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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Access road honors former mayor

Daughters proud Sullivan recognized


April 27, 2023

Roger Harnack | The Journal

Eleanor Brodahl of Othelolo, left, and Karen Kinch of Washtucna stand with the road sign dedicated in honor of their father, Sydney "Syd" Sullivan, a staunch advocate of opening a local landfill.

WASHTUCNA – The access road to the new Waste Management landfill is being named in honor of a former longtime mayor who staunchly supported the development.

The access road is being named Syd Sullivan Lane, Waste Management officials said.

His daughters, Eleanor Brodahl of Othello and Karen Kinch of Washtucna were on hand for the Thursday dedication, April 20.

"He was such a visionary," Brodahl said of her late father. "What an honor this is."

According to Brodahl, her father believed developing the landfill was the key to bringing more jobs to the city, and with it, reviving life into the com...

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