Kristina Lord

Kristina Lord

Kristina Lord has more than 21 years of journalism experience and has been editor of the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business and Senior Times since July 2016. She spent more than 17 years at the Tri-City Herald and also worked at weekly newspapers in Prosser, Grandview and Yelm. She’s a longtime member of the Society of Professional Journalists’ William O. Douglas chapter and a board member of Warrior Sisterhood, a Tri-Cities Cancer Center support group. She and her husband have two young daughters and they live in West Richland.

Kadlec birth center

Kadlec Birth Center rooms to receive $2 million in improvements

New colors, sofa sleepers, lights, bathrooms included in work The rooms used to welcome babies into the world at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland will be remodeled and updated as part of a more than $2 million project. With nearly 2,800 babies born at the Richland hospital last year and a room remodel completed […]

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Andrea Riggs, executive director of You Medical, shows off the Tri-Cities Pregnancy Network’s new name and logo in front of the Kennewick office on Clearwater Avenue. The Christian-based agency rebranded itself July 1.

29-year-old nonprofit adopts new name, image to reach more clients

Tri-Cities Pregnancy Network is now called You Medical The Tri-Cities Pregnancy Network decided to shed its name of 29 years and embrace a new one as it plans to expand its program offerings. The pro-life, Christian-based agency known around the region for offering women free pregnancy testing and support became You Medical on July 1. […]

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Cummins Sales and Service Tri-Cities opened last month at 1708 E. James St. in Pasco. The engine service company closed its Pendleton location and moved to the Tri-Cities to better position itself in the region.

Cummins opens new service, sales center in east Pasco

Company closed its 58-year-old Pendleton center last month A global company known for its expertise in servicing engines recently closed its Pendleton operation and moved it to the Tri-Cities. Cummins invested $250,000 to open a service center at 1708 E. James St. in east Pasco. It expects to employ up to 15 people. The Columbus, […]

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Michael Rastovich of CloudSigns.TV sits in front of one of his company’s signs at Uncle Sam’s Saloon in Kennewick. CloudSigns.TV’s digital signs can turn regular TVs into customizable signs.

Kennewick company offers digital billboards for businesses

CloudSigns.TV programs digital signs on televisions around the Tri-Cities Restaurant owners using digital signs can relax on a beach and change the price of a hamburger on their menu back home with the touch of a couple of buttons on their smartphone. That’s the beauty of digital signs and an example Michael Rastovich likes to share. […]

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Trios Southridge Hospital

Trios Health expects to clear bankruptcy in one to three years

No closures planned, normal operations to continue The Kennewick Public Hospital District has filed for bankruptcy protection as it works to reorganize $221 million in debt. Trios Health, which operates two hospitals and multiple outpatient care centers throughout Kennewick, will continue to operate as normal as it works to regain financial footing. The district has […]

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A new 2,600-square-foot DQ Grill & Chill restaurant will be located on Duportail Street behind the Maverik gas station in Richland.

New Dairy Queen to open off Duportail Street in Richland

The restaurant known for its Blizzards and soft-serve ice cream treats is coming soon to Richland’s growing Duportail Street area. The owners of the local Dairy Queen franchise also plan to close their Columbia Center mall store at the end of the month as planning begins in earnest for the new one. The new 2,600-square-foot […]

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