Port agrees to delay Darigold property closing

Darigold will have an extra month to close out its land purchase from the Port of Sunnyside.

New home starts spark growth

Nearly $1 million in new building valuation was permitted last month and all but about $100,000 of that was from three new home starts.

Ammonia leak prompts Zillah evacuation

Crews called this morning to Stadelman

A portion of the city was evacuated this morning after an ammonia leak.

Wellness business incubator forming

Program to help long-haul truck drivers

A conversation with a former student has led a local business woman’s latest endeavor.

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Truck-stop welders

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Granger dairy installs new liner

First-of-its-kind is a response

A local dairy began lining its lagoons last week in response to a court settlement.

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Employees sue Outlook dairy

Two dairy workers are bringing what they hope will be a class-action lawsuit against DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, Inc.

Gas prices drop a penny

Gasoline prices dropped nine-tenths of a cent since last week, reported.

Bed tax funds awarded

The City Council last night approved disbursing funds for tourism.

Business licenses for November

Planning officials issued the following business licenses last month:

Removing Snake River dams is unwise

There are dams that should come down and those that shouldn’t.

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Benton REA plans Toppenish transition

A utility provider will close its local office at the end of this year after its members supported a sale to the Yakama Nation.

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Doing a brisk business

Grandview’s Maxine Mieirs offers a free sample of her pepper jam to Ken Winters. Mieirs was one of several vendors on hand last weekend for the annual Merry Makings craft fair in Sunnyside.

Cheap gas fueling expansion

In Washington, an abundance of low cost, reliable hydropower spurs economic growth. It is a key reason why energy intensive industries locate here.

Food inspection results reported

The Yakima Health District announced the following results of food inspections during the month of October: