Washington State

State pitches new pay rules

Proposal would up minimum salary for exempt eligibility Hundreds of thousands of workers could earn overtime pay under a new proposal from the state Department of Labor and Industries. The proposed changes would significantly increase the minimum amount employees must earn before they can be exempt from receiving overtime pay and could impact more than…

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Jordan Chavallo stands with his father Jose on their home’s deck overlooking Kennewick’s Vista Field in the distance. The Chavallo family’s business, New Environment Corp., plans to build luxury apartments on 8.25 acres adjacent adjacent to Vista Field, where construction is underway to turn the former airfield into a pedestrian-focused urban center.

High-end living near Vista Field on the way

Developers planning luxury apartments with an ‘edge’ Longtime Tri-City commercial developers are planning their most ambitious project to date: a luxury apartment complex on 8.25...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit shutters doors in Tri-Cities

Kennewick entrepreneur files for bankruptcy

Real Estate & Construction

Photo by Robin Wojtanik
Michael Steiner, vice president of Latrobe Foundry, stands in front of a lathe machine used to manufacture aluminum pipe fittings at its Pasco warehouse. The 86-year-old family-owned company, headquartered in Pennsylvania, chose Pasco to open its first West Coast operation.

Longtime Pennsylvania foundry opens in Pasco

Most hours of the day, a lathe machine is hard at work in a Pasco warehouse, creating pipe fittings for a Pennsylvania company...

Community Health Plan of Washington opens Pasco office

Q&A with Dave Retter

Monthly Focuses

Kennewick chiropractor Bob Tollison, 65, plans to retire later this year and pursue an encore career as a welder. (Courtesy Bob Tollison)

Chiropractor moving to metal manipulation

Practitioner to retire, return to first career as welder When Bob Tollison, a Tri-City chiropractor, wants a workout, he doesn’t head to the gym.  Instead,...

Tender Care Village needs volunteers before it can add new members

Planning key to independence in retirement

Building Tri-Cities

SunMarket and Firehouse Subs, 
10799 Ridgeline Drive, Kennewick

SunMarket, Firehouse Subs open new location in Kennewick

The Tri-City area welcomed its second Firehouse Subs restaurant in May in Kennewick. The 2,000-square-foot restaurant is attached to a 3,000-square-foot SunMarket...

Mustang Signs moves into larger office, production space

Grandridge Business Park completes final building

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