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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

“Mr. President, our farmers love you!” President Trump looked up, smiled, walked over to me and shook my hand. What a moment! It was the culmination of more than a year's...

Jan. 31, 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

When House Democrats released their two-year state operating budget proposal March 25, we celebrated the fact that Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed $750,000 to study removal of the four lower Snake River...

April 12, 2019

In 1838, Abraham Lincoln spoke to the Young Men's Lyceum in Springfield, Illinois, praising the founding fathers for the political system they established, but also warning about the fragile nature of...

April 1, 2019

Agriculture accounts for $51 billion of Washington's economy. Much of it comes from the Columbia Basin. Grain, alfalfa, silage crops, dry beans, wheat, apples, wine grapes and other fruit, sugar beets,...

March 1, 2019

In the Grant County community of George (population 501), just off Interstate 90, is a truck stop where weary travelers pull in to get gas and a bite to eat at...

Feb. 25, 2019

Special to the East Washingtonian The 2019 legislative session began Monday, Jan. 14. We are honored to serve you and bring a strong voice of our 9th District citizens to the...

Jan. 23, 2019

As featured in the Huckleberry Press House Bill 2664, which extends telecommunications authority to all ports in Washington state passed unanimously in both the House and Senate this session. The measure,...

March 26, 2018

As featured in the Huckleberry Press Much of today's world runs at the speed of light. Essential services, such as our 911 emergency system, banking, and transferring prescriptions from the doctor's...

Sept. 22, 2017