During the 2011 race for Sunnyside City Council the Sunnyside Police Guild for the first time decided to formally and publicly endorse a political candidate. They threw their support to Jason Raines, who was successful in his bid for city council.
According to the ideas4writers website, Aug. 12 marked the 75th anniversary of the U.S. premiere of MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz.”
Just as World War I didn’t prove to be “the war to end all wars,” the 20th century didn’t turn out to be when the nearly unimaginable brutality and indescribable evil represented by German dictator Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime was definitively laid to rest.
The meeting probably wasn’t as awkward as Cain attending Abel’s funeral.
Buddy and I have been wondering about the fuss being made about allowing chicken farming inside the city limits.
The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.
More fun than 14 barrels of flunkies watching our elected officials exit Washington like scared rats streaming out of a sewer to escape Godzilla.
Each month I receive thousands of e-mails, phone calls, letters, tweets and Facebook messages on a variety of topics. I want to share a few questions that I’ve recently received.
We walked quietly out and looked toward the west. It seems as though everyone did.
Last week I read a story detailing the impending closure of Yakima’s only record store, Off the Record.
As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails - and that we need to address this.
It is said that Americans don’t like titles.
Occasionally in my 14 years of covering political races I’ve stumbled on an issue that I didn’t realize was an issue.
Ah, summer. What a great time for boys to read “The Dangerous Book for Boys.”
From the decimation of our timber industry to severe restrictions placed on our growers, those of us in the Pacific Northwest are all too familiar with the severe impact that the Endangered Species Act (ESA) can have on our local communities - often with little benefit to the species this law is intended to protect.