SPOKANE – Witherspoon Kelley, a law firm based in Spokane, has acquired Yakima law firm Lyon, Weigand & Gustafson. The combined firms represent more than two centuries of serving clients and a diverse group of 48 attorneys in offices in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Yakima.
If you want to work, now is the time to look for a job. Businesses small and large are hiring, and most are struggling to fill their open positions. To make it easier for both job seekers and potential employers to connect, the South Central Workforce Council and WorkSource have partnered to…
After 15 years, business reporter Mai Hoang has ended her tenure at the Yakima Herald-Republic.
The restaurants, campgrounds, retailers and other businesses along the eastern part of State Route 410, also known as Chinook Scenic Byway, are receiving updates and renovations thanks to a new group of owners.
Reno’s on the Runway was open for just six months when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020. The state’s stay-at-home order forced the Yakima restaurant to shut down indoor dining. Owner Donnie Foster had to let staff go.
WorkSource is a statewide partnership of government, education, and community organizations that offers a “one-stop” for career development. The “one stops” were created in the 1990s to help job seekers and business connect. Today, there are over 60 WorkSource centers and affiliates in Washington.
Usually, Harvest Chevrolet in Yakima would have at least twice the number of new cars than used cars on its lot. But these days there are many more used cars as the dealership, like many others, has received fewer new cars in recent months.
Hauff said that with increased unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, many more became eligible for Medicare or Medicaid.
“The safety net was there,” she said.
During one weekend earlier this month, 97 out of the 156 rooms at the Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center were booked.
A company based in Eugene, Ore., has purchased 16 acres of the Yakima Speedway property, essentially ending a decades-long run for the racetrack.
In this month’s Checking In column, Gomez talks about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of being a bilingual real estate agent and why she encourages buyers, if they can, to wait when buying a home in today’s market.
In agriculture and health services, Yakima's major economic drivers, a supermajority of employees worked for companies and organizations that continued operating during the pandemic. Many employees were in positions that could not be done remotely.
In the coming weeks, the Yakima Health District will focus more on mobile and pop-up vaccine clinics and less on running a mass vaccination site.
Isaak’s Home Furnishings is going out of business after nearly seven decades in business under different owners.
On Wednesday, Wanda Riel had about 15 interviews scheduled with job applicants at her hotel, the Holiday Inn Express in Union Gap.
Nathan Cooper, 36, opened Wandering Hop Brewery in 2017 when the Yakima-area craft brewing scene was growing significantly. Cooper, like many other brewery owners, started homebrewing on the side.
New health care services have emerged at former Astria Health Center locations in Terrace Heights and Selah.
As the Yakima Valley and the rest of the nation start to see positive signs in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, local businesses are starting to see some positive developments.