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Technology vs. your individual liberties

When I was first elected to Olympia to represent the 15th Legislative District, I quickly immersed myself in subjects with which I was familiar: land use regulations, the Growth Management Act, local government issues and the ever-encroaching bureaucracies of state agencies.

Vote ‘yes’ for school levy


We are writing to express our support for the Sunnyside School District levy on the ballot.

Aren’t we all to blame for Rick Cole’s arrest?


I wish to express my concern about the issues involved in the handling of the Rick Cole matter and my support for Superintendent Cole.

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Local group plans dinner theater

Event set for Valentine’s Day

Those seeking a fun and romantic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day need look no further than the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.

American liberties are soaked in blood, not god-given

The Iowa caucus brings out the evangelical in all Republican candidates.

Spring outing was what the soul needed

Last weekend, we were out for a drive, looking for something different to do.

Washingtonians rally for Finicum

The national media and FBI are painstakingly attempting to paint Utah rancher Robert “LaVoy” Finicum as a homegrown, domestic terrorist.

Police bill clarifies deadly force use

Police officers have a difficult and dangerous job serving and protecting the public. Sometimes that job involves officers firing their weapon, possibly injuring or killing the very public they protect.

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Trull honored on House floor

A local man was honored yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside.

Search begins for new superintendent

Board will review options Monday

Even as it closes the tenure of one superintendent, the School Board will Monday begin searching for a replacement.

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Concert promotion set

Fans of Grupo Solido, a popular Tejano musical group, have a chance to win tickets to a concert performance.

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Wine tour coming to Sunnyside

Next weekend will be an opportunity for wine enthusiasts from around the state to meet winemakers here in the Yakima Valley.

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Native American exhibit opens Feb. 11

A selection of artwork from the Not Vanishing: Contemporary Expressions in Indigenous Art 1977-2015 exhibition will be on display through April 1 at Heritage College, 3240 Fort Road.

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Police seek stabbing suspect

One of two brothers suspected in a stabbing yesterday at Agitation Station, 100 W. Lincoln Ave., is still at large.

Rally planned tomorrow for slain protestor

A rally is planned tomorrow at Millennium Plaza for a man killed Jan. 26 by Oregon State Police during an arrest of protesters near Burns, Ore.

Fatal crashes close pass

Westbound Interstate 90 is closed at milepost 106 today due to fatal crashes.

Inslee names agency head

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Patricia Lashway as interim secretary for the Department of Social and Health Services yesterday.

Alert canceled

An endangered child alert was canceled yesterday night after a 3-year-old boy was returned by his noncustodial mother.

Civil Service approves plans

New registrars for lateral police and firefighter/EMTs will be compiled to fill vacancies.