Roger Harnack


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Roger Harnack is the publisher of The Daily Sun News. He was previously the Editor/Publisher of the Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle. To read stories and columns from his time with the Chronicle, go here.

Recent Stories

Worry about citizens’ tuition first

Two bills introduced in the state Senate could limit opportunities for bonafide American students from Eastern Washington to attend state universities and colleges.

Bunkerville winners seek investigation

Judge made it clear the government misbehaved

Rep. Matt Shea said lawmakers from the Pacific Northwest are in the process of drafting a letter seeking an investigation of the Bureau of Land Management, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and now Deputy U.S. Attorney Stephen Myhre.

BLM loses ‘Battle of Bunkerville’ case

Spokane Valley Rep. Shea aided in blowing case wide open

A federal judge yesterday dismissed the charges against rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and a Montana supporter in the so-called “Battle of Bunkerville” case.

Prosser wrestlers win Bavarian Tournament

Six Mustangs make it into title bouts

The Prosser Mustangs brought home a team title Saturday from the Bavarian Wrestling Tournament.

Grizzlies boys pin foes at Hanford tourney

Sunnyside wrestlers bring home Winter Cup team title

Sunnyside grapplers out-maneuvered others at Hanford High School’s annual Boys Winter Cup on Saturday to win the team title. The Grizzlies amassed 216.5 points to win the championship, edging out second-place Pasco with 198.5.

Sequim Democrat poses common sense idea for rural economies

A Sequim Democrat has a tax credit idea that could boost rural economies in Eastern Washington, as well as his hometown on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Eastern Washington lawmaker welcomes mistrial

Shea hopes for federal land management change in West

An Eastern Washington lawmaker instrumental in uncovering whistleblower documents in the “Battle of Bunkerville” standoff in Nevada is hopeful the effort will bring improved land management practices to the Pacific Northwest, and the entire West.

Franz: Abandon park fee hike

The state commissioner of public lands is calling on the federal government to reject a plan to raise fees to access national parks.

A small wish list for Santa Claus

Family is home. The fridge is full. The Christmas decorations are up. Life is good.

Zillah policeman shoots armed suspect

Police were looking for a man wanted for several crimes at the time of the shooting

Zillah police shot an armed man late Friday night. The names of officer and the man he shot were not immediately released. Police said the man came out of a house in the 200 block of First Avenue armed with a handgun. When he refused to drop it, the officer shot him, police said.

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