Port finalizes land purchase

The local port made it official last night, finalizing a purchase of another downtown property.

Tour to tout valley ag, fair

A small contingent is headed to South Korea this week to help promote agricultural products of Central Washington.

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Winery celebrates Horse Heaven Hills mystique

14 Hands releases blend for Kentucky Derby

It seems appropriate that a winery featuring horses on its label bottled a special wine in honor of the 2016 running of the Kentucky Derby.

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Love’s truck stop may open this year

Company plans hotel for spring 2017 debut

After breaking ground late last month, a truck stop may open for business sooner than expected.

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Diseases concern vintners

Research finds less alcohol and color in wines from effected vines

Grapevine leaf roll disease has plagued vineyards for centuries, but little is known about how this virus impacts the fruit quality and actual wine produced from grapes of effected plants.

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Business growth sparks construction

Projects by three local businesses accounted for most of the new construction activity permits issued in April.

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Desert Wind winery capitalizes on its setting

At first glance, the sand-colored stucco tasting room seems out of place in the middle of the lush Yakima Valley.

Grand opening is Thursday

A grand opening celebration for Fieldstone Grandridge is 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Drug maker to return funds

The state is recouping $22.9 million in pharmacy overcharges.

Bank earns high scores

U.S. Bank customers in the Northwest and California gave it the highest scores in customer satisfaction.

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Prosser farm opening to the public

Recently shorn alpacas will take center stage Saturday when Sage Bluff Alpacas, 8401 S. Steele Road, opens to the public from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

Hops showing growth in 2016

Preliminary projections for the 2016 growing year indicate hop acreage is increasing at a global level for the third straight year, and for the fourth straight year in the United States.

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Clean-up underway

A crew from Pasco-based Discount Plastering makes progress on the back wall of the Mahan Building at the corner of Edison Avenue and Seventh Street in downtown Sunnyside.

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Mabton mini-mart sale in the works

A mini-mart owned by a family company for the past five decades may change hands within two weeks.

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State wine industry featured in exhibit

Former Valley residents honored

A former Prosser resident and a former wine writer are being honored in a new state program.