Reduced class size measure failing

The measure to reduce class sizes and increase staffing support in schools was soundly defeated by Yakima County voters, a trend that held true across the state, although not to the same degree.

Grandview school athletic levy barely failing

With 30 percent of the ballots returned so far, Grandview School District’s Proposition No. 1 is trailing by 79 votes.

Newhouse wrapping up bid for Congressional seat

For better or worse, a nine-month journey ends for Dan Newhouse next Tuesday when voters decide whether it will be the Sunnyside native or Clint Didier who represents them in Washington D.C.

Grandview City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall

Mabton City Council Agenda

Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. at Mabton City Hall

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Congressional candidates offer up opposing views at forum

The sharp contrast between the two candidates wanting to represent Washington State’s 4th Congressional District was apparent during a forum sponsored by the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce last week.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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General Election voters’ pamphlets on the way

Are you ready to vote in the General Election this fall?

Taylor seeks third term in state House of Representatives

Transfer of federal forest lands to the state and continued statewide economic development are issues 15th District Legislative Representative David V. Taylor believes will be challenges in the upcoming Washington State Legislative session.

Zillah farmer challenging Elliott in commissioner race

The Yakima County Commissioner’s race has shaped up to be a two-man race with incumbent Rand Elliott of Yakima facing write-in candidate Curtis E. Vangstad, a farmer from Zillah.

Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Didier attacks Newhouse during meet and greet

ZILLAH – Clint Didier said he’s lived the American dream, but he sees our rights and freedoms being eroded and is worried his children and grandchildren will not have the same opportunities he had.

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Gloves come off during debate between prosecutor candidates

What began as an informative, calm discussion about the merits of electing the individual candidates running for Yakima County’s auditor and prosecuting attorney positions took a sudden turn this morning at the Sunnyside Republican Club meeting.

Meet-and-greet with Clint Didier on tap this Sunday

ZILLAH – Lower Yakima Valley residents will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from Clint Didier, the frontrunner to replace U.S. Congressman Doc Hastings.