Jeffrey Morrow

Jeffrey Morrow

Jeff Morrow retired from the Tri-City Herald in 2015. Jeff spent 30 years on the Herald’s sports staff, including the last 19 as the sports editor. Although he likes to write, Jeff still finds time to travel, golf and take care of his family’s three dogs. He and his wife of 31 years, Connie, have two adult daughters.

Members of the Tri-City Country Club voted unanimously in early October to turn over day-to-day operations of running the club and par-65 golf course to a group of 21 people called Save the Club. Plans include renaming the Kennewick club, opening the restaurant to the public and reducing rates to attract more golfers.

Members of area’s oldest golf club buy it to save it

The new owners of the Tri-City Country Club are working to shed the 79-year-old private club’s longtime reputation as a members-only golf course by making the greens public and overhauling the private restaurant into a high-end steakhouse and sports lounge. Members of the Kennewick country club voted unanimously Oct. 3 to turn over the day-to-day […]

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David and Hanna Goss stand in front of their new Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Richland. The store planned an Oct. 14 soft opening and a grand opening is planned for Nov. 3.

Backyard birders’ store comes to roost in Richland

David and Hanna Goss knew they were on to something when they started feeding their backyard birds with seed sold by Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop. “Our neighbors started complaining because the birds weren’t coming over to their house anymore,” Hanna Goss said. Apparently, word of beak spread throughout the bird community. It’s just one […]

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Virtual receptionist on the job to take care of businesses’ needs

A Richland company has a solution for businesses who can’t hire an employee to serve as a receptionist, or a company sharing a building with multiple tenants. Her name is ALICE and she’s a virtual receptionist. Abadan Tri-Cities is offering ALICE’s service to area businesses. ALICE, which stands for A Live Interactive Customer Experience, helps […]

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Kamiakin High School senior Mitchel Denke runs a four-hour radio program each weekend at U-Rock Radio in Kennewick, thanks to the station’s Training The Kids program that began in March.

U-Rock radio trains young DJs, then gets them on-air

A weekend DJ on U-Rock Radio admitted he didn’t know much about ’80s rock music when he started. Age might have something to do with it. Mitchel Denke is a senior at Kamiakin High School, born around the turn of the century. But joining the station has turned him into a fan of the music. […]

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Construction is under way at Areva NP’s new $12 million scrap uranium recovery facility on Horn Rapids Road in Richland. (Courtesy Areva NP)

Areva continues to invest in its Richland manufacturing plant

The Areva NP plant in Richland has been investing an average of $7 million a year into its nuclear fuel manufacturing company for the last decade. It’s a trend that appears to be continuing. In the past four months, the nuclear fuel manufacturing plant has announced: Plans to build a new $12 million scrap uranium […]

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Kennewick dentist finds niche designing for men’s fashion industry

Owner of Tri-City Dental Care also designs, sells neckties with nephew Richland’s Antonio Lopez-Ibarra runs a relatively new dental practice, Tri-City Dental Care, in the Southridge area. The 32-year-old dentist also has a wife and three children. And the busy entrepreneur runs a small necktie company with his nephew, Noel Lopez. Called Town+Co, the business […]

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Darci and Dave Mitcham have owned Cedars Restaurant on Kennewick’s Clover Island since 2006. With retirement in mind, the couple recently put the iconic waterfront eatery on the market for $2.62 million.

Retirement prompts owners to sell Cedars Restaurant

Dave Mitcham has been in the restaurant business for 45 years. He says that’s enough. Mitcham and his wife, Darci, have put Cedars Restaurant on the market after owning it for 11 years. The asking price for their waterfront restaurant on Kennewick’s Clover Island Inn is $2.62 million. Rob Ellsworth and Scott Sautell of SVN/Retter […]

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