Presidents should release tax returns


Wouldn’t it be nice to have a law that requires all candidates for president and vice-president to release 10 years of back taxes?

Liberals destroying Western society

Ultra-liberal Sweden is becoming a shell of its former self because liberalism has turned this once peaceful country into a chaotic, multicultural cesspool of violence and unrest.

Consider using refund on car maintenance


It is tax time and although you may be thinking of ways to splurge with your refund, why not consider something more practical?

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Don’t talk or text, focus on road

While state lawmakers work to bridge major differences in the budget, they agreed our distractive driving laws need stiffening.

Set stage important to the arts

There is something empowering about performing on a set stage. And there is something equally scary about doing the same scene on a portable stage.

House should do its job in Olympia

“Do your job” is heard from corporate boardrooms to family farms to successful sports teams. It’s both a rallying cry and a nod to individual accountability.

Newhouse, the adult in the room

Congressman Dan Newhouse and I don’t always have the same political opinions.

Hirst, budget should be priorities

With the Legislature scheduled to adjourn Sine Die a week from Sunday, lawmakers still have two major topics to tackle — the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision and the biennial budget.

Daily Sun News is an enjoyable read


I really enjoy reading The Daily Sun.

Entrepreneurs key to America

American entrepreneurs’ ability to invent, create and bring products and services to market makes our nation great. Their success generates the tax revenue which fund our schools and puts people to work.

Transgender cost: childhood

I know an 8-year-old boy who likes all sorts of reptiles. There is, however, one particular stuffed snake that collects dust in the corner of the toy room.

Papers, please, if you want to attend

Congressman Dan Newhouse came under fire earlier this year for neglecting his constituency.

Level playing field for manufacturers

For years, the state has imposed increasingly stringent environmental regulations on manufacturers, producers and those doing business here.

And the Effie goes to ...

Awards season is well under way in the Lower Yakima Valley.

Shared parenting catching on

For years around Olympia, Sen. Jim Kastama was the man when it came to championing fathers’ rights.