Kris Lapp, president and founder of i-3 Global accepts the Protege of the Year award. (Courtesy U.S. Department of Energy)

Kennewick company’s mounting lawsuits total $1.8M

Once named the U.S. Department of Energy’s Protégé of the Year, a Kennewick business and its founder are now facing three lawsuits and a tax warrant totaling nearly $2 million. Kristopher Lapp, i-3 Global president, is being sued in Benton County Superior Court for: $515,000 for a breach of contract by E2 Consulting Engineers Inc.…

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Ron Asmus of R.E.A. Construction plans to begin construction within 90 days on a new $3.2 million, 35,000-square-foot commercial building at 2943 Belmont Blvd. in West Richland. The site was once the planned future home of SSC North America’s high-performance car manufacturing plant, but the deal fell apart amid a financial dispute and ensuing $10.3 million lawsuit. (Courtesy Ron Asmus)

Agreement on supercar facility ends in lawsuits against SSC North America

The long-planned SSC North America supercar production facility destined for the Belmont Business District in West Richland is now at the center of a $10.3...

Wine O’Clock celebrates 10 years

New Richland City Hall opens doors

Real Estate & Construction

Vista Field

Construction underway on Vista Field

In less than a year, Vista Field’s first shovel-ready parcels are expected to be available to developers. Plans to turn the former airport...

Planet Fitness to open in Richland on George Washington Way

Lamb Weston expanding with $2.2M building

Monthly Focuses

Wet Palette

Wet your whistle and palette at Richland studio

Becky Brice never intended to open a brick-and-mortar studio when she started The Wet Palette Paint Parties five years ago. Back then, the party traveled...

Arts Center Task Force expands vision for Vista Field site

West Richland revs up for an ‘all wheels’ event

Building Tri-Cities

Pasco Vision Clinic

Pasco Vision Clinic renovates office

Pasco Vision Clinic celebrates its 50th year in business with the opening of its newly renovated office at 2715 W. Court St....

St. Joseph Catholic Church finishes new parish office

Columbia Park Golf Links opens new clubhouse

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High gas prices won’t keep travelers home this Memorial Day weekend

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Southridge pavilion renamed with corporate sponsorship

2 Pasco companies earn state manufacturing awards

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