Toppenish hospital receives award

National honor announced for maternity care

The local hospital has been honored for its obstetrics-gynecology services.

Investors can learn much from workers

Next week, we observe Labor Day, a celebration of the American worker.

Worksource offering another option for employers

Local employers now have an additional option in their search for suitable employees – – a new service offered by the state’s WorkSource program.

Chamber plans candidate forum

A regional chamber of commerce is giving the public to meet candidates for the state’s 15th legislative district during an event next week.

Credit union receives grant

Funds will be used to serve farm workers

A local credit union will install virtual interactive teller machines in rural areas to serve farm workers, thanks to a $100,000 grant.

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Hoptown Pizza has a new home at former winery

The idea of going into business has long been a dream of friends and now business partners Lori Roy and Carrie Wright.

L&I finds back pay

A total of 28 workers will receive $66,500 in back pay following a state investigation.

State fines appealed

An irrigation district is appealing a $2,500 fine levied by state Department of Ecology officials.

Honor set for businesses

State residents are invited to nominate corporations and businesses that are helping their communities.

Providers receive raise

In the latest round of contract negotiations, the state is agreeing to the biggest pay raise yet for in-home healthcare providers.

Jobless numbers unchanged

Early estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the state’s economy continues to create jobs on a year-over-year basis, and the unemployment rate held firm at 5.8 percent in July.

Investors want companies to save water

Recently, Bloomberg reported that investors in massive data centers are making water availability a critical measurement in their decisions — especially in drought-ridden California.