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..

Drive slow, please

Just one big holiday remains this summer — Labor Day — a three-day weekend in which to cram all of the last-minute summer fun a family can stand.

August 25, 2017 noon read more..

Individual rights need to be upheld

Four men accused in the so-called “Battle of Bunkerville” will remain in custody for the weekend awaiting a verdict in the second conspiracy case against them.

August 18, 2017 noon read more..

Passenger train idea worth a long look

Over the past few decades, there has been a push to strip Eastern Washington of its railroad infrastructure in the name of trails. But a study going on at Central Washington University has breathed new life into rail service opportunities here in the Lower Yakima Valley.

July 21, 2017 noon read more..