Contact Us
Business

Business - Page 10

JC Penney to shut 138 stores, many in Oregon (Google Street View)
JC Penney to shut 138 stores, many in Oregon (Google Street View)
[

JC Penney To Close 138 Stores, 5 in Oregon-Will Kennewick Stay Open?

Despite turning a profit in 2016, JC Penney announced the closure of some 138 stores across the country, joining Macy's and Sears as other retail outlets who are dropping locations.  The retail giant is facing issues like the others, stemming from the growth of online shopping. The Boston Globe reported in February that analysts say these chains are what's called "overstored," meaning they have too many outlets to economically compete with online sales.

Read More

Typo leads to another delay in Prosser pot changes (Getty Images)
Typo leads to another delay in Prosser pot changes (Getty Images)
[

Typo Error Results in Extended Temporary Prosser Pot Ban

The City Council had planned this week to vote on possibly banning future pot business inside city limits, or changing the city statutes to match updates to state pot codes. But that didn't happen because of a typographical error.

Read More

Gas pump where skimmer was found (Richland police)
Gas pump where skimmer was found (Richland police)
[

ALERT! Richland Police Find Card Skimmer at Gas Station

If you used your credit or debit card at the pump at the Richland Jiffy Lube Shell station at Jadwin and Williams between Monday morning and 7:45am Wednesday, you're advised to contact your financial institution.

Read More

Yakima Palm springs sign (KNDU-TV)
Yakima Palm springs sign (KNDU-TV)
[

Yakima “Palm Springs of WA” Sign Aimed at Seattle, Says Owner

Starting in 1987, people driving by Yakima on the Interstate began to notice a sign that read "Yakima-The Palm Springs of Washington."  Over the years, depending upon who you talk to, it's become a topic of conversation, support, ridicule, and humor.

Read More

Ruined road in Benton County (Benton County Road department)
Ruined road in Benton County (Benton County Road department)
[

Gov. Declares State of Emergency for Benton, Franklin, Over Flood-Road Damage

Gov. Inslee's declaration means state agencies can provide any and all possible assistance, logistical and financial, to help the counties repair roads and other infrastructure damaged by flooding, snow, ice and the harsh winter.

Read More

Gambling Assocation says most March Madness bets illegal  (Getty Images)
Gambling Assocation says most March Madness bets illegal (Getty Images)
[

97% Of NCAA March Hoops Bets Placed Illegally, Worth Ten Billion Dollars!

We all know the Madness of March is big business, and big deal. But $10 billion dollars worth of betting?

Read More

Oregon law would allow road kill to be harvested for human consumption  (Jeff J Mitchell-Getty Images)
Oregon law would allow road kill to be harvested for human consumption (Jeff J Mitchell-Getty Images)
[

Would YOU Eat Roadkill If Legalized in Oregon? Legislator Trying To Make It Happen

Actually, the legislator's premise makes sense, but the idea is pretty gross.

Read More

Blue Mountain Community College affected by free tuition program running out of money (Blue Mountain Community College)
Blue Mountain Community College affected by free tuition program running out of money (Blue Mountain Community College)
[

Oregon’s Free College Plan Is Broke, Say Officials

The ambitious plan to give free junior college tuition to students in Oregon is fast running out of money, and legislators say the program could wind up breaking the 'promise' of legislators who created it.

Read More

Farmers can recoup damage from harsh winter (KNDU-TV Newstalk870)
Farmers can recoup damage from harsh winter (KNDU-TV Newstalk870)
[

Benton County Farmers, Ranchers Can Get Help From Extreme Winter Damage

The Farm Services Office in Prosser is urging Benton County farmers to get in their damage reports, as there is disaster assistance and emergency loans available.

Read More

Homeless camp inside church building draws complaints from neighbors, reportedly going to be shut down for code violations (Google Street View)
Homeless camp inside church building draws complaints from neighbors, reportedly going to be shut down for code violations (Google Street View)
[

Homeless Camp Shut Down in Kennewick, Pastor Arrested For Ignoring Laws

Did you know a temporary homeless camp has been in place near Highway 395 and Vista Way in Kennewick?  We haven't see it, but as of Friday March 10th, it's going away. It's located in the dark brown building pictured on the corner.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.