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End illegal Obamacare exemption

The House effort to repeal and replace Obamacare flamed out in spectacular fashion and leaders in Congress seem content to move on to other issues.

President should veto bill

A Congressional move yesterday will essentially make your online activities available to the highest bidder — without your permission.

We did our due diligence. Did you do yours?

Commenters have a responsibility to pay attention to the details, too

A story about a former Miss Latina being arrested has caused an unwarranted social media tempest.

Protecting those who protect us

“It comes with the job” is a phrase many of us know. Usually, it refers to a hazardous condition or inherent downside that people who go into a certain line of work take as a given condition of employment.

Dinner, auction sold out for first time ever


Earlier this month, St. Joseph Parish hosted its Saint Patrick’s Dinner and Auction.

Trump gives media what it deserves

I used to enjoy watching the morning news on television before heading to work each weekday. I say used to...

Interior budget cut not enough

President Donald J. Trump has proposed a 12 percent budget cut for the federal Department of the Interior.

Driver-less technology good for our state

PACCAR’s recent announcement it is teaming with computer chipmaker Nvidia to build driver-less trucks is good for Washington.

What happened to constitutional rights?


A good friend of mine is a proud supporter of Planned Parenthood.

What of Hillary’s Russia connection?

Wait. Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak also met with members of Hillary’s campaign?

Kudos to Inslee for watching out for us

We give Gov. Jay Inslee grief from time to time for policies and lack of leadership, but he is to be commended for his recent emergency proclamations benefitting our region.

Enviros quiet on raw sewage dump

As the ranking Republican on the House Environment Committee, I’ve sat through hours of testimony from environmental special interest groups.

A wee bit o’ St. Paddy’s humor

Thank goodness St. Patrick’s Day is upon us. Our country is in need of some Irish humor about now.

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Celebrating St. Patrick

President Trump telling truth, not distracting


Is it really President Donald J. Trump’s ability to distract as was recently mentioned in a Daily Sun column by John Fannin?