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God has richly blessed me

Moving into the holiday season, having just celebrated a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, it is hard not to list all of the many blessings for which I am thankful.

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Trail blazer

“Hey Doc,” said Herb, reading the latest copy of the Valley Weekly Miracle, “did you see all these specials they’re having in the city? Just for the Friday after Thanksgiving, too. You know, a guy could get a lot of Christmas shopping done then and save some money.”

Freedom is a fragile thing

For some, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the blessings we enjoy.

Thank you for the past 20 years!

As I complete my final weeks in Congress, it is only natural to reflect on the past 20 years.

Lots to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a remarkable holiday, for all the right reasons.

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Thanksgiving 2034 ..... your sneak peek

There is no shortage of pundits who could do a worthy job of waxing philosophical about the things we should or shouldn’t be thankful for at Thanksgiving 2014.

Pass the biscuits, please

Steve will have Thanksgiving dinner over at Doc’s and Mrs. Doc’s this year, and any number of his friends are grateful for that. Steve is one heckuva cowboy and trainer of young colts, and a good friend to all, but he’d never make it as a dinner host.

Reserve your garden plot now

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Sunnyside Community Garden has ended its first season and it was a success!

The true holiday of guilt

The autumn dark is lengthening, which means the English-speaking, Judeo-Christian holiday season is about to split open wider than a crocodile mouth at the bottom of a baby duckling water slide.

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1964: Kupp outstanding rookie for Dallas Cowboys

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

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In service to others

Some wear the title of “Christian” as a badge of honor, others wear it as a shield and a few live their lives as an example without boasting.

Remembering an old flame

The recent spate of house fires we’ve had in the Lower Valley stirs memories of an experience Joni and I had one winter while living in South Cle Elum.

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Congressional mailbag

As my time representing you in Congress winds down, I want to take this opportunity to provide answers to some questions that I have been hearing from my constituents.

There’s plenty of fine dining to be had right here

I usually don’t spend a lot of time in Mabton, but I had a chance last week to not only get down there for a city council meeting, but also to drop in at the Stop ‘n’ Go for dinner before the meeting started.

We need to change the way we elect our Supreme Court justices

When the 2014 election is certified, only one of the nine justices on the Washington State Supreme Court will be from Eastern Washington, Justice Debra Stephens.