End our welfare-warfare state

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen suggested the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by the end of the year. Markets reacted favorably.

Celebrate harvest in Sunnyside this week

Festival organizers deserve our thanks

The Miss Sunnyside Board of Directors has single-handedly revived a dying community celebration.

Maybe I’ll be sitting out Sunday

You probably remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001.

Perception affecting another pipeline

The anti-Keystone activists insisted that killing the pipeline was singularly important for the future of the world, because of the supposedly uniquely dirty Canadian oil sands.

Clinton’s Wall Street link cause for concern


The primary cause of the Great Depression was commercial bank speculation in the stock market while governmental missteps prolonged it.

Players show passion, respect

There’s nothing like football in small town America. Here in Eastern Washington, when hot days turn to cool nights, you can almost feel the passion of a smashmouth game in area high school stadiums.

Assault weapons aren’t the problem

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is taking his political cue from a July 30 tragedy to once again call for a ban on military-looking firearms.

Tease photo

Welcome back!

China’s strategy may drive U.S. jobs

China has a new industrial strategy capturing attention worldwide.

Solving our illegal immigration

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent speech on immigration missed the point.

High court should relinquish McCleary authority

The state Supreme Court is dangerously close to violating the state constitution and usurping the duties of the Legislature.

This Labor Day, beware of confusing signs

Highway signs along Interstate 80 in Utah warn: FOG MAY BE ICY.

University should fire Wielgus

If there was ever any doubt that our public universities have been filled with liberalism and personal greed and political agendas, they should’ve been erased by an admission this week at Washington State University.

It appears that Hillary Clinton is going to win the Presidential race.


It appears that Hillary Clinton is going to win the Presidential race.

A local draft day

Got an e-mail the other day asking me to participate in a fantasy football draft this weekend.