Astria names new administrator

Astria Heart Institute has hired Corinne Murphy-Hines as its new administrator. The institute is operated as part of the Sunnyside-based Astria health care system.

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Black Friday top items may be electronic, again

The newspapers are full of the top door busters at any business hosting Black Friday sales, even those which open right after Thursday’s turkey dinner.

Eateries pass inspection

Two local businesses passed Benton-Franklin Health District inspections with flying colors.

ARCO has low local gas price

The price for a regular gallon of gasoline is lower in Sunnyside than the state average.

Thompson named vice president

Bonneville Power Administration has selected Kim Thompson of Portland to permanently fill the role as Energy Efficiency vice president.

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Not your average fitness center

She has taken her desire to be healthy and fit to new heights as the owner of Las Lupita, a nutrition and fitness center at 304 Division St.

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Local vendors offer tips for a perfect day

Planning ahead and sticking to a budget were the primary messages given to participants at the “Here Comes the Bride Bridal Workshop” on Sunday at the Aspire Center on Decatur Avenue.

WTO ruling upheld

U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer announced that the World Trade Organization upheld its ruling that Indonesia’s import licensing regimes for horticultural products are inconsistent with WTO rules.

Noticed around town

The “Standard Paint coming soon” message on the former Nobles Paint sign on Yakima Valley Highway is as promising as is the large dumpster located out front.

Reopening planned

Shear Delight, a popular hair salon, and Fill’er Up, a new antique shop, located side by side on 1215 Meade Ave. are set to open after months of remodeling.

USDA grants aid crops

The Washington State Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund 20 specialty crops in partnership with other organizations.

Leaders sought

The Prosser Leadership organization, is seeking candidates to become the next leaders of the community.

Union 76 has lowest gas price

The state’s average price for regular gasoline climbed 3 cents per gallon over the last week, averaging $2.91 on Sunday.

Prosser’s newest gift shop has city ties

The name and location has changed, and the mission has changed a bit, but the purpose is the same, say the leaders of Northwest Community Foundation.

Man to share coastal Mexican cuisine

Con Sabor open lunch, dinner

After months of speculation, concerning activities going on in the old Skippers Restaurant, Monday saw the official opening of Con Sabor a Mexico, 2150 Yakima Valley Highway.