State adds new jobs

Washington state added 3,600 new jobs during the month of November, the state’s Employment Security Department said.

Site checks on charities

Those interested in getting an early start on charitable giving for the new year have tools to help them.

Upgrade for benefits site

The state Employment Security Department is today launching new online services for unemployment claimants and employers.

Gas prices up

Mirroring a statewide trend, Yakima County’s gas prices rose over the past week.

Utility issues scam alert

Officials with Benton REA are warning customers about a scam.

When you retire, where can you find investment income?

As an investor, your main goals will change at different times in your life.

Cop shootings and job stress increased last year

The number of police officers shot and killed last year rose dramatically.

Eastern Washington ag expo starts today

The annual Eastern Washington Ag Expo started today and runs through tomorrow.

Wildhorse Resort and Casino sales director named

Wildhorse Resort and Casino has hired Debra Campbell to fill the role of director of sales.

Consider some New Year’s (financial) resolutions

We’re just about ready to open the door to 2017, so you might be thinking about some New Year’s resolutions.

State Fair receives recognition

The Central Washington State Fair has received a second place agricultural award of excellence

Ag day opens at the TRAC

The annual Eastern Washington Ag Expo hosts two days of seminars and demonstrations at the TRAC, 6600 Burden Boulevard, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 3 and 4.

Shopko aids toy drives

Shopko customers donated hundreds of pounds of food for Feeding America and thousands of toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.