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Businesses honored at regional chamber awards luncheon

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its Business on a Roll Award winners during its annual meeting and awards luncheon in Kennewick on March 22. Winners were PorterKinney of Richland (10 or fewer employees), Smooth Moves of Kennewick (11 to 50 employees) and Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services of Kennewick (more than 50 employees). […]

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Hanford clean up

Registration open for online meeting on Hanford cleanup progress

The Tri-Party Agreement agencies are offering an online conversation from 7 to 9 p.m. April 12  to discuss cleanup progress and challenges. Registration for Hanford Live 2017 is now open; click here to register. The Tri-Party Agreement agencies are the U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office; U.S. DOE Office of River Protection; the U.S. […]

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JCPenney

JCPenney releases list of store closures

Kennewick store isn’t on the list The JCPenney store in Kennewick isn’t among the 138 nationwide to be closed. The only JCPenney store in the state facing closure is at Pilchuck Landing in Snohomish, north of Seattle, according the company. The store closures, in addition to the shuttering of a distribution facility in Florida and […]

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Volunteer

Emerging Tri-Cities offering volunteer symposium in Kennewick

Nonprofits collectively seek 2,000 volunteers Learn about volunteer opportunities in the Tri-Cities at a March 24 event in Kennewick. Emerging Tri-Cities, formerly the Young Professionals of Tri Cities, a professional development group, is organizing the event, which is from noon to 2 p.m. March 24 at the Tri-Cities Business & Visitors Center, 7130 W. Grandridge […]

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Cantwell staffer named to TRIDEC position

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell’s Central Washington director will become TRIDEC’s third vice president of federal programs. David Reeploeg replaces Gary Petersen who retired earlier earlier this month from the Tri-City Development Council. The announcement was made at TRIDEC’s 54th annual meeting March 15 at the Red Lion Inn in Pasco. The vice president for federal […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2017

Job fair planned for teachers at Tri-Tech Those interested in teaching career and technical education, or CTE, courses can learn more at a job fair at Tri-Tech Skills Center on March 22. The job fair will be from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tri-Tech, 5929 W. Metaline Ave., in Kennewick. The CTE-focused program is looking for […]

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Networking

Networking — March 2017

PNNL, WSU researcher wins national award Yong Wang, Washington State University professor and alumnus, has won the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. Wang, best known for his research in catalysis and reaction engineering for energy and renewable fuels and chemicals, holds a joint appointment with the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

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Meet Leidos: MSA’s new parent company at Hanford

There is a new presence at the Hanford site.  Leidos merged with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business unit, making it the new lead parent company for Mission Support Alliance, the infrastructure and site-services provider at Hanford since 2009.  Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader headquartered in Reston, Virginia, working […]

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Business success

Small businesses to share success stories on March 22

Small business owners who have benefited from the Washington Small Business Development Center are invited to share their success on social media on March 22. “By celebrating small businesses and supporting SBDCs year-round, everyone can play a part in strengthening our nation’s economy,” said Michael W. Myhre, America’s SBDC board chairman. To participate and learn […]

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