Editorials



Come celebrate the farm

It’s finally here – the weekend all of Sunnyside looks forward to all year – the annual Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade weekend.

November 29, 2017 noon read more..


Forget the box stores, shop local

Now that the door-busters are over at the big box stores — you know, the ones where you drive to the Tri-Cities to buy yourself a new TV for Christmas — it’s time to start thinking shopping in local mom-and-pop shops.

November 24, 2017 noon read more..


Holiday isn’t about shopping or phones

Everywhere you go today, you’ll notice people flipping through the newspaper and scanning the Internet for Christmas deals. Although merchandise isn’t yet available for Black Friday, the Christmas shopping season is well under way.

November 22, 2017 noon read more..
  

Take time to watch athletes

Four Lower Yakima Valley high school teams will be displaying their athletic prowess this weekend in their quests for state titles.

November 8, 2017 noon read more..
    

One last hurrah at the fair

If you haven’t had time yet to take in the Central Washington State Fair, don’t fret — you can still enjoy the 125th anniversary of the fair this weekend.

September 29, 2017 noon read more..
 

Uplifting fun set in Prosser

After a hot, dry dusty summer and weeks of smoky Lower Yakima Valley air, there’s an uplifting weekend awaiting you in Prosser.

September 20, 2017 noon read more..


Put male or female on birth certificate

When you are born, you either arrive with the indoor plumbing of a girl or the outdoor plumbing of a boy. And while there may be birth defects to cause a few babies to be born without either, gender is determined by your chromosomes.

September 15, 2017 noon read more..


Zinke’s fire plan welcome in West

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has apparently heard the cry of rural West residents plagued by more intense wildfires and burdensome forest regulations.

September 13, 2017 noon read more..