A solemn day to observe

Memorial Day observances are planned in Outlook, Sunnyside, Prosser, Zillah and Grandview, among other locations. We encourage you to attend one of the observances and remember why you have the opportunity to celebrate this weekend. Take a child along, and teach them what Memorial Day is all about.

May 24, 2018 midnight read more..

Sorry to see wolf guy go ... not

Carnivore Conservation Lab professor, Robert Wielgus, left Washington State University – and hopefully the woods and mountains of Eastern Washington. Unfortunately, it’s costing us, the taxpayers, to get rid of him.

May 22, 2018 9:40 p.m. read more..

iPhone hacking device a necessary evil

As long as our constitutional rights are upheld, and suspects are given their due process, we don’t see any issue with authorities being able to hack an iPhone after obtaining a search warrant — they already have that ability for Android systems and personal computers.

May 15, 2018 10:57 p.m. read more..

Use common sense when deciding fate of dams

When it comes to discussing the future of Columbia and Snake river dams, you don’t need numbers. You just need common sense. Increased spill rates, and breaching or destruction of dams is idiotic. That’s simply throwing away the investment that was made and all of the benefits that came from it.

April 27, 2018 midnight read more..