The two Chinese businessmen who came to Bill Bloxom’s office last week were cordial but gloomy.
Despite passage of the bills, which makes the state a leader in clean energy, Washington state is still not on track to meet its greenhouse-gas emission targets for 2035.
In May 2018, Sunnyside-based Astria Health sought to acquire Trios Health in the Tri-Cities as part of former owner Kennewick Public Hospital District’s bankruptcy. The deal never happened, but Astria CEO John Gallagher made the case that the company’s experience in the Yakima Valley put it …
The Washington State Nurses Association and Service Employees International Union Health Care 1199NW have new contracts for hundreds of employees they represent at Astria Regional and Astria Toppenish.
In 2013, Rodney Ryan purchased the 500-acre property once slated for The Vineyards, a proposed golf resort along Konnowac Pass, between Moxee and Wapato.
SEATTLE — A specter is haunting America — the specter of socialism.
Demanding money to remove false information posted about a person or a business on social media could become a felony in Washington.Under a bill heard Tuesday by a Senate committee, a person who experiences such a threat could have an easier time getting the social media platform to remove i…
The move is expected to help employees of the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, food inspectors and Coast Guard personnel.
OLYMPIA – Stores across Washington may soon be banned from providing customers with single-use plastic bags as part of efforts to reduce ocean pollution.
SEATTLE -- The biggest story of 2018 was climate change. The same will be true in 2019 and every year of our future. Nothing else comes close.
One cannot talk about the Yakima Valley economy without bringing up agriculture. Much of the state’s $10.6 billion in agricultural commodities is grown here, and the sector in any given year supplies at least one-quarter or more of all Yakima County jobs.
Washington’s unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in November, a historic low. Given the unsettling turbulence in the stock and bond markets and potential for a slowdown, this may be the closest to full employment we see in our lifetimes.
Take 5 is a meetup with a local entrepreneur.
The last time nationalism was on the march, we experienced two world wars that killed tens of millions of people.
In 1912, the first Horn & Hardart automat opened in New York City.