(Courtesy Kennewick School District)

Kennewick schools holding job fair for substitute cooks, cashiers

Those interested in working in Kennewick school kitchens and lunchrooms as substitute cooks and cashiers are invited to an informational meeting on April 26. The meeting will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the district’s MTS Building at 622 N. Kellogg St. Attendees should park in the parking lot of the neighboring Tri-Tech Skills […]

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A conceptual drawing of the new Amistad Elementary that includes the new addition and a replacement of the existing school. (Courtesy Kennewick School District)

Richland construction company selected for Kennewick school project

Bouten Construction Co. has been selected to add 22 classrooms, a gym and offices in a detached addition at Kennewick’s Amistad Elementary School. Bouten, which has offices in Richland and Spokane, provided the lowest base bid of $12.5 million to the Kennewick School District project. The Kennewick School Board approved two alternate projects, bringing the […]

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jAn architectural rendering of STCU’s new credit union at 4842 W. Hildebrand Blvd. in Kennewick showcases the credit union’s water-efficient xeriscape landscaping. The new 4,500-quare-foot branch will open later this year. (Courtesy STCU)

Spokane-based credit union plans expansion into Tri-Cities

A Spokane-based credit union soon will open new branches in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland. STCU recently finalized the purchase of a 1.5-acre site for a Kennewick branch at 4842 W. Hildebrand Blvd., across the highway from The Rock Wood Fired Pizza. Plans call for a 4,500-square-foot branch office with STCU Home Loans office, drive-through and […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2018

Kennewick-Richland tops in country for quick home sales The Kennewick-Richland area topped a national list for quick home sales in 2017. Across more than 200 metropolitan areas, the average days on the market for a home was 67 days in 2017. This is a sharp decline from the peak in 2011 when the average was […]

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Networking

Networking — April 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Flo Sayre, a real estate agent with Farmers National Co. in Pasco, received the 2017 Land Realtor of America Award from the Realtors Land Institute. She has been a real estate agent for 24 years and is a fourth-generation Pasco resident. Jason E. Johnson, an advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Spokane, who […]

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Business Updates — April 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Avea Financial Planning has opened at 723 The Parkway in Richland (inside Fuse SPC). The business offers financial planning and investment services for pre-retirees and Generation X families, specifically focusing on college funding and retirement planning. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact: 509-366-0032, aveafp.com, Facebook. CrossFit 12 Stones has […]

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Bankruptcies

Bankruptcies — April 2018

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings: Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is charged. 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 […]

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Top Properties

Top Properties — April 2018

Top property values listed start at $500,000 and have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. Property values are public record and can be found by visiting the county assessor’s office. BENTON COUNTY Undisclosed location, 7.73 acres of commercial land. Price: $4,000,000. Buyer: Lewis and Clark Ranch. Seller: Frank Tiegs. 3403 S. Ledbetter St., Kennewick, […]

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Building Permits

Building Permits — April 2018

BENTON COUNTY Finley School District, 224606 E. Game Farm Road, $573,100 for commercial remodel. Contractor: owner. CSS, 105106 E. Wiser Parkway, $746,800 for new commercial construction. Contractor: CRF Metal Works. Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, 178810 S. SR 221, $162,900 for a heat pump/HVAC. Contractor: Campbell & Company.   FRANKLIN COUNTY Verizon Wireless, 1970 N. Railroad […]

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Business Licenses

Business Licenses — April 2018

At press time Kennewick, Pasco and Richland business licenses weren’t available. WEST RICHLAND Saddle Mountain Homes, 3312 S. Quincy Place, Kennewick. A Clip Away Lawn Maintenance, 1311 11th St., Benton City. Valiant General Contracting, 700 N. Road 32, Pasco. A&A Construction, 1615 W. 25th Place, Kennewick. J and C Flooring, 5702 Roosevelt Court, Pasco. Pacific […]

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