Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists wine 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 needs are among the newest R&D 100 award winners. R&D Magazine honored five advancements developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National […]

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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, formerly known as McGladrey. After suffering through years of decline, the resurgence that began in 2010 — leading the country out of recession — is […]

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The Building Operations Control Center at PNNL

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 needed to create “smart” buildings, campuses and cities to better manage energy usage. Once buildings and devices are smarter — managing energy resources optimally on […]

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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 Jammie Horn of Kennewick, who has a hockey-crazy 4-year-old, the Hockey Source in Kennewick is a favorite shopping stop. “The staff there are really helpful,” […]

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

Sixth Street gallery flooded with artists

By Elena Olmstead for TCAJOB Prosser’s Carol Ashby has owned Sixth Street Art and Gift Gallery for more than 10 years. Over the past decade she’s become known to many as the Prosser Art Chick – working with galleries and artists throughout the Northwest to gather art for her shop. But this past summer, a […]

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