Farmers’ skills can pay off for investors, too

In many parts of the country, it’s harvest season. As a consumer, you will certainly be affected by the labors of farmers — and their particular skill set can also teach you a lot in your role as investor.

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New location

Digging into the food offered at an open house at H&R Elite Trucking Academy’s new location is Mike Moore of the Department of Licensing.

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New car wash set to open

Motorists will soon be able to give their dirty vehicles a state-of-the-art car washing experience when the Castle Car Wash opens in Grandview.

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Few homes on market for buyers or renters

It’s a sellers market.

Act soon to close your insurance gap

If you work for a fairly sizable company, you may be entering your open enrollment season, when you can add or adjust your employer-sponsored benefits.

HomeStreet names new president

HomeStreet Bank has announced that Dan Kuenzi has joined the firm as the Eastern Washington Regional President of Commercial Banking, overseeing branch operations in Yakima, Richland and Sunnyside.

State unemployment rate holds steady

Washington continued to see modest job growth in August, and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3 percent for the month, on a preliminary, seasonally adjusted basis, according to estimates by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Security liaison by day, DJ by night ... local man invests himself in the community

Working two full-time jobs, doing what he loves keeps Garin Moore busy.

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Marijuana activist 'living the dream'

Glassblower John Henry can stand up under the heat.

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Prosser gets its second pot shop

Known for its array of wineries, Prosser can also boast not one – but now, two retail marijuana stores.

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Celebrating success

Investors can learn much from the American workforce

We’re getting close to Labor Day, a celebration of the men and women who roll up their sleeves and go to work each day

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Cook Book cooking up meals for Grandview diners

GRANDVIEW – Bill and Ranae Evans have converted a 1938 landmark gas station into Grandview’s newest American fare restaurant.

The future of Social Security

The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.

Lawyers with Sunnyside ties guest speakers at convention

CLE ELUM – Yakima attorneys Terry Abeyta and David Abeyta, of Abeyta Nelson Injury Law, were featured speakers at the recent state convention of the Washington Association for Justice.