Labor Day Weekend 2014 is special --and not in a good way because the world of work, is for many, not in a good way. In its intent the holiday is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers
Leigh Steinberg is one of the most influential figures in sports, but after several devastating personal setbacks, he descended into alcohol abuse. Now five years sober, he brought his message of redemption to Yakima Thursday night.
The Central Washington State Fair is looking for workers and the fruit industry is looking too. Still, despite national media reports, the jobs market is pretty tight out there. The majority of people are in search of the most common jobs. Those jobs would indicate that those industries are expanding and critical to the economy.
The debate over a higher minimum wage in our state got me thinking about how much value do we actually get from our hard earned bucks. There are certainly places where it is more expensive and places where it is cheaper to live. SO where do we fit? Thanks to the UK Daily Mail for the article.
Public art isn't just some crackpot idea for bigger for affluent cities. According to the National Assembly of State Art Agencies public art or percent for art programs are active in 25 states. In Washington State half of 1% of capital appropriations for new construction (and renovation projects exceeding $200,000 for universities and colleges) is allocated for the acquisition and conservation of artwork, as per state statute.
Labor Day is coming fast, kids are headed back to school and vacation season -- short as it is -- is nearly over for this year. Ah, to work in Europe where the vacations are, shall we say, a bit more generous!
Just 13 days until school starts in the Yakima district. Last night was Kindergarten open house at Gilbert Elementary. Kate is super excited for future homework! She’s odd like that. Her teacher is the very nice
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