Letters to the Editor


Is the right water plan currently being considered?


The Yakima Basin Integrated Plan includes a number of actions for improvements in the Yakima River Basin. Among them is more storage for water. That would be beneficial if the proposed storage projects could supply the water needed now and in the future.

Support for fundraiser lauded


The family of Kammie and Laynee Schneider wish to thank the communities of Sunnyside, Grandview and Prosser for all of their support, donations, time and efforts that made the Boots and BBQ Benefit Auction & Dinner such a great success.

The ultimate child abuse


Today’s abortion crisis reminds me of how the populace in Germany, during World War II, showed no concern that the Nazis were sending millions of Jews to the gas chambers.

More research funding needed for Alzheimer’s


My wife has early-onset Alzheimer’s. I am her unpaid caregiver.

Corn stalkers


Tuesday tunes


The Lower Valley is full of great musical talent!

Thanks for support


Hello all. This is Chad Pickel, the former manager of Ken’s Quick Lube.

Hope you enjoyed the fireworks

On behalf of the Sunnyside Lions Club Independence Day Celebration, I want to thank the thousands of people who took time to step inside Clem Senn Field last Saturday night to view the Lions’ fireworks show up-close and personal.


Police chief’s firearms just a side issue


I am writing in response to the article printed in the Daily Sun News on Friday, June 26, titled “Granger’s top cop gets his firearms returned.”

Bank closures not good news for local people


I am writing this letter to protest the closing of two Bank of America branches located in the Yakima Valley, state of Washington.

State Senate’s second budget try will work for all


There is much misinformation being distributed by state employees and the education unions regarding the Senate budget. The following information is based on the second Senate budget that was passed out of the Ways and Means Committee recently…

Fond farewell

Small pensions?


We say that we honor and respect our veterans. We even built a memorial wall to honor our heroes that have given their lives for our freedom. Our own President has to fly our flags at half-mast in honor of a fallen hero.

Not surprised with outpouring of support for vets’ breakfast


Saturday, May 2, a breakfast was held at the Sunnyside Fire Station to benefit all military veterans.