Supports Maxwell


I am responding to this flurry of negativity wasted on one honest comment made by an individual about a one-time event.

April Fools’ and a primary idea

It’s April Fools’ Day, a time to look over your shoulder and take things with a grain of salt.

Charging a fare sounds fair

The Community Connector program provides daily scheduled bus transportation between Yakima and Prosser at no charge to riders.

Car show successful


The 12th Annual Show & Shine Car Show brought in 344 vehicle entries with more than 1,600 in attendance on a beautiful sunny day.

Flag etiquette confusion


It seems there is again confusion about who can order the US Flag to half-staff.

Concerned about hiring process


I am concerned about the hiring process for the new Sunnyside School District superintendent.

European Patriot Act no guarantee

Not long after last week’s horrifying bombings in Brussels that so-called security experts warned Europeans to give up more liberties.

For whom the roads toll

Road and bridge tolls keep many elected officials awake at night.

Welcoming a new season

March is holding to form, apparently going out like the proverbial lamb, even as it came in with a lion of a fierce storm.

Republican primary operating normally

The Republican Party establishment wants to dump Trump.

Sanders, Bryant exude passion

Independent presidential hopeful and self-proclaimed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders ignited supporters yesterday with a fiery speech in the Yakima Valley SunDome.

Maxwell’s negativity reflects poorly on city


Principal Ryan Maxwell’s comments on Justin Britt put a negative spin on a very positive event.

Area youth learned from Justin Britt


Justin Britt, an offensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks, and Thomas Rawls, the running back for Seattle, came to Sunnyside to encourage and help over 500 kids learn more about football and to help them improve their skills on and off the field.