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Sunnyside Verizon store to give away backpacks

Sunnyside children are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign which will be held at the Sunnyside Verizon Cellular Store, 2680 Yakima Valley Highway on Saturday, Aug. 2.

Plan for your baby’s financial future

Each year, Social Security announces the top baby names for boys and girls, based on Social Security card applications for babies born in the previous year.

Smart use of ‘variables’ can lead to right answers for retirement

If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables.

Medicare is here to stay

Medicare went into effect 48 years ago on July 1, 1966.

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District governor finds his roots in Rotary

Finding a name badge owned by his grandfather brought home his belief that Rotary International is all about family for current Rotary District Governor Bruce Falkins of Kelowna, B.C.

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Golden day for Sunnyside Port District

“It’s great to turn 50,” quipped State Rep. Bruce Chandler. “I wouldn’t mind being 50 again, it looks better every year.”

Business seminar this Thursday

The Rural Community Development Resource will conduct a workshop, “How to Start a Business,” in partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima on Thursday, June 26.

Could you afford to live to 100?

Here’s an interesting statistic: Over the past three decades, the centenarian population in the United States has grown about 66%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Frio grand opening held Friday

Grand opening celebration held last Friday in downtown Sunnyside...

Local Allstate agent honored

Casey Huber of Sunnyside was honored, along with 107 other business owners in Washington state, with Allstate’s Premier Agency Award.

What can vacations teach about investing?

Summer is almost here — which means it’s officially vacation season. You may be looking forward to “getting away from it all,” but, as you know, vacations actually require a fair amount of planning. And it might surprise you to learn that some of the efforts required for successful vacations can impart some valuable lessons in other areas of your life — such as investing.

Men’s health and Social Security

This year, the nation observed National Men’s Health Week June 9-15.

Understanding your benefits with My Social Security

This new Social Security tool is a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.

Holtzinger Fruit hires two key team members

YAKIMA – Holtzinger Fruit Company in Yakima, which serves several Lower Valley orchardists, has hired Jeramy VanVleck as its new director of operations and Steve Black as its newest sales manager.

Social Security offers needed support with survivor benefits

In the unfortunate event of a family member’s death, Social Security is here to help.