While city folk and governmental bureaucrats are whining about our state’s capital budget being held hostage until a Hirst decision fix is in place, we think the state Senate is doing the right thing.
Two counties won a hard-fought, albeit minor, victory in Gov. Jay Inslee’s signing Senate Bill 5517 into law this past week.
Another Sunnyside Independence Day is now on the books, and all that remains is to congratulate those who work all year to made the day fun for the community they serve.
Looking back at photographs of past Independence Day celebrations, it’s clear Lower Yakima Valley residents know how to enjoy the simple pleasures afforded Americans in the pursuit of happiness.
Even as Republicans and Democrats struggle to find common ground on a budget in the state legislature, at least there was some good news for Klickitat County residents this week when Republican Rep. Gina McCabe of Goldendale and state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced health insurance providers would be available for that rural area.
Eastern Washington Republican lawmakers Dan Newhouse of Sunnyside and Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Spokane are pushing the Trump Administration to renegotiate the Columbia River Treaty.
The numbers alone are staggering.
A restaurant chain used to say “when you’re here, you’re family.”
President Donald Trump’s announcement to pull out of the Paris climate agreement was the right move to make on many levels. But the most important reason was the illegal nature of the pact.
It’s hard to believe, but graduation season for the Lower Yakima Valley is already upon us.
We ordinary folks live in a real world of deadlines.
A new public records law that allows agencies to essentially charge for employee time puts taxpayers on the hook for the possible doubling of wages.
It’s time to put the winter of 2016-17 behind us and do a little deep cleaning around our Lower Yakima Valley neighborhoods.
Sportsmanship — good and bad — were on display Tuesday night in Sunnyside. As the local boys soccer team wrapped up its 2-1 victory eliminating Davis High School from the postseason, threats stole the show.