On the next rainy afternoon (hopefully we have one!), go to your computer and type in www.digitalarchives.wa.gov. You will be entertained and educated for many hours.
“Integrity. Respect. Independence.” Those three words scream out at the top of audit reports issued by Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley.
Reading the posts on my Facebook each morning isn’t easy when Buddy wants to be first in line for a good morning belly rub.
As I begin my service in our nation’s capital, I have been impressed by the many monuments, memorials and statues that recall the great conflicts that have defined our history, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War and those of the 20th Century.
A recent computer purchase has me both perplexed and happy with the changes in technology.
I really like the downtown improvements...maybe it’s time to spread some of it a little further?
“Whenever we get tired of breathing the same air,” Doc exclaimed to all of us sitting at the Mule Barn Truck Stop coffee counter, “along comes spring.”
As I have written about the people in Sunnyside who lived here more than 100 years ago using information from a 1904 history book, I have continually checked Roscoe Sheller’s book, “Courage and Water,” to make sure the stories are the same as the ones I looked at. I have wondered if Sheller used this same history book!
After Congress came within a hair’s breadth from shutting down the Department of Homeland Security a few weeks ago, members of the leadership tried to reassure the American people.
So much to get to this first day of spring…
I was born and raised in the greater Seattle area, with webbing between my fingers and toes, and moss growing on my north side.
After strong, bipartisan opposition from Congress and an outcry from the American public, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) backed down last week over proposed regulations that would restrict the use of popular ammunition for legal firearms.
The Republican opposition to striking a nuclear deal with Iran puzzled me, until my friend Truman explained that it’s exactly like the famous tractor scene from Kevin Bacon’s 1984 class movie, “Footloose.”
A look back in time from the files of the Sunnyside Daily Sun News and Sunnyside Sun
“It’s all watermelon’s fault,” said Steve, shaking his head and sliding in to the philosophy counter.