequate sports facilities.

Important we maintain traditions


Thank you to Commander Troy Monholland and members of Sunnyside American Legion Post 73 for honoring Veterans Day at the correct time: the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month… and conducting the ceremony at a visible location in the city.

Inhumane treatment


Someone threw a kitten out of a moving car at an intersection here in town. The black kitten, about two months old, sat dazed in the street.

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1944: Miller fights Germans in Italy

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

Helping day... nothing like it

Windy looked out the window. A great day for helping.

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Up in smoke

I admit it: I feel sorry for cigarette and cigar smokers these days.

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Will the mid-term elections really bring about much change?

Did the elections held across the nation last week really mean that much?

Appreciative of local support


I will soon travel to our nation’s capital to meet with my new colleagues and start the process for committee assignments. But before I go there are some things I would like to say.

Thanks for turning in license


I would like to thank the person who turned in my driver’s license at Safeway.

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Winterize yourself

Brace yourself for the cold!

A man’s gotta grow something

Dewey Decker, that accident-prone neighbor of ours, is the undisputed Pharoah of Fertilizer, the Monarch of Manure. He has turned a shovel-ready business into a going concern, with the help of the woman of his dreams, Emily.

No more candy

Buddy isn’t allowed candy, but he sure would like some.

The other divide

Election after election, eastern Washington votes one way on a candidate or issue – usually with a conservative bent – and western Washington votes the opposite.

Holiday remembrances

The holidays are fast approaching, there is a brisk chill in the air and the colorful leaves are descending from their summer homes. Football is in full swing, and the aromas of this festive season are wafting through the stores reminding us of the wonderful family time to come.

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It’s okay, really

Back before there were pollsters to tell people how they felt about everything and everyone, the mood of the electorate could be judged by a loaf of bread. When the price was low, things were okay. I thought about that as I filled my gas tank on the north side of Phoenix and paid $2.79 per gallon.