State Rep. Jeremie Dufault said he plans to introduce a bill to alter new state overtime rules when the next legislative session starts next month.
A downtown Yakima eatery is getting a new look to go along with its new ownership.
Ana Cruz of Prosser has harvested apples, cherries, blueberries and hops in her 15 years as a farmworker. Over that time, she’s seen her older children grow up — one child is in college and two more will soon start college — and given birth to three more children.
Over the last several years, we’ve seen Cassie Gordon expand her Yakima coffee business. After inheriting Tom Tom Espresso, a stand north of 40th Avenue and Tieton Drive, she opened locations at Creekside Business Park at 48th and Washington Avenue, on 10th and Washington avenues and, most r…
Local businesses are bemoaning the lack of skilled workers. While this sometimes means they can’t find a person with specific technical or “hard skills” (like the ability to speak a foreign language, use Microsoft Office, or operate a piece of equipment), businesses usually mean they can’t f…
Five years ago, at the urging of his wife, Lance Reese bought Valley Cycling and transformed it into one of the area’s premiere bike shops.
The temporary wall in front of the Hittle Building in downtown Yakima has been removed, giving passersby a look at the progress.
After 10 years working and coaching in other gyms, Brenden Loyer decided to go out on his own and create a gym that provided a middle-of-the-road option for people.
2019 is coming to a close. I am not going to ask you about your business growth this year.
FirstFruits Marketing, the Yakima-based sales arm for FirstFruit Farms and Congdon Orchards, sold the first shipment of its Cosmic Crisp apples several months ago.
In March, Kelly Stuber was one of six finalists for the Enterprise Challenge, a business plan competition organized by the Yakima County Development Association. In that competition, she expressed her goal to open a business where customers could paint their own pottery.
After working in financial management in California and Yakima for 20 years, Shannon Fournier decided to take a different tack and is now running a merger of two long-running Yakima business.
Over the last few years, Hogback Development Co., a company formed through a partnership with lead developer Chris Waddle and contractor Benjy Stephens, has been instrumental in building retail developments that have housed new regional and national brand tenants to the Yakima Valley, such a…
’Tis the season to get giving. As we prepare to sit around bountiful tables with loved ones, it’s also a time to remember our year-end giving. It’s a time to earmark a little something extra for the charities doing great work in our community and around the globe.
Tyler Russell is the media and community contact person for the Better Business Bureau Northwest & Pacific’s Eastern Washington and North Idaho area. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yakima Cinema opened in 1993.
A third-generation farmer, Derrick Nordberg decided in 2012 to try his hand at home brewing.
Astria Health’s efforts to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection likely will continue well into the first quarter of 2020, and might include selling some assets.
In September, the Beer Shoppe closed for good after more than a dozen years in business.
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