Thompson's Farms has kept its doors open to visitors; the hourly pigs race and pumpkin cannon firing is free to the public.
Employers added a meager 142,000 jobs in September, the government said Friday. And the average job gain for each of the past three months - 167,000 - is well below the 231,000 average for the previous three.
There's always a little bit of competition between Yakima and the Tri-Cities, especially between two local wineries.
Companies have posted a record number of job openings just when a diminished proportion of Americans are either working or looking for work.
Wal-Mart laid off 450 workers at its headquarters Friday as the world's largest retailer attempts to become more nimble so that it can better compete with the likes of Amazon.com.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount in eight months, led by a drop in demand for commercial airplanes and weakness in a key category that tracks business investment spending.
Chick-fil-A will open an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.
U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
Coca-Cola will tweak the labeling for Vitaminwater to settle a lawsuit that it was making misleading health claims about the drinks.
Applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, but Americans are seeking jobless aid at historically low levels consistent with a healthy job market.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased slightly this week, continuing at low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.
Amtrak is boarding a baggage fee bandwagon that has generated billions in revenue for the airline industry.
Ford is recalling some older Windstar minivans to because a previous rear-axle recall repair might not work.
Whole Foods will stop selling products made using a prison labor program after a protest at one of its stores in Texas.
Fiat Chrysler is back in hot water with U.S. auto safety regulators.
Amazon is testing an Uber-like service for delivering its one-hour Prime Now packages that will enlist people to deliver packages for Amazon with their own cars.
U.S. home prices rose at a solid pace in July, as would-be buyers competed for a diminished supply of available housing.
Target is facing $21,000 in fines following the death of an employee at a store in Lake Stevens.
Coca-Cola says it will not renew its sponsorship of a professional group for dietitians, bringing to a halt one of the many outreach efforts on health by the world's biggest soda maker.
Google is countering the release of Apple's latest iPhones with two devices running on a new version of Android software designed to steer and document even more of its users' lives.
Seven more companies including electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating the BMW's Mini brand because it may have been slow to fix cars that didn't pass federal crash tests.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, as pending sales slumped amid broader concerns about the U.S. stock market and global economy.
Grocery chain Whole Foods is cutting about 1,500 jobs over the next eight weeks as it looks to lower prices and keep up with competition.
Apple says it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones in the three days since its iPhone launch, topping last year's early sales mark.
The U.S. economy grew at an even faster clip in the spring than previously estimated. But that growth likely slowed in the summer, held back by global headwinds and turbulent financial markets.
Volkswagen's board appointed the head of its Porsche unit as CEO on Friday, handing longtime company insider Matthias Mueller the task of trying to lead the world's top-selling automaker past a growing emissions scandal.
Worries about the global economy pushed American consumers' spirits to the lowest level in almost a year, the University of Michigan reported Friday.