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Legends Hotel doing as hoped-for casino

End of project means 200 new jobs in county

Competitiveness was the over-riding reason Legends Casino officials decided to add hotel to their operation.

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Northwest Farm Credit shows support for hospice

Hospice given rural community grant

Giving its support to local hospice programs is just one of the ways Northwest Farm Credit Services gives back to communities it services.

Gas prices on the upswing

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have risen 6.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.91per gallon Saturday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

Climate meeting set

An Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy meeting to discuss the state’s economy is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. for Thursday at 507 S. 3rd St.

Newhouse awarded ‘Spirit of Enterprise’

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) was honored at the Tri-City Regional Chamber’s August membership luncheon in recently, when he was presented with the U.S. Chamber of Comm­erce “Spirit of Enterprise Award” for his support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies in Congress.

Manufacturing Week will celebrate sector, highlight opportunities

Washington makes great things.

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Clore Center hosts 11th annual Wine Legends awards

Doug Gore joins wine legends list

A Ste. Michelle Wine Estates vice president was inducted into the Washington Wine Hall of Fame during an Aug. 11 ceremony at Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center.

Pathology groups merge

Incyte Diagnostics, which serves Central Washington with offices in Yakima, has merged with Blue Mountain Pathology of Pendleton, Ore.

Winery opening tomorrow

The newest addition to the Prosser wine scene, Ginkgo Forest’s Winery, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at their new location in the Prosser Winemakers Loft in the evening.

Job fair to work the Fair set

Central Washington job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow.

New website to help patients

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has unveiled the new Hospice Compare website:

Dan Evans would serve America well

Recently, family, friends and dignitaries gathered at Hurricane Ridge near Port Angeles to celebrate the designation of the Daniel J. Evans Wilderness at Olympic National Park honoring Washington’s distinguished three-term governor and U.S. Senator.

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Men promote movie night as family event

State Farm agents join forces to bring back outdoor movies

In a nod to the old drive-in movies, local State Farm agents Ben Sartin and Bryan Robison are hosting a free outdoor movie night Friday night at the site of the historic U&I Sugar Beet factory.

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Grand opening marked

The Miss Sunnyside Court took time to help Amber and Andy Cervantes celebrate the grand opening of Turtle Lounge, 429 South Sixth St. Saturday.

YCH Hops job fair Thursday

WorkSource, 1925 Morgan Road, will host a job fair to hire up to 60 seasonal workers for YCH HOPS from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.