Few groups keep up with current events quite as well as scammers. This election season serves as another reminder of their attentiveness.
A federal bankruptcy judge cleared the way on Wednesday for Astria Health to sell the vacant Astria Regional Medical Center and the neighboring Medical Office Building to a local investment group.
The latest figures from the state Employment Security Department show a mixed picture for Yakima County’s job market.
PROSSER, Wash. — In a story October 20, 2020, about a Washington state request for federal disaster relief because of widespread widlfires in September, The Associated Press erroneously reported the state had asked that a destroyed, 100-year-old bridge across the Yakima River near Prosser be…
The deadline is approaching for small business grant programs in Union Gap and Sunnyside.
I’ve written about resumes before. But in today’s pandemic world, with record unemployment — higher even than those levels during the Great Recession — a good resume is critical.
The long-standing taxation issue between King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. and the federal government took a sudden turn late last week when the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
For 2009, Yakima County saw nonagricultural jobs decline by 1.7%, according to figures from the state Employment Security Department. That was the peak job loss rate in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
The first case of COVID-19 in Washington state was reported Jan. 20. In an attempt to slow the virus spread, the state virtually shut down on March 23. The governor’s “Stay at Home” order was to last just two weeks, but was extended to May 31 — and it forever changed the world of work. Compa…
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Held annually since 2004, National Preparedness Month offers an opportunity to remind ourselves, our neighbors, and family members what it means to be prepared before disaster strikes.
Even before COVID-19 officially arrived in the Yakima Valley, officials at Yakima Chief Hops, a grower-owned hop processor and supplier, anticipated the pandemic would impact their brewery customers worldwide.
With unemployment rates at levels not seen since the Great Depression, how much help is available to workers who have been affected? It varies tremendously from state to state. And no state has a better safety net than Washington, according to a new report from Oxfam America, a nonprofit that works to alleviate poverty. Washington’s […]
In early March, Dana Ward was ready to open StarCycle, a boutique indoor cycling studio in Yakima.
GRANDVIEW — Grandview-area small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a piece of $190,000 in grants being offered by the city of Grandview and the Grandview Port District.
Thompson’s Farm & Market posted a photo on its Facebook page Friday.
Derrin Davis, the executive chef and general manager of WaterFire Restaurant and Bar, cried tears of joy when he heard the news on Wednesday that Yakima County restaurants would be allowed to let customers dine indoors for the first time since COVID-19 restrictions went into effect statewide…
Yakima County restaurants and churches may welcome some indoor guests and small fitness classes may begin meeting outside as part of updated coronavirus guidelines approved by state officials.
Yakima County’s unemployment rate remained in the double digits for the fourth straight month in July.
The former Albertsons building is back on the market.
The 2020 Washington fresh apple crop will be similar in size to last year, the Washington State Tree Fruit Association said in a news release.