Enrollment grows in 2016

Enrollment in the state’s Healthplanfinder insurance plan grew by almost 100,000 subscribers this year, state officials said.

Job numbers improve

The state’s economy added another 10,600 new jobs in October and the state’s unemployment rate fell from 5.7 to 5.4 percent, according to a new report from the Employment Security Department.

Agency to mark anniversary

The Yakima Valley Conference of Governments will celebrate its 50th anniversary next month.

Gas prices drop

Gas prices continue to drop just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

Putting Americans back to work is job one

The message is clear. President-elect Donald Trump’s “Job One” is to put people back to work.

Sunnyside business licenses for October

Business licenses issued during the month of October included contractors.

Apple crop up over original estimates

The 2016 apple harvest for Washington state has exceeded expectations.

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2016 concord market looking lean

Production down compared to 10-year average

More Concord grape vineyards are being plowed into hop fields and juice demand is down.

BPA seeks rate increase

The Bonneville Power Administration is proposing a 3.5 percent average wholesale power rate increase.

Tours offered to businesses

Businesses will have an opportunity tomorrow to tour the local YV Tech center, 437 Barnard Blvd.

Post-election price drop

Mirroring a national trend, gas prices are down 3.2 cents in Yakima County in the week since Donald Trump was elected president.

Shopko plans to ‘give back’

Shopko is partnering with Feeding America and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to provide families with the items they need to celebrate the holidays.

The value of part-time work, flexible hours

The holidays are fast approaching and retailers are already far along in their planning.

Grape Society plans annual trade show

The state Grape Society’s annual meeting and trade show begins Thursday.

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Salon grand opening