Yakima County ballot counts as of Aug. 13:
YAKIMA — Antonio and Maria Vargas attended the Latinos Small Farms Conference last Thursday with a hope of finding help in developing their six acres located in Grandview.
Sunnyside voters and voters throughout the valley should have received their 2019 primary election ballots in the mail. Primary election season is open now, through election day, Tues., Aug. 6, when ballots are counted.
SUNNYSIDE – Local business owner Silvia Ramos, in a statement given to the Sunnyside Sun last week, withdrew formally from the Sunnyside City Council Position 5 race.
SUNNYSIDE — People who may be looking at moving to town should be made fully aware that the community continues to voice support for the prohibition of retail sales of marijuana, and following last Thursday’s City Council Special Meeting, extinguished any idea for officials to lift the quality of life ban.
OLYMPIA — Washington state Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) acknowledged how significant regional water-related investments of $40 million for the Yakima River Basin and Columbia River water supply contained in the new state spending plan will help to mitigate climate change.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last Friday, Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Jim Costa (D-CA) led a bipartisan letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to urge inclusion of much-needed water infrastructure provisions in any forthcoming infrastructure package.
YAKIMA — It’s time for people interested in elected office to file, and several in the Lower Yakima Valley started the week, submitting their paperwork with the Yakima County Auditor this past Monday.
“I’m excited to hear about economic development in Grandview,” Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) told Grandview Chamber of Commerce members at Monday’s luncheon, which was part of a day-long visit to the community.
There were only a few surprises in the Yakima County elections this past Tuesday, but by Thursday, the race between Coroner Jack B. Hawkins, and his challenger James “Jim” Curtice was beginning to widen with Curtice moving solidly ahead.
The leader in the race for Legislative District 15 Representative, Pos. 2, Jeremie Dufault, is surrounded by supporters at the Yakima County Auditor’s Office. As of 8 p.m. last night, the Republican candidate had a 3,803 lead over Democrat A.J. Cooper.
The vote counts for all candidates for elective office in the 15th Legislative District and Yakima County that affect the Lower Valley went up in late vote counting last week, but positions did not change. In most cases, the leaders of each race added to their margins
Granger Mayor Jose Trevino hopes to be the next Yakima County Commissioner from District No. 3, saying he wants to apply “common sense, conservative principles” to problem solving.
Saying he’s been listening to the people with which he visits, Grandview Mayor Norm Childress declares that the voters’ wishes will be his priorities.
County Commissioner District No. 3 candidates to speak at the forum hosted by the Lower Valley Republicans at Bon Vino’s in Sunnyside last Friday morning had varying qualities to tout about themselves.
As 9-year incumbent state senator David Taylor prepares for his fifth race for the Washington House of Representative, he declares he remains committed to smaller government, fewer taxes and more freedom.
In a ruling issued Tuesday, July 3, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington outlined the responsibility of Secretary of State Kim Wyman to accept and evaluate initiative and referendum petitions.
Democrat A.J. Cooper announced May 15 that she will again challenge incumbent David Taylor for state Representative, Position No. 2, in the 15th Legislative District.
An Arizona lawmaker’s foundation is taking aim at Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers over her acceptance of campaign contributions and backing from the National Rifle Association.
A local lawmaker has been named the Association of Washington Business’ 2018 Legislator of the Year. State Rep. David Taylor, a Republican, was selected for the honor by the group’s Government Affairs County.
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