Dead people are still voting in America

With Halloween so close to the November election, we may as well bring up the obvious link between ghouls and political hacks: Dead people are voting.

Timber funds needed for schools

Uncoupling state timber sales revenue from public school construction funding doesn’t make sense. It is akin to killing the goose laying the golden eggs.

Blame is on the American consumer


Don’t be angry with our politicians or businesses.

Writer backing Francik in 16th


Voters in the 16th District are fortunate to have the opportunity to elect Rebecca Francik as state legislator.

Federspiel offers experience


I practiced law in Sunnyside from 1976 until I retired in 2015.

Trump vs. Hillary: Embarrassment vs. Evil

Everyone knows I’m not a Trump supporter.

Congress needs a history lesson

More than 100 Eastern Washington residents spent a couple hours Wednesday talking about problems caused by federal land management policies.

Predecessors back Wyman


We should be grateful that Washington’s elections are trustworthy, accurate, and run by Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

Trump alternative looking better


Remember when the 15-plus candidates were vying for the right to represent the Republican party in this year’s presidential race?

A way out for Mabton?

It’s a conundrum for the city of Mabton. No doubt about it.

Immigrant study offers sobering facts

The Center for Immigration Studies has released an in-depth analysis of America’s foreign-born residents titled, “Immigrants in the United States,” evaluating immigrants’ progress during their residency.

Restore grandparents’ rights in our state


All alienated grandparents should get involved in signing and asking others to sign onto Initiative 877 — “Children Need Grandparents” — to restore the rewritten grandparents rights measure.

Credit Dr. Couturier for his service to our city


Dr. Ron Couturier has rendered service to Sunnyside for over 30 years as a private, family practice physician.

Writer opposes using ‘illegal’ description

Regarding people being called “illegal” in your Sept. 30 editorial, you are really ignorant about this topic.