Roger Harnack


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Roger Harnack is the publisher of The Daily Sun News. He was previously the Editor/Publisher of the Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle. To read stories and columns from his time with the Chronicle, go here.

Recent Stories

State patrol investigating truck crash

A tractor-trailer overturned this morning on the Interstate 82 offramp at Grandview's Stover Road exit. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the incident that closed both the eastbound onramp.

March 20, 2018 10:06 a.m. read more..

Toddler found in Yakima River dies at hospital

One toddler is home and another dead after they wandered off from their Yakima River home near DeMoss Road. The children wandered off after their father fell asleep at about 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 19.

March 19, 2018 7:10 p.m. read more..

Second student protest looms

Two more political action committees are encouraging students to protest guns, while raising money under the guise of safe schools

March 19, 2018 11:25 a.m. read more..


Mabton Junior/Senior High School students rallied for gun control for 17 minutes as they marched from the school to the center of town Wednesday, March 14.

March 16, 2018 9:36 a.m. read more..

Man arrested in connection with bowling alley shooting

The Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force arrested a known gang member Thursday in connection with a shooting that took place March 4 outside Minda Lanes Bowling Alley in Yakima. Clemente Morales III, 34, was arrested in Redmond for aggravated assault with a gun.

March 15, 2018 8:26 p.m. read more..

Mabton man busted for dealing drugs

A Mabton man is in jail today after a three-month drug investigation. Michael Paul Alanis, 37, is being held without bail on two counts of violating the offender accountability act, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, maintaining a dwelling/vehicle for drugs and second-degree criminal mischief, Yakima County Jail records show.

March 15, 2018 1:21 p.m. read more..

Turnout mixed for walkout

A large percentage of students walked out of class today in Grandview and Mabton. Much smaller turnouts were found in Granger and Sunnyside.

March 14, 2018 12:11 p.m. read more..

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