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YES vote will help keep Sunnyside on the ‘grow’

The city of Sunnyside is growing – both population-wise and from an economic standpoint. Local citizens, beginning this week, have the opportunity to help ensure the community is prepared for continued growth.

Let's return Sunnyside to civility

As many of you in Sunnyside did, I received a flyer in the mail this week from Robert Perales, the challenger for the Sunnyside City Council, District 1 position I have been privileged to represent for just over eight years.

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Weaker by the week

A lot of people are asking what the heck is wrong with the Republican Party.

Unions, employers and Obamacare

Unionized grocery workers just voted to authorize a strike against four major grocery store chains in the Puget Sound area. Executives at the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21, with 30,000 members, are dissatisfied with company proposals for paying wages and providing health benefits for part-time workers.

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Reasonable people compromise

Guest Column

Reasonable people compromise. Unreasonable people do not.

Finding a fitting chief

Today, City Manager Don Day is interviewing candidates to be the new Sunnyside police chief.

Infrastructure should be government’s top priority

How many bridges must fall, how many dams must fail and how many people must die before we wake up and realize that a major investment in the infrastructure of our country is vital?

Infrastructure should be government’s top priority

America is literally falling apart while we waste lives and money overseas. We need to fix it.

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Staying true to our Constitution

On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the United States Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. This month marks the 226th anniversary of this landmark moment in American history when our founding fathers gathered together to form “a more perfect Union.”

The butler from another planet

There you go again, Hollywood. You’ve taken a great story about a real person and real events and twisted it into a bunch of lies.

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A familiar voice on the other end of the line

It’s always nice to hear a familiar voice on the other end of the phone line. Hearing that voice when you least expect it is an added bonus.

Health really is everything

One challenge with chemo is that the body quickly becomes resistant to it. Doctors have to apply different chemo blends to overcome resistance. For the next few years, the different blends worked well.

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Let the Pantsuit dance

It’s time to address the burning question on the lips of every American this summer: what will happen to Bryan Cranston’s pork pie hat after “Breaking Bad” ends its run?

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Childless couples...do they deserve to live?

Whether you are arising from a long, luxurious sleep or frantically cleaning up melted crayons, surely you have a strong opinion on the cover story in the Aug. 12 “Time” magazine: “The Childfree Life: When Having It All Means Not Having Children.”

‘Obamacare’ – a work in progress

An open letter from Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler