True colors?

“Orange Bell,” the label declared in large letters.

Granny Who... I’ll miss her

My husband’s grandmother, Helen Gjovaag, passed away this past Sunday afternoon.

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Not buying Jenner’s Vanity Fair act

Apparently, we’re all supposed to be inspired by “The Person Formerly Known As Bruce Jenner.”

Jenner’s ‘Vanity Affair’

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.”

On nights like these

It is the heat that defines us this time of year.

Smart as a whip

“Amazing,” Dud said out at the corrals the other day.

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No, no tats here.

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Minimum wage, maximum hypocrisy

Utterly shameless.

Small pensions?


We say that we honor and respect our veterans. We even built a memorial wall to honor our heroes that have given their lives for our freedom. Our own President has to fly our flags at half-mast in honor of a fallen hero.

Not surprised with outpouring of support for vets’ breakfast


Saturday, May 2, a breakfast was held at the Sunnyside Fire Station to benefit all military veterans.

Memorial Day memorable thanks to local volunteers


I would like to thank all the members of the community who made Memorial Day memorable and easy to handle.

Reusing water can help farmers and fish

Over the last few years, one of the remarkable successes is the record salmon returns to the Columbia River and its tributaries.

Congress should act to reverse federal control over our waterways

If you were asked to describe a “navigable waterway” in the U.S., you would most likely not think of the stream in your back yard or the irrigation ditch in your field. You would probably mention the Columbia and Mississippi rivers or the Great Lakes.

Let’s start small with local recycling effort

Recycling didn’t happen in Seattle overnight.