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A measure on the Nov. 8 general election ballot is getting very little attention. But voters need to understand what Initiative 732 will mean to their pocketbooks.
The $15 minimum wage is an example of elected officials with tunnel vision passing sweeping legislation while ignoring the cumulative impacts of all other government mandates on employers.
Mike Leita is running for a fourth term — 16 years — as your Yakima County commissioner. And it appears he is willing to do just about anything to ensure his re-election, including lying about his opponent, Eric Geary. Mr. Leita felt it necessary to lie about endorsements.
There’s almost something poetic about watching the first presidential debate of 2016 in the city that midwifed American democracy.
After years of failed state Department of Natural Resources land management policies leading up to massive wildfires, voters next month will have a clear choice when it comes to electing a new commissioner of public lands: Continue much of the failed extreme environmental practices or transition to a wise-use approach.
President Obama promised he would bend the health care cost curve and he has — but in the wrong direction.
I hear city leaders constantly complain about the onus of dealing with public record requests. The whine to the legislature, to state agencies.
Having lived around the U.S. and overseas, I’ve had ample opportunity to see — and sometimes recreate on — polluted rivers and waterways.
The volunteer whirlwind that is the Loving Sunnyside Initiative hits the century mark tomorrow when it paints and touches up its 100th home.
We, the American People, should pat ourselves on the back for having survived a multitude of presidential battles this year.
Corruption on a massive scale has been bleeding the life-blood from America’s economic assistance initiatives for Afghanistan, funding which has amounted to around $114 billion since our initial military intervention there in 2001.
Unfortunately, discussion over our skyrocketing national debt is only a footnote in the testy presidential campaign this year.
For several years, Sen. Mark Miloscia has led the charge in the Legislature for government accountability.
“About 30,000 Washington state workers would receive pay raises of roughly 6 percent,” Wednesday’s Associated Press story explained, “under a tentative deal struck Tuesday between state officials and union leaders.”