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Hoptown Pizza has a new home at former winery

The idea of going into business has long been a dream of friends and now business partners Lori Roy and Carrie Wright.

L&I finds back pay

A total of 28 workers will receive $66,500 in back pay following a state investigation.

State fines appealed

An irrigation district is appealing a $2,500 fine levied by state Department of Ecology officials.

Honor set for businesses

State residents are invited to nominate corporations and businesses that are helping their communities.

Providers receive raise

In the latest round of contract negotiations, the state is agreeing to the biggest pay raise yet for in-home healthcare providers.

Jobless numbers unchanged

Early estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the state’s economy continues to create jobs on a year-over-year basis, and the unemployment rate held firm at 5.8 percent in July.

Investors want companies to save water

Recently, Bloomberg reported that investors in massive data centers are making water availability a critical measurement in their decisions — especially in drought-ridden California.

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New name, new expansion for Prosser center

A local assisted living center unveiled a new expansion and a new name yesterday.

Darigold moving

One of the Sunnyside’s leading employers is moving its corporate headquarters.

Chamber plans lunch

Leasing commercial space is the focus of a Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce panel discussion.

State policies receive B-

A new state-by-state analysis of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act gave Washington state a B- grade.

Report shows earnings

Northwest Farm Credit Services, which has a local branch, announced 2016 second quarter earnings of $57.9 million.

Insurance deadlines set

Growers will need to apply for crop insurance coverage by the end of next month.

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Housing starts spark July building boom

Softball field, dairy service plans approved

Fourteen new homes, nine of them for a Catholic Charities Housing Services development, led the way in projects city officials permitted last month.

Dairy commission names general manager

A state dairy commission has a new leader.