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Teamsters target Tyson plant after COVID-19 spreads

A local union hopes the 1,450 workers at the Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Wallula will rethink collective bargaining after coronavirus spread through the workforce and killed at least one man. Teamsters Local 839 is “absolutely” interested in representing Tyson’s beef plant workers, said Russell Shjerven, secretary, treasurer and business agent.  The union represents 55…

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Walkabouts restore calm in crazy world, lead to new discoveries

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Real Estate & Construction

Total Site Services is wrapping up the $4.9 million  first phase of redeveloping the Port of Kennewick's Vista Field into a mixed-use village/

Vista Field looking less like an airfield, more like future neighborhood

The stage is almost set at Kennewick’s Vista Field for builders to install residential and commercial structures. Total Site Services is close to...

Tri-City construction numbers appear normal, but looks may be deceiving

Richland’s iconic water plant is getting a subdued facelift

Monthly Focuses

Scout Clean Energy will apply for a permit to develop a 600-megawatt wind farm on 60,000 acres in the Jump Off Joe area south of the Tri-Cities this year. Construction will employ up to 300 people. (Courtesy Scout Clean Energy)

Colorado firm plans 600-megawatt Horse Heaven Wind Farm

A 600-megawatt wind farm south of Kennewick will employ 300 during construction and help cement the region’s status as Washington’s center for wind energy. Scout...

New nonprofit wants to speed up Hanford cleanup, shift mission to energy

American Lung Association: Washington air quality is worsening

Building Tri-Cities

9001 W. Tucannon Ave., Kennewick

West Tucannon Office Building

Elite Investment GRP LLC completed a 10,716-square-foot office building near the intersection of Gage Boulevard and Steptoe Street in Kennewick. Elite Construction...

Horn Rapids Commercial Space

Plastic Injection Molding Inc.

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