Gov. Jay Inslee’s new reopening strategy organizes Washington into eight regions, which must collaborate to reduce Covid-19 infection and hospitalization rates. Above, members of the National Guard operate a free testing station in Pasco. Free testing is now offered at the back parking lot of the Toyota Center in Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Inslee’s new recovery plan forces six counties to coordinate on Covid-19

It’s back to basics for Washington state businesses as Covid-19 infections rates rise. Gov. Jay Inslee debuted a new Covid-19 strategy that organizes Washington into eight regions and sets tough targets before restrictions meant to curtail the spread of the virus that causes the disease are loosened. Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery launched Jan.…

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Bill McIntyre, from left, stands with his granddaughter, Justine VerMulm and her husband Nick and their children at Pasco Golfland at 2901 N. Road 40. McIntyre recently sold the longtime business to the young couple. (Photo by Jeff Morrow)

A new generation takes a swing at Pasco Golfland

For as long as she can remember, Justine VerMulm has known Pasco Golfland as both her playground and her workplace. “My mom was pregnant with...

Tri-Cities Animal Control has new management, renewed hopes for a new building

Palliative care is still available through Heartlinks

Real Estate & Construction

Jason Zook of Smile A Mile Painting is developing an infill apartment complex at 3120 W. Fourth Ave., Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

In-fill apartment project brings needed units to central Kennewick

Jason Zook is best known in the Tri-Cities for Smile A Mile Painting, a residential and commercial painting business with operations in the...

GF Blends soars on demand for gluten-free mixes

Richland winery opens riverside tasting room in Vancouver

Monthly Focuses

Architect Terence “Tere” Thornhill designed the LIGO Hanford Exploration Center, or LExC, to echo the colliding black holes detected in 2016, a scientific breakthrough that netted the team a Nobel Prize for Physics. (Courtesy Terence L. Thornhill Architect)

LIGO gets visitor center worthy of its Nobel Prize-winning science

Terence L. Thornhill With nearly 27 years designing homes and other buildings in the Tri-Cities under his belt, Pasco architect Terence...

Ex-Tri-Cities Fever duo heating up stretch of Richland waterfront

Building Tri-Cities

901 E. Chemical Drive, Kennewick

Streetrodz Unlimited

Jim Franklin had a new building constructed for Streetrodz Unlimited after the auto repair business outgrew its smaller building. Franklin, who has...

Orangetheory Fitness

Walla Walla Community College Student Recreation Center

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