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Newly elected county prosecutor stresses accountability, transparency

Newly elected Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic says he wants his office to be accountable and for all of its activities to be conducted with a transparency.

Newhouse names his Washington D.C. staff members

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) has named the staff members for his office in Washington D.C.


Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Jan. 26, 2015, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Taxing issues in last night’s telephone town hall confab

OLYMPIA – From Yakima, Union Gap, Sunnyside and Selah, residents in the 15th District expressed concerns to state representatives Bruce Chandler and David Taylor during an hour-long telephone town hall.

Survey says…

Last night’s telephone town hall included two survey questions asked of callers.

Honeyford continues Senate leadership role

Once again Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) will play a part in leading the Washington State Senate, which convened for a new session earlier this month.

Full steam ahead for Central Washington’s newest U.S. congressman

Bus rides aren’t just for kids and commuters. They’re for congressmen, too.

Taylor, Chandler spell out priorities

Telephone town hall open to local residents next Tuesday

The 2015 legislative session has begun and lawmakers from the 15th Legislative District have made the trek to Olympia to work on behalf of citizens in the Yakima Valley.

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Bad weather pushes up cost of new wastewater plant upgrade

Mabton Council OKs $6 a month hike in water bills

MABTON – A combination of bad weather and bad luck could cost the city of Mabton an extra $200,000 for its new wastewater treatment plant.

Lawmakers launch session with some unusual proposals

OLYMPIA - Would the legislator who represents you ever consider decriminalizing heroin possession?

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.

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Low voter turnout means two people out of every five make decisions for all

As the state and county start to feel the impacts from last November’s General Election, it may be a good idea to reflect that those changes were brought about by the lowest voter turnout in more than 20 years.