Council meetings should be on video

The Sunnyside City Council is considering a plan to video and live stream its meetings.

We back the Daves

Three candidates are in the mix for the 15th Legislative District’s Position No. 2 and only two can move on from the Aug. 2 primary.

Steve and Steven get nod for land post

With state Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark of Okanogan bowing out of the election process this year, you’ll find a myriad of wannabe replacements.

Our Top 2 picks for Congress

Voters will have five choices for the Fourth Congressional District seat on primary ballots that go out this week.

Roadkill law helps ruralites

Most of us would turn our nose up at the thought of eating an animal found dead along the road.

Intentions should not justify meddling

Good intentions don’t justify federal meddling in local government.

Reflect, remember this July 4

Since 1941, U.S. residents have enjoyed the fourth day of July as a national holiday.

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Take care when you shoot off fireworks

Responsible use can help prevent injuries and wildfires

Igniting fireworks is an American tradition on Independence Day. But fireworks use comes with responsibility.

Forest routes should stay open

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is pushing a “preferred” plan that would slash backcountry vehicle access by nearly 80 percent and eliminate your ability to ride cross country.

Here’s to Darigold’s investment in our town

In this day of mixed financial news, it’s refreshing to see business booming at Darigold.

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Give the Dad in your life a day off

Sunday is Father’s Day.

Firearms aren’t to blame for mass killing

Focus on individual responsibility instead

Whenever a shooting occurs, anti-gun politicians move to blame our 2nd Amendment and firearms companies and dealers.

Head to Bickleton for family fun, picnic

There’s a yearly reminder of just how deep local roots go.

Council wise to revisit pot ban

The Sunnyside City Council’s move to revisit its retail marijuana ban may have some scratching their heads or a bit disheartened.

Congrats graduates, we wish you luck

For the past several weeks, we’ve covered scholarships being awarded to high school seniors planning the next step on their educational journeys.