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Former state ag director joins 4th District race

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YAKIMA — Former state Department of Agriculture director and state lawmaker Dan Newhouse formally announced his candidacy for Congress on Thursday.

“I take the word ‘representative’ very seriously,” Newhouse said in a telephone interview. “I listen to people and try to represent their perspectives.”

In an increasingly crowded field of candidates, Newhouse is the only hopeful so far from Yakima County. He represented the 15th Legislative District as a Republican from 2003 to 2009, and was active in legislative water…

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