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Distinguishing the revocable living trust from the will-based estate plan

You’ve likely heard finance experts say it. In fact, Suze Orman wrote about it in the July 2015 issue of the Costco Connection. It is this piece of estate planning…

Legal & Taxes

2016 brings new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements for small businesses

The vast majority of information necessary to properly comply with the new reporting requirements is found in 26 CFR 1.6055-1 Information Reporting For Minimum Essential Coverage. For those of you…

Advanced Research Projects

PNNL leads, collaborates on technologies to make energy cleaner, more efficient

By Francis White Three technologies — a computational tool to improve power grid planning, a process to create biofuel from kelp and a hybrid device that makes hydrogen and stores…

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists win five R&D 100 awards

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists win five R&D 100 awards

By PNNL Staff Technologies that impact cyber security, increase our ability to detect trace amounts of chemicals, convert sewage into fuel, view energy processes under real-world conditions and forecast future electric…

Manufacturing comeback still strong in Washington and nation

Manufacturing comeback still strong in Washington and nation

By Kris Johnson America’s manufacturing comeback isn’t over. That’s one of the findings from the 2015 Manufacturing & Distribution Monitor Report, an annual survey of manufacturing firms conducted by RSM,…

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Test bed advances Washington State as a hotbed of energy innovation

by PNNL staff The U.S. Department of Energy is matching a $2.25 million Clean Energy Fund grant from the Washington Department of Commerce to research, develop and demonstrate the technologies…

Washington ranks so-so in new ranking of education, transportation and economic vitality

Washington ranks so-so in new ranking of education, transportation and economic vitality

By Kris Johnson Almost a year ago, a coalition of employer groups launched an initiative called Opportunity Washington to help bring prosperity to all corners of the state. We recognized…

What’s your favorite locally-owned retail store?

What’s your favorite locally-owned retail store?

By Loretto J. Hulse A mercantile offering produce, gifts and edibles, two gift/home décor stores and a sporting goods store were the top shopping picks for three Tri-Cities’ women. For…

Washington should apply Navy’s nuclear technology to civilian use

Washington should apply Navy’s nuclear technology to civilian use

By Don C. Brunell Today, many elected officials are fixated on tearing down coal-fired power plants and replacing them with solar and wind farms. But that isn’t practical, because when…

Sixth Street Art and Gift Gallery in Prosser is open for business.

Sixth Street gallery flooded with artists

By Elena Olmstead for TCAJOB [blockquote quote=”We had to vacate the building. We lost a good 80 percent of everything.” source=”Carol Ashby, Sixth Street Art and Gift Gallery Owner” align=”right”…

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