Despite our turmoil, Americans are blessed

For some, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the blessings we enjoy.

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Researcher taps in to craft beer craze

This Thanksgiving, craft beer’s popularity will be evident in many American households when suds - not wine - appear alongside the turkey and mashed potatoes.

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‘Shark tank’ gives students experience

A bridal consulting company won top honors Thursday during the annual Mustang Business Start-Up competition.

Warden man re-elected

Dale Pomeroy was re-elected to a 3-year term on the Columbia Basin Development League’s board of trustees.

Enrollment grows in 2016

Enrollment in the state’s Healthplanfinder insurance plan grew by almost 100,000 subscribers this year, state officials said.

Job numbers improve

The state’s economy added another 10,600 new jobs in October and the state’s unemployment rate fell from 5.7 to 5.4 percent, according to a new report from the Employment Security Department.

Agency to mark anniversary

The Yakima Valley Conference of Governments will celebrate its 50th anniversary next month.

Gas prices drop

Gas prices continue to drop just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

Putting Americans back to work is job one

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put people back to work.

Sunnyside business licenses for October

Business licenses issued during the month of October included contractors.

Apple crop up over original estimates

The 2016 apple harvest for Washington state has exceeded expectations.

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2016 concord market looking lean

Production down compared to 10-year average

More Concord grape vineyards are being plowed into hop fields and juice demand is down.

BPA seeks rate increase

The Bonneville Power Administration is proposing a 3.5 percent average wholesale power rate increase.

Tours offered to businesses

Businesses will have an opportunity tomorrow to tour the local YV Tech center, 437 Barnard Blvd.

Post-election price drop

Mirroring a national trend, gas prices are down 3.2 cents in Yakima County in the week since Donald Trump was elected president.