Publication shuts down after 113 years
The last newspaper exclusively serving the mid-valley area from Zillah to Wapato has closed its doors. The final edition of the Review Independent was published November 30 after Publisher Bruce Smith had offered to sell the newspaper for $1 without any takers.
The center for Latino Farmers in partnership with the Washington State Department of Agriculture is hosting a workshop on food safety in Yakima at the Oxford Suite, 1701 E. Yakima Ave.
As a part of its holiday giving event, Milbrandt Vineyards is donating all tasting fees to Mustangs4Mustangs through Thursday.
As a holiday event, Airfield Estates is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, at 560 Merlot Drive.
The latest information regarding the state’s sick leave requirements will be the topic at Chamber Meeting at noon Dec. 5 at Jeremy’s 1896 Public Houses, 1232 Wine Country Road.
The bed of one “Ram” pick-up truck is nearly full as part of a Toys for Tots campaign now underway at the Mid Valley Chrysler dealership on Stover Road. “People have until Dec. 15, to bring a new unwrapped toy to help with the campaign,” marketing coordinator and internet sales manager Heather Winters said.
Visitors may have been watching the Apple Cup
The weather was fabulous for a weekend in wine country, and, according to local winery spokesmen, Friday was busy.
French Vanilla Market clerk Melissa Dalrymple was kept busy Saturday as shoppers visited the shop on Small Business Saturday.
Yakima Valley Vintners earn regional honors
Yakima Valley Vintners, Yakima Valley College’s teaching winery, received eight awards for its student-crafted wines at the 2017 Tri-Cities Wine Festival this month.
Croptoberfest leaders plan crop festival
Cannabis workers, professionals, enthusiasts and entrepreneurs came together earlier this month in Perham Hall for the fourth annual Croptopberfest, an educational networking event for the cannabis business.
The state’s paid leave requirements is the topic at the Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon, Dec. 5, at Jeremy’s 1896 Public House, 1232 Wine County Road.
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.
Seasonal growth in sales of lawn and garden equipment and continued increases in drug and health store sales helped boost second-quarter taxable retail sales 5 percent over the same period in 2016, reaching a total of $38.6 billion.
The average price for a gallon of gasoline held steady around the Lower Yakima Valley and the state over the last week, GasBuddy.com reported yesterday.