Guest Commentary


Estate sale

Maybe you heard?

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The high price of freedom: remembering the fallen on Memorial Day

On May 25th, our nation observes Memorial Day. While many may take the opportunity of a long weekend to barbeque, enjoy time in the company of friends and celebrate the arrival of summer, I hope Americans remember the true meaning of this day.

Dear Mr. President...

Dear President Obama, I write this letter in response to your May 12 visit to Georgetown University where, in a so-called religious setting, you urged conservatives and liberals to unify to fight poverty

Searching for a good angle

Delbert’s at it again.

Not an early riser

“Not a morning person doesn’t even begin to cover it.”

Crazy, right?

Buddy, my faithful Yorkie, and I are about to embark on another adventure.

Your backstory matters

Have you ever listened to a boring accountant?

LTAC off track

Hey kiddos! Better pony up $500 for your summer swim pass at the Sunnyside pool.

Bring on the rain

We received a little more than an inch of precipitation this past Wednesday and Thursday, which kept me thinking about our local farmers.

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Schooling millennials

Welcome to class, American millennials. Sit down and take notes - because you are in for a rude awakening.

It’s fool hardy to get too big for your own britches

Doc saw Dewey the other day, supervising as Windy Wilson unloaded a dump truck of manure into a huge bin on a vacant lot.

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Where’s Dad?

I didn’t know it when I was young, but I was one of the luckiest young men on the planet.

Have your say

We’re halfway through election filing week in the state of Washington.

Neighbors helping neighbors

I recently visited Northwest Harvest in Yakima to get a firsthand look at the important work the food distribution center and the food bank network are doing

Where’s our Cactus Caucus?

There is this new website by Microsoft - - that guesses a person’s age based on photographs.