The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them. The people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know. The people insist on remaining informed so that they may maintain control over the instruments that they have created.
* Preamble to the state's Open Public Meetings ActFor entire Article click here
Wow, I might have to start reading the Yakima Herald on a regular basis. What a breath of fresh air from a member of the media. Maybe real journalism isn't lost, after all.