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Yakima City Council Starts To Separate From City Manager

The search for a new Yakima City Manager won’t start until next year but on Tuesday night the City Council voted to begin what’s called a separation agreement with City Manager Tony O’Rourke. Councilman Dave Ettl voted against the issue. Tom Dittmar and Maureen Adkison did not attend the meeting. O’Rourke was absent as well. […]

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Climate Change Effort Underway In State

SEATTLE (AP) — A broad coalition of groups says it’s launching an initiative effort to tackle climate change in Washington. The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is announcing plans Tuesday to put an initiative before voters in November 2016. The statewide ballot measure would cap greenhouse gas emissions and put a price on carbon […]

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Yakima Chamber Members Against Higher Wage

Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce members who recently participated in a survey say they’re against an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $9.47 to as much as $15 an hour. Chamber of Commerce CEO Verlynn Best says the survey involved 400 members and found that a lot of business owners say an increase in […]

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KEENE, NH - SEPTEMBER 30: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall event at Keene High School September 30, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire. Trump has seen his lead in the polls slip but still leads in New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Compliments Carry Real Weight In The Workplace

Is there a lesson here to help explain Donald Trump’s personal style? First of all, nobody compliments themselves more than Trump. It is endearing to some, annoying to others but it is regular, consistent, unfailing. And it just maybe backed up by research out of Harvard University. A study from the Harvard Business School says […]

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(AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND OUT) Students from Ermington Public School enjoy a game organised as part of a program by the Australian Sports Commission to get children involved in sports and healthy activities, 31 May 2006. SMH Picture by DALLAS KILPONEN (Photo by Fairfax Media/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Kids – Stop What You’re Doing Until The Recess Consultant Arrives

File this under “are you kidding me”? Recess consultants! Apparently kids-being-kids is no longer good enough for the playground. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that a couple of elementary schools in Minnesota have hired a firm called Playworks, which presents a philosophy that says recess can be more inclusive and beneficial if it’s more structured. […]

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