Stutzman to get another day in court

A Richland-based florist will get another day in the state’s highest court to argue her religious freedoms as they pertain to providing services to potential gay customers. The U.S. Supreme Court vacated the Washington State Supreme Court’s previous ruling against Arlene’s Flowers owner Barronelle Stutzman.

June 26, 2018 noon read more..

Average wage in state reaches $61,887

Washington’s average annual wage grew by 5.0 percent in 2017 to $61,887, according to the state Employment Security Department. The increase is the largest over one year since 2007, officials said, noting the average weekly wage rose from $1,133 in 2016 to $1,190 in 2017.

June 25, 2018 4:26 p.m. read more..

Ostrom securing $45 million finance package

The city is a closer to 200 new year-around jobs with the announcement that Ostrom Mushroom Farms, LLC, has acquired the funding for its new state-of-the-art composting and operating platform at the Port of Sunnyside.

June 13, 2018 midnight read more..

IRS urges tax filing

Taxpayers who owe tax and file their federal income tax return more than 60 days after the deadline will usually face a higher late-filing penalty.

June 11, 2018 3:32 p.m. read more..