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‘Santa Paws’ being hosted by two local ag businesses

Dog lovers can capture the Christmas spirit with their animals again this year, during three special “Santa Paws” events in Sunnyside and Grandview.

Share your ‘bounty’ with your loved ones

It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season.

Unemployment rate sees slight increase

Washington’s unemployment rate rose this month to 6 percent, despite an estimated gain of 5,600 jobs in October.

Governor asks shoppers to shop local

As the holiday shopping season enters full swing, Gov. Jay Inslee is asking residents to “shop local” and support the small businesses that drive Washington’s

Legion launches new career platform

The American Legion and its allies in veteran employment and entrepreneurship have launched a new web platform to help those who served in uniform translate military skills to job skills, find employment, start businesses and make successful transitions.

Pear, US Cellular team up to raise money for high school groups

KENNEWICK – High school groups within a 50-mile radius of Kennewick, Richland and Pasco have an opportunity to earn up to $1,000 in cash funding or custom apparel through the “Better Community Connections” sponsorship program from U.S. Cellular and Pear.

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Providing credit opportunities for others motivates loan officer

There have been many challenges for Estefania Olivera, but adversity has made her appreciative of life.

Shared Work plan helps employers keep great workers

GRANGER – Using a Shared Work plan, businesses going through economic downturns can retain valued employees, according to the Washington State Employment Security Department.

Law firm expands to Sunnyside area

Anyone from time to time – whether they are cowboys or home care workers – can need legal help in obtaining benefits when injured on the job or in dealing with disabilities.

Banner, AmericanWest banks plan merger

Two names familiar to Sunnysiders are about to merge, as last week Walla Walla-based Banner Bank announced the purchase of AmericanWest Bank, headquartered in Spokane.

Yipes! IPO hype can lead to risky investing

All investors probably wish they had gotten in on the “ground floor” of Apple or Microsoft or any other big success story.

Prepare far ahead for long-term care costs

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month – a month dedicated to educating the public about the need to prepare for the potentially devastating costs of long-term care.

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Furniture store offers second life to Sunnyside couple

Jose Morales describes opening a furniture store in downtown Sunnyside as the start of a second life.

Heed message of ‘Save for Retirement Week’

You won’t see it on the calendar, and it doesn’t inspire any greeting cards, but National Save for Retirement Week is here again.