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Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, joins KONA Radio to discuss climate change efforts, supporting innovation in protecting the environment, and how legislators can help the ecosystem without raising taxes. The 9th District...

Jan. 20, 2021

Potato growers are giving away nearly 20 tons of potatoes in Ritzville Wednesday morning after coronavirus restrictions have slowed or stopped production of potato products across Eastern Washington. Additional loads will...

April 28, 2020

My first love of horses came at the age of 13 when we bought “Peanuts,” a quarter horse bay for $250 and he became my long-lasting friend. I learned how magnificent...

March 7, 2020

It's been a fast-paced and busy legislative session. We are in the 26th day of the 60-day session, which began Jan. 13 and is scheduled to end March 12. Major deadlines...

Feb. 7, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, joins KONA Radio's Rob Francis live in Olympia. Rep. Dye discusses her recent trip to Washington, D.C. where she was invited to witness the president's signing of...

Jan. 30, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, was among the invited guests at the White House South Lawn who watched President Donald Trump Wednesday as he signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law....

Jan. 29, 2020

We are back in Olympia for this year's 60-day legislative session, which began Jan. 13, and it didn't take long to learn what Gov. Jay Inslee and his Democratic friends who...

Jan. 15, 2020

Ninth District Reps. Joe Schmick and Mary Dye are urging citizens to attend workshops being held in January in Clarkston, Vancouver and the Tri-Cities on the governor's Lower Snake River Dams...

Dec. 23, 2019

Already it is August and the summer is quickly passing by. Since the 2019 session adjourned toward the end of April, the past three months have been very busy and I've...

Aug. 9, 2019

After marathon sessions where we worked for as many as 21 consecutive hours on the House floor, the 105-day legislative session ended just before midnight, April 28. Most disappointing is that...

May 10, 2019