August 14, 2013
Word Nerd by Laura Gjovaag
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Marijuana is still illegal.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission recently released its list of statistics from 2012.
I received an email Monday morning that told me I have about $12 in a special online account.
It’s March 14, better known to nerds like me as 3.14, which is the start of the value of the mathematical term π, also known as pi and pronounced the same as “pie.”
I’ve become a victim of fraud.
My husband is a huge Olympics fan, so I’ve spent the last two weeks sitting backseat to his watching all the events he can on TV.
February is the shortest month, so it’s only natural I always feel like it rushes by faster than any other month of the year.
I’ve been a cat owner for two years.
An effort to eradicate polio in India has been wildly successful, and the World Health Organization is almost ready to declare the country free of the disease.
It can be tempting on a cold day to start up your car, then run into the house to stay comfortable while the car warms up.
I don’t usually make serious New Year’s resolutions because I’m seldom able to keep them. But this year I’ve got a goal in mind that I think, based on a month’s worth of experience already, that I might be able to keep.
The commercialization of Christmas isn’t new.
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.
When it comes to sports, I’m a hopeless case.
The true holiday season doesn’t start until Thanksgiving, in my book.
Wouldn’t it be nice to see downtown Sunnyside lit up and decorated for the Lighted Farm Implement Parade?
Many students don’t like going to school. “It’s boring,” they claim. “It’s too hard,” say others. “What’s the point?” some ask.
Sunnyside's new city manager is a person regular citizens have access to.
The Daily Sun News office recently had a bit of exciting news that made many of us dance for joy.
I’m not a big fan of initiative 522.
Today, City Manager Don Day is interviewing candidates to be the new Sunnyside police chief.
How many bridges must fall, how many dams must fail and how many people must die before we wake up and realize that a major investment in the infrastructure of our country is vital?
I’ve been summoned to jury duty three times now.
This one is for the children of Sunnyside.
In the past week I attended two very different events and was struck by the contrast between the crowds at both.
Stories worth hearing are told at Relay for Life
Poverty has more impact on IQ scores than genetics
Athletes need to learn how to fail gracefully
Why does feedlot acreage go unused?
The state of Washington just finished a six-year effort to remove gender specific language from all state laws and statutes.
Concert promises to be an entertaining night of fun
April teeters on the edge of spring
Kudos to the chief
The lives of today's youth are documented on the internet
A Lenten tradition I've come to appreciate
Civil discourse sadly absent online
Skills center expands options for youth
I met my husband online.