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Commissioner race heats up

After the first day of candidate filing there’s already a four-way race among Republicans for a seat on the county commission.

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GOP delegates now wait for primary results

Delegates, along with rest of the Republican party, are awaiting the outcome of today’s presidential primary to determine which nominee they’ll support.

Primary race shaping up for Congressional post

Field of five for Newhouse’s seat

The field has gotten bigger for the 4th Congressional District.

Voters have three choices for 15th District seat

A primary contest is set for the 15th District state House seat.

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Republican candidate files for governor

Bill Bryant files this morning at the Secretary of State’s office as a Republican candidate for governor.

Party faithful get their say Saturday at caucuses

Sanders’ appearance fueling energy for Democrats

Yakima County Democrats will make their presidential pick Saturday when they caucus at 18 different sites.

Sen. Murray receives award

Sen. Patty Murray was presented the Teach for America Congressional Champion Award yesterday.

Newhouse gets wheat award

Congressman Dan Newhouse was presented this week with the 2015 National Wheat Advocate Award.

Newhouse seeks override

Congressman Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside yesterday voted to override President Obama’s veto of H.R. 3762.

GOP plans caucuses

The choices just got more interesting for local Republicans with Sen. Ted Cruz’s victory last night in Iowa’s caucus.

Abortion bill stalls in House

Lawmaker may raise the issue during budget talks

Chances are slim to none for passage of legislation banning government funding for “elective abortions.”

Newhouse maps out second year

Congressman talks about his rookie year

Legislation on immigration, water issues and an alternative to Obamacare are all on the front burner for a local Congressman.

Newhouse maps out second year

Congressman talks about his rookie year

Legislation on immigration, water issues and an alternative to Obamacare are all on the front burner for a local Congressman.

Senate committee approves ‘bathroom bill’ along party lines

The Commerce and Labor Committee voted, 4-3, Wednesday to move the so-called “bathroom bill” to the floor of the Senate for consideration.