Opinion

Todd’s Take: A Veterans Day Ode To Our Commanders-In-Chief
“This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war...
Income Up – Poverty Down – Do You Believe That?
How suspicious are you about data reports from the federal government.  I haven’t believed much in the past 7 years and that goes for the latest report from the Census Bureau which shows that Americans are seeing real economic gains after the end of the Great Recession, with a b…
Andy’s Rant: Colin Kaepernick
I've spent a lot of time this week thinking about how I felt about Colin Kaepernick's public stand against standing during the national anthem at a San Francisco 49ers pre-season game. I thought he could have gotten his point across without disrespecting the flag...
Downtown Yakima Revitalization Starts Here
If you look around the country at the healthiest, most vibrant cities, one thing they have in common is a bustling downtown core. Portland is a great example of a city that invested in its downtown ... albeit in keeping with their slogan "Keep Portland Weird" they did it in an unus…
The 10 Most Interesting Buildings In Yakima
This list is sure to create some controversy as I'm sure I'll accidentally leave a well designed building off the list. My apologies to anyone who feels slighted but these are the coolest buildings in Yakima from my perspective as someone who has lived here for a year and a half...
Trump Truck Sees Lots Of Supporters In Yakima
Trump for President supporters gathered in downtown Yakima on Wednesday.
Campaign volunteers like Margo Duke of Yakima a local real estate agent who's been working with the campaign for the last year gave away signs and stickers to more than 50 people on Wednesday...
Enjoy A Miracle Treat Change A Life
July is a perfect time to enjoy an ice cream and change a life. You can do that July 28 by purchasing a Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat. Thursday, July 28 is Miracle Treat Day, and Dairy Queen will be donating $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat purchase to Children’s Miracle Network Hos…

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