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.

Zurla Lucatero, from left, Haylee Carnes and Beverly Burns of the Children’s Developmental Center in Richland will be working with children diagnosed with autism through applied behavior analysis, or ABA. Several Tri-City businesses and groups contributed money to start up the new program.

Business donations help to launch new autism therapy program

Nearly $42,000 contributed to Children’s Developmental Center in Richland The Children’s Developmental Center in Richland soon will begin offering an intensive research-based and data-driven therapy program to help children with autism. The therapy, called applied behavior analysis, or ABA, helps children with autism learn through behavioral intervention by using everyday tools and routines from the […]

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The Port of Grandview acquired 70 acres for Byam Business Park in 1997. About 37 acres are left for development at the shovel-ready site.

Three new businesses move into Port of Grandview business park

About 37 acres left for development in Byam Business Park A construction company, diesel mechanic shop and a bulk food-grade tanker transportation business have bought property and plan to set up shop in the Port of Grandview’s Byam Business Park. Bestebreur Bros. Construction, Fast Mobile Service and Indian River Transport each have bought port property […]

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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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