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Community fetes retiring bank manager

The Columbia Bank lobby in Sunnyside turned into a reception hall for a few hours last Thursday to honor Jan Weets.

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New boutique caters to fashionable shoppers

A desire to offer Sunnyside women a different type of shopping experience has led Jessie Saldana to open her own dress boutique in downtown Sunnyside.

Your legacy is in your hands

Unless you keep close track of obscure holidays and observances, you probably didn’t know that August is “What Will Be Your Legacy? Month.”

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Backpack bonanza

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Downtown Sunnyside getting a new breakfast and lunch cafe

Sunnyside’s breakfast and lunch crowds will have a new place to enjoy themselves beginning this coming Friday, Aug. 1.

Retirement: a big decision

If you believe in going all the way or not going at all, there’s a day to celebrate your extreme ways. July 26 is All or Nothing Day.

Should you be a ‘hands-on’ investor?

If you want to send your children or grandchildren to college, retire comfortably and achieve other important life goals, you will have to invest — it’s that simple. But the process of investing can sometimes seem anything but simple. What can you do to gain confidence that you are making the right investment moves?

Business improvement seminars to be offered in Sunnyside

The Sunnyside downtown improvement group and Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce are offering business leaders the chance to take part in three educational meetings.

Kohl’s giving away kids’ bike helmets at health fair this coming Saturday

YAKIMA - Five-hundred children will receive bike helmets at the Fiesta de Salud Health Fair in Yakima this coming Saturday, thanks to the generous support of Kohl’s Department Stores.

‘Agricadabra’ allows kids to be a farmer for a day

Heavenly Hills Harvest Farm near Sunnyside is providing youngsters the chance to be a farmer for a day as they learn how the farm grows organic produce.

Sunnyside Verizon store to give away backpacks

Sunnyside children are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign which will be held at the Sunnyside Verizon Cellular Store, 2680 Yakima Valley Highway on Saturday, Aug. 2.

Plan for your baby’s financial future

Each year, Social Security announces the top baby names for boys and girls, based on Social Security card applications for babies born in the previous year.

Smart use of ‘variables’ can lead to right answers for retirement

If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables.