Honoring the volunteers of the Civil Air Patrol

Last Tuesday the Washington State Senate honored the Washington citizens who were among the first to join the Civil Air Patrol.

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Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet risks content control

Proponents of President Obama’s 332-page plan to regulate the Internet insist they oppose content control.

The big 5-0

I’m just not the man I used to be.

Karaoke winners named

Levy support appreciated

Americans shouldn’t have to fear their own government will hold them hostage

The IRS scandals just keep on coming.

It’s soup and pie time again

It’s that time again!

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Winter doldrums

It might have been the winter doldrums that did it. You can never be sure of these things.

Shabby ... not chic

What is attractive and what is expedient? What appeals to me may not appeal to most others.

Prohibition reflects our failure to learn from history

OK, so marijuana has been legalized in Washington state. Now what?

Let street blockade stand


We live in the Sunnyside neighborhood east of the South Hill Road blockade. Since the blockage of the road we have enjoyed the peace and quiet, as well as the safety of all the children living in the neighborhood.

1955: Fire damages Sunnyside’s Snipes cabin

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

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The battle over women voting

There is a monthly program in the Secretary of State’s office in Olympia to educate people on the history and the process of voting. This week the subject was women’s suffrage.

Our economy depends on keeping our West Coast ports open

Listening to local families, businesses and farmers in the Mid-Columbia region, I’ve heard first-hand how the slowdown and partial shutdowns at our 29 ports along the West Coast have had a devastating economic impact on Central Washington’s economy.

A recount is justified

Whether or not Grandview School District patrons - or more accurately homeowners in that community - will fork over $300 or so may be decided by one vote.