Support for fundraiser lauded


The family of Kammie and Laynee Schneider wish to thank the communities of Sunnyside, Grandview and Prosser for all of their support, donations, time and efforts that made the Boots and BBQ Benefit Auction & Dinner such a great success.

The ultimate child abuse


Today’s abortion crisis reminds me of how the populace in Germany, during World War II, showed no concern that the Nazis were sending millions of Jews to the gas chambers.

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Are we a Kirk or Picard?

It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the Presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started it.

Head scratchers?

The Minnesota dentist who shot a rare African lion on an animal reserve in Zimbabwe earlier this month, with a bow and arrow, and then claimed he was led to believe the hunt was legal.

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1945: B-29 airplane radioman from Sunnyside shot down

A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun

Do we really need to bring back internment camps?

Last week, Retired General Wesley Clark, who was NATO commander during the U.S. bombing of Serbia, proposed that “disloyal Americans” be sent to internment camps for the “duration of the conflict.”

There is hope for city hall

You may remember a few weeks ago I shared a little incident on our street out in front of our home, in which city work crews without warning started hacking at our tree.

As details emerge about nuclear deal, concerns grow

Earlier this year I joined 366 of my colleagues in Congress to express grave concern about the Obama Administration’s negotiations with Iran on a possible nuclear deal

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The threats of online relationships

The Internet is a strange place.

Hearts of gold in Lower Valley

I don’t care what outsiders say or think of the Lower Yakima Valley, when they paint us in a negative light.

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Can’t argue with logic

Whenever Delbert McLain – our chamber of commerce here – gets a new idea, he generally shows up at the Mule Barn for coffee.

More research funding needed for Alzheimer’s


My wife has early-onset Alzheimer’s. I am her unpaid caregiver.

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Top priority of congress should be reducing burdens of federal regulations on small businesses

I recently read a news story of an outstanding teenager in Prosser named Walker Orr. Since the age of 8, Walker has found innovative ways to offer a service or product in exchange for a reasonable price, from selling varieties of seeds to running a lawn mowing business.

Too much of a good thing?

I’m putting them on my salad, my burgers, popping them like happy pills.

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Role of president has changed over the years

Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidates are vying.