Agency reports inspection results

Six Sunnyside businesses inspected

The Yakima Health District recently released the results of its August inspections at food establishments in Yakima County.

Field project leads August permits

One public works project accounted for almost all of the fees the city received last month for new building permits.

Daily Sun welcomes new staff

There are two new faces at the Daily Sun’s 600 S. Sixth St. office, one of them back for a third stint with the newspaper.

WSU hosting career fair

More than 60 employers will participate in the Washington State University Tri-Cities annual career fair 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 29, in the Consolidated Information Center.

Attorney nets award

A local attorney with an office in Sunnyside has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for the 10th year in a row.

Jobless numbers fall

After eight months at 5.8 percent, preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent last month.

State imposes carbon rule

A state agency is launching a plan to combat climate change that will impact businesses.

Pot, liquor licenses received

Two new local liquor and one new marijuana license applications have been submitted to the state.

Financial class planned

A class on financial literacy and asset building is planned 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Work Source, 1925 Morgan Road.

Agency wins ‘green’ awards

The Bonneville Power Administration received the Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Green Challenge Award for recycling and reducing its paper use.

Shopko gives to fund

A national store chain with a local retail store is donating $77,000 for epilepsy research and awareness.

Tax incentives focus of tool

The public and lawmakers have a new tool at their fingertips to learn more about the value of state tax incentives.