Simmons Foods set for $100M expansion

Simmons Foods plans to spend $100 million to expand its Van Buren prepared foods plant. A press release on Thursday said the project will add 65,000 square feet to the existing plant and create 100 jobs. Some jobs include skill jobs that support robotics and automation processes. Work is expected to begin later this month. … Read more

Credit Union West employees donate to rescue group | Business

In their latest 2021 donation from EmployeesCARE, Credit Union West employees gave $5,257.50 to United Animal Friends, a nonprofit animal rescue organization. United Animal Friends was chosen because of its ongoing work to find forever homes for pets in Yavapai County. United Animal Friends is a volunteer-based, non-profit group that provides resources and rescue services … Read more

CES 2022: New tech products for parents

There is no doubt that baby and parenting products have come Long Since I had my first child nine years ago. At the time, it was practically revolutionary to have an app to track your pregnancy! That’s why I love seeing great new innovations introduced at CES every year – yes, even when I can … Read more

CSU opens new science hub dedicated to animals, water and food

At Vida, visitors can see what it’s like to be a vet up close. Kids can engage in mock exam rooms with examples of x-rays and stuffed pets to test their dressing skills. There will also be opportunities to watch vets perform the procedures directly through a single pane of glass. “Our vets will have … Read more