Uncertainty abounds: What does 2020 hold for agriculture?

While Lamb Weston and Mid-Columbia potato growers were dealing with an unexpected surplus of spuds this spring, Mid-Columbia asparagus farmers had a different tale to tell. They had the skilled cutters they needed to bring in the harvest and prices were strong. 2020 was a solid year for the iconic first shoots of spring, thanks…

Local News

Visiting Angels, a Kennewick company that provides in-home care to elderly and disabled clients, is deploying custom-programmed tablet computers so its clients can remain in contact with their physicians. (Courtesy Visiting Angels)

Visiting Angels embraces tech to keep seniors safe at home

A Kennewick in-home care company is deploying computer tablets and electronic assistants to help its elderly and disabled clients stay safe and connected during the...

Q&A with Molly Monson-Stutesman

Organizers postpone 55th annual Water Follies

Real Estate & Construction

The River Lodge & Grill is building new riverside cabins next door to its campus at 6 Marine Drive NE in Boardman, Oregon. Two are available to reserve starting July 1. (Courtesy COHO Services)

Boardman hotel builds riverfront cabins with a view

Tri-Citians looking for change of scenery that doesn’t involve a long drive or flight can head about 50 miles south to stay in...

Richland schools buys 30 acres for field improvements

Benton County offers $400K in grants for low-income housing

Monthly Focuses

Dick Boushey, whose eponymous vineyard in the Yakima Valley is one of the most famous in the Washington wine industry, also is a leading grower of Concord and Niagara juice grapes. (Photo courtesy Richard Duval Images)

Concords rebound: Juice grape growers step up to meet demand

There is no glitz or glamour associated with Concord grape production in Washington state, but the industry is looking better now than in recent years....

Hired help: Pandemic exacerbates ag labor shortage

Brewing storm: Hop growers pull back as beer drinking shifts

Building Tri-Cities

7425 Sandifur Parkway, Pasco

Sandifur Crossing

Yakima-based Hogback Development completed construction of the fourth of five retail buildings at Sandifur Crossing Lot 5 in 2019. The 5,200-square-foot building...

Northwest Equipment Sales Inc.

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