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Tri-Cities Cancer Center

Kadlec, Tri-Cities Cancer Center commit to ‘brand’

Kadlec Regional Medical Center and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center have committed to maintaining the cancer center as a distinct entity following a tumultuous year that saw Lourdes and Trios withdraw as owner/partners of the cancer care center after they were acquired by a for-profit medical company.  


Q&A with Thomas Henick-Kling

WSU Viticulture & Enology ProgramDirector, WSU Viticulture & Enology Program Number of employees you oversee: 11 faculty, 4 staff Brief background ofyour organization: The WSU Viticulture & Enology (V&E) Program provides educational opportunities for those interested in grape growing and winemaking. We offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees as well as online certificate programs to…

Viticulture and enology students engage in research at the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center. A grant from the Paul Lauzier Charitable Foundation will expand capacity for undergraduate research through the center’s planned Life Sciences Teaching Lab. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

Grant helps support WSU Wine Science Center teaching lab

A gift from the Paul Lauzier Charitable Foundation is delivering much-needed space and equipment for hands-on student learning at Washington State University’s Wine Science Center in north Richland. Named for the late Washington farmer and entrepreneur Paul Lauzier, the foundation, which supports a range of causes including community development, education, health, and agriculture, chose to…


Business Briefs – October 2020

New Covid-19 testing site opens in Pasco A new clinic offering drive- and walk-thru Covid-19 testing has opened at 3110 W. Argent Road in Pasco. The site is open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday to Monday and can test up to 500 people per day. Anyone who may have been exposed to coronavirus, who…

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Networking – October 2020

APPOINTMENTS Brian O’Neill, an Earth systems scientist who studies the relationship between future societal development, emissions and climate change impacts, has been named the new director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, the institute is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland and the University of Maryland…

Framatome has opened a $20 million uranium recovery facility in Richland’s Horn Rapids Industrial Park at 2101 Horn Rapids Road. (Courtesy Framatome)

Framatome opens $20M uranium recovery facility

Framatome has opened its $20 million uranium recovery facility at its fuel manufacturing site at 2101 Horn Rapids Road in Richland. The 11,000-square-foot building took three years to construct and houses state-of-the-art processes and technologies to recover uranium from the manufacturing process. Material is converted into uranium dioxide power and reused in the fuel fabrication…

The production line of the 787 Boeing Dreamliner. The company recently announced plans to move all its production to South Carolina. (Courtesy Boeing)

Inslee targets $106M tax break as Boeing moves 787 production to South Carolina

The Boeing Co.’s decision to move all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina frustrated Gov. Jay Inslee who called for a review of tax breaks currently worth about $106 million per year. He released a statement Oct. 1 saying he recently asked Boeing’s leadership what the company needed to keep 787 production in Washington state.…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – October 2020

Chervenell wins $4M Covid-inspired contract Chervenell Construction of Kennewick received a $4 million emergency contract to install courtroom technology at the Benton County Justice Center necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The project, designed by Meier Architecture & Engineering Inc., facilitates remote hearings. The Benton County Commission previously hired Meier to design the new system. The…

Quaking Aspen Lanes has opened at Wildhorse Resort & Casino near Pendleton. (Courtesy Wildhorse Resort & Casino)

Wildhorse Resort debuts $85M expansion and bowling alley

Wildhorse Resort & Casino near Pendleton has opened its new bowling center, food court and arcade, capping an $85 million, yearlong expansion designed to provide more activities for families. There will be no grand opening ceremony because of pandemic restrictions. The expansion adds Quaking Aspen Lanes, a 24-lane bowling center and other amenities. The name…

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Bankruptcies – October 2020

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings:Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is discharged.Chapter 11 — Allows companies and individuals to restructure debts to repay them.Chapter 12 — Allows family farmers to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure.Chapter 13 — Plan is devised by the individual to…

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