Voters need to prepare

Two Lower Yakima Valley leaders have thrown their name into the hat to be the next member of the Yakima County Commission.

March 21, 2018 9:08 a.m. read more..

Inslee should veto Senate Bill 6617

Senate Bill 6617 smacks of being a backroom deal between political parties anxious to cover up unlawful or immoral shenanigans by individuals in the House and Senate. We are asking Gov. Inslee to veto the measure and to take a stand for government transparency and support the public’s right to know what lawmakers are doing.

February 28, 2018 midnight read more..

Newhouse right on ‘no’ vote

Last week, Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, voted against the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. In doing so, he bucked the Republican party as well as others in the federal government.

February 14, 2018 noon read more..

Give Brady a break

People everywhere are talking about how they are tired of the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady as the Super Bowl approaches.

February 2, 2018 noon read more..

S.B. 6091 fails to resolve well issue

West of the Cascades, urban Democrats are patting themselves on the back for their effort to correct the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision, which essentially halted rural residents from drilling wells.

January 12, 2018 noon read more..

Lawmakers return to Olympia

The Washington State Legislature’s 2018 session will open at 10 a.m. Monday. We suggest you do your best to keep abreast of what happens there.

January 5, 2018 noon read more..