Latest George Fearing Stories

2008-08-19 12:00:49

By Patrick D Muir By PAT MUIR YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC ELLENSBURG -- U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings wants to lift a moratorium on oil drilling offshore and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but only as a way to buy time until other sources of energy are more practical. Nuclear, wind, solar and water power all have to be part of the long-term mix, he said Monday afternoon during a Kiwanis luncheon at the Quality Inn in Ellensburg. But until then, it would be "silly" not to use the crude...

2008-07-01 09:01:01

By Chris Bristol, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 1--U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings is going nuclear on the subject of gas prices. So is rival George Fearing. Hastings, R-Pasco, made several campaign-like stops Monday in sweltering Yakima, and every time he accused congressional Democrats of not doing enough about skyrocketing gas prices. In a brief news confer-ence outside the offices of Western Materials, a cog in the hard-hit construction industry, Hastings complained that a variety of...

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