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Honeyford to receive FFA honor

State Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside will receive the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 91st FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis next month.

September 12, 2018 noon read more..

Sen. Honeyford recognized

Sen. Jim Honeyford was honored during a City Council meeting Monday, June 11, for his support of parks and recreation projects in 2018.

June 12, 2018 6 p.m. read more..

Capital budget still tied up by Hirst Bill

The Republicans and Democrats are still locked in a tug-of-war involving the state’s capital budget and the Repulicans’ desire to undo the Hirst decision by which the state supreme court muddied everybody’s water.

September 22, 2017 noon read more..

House should do its job in Olympia

“Do your job” is heard from corporate boardrooms to family farms to successful sports teams. It’s both a rallying cry and a nod to individual accountability.

April 14, 2017 noon read more..

Protecting those who protect us

“It comes with the job” is a phrase many of us know. Usually, it refers to a hazardous condition or inherent downside that people who go into a certain line of work take as a given condition of employment.

March 24, 2017 noon read more..

‘Education lab’ open once more

The first time I placed my hand on the Bible and took the oath of office as a member of the state House of Representatives was in 1995. The atmosphere was charged with the spirit of reform.

February 10, 2017 noon read more..

A bait-and-switch budget offer

What could be more cynical and cruel than convincing people who passionately care about the environment that you have a plan to save it when all you really have is a way to grab money and kill jobs?

January 20, 2017 noon read more..

Lawmakers prep for new session

Water, education, aiding the economy in rural communities and taxation are among Lower Valley legislators’ priorities as they prepare to start a new session in Olympia one month from today.

December 11, 2015 6 p.m. read more..

Roza board reviews Honeyford proposal

A proposal by Sen. Jim Honeyford of Sunnyside that would add a property assessment to fund water projects received support this past Tuesday from the Roza Irrigation District board of directors.

February 12, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

Lawmakers prepping for 2015 session

Funding basic education and addressing water storage needs are among the issues facing 15th District lawmakers when the state legislature begins a new session on Monday, Jan. 12.

January 7, 2015 3:03 p.m. read more..

Honeyford afforded two honors

In a ceremony held May 1, Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) received the first-ever College of the Sciences Alumni of the Year Award for social sciences from Central Washington University.

May 19, 2014 3:01 p.m. read more..


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