Higher prices for lumber, aluminum and concrete are among the materials contributing to the increased cost of new construction across the Tri-Cities.

Materials, fees pushing up cost of Tri-City homes

The rising price of building materials and other costs continues to drive up the price of new homes being built in the Tri-Cities, pushing sale prices up as much as 20 percent in some cases. “I’m building the same home right now that I finished on a different lot two years ago and the same…

Local News

Michael Novakovich, Visit Tri-Cities president, announces the launch of a joint-tourism endeavor in collaboration with the economic development agencies of the other two Manhattan Project National Historical Park sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Los Alamos, New Mexico. The first phase of the new initiative was the creation of an independent website promoting the three sites as one entity: manhattanprojectnationalpark.com.

Manhattan Project National Historical Park launches new joint-tourism initiative

Visit Tri-Cities recently unveiled a new website to promote the national park in our backyard. The new, independent website for the Manhattan Project National Historical...

RV industry picks up speed as customers look to slow down

Tri-City health food stores make switch to Highlands Organic Market

Real Estate & Construction

Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery is building a 28,000-square-foot addition to its current processing facility on the outskirts of Benton City near Dallas Road.

Goose Ridge expands processing facility, adds canned wines

The growth at Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery is quickly apparent to drivers near the crossroads of interstates 82 and 182 because...

Tri-Cities Public Market begins to gain traction in Pasco

Tri-Cities’ third plasma donation center to open in Pasco

Monthly Focuses

Kurtzman Park in Pasco has been named by community members as a location of historical significance.

Pasco works to identify historic African American sites

The city of Pasco is working quickly to identify historic African American buildings and locations of significance in the community before they’re lost to city...

How will state’s new campaign finance laws affect nonprofits?

Business sale strategy: gifts of appreciated stock to charity followed by sale

Building Tri-Cities

Amon Creek Elementary School, 18 Center Parkway, Richland

Kennewick School District completes Amon Creek Elementary

Amon Creek Elementary is a new Kennewick school with 76,664 square feet of space for 38 classrooms, a gym, cafeteria, library, specialist...

First American Title moves into new building

Richland’s Jefferson Elementary ready to welcome students

Latest News

Fall apple harvest forecast to reach 131 million boxes

Camping World acquires Russ Dean RV in Pasco

Richland cited among 9 great places to retire in national magazine

Finding parking space may get easier at Kennewick Costco

Martini bar to open in Kennewick’s Cynergy Centre

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Battle on the Columbia 2018 Martial Arts Tournament

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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August 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Mid-Columbia’s Ballet’s Garden Party

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm