Finding skilled workers for construction job sites continues to be a challenge across the industry, as many building projects are underway across the Tri-Cities, including Pasco’s Elite Construction & Dev.’s work on a new multi-level building for Chicago Title Co. of Washington at 8009 W. Tucannon Ave. in Kennewick. (Courtesy Elite Construction & Development)

Construction companies face shortage of skilled workers

Tri-City construction companies must try harder than ever to recruit skilled workers. Amos Construction recently stationed an employee holding a “now hiring” sign on a busy street in Kennewick. “I’ve run radio ads, placed ads on Craigslist in three cities, done the signage, done logos, I’ve Facebook advertised, and I still can’t find enough employees,”…

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Pat Tucker and his daughter Jamie Ssenkubuge stand outside their Paterson tasting room for their nonprofit Water from Wine, which donates wine sale profits to organizations working to bring clean water to communities around the world. (Courtesy Jamie Ssenkubuge/Water from Wine)

Paterson farmer making water from wine

Sandpiper Farms creates Water from Wine nonprofit to fund clean water work By Arielle Dreher In a way, the family behind the local nonprofit Water...

State pitches new pay rules

Port of Benton executive director retires

Real Estate & Construction

Local investors plan to tear down and rebuild a long-vacant building that sits near Frost Me Sweet and The Parkway’s fountain.

Dilapidated Parkway property coming down

High-end cocktail bar, coffee shop likely tenants in building near fountain Big plans are in the works for a building described as an...

Longtime Pennsylvania foundry opens in Pasco

Richland brewery owners to open dive bar

Monthly Focuses

The Hermiston Lamb Weston processing facility is in the process of adding an additional french fry line, which will increase production to more than 700 pounds of frozen potato products, from fries to hash browns. (Courtesy Courtesy Lamb Weston)

Fertile ag area fuels food processing industry

By Arielle Dreher The Columbia Basin’s rich agricultural resources are well known at local dining room tables and restaurants. The confluence of the Yakima, Snake...

Tri-Cities has hold on NW industry hub

FABREO expo on a hiatus for a revamp

Building Tri-Cities

Richland City Hall
625 Swift Boulevard, Richland

Richland City Hall open for business in new location

The new three-story Richland City Hall is open for business, combining three aging facilities under one roof to allow for a one-stop...

Valdemar Estates opens new production facility, tasting room

Tri-City’s first Brazilian grill restaurant opens in Kennewick

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit shutters doors in Tri-Cities

New taco restaurant under construction in Richland

Kennewick School Board names next superintendent

Southridge pavilion renamed with corporate sponsorship

2 Pasco companies earn state manufacturing awards

Yakima Valley health care system files for bankruptcy

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