Chinook Middle School, 4891 W. 27th Ave., Kennewick

Chinook Middle School welcomes students back from winter break

Kennewick’s fifth middle school opened its doors to students Jan. 4. The $40.07 million Chinook Middle School is 110,400 square feet and features 37 classrooms, two gyms, fitness lab, library, cafeteria, orchestra, band room, flexible performance spaces, five computer labs and sports fields, including the Tri-Cities’ second middle school track (The new Desert Hills Middle […]

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Roasters Coffee, 5215 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick

Roasters Coffee opens its eighth location in Kennewick

A favorite Tri-City coffeehouse recently opened a new location in Kennewick. The new 900-square-foot Roasters Coffee features a drive-thru window at 5215 W. Okanogan Place, next to Kamiakin High School. Roasters Coffee wanted to honor Kamiakin High’s Braves by implementing a Native American theme throughout the coffeehouse. This is location number eight in just over […]

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Martinez Technical Institute, 2202 Garland St., Pasco.

Martinez Technical Institute opens in Pasco

A longtime Pasco trucking company has opened up a new school, Martinez Technical Institute in Pasco, to provide commercial driver’s license certification. Martinez Trucking’s school at 2202 Garland St. in Pasco will be used for training and education. The building is scheduled to be finished in December. The single-story, 1,800-square-foot building features 10-foot walls, cathedral […]

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BioLife Plasma Services, 7430 Wrigley Drive, Pasco

BioLife Plasma Services opens in Pasco

BioLife Plasma Services opened Nov. 15 at 7430 Wrigley Drive in Pasco. The 16,694-square-foot clinic will employ between 50 to 70 people. The company typically spends $5 million to $7 million on its capital projects. The number of donor beds at each center range from 60 to 72. The company’s plasma collection centers typically process […]

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