A new gas station and convenience store that will feature a fast-food chicken restaurant is under construction in the Badger Mountain South development, north of Rancho Reata, at 5151 Trowbridge Blvd., just off Dallas Road. The original plan put the housing development’s completion at 2030, but following a slow start, the revised date is now 2037. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Construction on south side of mountain points to more growth

Signs of new construction on the south side of Badger Mountain—including a new service station and convenience store that will include a fast-food chicken restaurant—signal more growth coming to the planned development that’s been years in the making. Badger Mountain South’s owner and developer Nor Am Investments has an end-goal of building 5,000 household units,…

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More than 50 people attended an Aug. 6 hearing in Kennewick—one of seven meetings held across the state—to provide feedback on Labor and Industries’ proposed changes to significantly increase the minimum amount employees must earn before they can be exempt from receiving overtime pay. (Photo by Andrew Kirk)

Tri-City employers balk at state’s overtime proposal

By Andrew Kirk Several Tri-City employers and nonprofit leaders criticized the state’s proposal to overhaul its worker overtime exemption rule at a recent public hearing,...

Benton County consolidates public services under one roof

DOE to extend two key Hanford contracts

Real Estate & Construction

Crews made quick work of a 1940s-era building in the Richland Parkway that was once home to The Brass Door. It’s been vacant for years. Work on a replacement building at 702 The Parkway should begin soon, with a targeted finish by spring. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Cocktail bar coming to Richland Parkway

A high-end craft bar will open in a new Richland Parkway building next year after crews made short of work of demolishing the...

Construction on $26M box-making plant underway in Richland

Tri-Cities’ hot market attracts outside buyers

Monthly Focuses

Within a year’s span, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties opened the new $5.1 million Kennewick clubhouse, pictured, and expanded into Richland to offer school-based child care. (Photo courtesy Boys and Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties)

Boys & Girls Clubs runs 27 sites, sees a thousand kids daily

The past year has been a wild ride for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties. The nonprofit took over the Richland...

Telemedicine connects Tri-City patients to specialists

Tech Summit to shine spotlight on tech origins, future

Building Tri-Cities

IBEW Local 112, 114 N. Edison St., Kennewick

IBEW Local 112 triples its space with new building

The Tri-City chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has moved into a new building that nearly triples its space. IBEW...

Three Rivers Elementary ready to serve 800 students

First phase of Amistad Elementary School completed

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