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Tax measure a boon for our state

Washington’s next economic development plan may be written by Oregon voters next November.

Writer concerned about board selection

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The Grandview School Board is attempting to fill Position No. 5.

Changes ahead for July 4 celebration

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The Sunnyside Lions Club is honored and excited to present the annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks display to Sunnyside residents.

Firearms aren’t to blame for mass killing

Focus on individual responsibility instead

Whenever a shooting occurs, anti-gun politicians move to blame our 2nd Amendment and firearms companies and dealers.

Federal intervention hurts the economy

Late last week the markets were shocked by a surprisingly bad May jobs report — the worst monthly report in nearly six years.

Senior-itis on a state level

Flowers blooming, birds singing and senior-itis are all sure signs of spring.

Second Amendment rights at risk

The constitutional right to keep and bear arms is a time-honored tradition here in Eastern Washington.

Head to Bickleton for family fun, picnic

There’s a yearly reminder of just how deep local roots go.

Seeking conceal and carry rights in D.C.

“Why did we just file for a permit to carry a concealed firearm in Washington, D.C.?” said my friend as I walked with him and his wife to their posh Capitol Hill condo.

Lost opportunities are mounting

Recently, the Wall Street Journal pegged the economic value of fossil-fuel related projects which were rejected or withdrawn since 2012 at $33 billion.

Writer shares about teen’s efforts to help

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On behalf of Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services, I am writing to share about Alyssia Medina, a Grandview High School senior.

Council wise to revisit pot ban

The Sunnyside City Council’s move to revisit its retail marijuana ban may have some scratching their heads or a bit disheartened.