Typically, contestants in the Enterprise Challenge business plan competition in Yakima and Kittitas counties would have numerous opportunities to connect in person. The annual competition, co-organized by the Yakima County Development Association and the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, helps small businesses develop business plans, network and obtain advice from […]

Setting the record straight. Although Tori Deal and Jordan Wiseley ended their relationship in November, they were still engaged while she was filming The Challenge: Double Agents. Ahead of the Wednesday, January 6, episode, a preview was released that showed Fessy Shafaat and Tori in the hot tub together with […]

Washington – Their candidate may have lost the election, but President Donald Trump’s supporters have no intention of fading away. After spending weeks amplifying Trump’s unfounded claims that the November election was rigged against him, many of his loyal fans are eagerly awaiting his next ventures, including a potential presidential […]

During her winter break, English teacher Keara Williams has hit the phone, making call after call determinedly trying to make contact with her students and their parents. She needs to reach 28 students, including 11 seniors, who received an “incomplete” grade at the end of the fall semester. She tells […]

Finance chiefs across industries are facing a common challenge: Predicting whether pandemic-driven shifts in customer demand and consumer behavior are here to stay. The task, which is part of the budgeting process for 2021, in many cases means placing a bet on what they expect the future will look like—and […]

The Middle East will never be quite the same again. The meeting Sunday between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin (Bibi) NetanyahuMORE and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS), though initially denied by Riyadh, no doubt happened. It almost certainly wasn’t their first meeting — previous maritime assignations on luxury […]

This year has been unique in its collective misery. In case you’ve been living in a cave for much of 2020, we’ve all been living in caves for much of 2020, and that could make writing the annual holiday newsletter a bit challenging. No amazing vacations, no graduations or weddings […]

Use jokes to self-disclose The effort and anxiety of trying to hide a stutter is worse for most people than being disfluent, said Diane Paul, director of clinical issues in speech-language pathology for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Because of this, speech-language pathologists work closely with students on ways to disclose […]

A 2019 report by the National Alliance for Caregiving and Caring Across Generations produced some sobering statistics: Sandwich caregivers spend an average of 22 hours a week—the equivalent of a part-time job—providing help while often simultaneously juggling work. One-third report emotional distress, and one in five say they have a […]