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2015 IRA deadlines are approaching

Financially, many of us associate April with taxes – but we should also associate April with important IRA deadlines.

Good suggestions for financial ‘spring cleaning’

We’ve just about arrived at spring, the time when many people spruce up their homes, yards and other parts of their surroundings.

State announces jobs program for teens

The Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional office in Yakima plans to hire about 70 teenagers throughout Central Washington this summer as part of the Ecology Youth Corps.

Pot shop owners open for business…despite ban

OLYMPIA - With all the complications that local bans and moratoriums have caused for Washington’s recreational pot market, two state-licensed businessmen have decided to take matters into their own hands.

New Sun Steel GM at home in Sunnyside

On the job for about a month as Sun Steel’s new general manager, Blake Hoskisson has a definite vision for the Sunnyside firm’s future.

An alert for people who use CDs for their IRAs

A recent tax court ruling now limits the frequency of IRA rollovers

Pay attention to the new, tighter restrictions on 60-day IRA rollovers.

How should you respond to higher interest rates?

If the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you?

Social Security office hours expanding

As a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, Social Security will expand its hours nationwide.

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Career change gives receptionist more time with his family

Sunnyside’s Ramon Campos has gone from rotating tires at Les Schwab Tires to scheduling patients as a receptionist for Dr. Tatiana Antoci at Sunnyside’s Lincoln Avenue Family Medical Center.

Final four from Social Security

Since 1939, March has meant one thing in the world of sports: March Madness.

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Internship completed

Benton REA Engineering Manager Derek Miller (left) receives his certificate of completion from Gary Pfann, a director with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, during graduation on Feb. 5.

Integrity now offering cycle instruction, testing

Road enthusiasts, of the two-wheeled variety, can now receive training in Sunnyside.

Women may face extra challenges in seeking financial security

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. On this occasion, thousands of events across the world will honor the cultural, political and social achievements of women.

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Parts for farm equipment, large trucks, motor vehicles available locally

There is nothing more frustrating than needing a part and not being able to find it at a local business, whether that part is for a piece of farm equipment, a semi-tractor or a passenger vehicle.