Wine research review set

Industry to determine funding

The Washington State Wine Commission will hold its annual Research Review on Jan. 18-19, at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

Banquet date named

The annual Chamber of Commerce community awards banquet will be held from 5:30-9 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

Job advances seminar offered

A seminar to give employees skills for advancement will take place from -2- 3:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Walter Clore Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

PMH Medical Center to partner with WSU

PMH Medical Center has partnered with Washington State University (WSU) Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine to serve as a clinical education site for WSU medical students beginning this year.

YV Farm Workers Clinic announces new providers

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has added several new providers to its medical roster.

Local man promoted to co-op store manager

For a young man, who started his career working the sales counter at the Grandview Bleyhl Store, taking on store manager duties is a natural fit.

How can you improve your financial fitness this year?

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get healthier, you may already be taking the necessary steps, such as improving your diet and increasing your exercise. Of course, physical fitness is important to your well-being – but, at the same time, don’t forget about your financial fitness. Specifically, what can you do to ensure your investment situation is in good shape?

Fashion City; long time truck repair shop close

It may have seemed like Fashion City in the Mid Valley Mall just closed over night, but a mall spokesman said the clothing store management, said the store’s lease ran out Dec. 31.

Portland woman returns home to open new shop

Grace’s Revente latest shop to open in Zillah

Opening her own store comes naturally to Nansi Lopez, the owner and manager of Grace’s Revente, located on Vintage Parkway Drive.

Jobless rate steady

Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held at 4.5 percent in November, despite preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that indicate the state added 9,800 jobs over the month.

AgForestry Class 40 set

Chelsea Durfey-Campbell, a member of the new class of AgForestry Leadership, is ready to commend is year of study.

Farmers promote tax bill

The tax reform package passed by Congress and signed by the president includes many provisions that will help Oregon’s farm and ranch families.

Landowners fined for pumping from Odessa Aquifer by state

Growers have right to appeal these fines

Landowners near Moses Lake have been fined for illegally pumping more than 500 million gallons of groundwater from the declining Odessa aquifer.

Sick leave for part-time help now law for state

One hour of leave for one week of work

Wash­ington businesses and part-time employees will enter the new year with a different relationship. Because of an initiative (1433) Washington voters approved in 2016, employers will have to give sick leave to every employee.

Tease photo

Coming soon

With the addition of new windows, the exterior of the old Nobles Paint and Furniture Store on Yakima Valley Highway is taking on a new look.