Rewarding, good-paying careers await hands-on workers

By Kris Johnson For today’s and the next generation’s hands-on workers, it’s an exciting time to be a job seeker in Washington state. That’s because as many as 740,000 good-paying jobs in the state’s manufacturing sector are open. In central Washington, careers in manufacturing pay an average annual wage ranging from $44,398 to more than […]

Read More

Buy and eat locally to support Tri-City economy

By Marilou Shea We hear it all the time—buy local, stays local. But what does it really mean and why does it matter? In the Tri-Cities, there’s a lot of good reasons, right here, to buy local flavor. The New Economics Foundation, an independent economic think tank based in London, compared what happens when people […]

Read More

Demand grows with strategies for effective digital advertising

By Bethany Lee The world of digital marketing is steadily expanding, and so are the strategies to run a successful online advertising campaign. The United States was expected to spend $198 billion in 2017, with $69 billion belonging to internet ad spending, according to a study by data and analytics company Zenith. Businesses are allocating […]

Read More

Community support critical to preserving local health care choices

By Craig Cudworth Last year, the Kennewick Public Hospital District Board of Commissioners hired Quorum Health Resources to work with Trios Health to improve operations and finances. Among the strategies they recommended were work force productivity implementation, exploration of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing, consideration of an acquisition or affiliation, facilities refinancing through the Department […]

Read More

Two Tri-City commercial real estate businesses join forces

By Michelle Dupler Two Tri-City commercial real estate firms have joined forces to become the newly formed NAI Group LLC. In the wake of the departure of former principal Lance Bacon from NAI Tri-Cities in July, remaining principal Todd Sternfeld partnered with Vicki Monteagudo of Century 21 Tri-Cities to open the new commercial-focused firm. NAI […]

Read More