The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.
I am deeply grateful for the support that I have received in the Primary Election, from my friends and neighbors in the 15th legislative district.
I always enjoy showing friends my garden this time of year and the variety of agricultural crops in our area. After all, with water we can grow just about anything in a desert.
Since 1998 it has been prohibited by federal law for states and localities to tax Internet access. This policy, known as the Internet Tax Freedom Act, has been extended three times with broad bipartisan support. But it is set to expire again on Nov. 1, and some Senate Democrats appear willing, this time, to allow it to actually expire if they can’t use it to leverage an unrelated tax issue. It’s a dangerous game that could cost taxpayers billions of dollars and worsen the digital divide by pricing some lower income Americans off of the Internet entirely.
You know the saying, good things come in little packages. The other day we received a big surprise in a big package.
More fun than 14 barrels of flunkies watching our elected officials exit Washington like scared rats streaming out of a sewer to escape Godzilla.
Each month I receive thousands of e-mails, phone calls, letters, tweets and Facebook messages on a variety of topics. I want to share a few questions that I’ve recently received.
We walked quietly out and looked toward the west. It seems as though everyone did.
Last week I read a story detailing the impending closure of Yakima’s only record store, Off the Record.
As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails - and that we need to address this.
A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun
It is said that Americans don’t like titles.
Occasionally in my 14 years of covering political races I’ve stumbled on an issue that I didn’t realize was an issue.
Ah, summer. What a great time for boys to read “The Dangerous Book for Boys.”
From the decimation of our timber industry to severe restrictions placed on our growers, those of us in the Pacific Northwest are all too familiar with the severe impact that the Endangered Species Act (ESA) can have on our local communities - often with little benefit to the species this law is intended to protect.