Contact Us
Business

Business - Page 10

Junior college programs to be offered to prison inmates in WA (Columbia Basin College)
Junior college programs to be offered to prison inmates in WA (Columbia Basin College)
[

New WA Program Offers Community College, Tech Programs to Prison Inmates

Washington State's 12 prisons already provide literacy and educational programs for inmates, allowing them to better their communication and comprehension skills. But now a new bi-partisan plan passed by the legislature will allow them to pursue actual job skills prior to being released.

Read More

Easter now trumps Halloween for candy spending (Getty Images)
Easter now trumps Halloween for candy spending (Getty Images)
[

It’s Official: We Spend More on Easter Candy Than Halloween!

According to Fortune Magazine and other sources, the bunny has now overtaken the scarecrow and ghost when it comes to who we spend money on.

Read More

Inslee recall petition slows pace a bit.   (Getty-WA state Gov office)
Inslee recall petition slows pace a bit. (Getty-WA state Gov office)
[

Gov. Inslee Recall Petition Losing Some Steam

Back on February 28th, we reported on a petition that had been started to recall Gov. Jay Inslee, especially over his declaration of WA being a sanctuary state, and his refusal to adhere to many Federal immigration laws.

Read More

Rue21 Kennewick. Bloomberg says chain facing serious issues (Google Street View)
Rue21 Kennewick. Bloomberg says chain facing serious issues (Google Street View)
[

Amazon, E-Commerce Destroying Retail Stores, Say Experts-Rue21Next?

 

According to Bloomberg financial experts, it trends continue, Amazon will pretty much rule the retail world.  In a new article released Friday, more potential brick and mortar retail store closings could be looming. Will they affect the Tri-Cities?

Read More

Hermiston High football field (Hermiston School District)
Hermiston High football field (Hermiston School District)
[

Hermiston High School Close to Joining Mid Columbia Conference

All the necessary pieces appear to be in place, now it's likely just up to the OSAA (Oregon Schools Activities Association) to determine if Hermiston will move North sports-wise and join the Mid Columbia Conference.

Read More

Pasco Amtrak train station (Google Earth)
Pasco Amtrak train station (Google Earth)
[

Amtrak Subsidy Cuts Could End Rail Service To-From Pasco

Amtrak, the government run railroad, has rarely ever operated in the black, and it's subsidies are among the cuts proposed in President Trump's America First budget just released this week. If they go through, train service to and from Pasco would likely be cut.

Read More

EPA under fire for attack on Northwest Farmers  (Getty Images)
EPA under fire for attack on Northwest Farmers (Getty Images)
[

Rep. Newhouse Demands Investigation Into Northwest Anti-Farmer EPA Campaign

You may have heard of the "What's Upstream" campaign that was launched by money from the Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 (The Pacific Northwest) that many say was a cleverly disguised attack on farmers, ranchers and other ag producers by environmental groups. Now, there's evidence taxpayer money was used to fund the effort, in violation of federal laws.

Read More

Hotels trying to make money of eclipse tourists cancelling reservations, raising prices (Getty Images)
Hotels trying to make money of eclipse tourists cancelling reservations, raising prices (Getty Images)
[

Are Oregon Hotels Gouging Consumers With Sky-High ‘Eclipse’ Rates?

So, you booked a room several months or weeks ago, or even in late 2016, because you knew Oregon was going to be the best place to view the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse coming in August. But then you find out the hotel cancelled your reservation, and now wants $500, $800, even $1,000 more for the room. Is that legal?!?

Read More

Typical burrowing den in side of a canal (KNDU-TV)
Typical burrowing den in side of a canal (KNDU-TV)
[

It’s Irrigation Districts Vs. Gophers This Spring–Holes in Canals

We all remember the hilarious confrontation between Carl the Groundskeeper (Bill Murray) and that "go-fair" in Caddyshack. But to the Kennewick Irrigation District, and others, it's not that funny.

Read More

Former Sunnyside City worker arrested for theft (Google Street View)
Former Sunnyside City worker arrested for theft (Google Street View)
[

Sunnyside Official Jailed for Stealing $18K From City

The investigation has been ongoing for some time, but now a former Sunnyside City Finance Clerk is officially facing charges, and has been arrested.

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.