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Trump might not be the failure you thought

Ask the New York Times and they’ll tell you President Trump has been an abject failure in his first 100 days or so. Ask Trump and he’ll tell you he’s a “yuge” success.

Remembering Gov. Mike Lowry

There was nothing pretentious about Mike Lowry. What you saw is what you got.

Now, it’s Zillah’s turn to shine

Fresh off the coronation of a new royal court last night, the city of Zillah is ready for a closeup Friday and Saturday.

Waiting for a lower valley crime update

Concerned about crime in your neighborhood? Wondering what law enforcement is doing to protect you? Have suggestions or ideas you’d like to share with police?

Open borders means gang violence

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been busy fulfilling his commitment to removing criminal aliens.

Plan to attend Preparedness Expo

There are a lot of fun activities going on this weekend across our area.

Senator is wrong on wage increases

U.S. Senator Patty Murray is out of touch with reality when it comes to small business, wages and the effect jacking up salaries has on communities and housing.

Time to shutter Empire Builder

Last month, a Wall Street Journal editorial hit the nail on the head recommending Amtrak focus its limited funds on shorter, heavily traveled routes between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

Women, not men, carry purses

They won’t relent until every red-blooded American male is toting one.

Sunnyside the place to be this weekend

There’s a little bit of something for everyone this weekend in Sunnyside at the heart of the Lower Yakima Valley.

Lower Yakima Valley is tech central

Mom made her annual trek to see us last week.

Land-grab review good for us

President Trump made good on a campaign promise this week that could benefit all of us who live in the West — he ordered a review of the federal Antiquities Act of 1906.

We need to protect freedom of speech

Berkeley; Coulter. Prosser; Brown.

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Fly unfriendly skies at your own risk

The airline industry is so competitive that upon learning United Airlines dragged a paying passenger off a flight so their employees could enjoy a free ride, Delta played hide-and-seek with the body of a man on the way to his own funeral.

Make it ‘Kids Get to Work Day’

We need to rethink Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.