Finance workshop

Small businesses invited to attend financing workshop in Kennewick

Learn about access to capital in today’s economy, business assistance programs and challenges in growing a business during a May workshop in Kennewick. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and state Department of Commerce invite local small business representatives to a financing workshop called, “Access to Capital: Barriers, Opportunities & Assistance.” The May 3 event […]

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Free Shred Day event is April 21 in Richland

Free Shred Day event is April 21 in Richland

A free Shred Day event is from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 21 at 3045 Duportail St. in the Numerica Credit Union parking lot in Richland. Each person can bring up to three bags or boxes of personal documents per person, but no cardboard or three-ring binders. The Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has teamed up with NBC Right Now Tri-Cities and Numerica Credit Union – Tri-Cities for the event. Here’s a reminder of what’s […]

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Networking

Networking — April 2017

Local law firm adds shareholders  Smart, Connell, Childers and Verhulp has changed its name to Smart Law Offices, paying homage to founding partner Darrell K. Smart. Marcus Henry, a Pasco native, has been promoted to shareholder. He works exclusively in workers’ compensation at the firm’s Kennewick office. Mariah Wagar, a Kennewick native, has joined the firm […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2017

Chervenell awarded bid for Kennewick elementary  Chervenell Construction Co. of Kennewick was awarded the general construction contract for Kennewick School District’s elementary #16, located in the Clearwater Creek development in Richland. Chervenell, currently building the new Westgate Elementary on Fourth Avenue in Kennewick, provided a low bid of $20 million. Elementary #16 will open to students […]

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Crews work at the Interstate 182-Highway 395 interchange at night. Washington’s total infrastructure needs are estimated at more than $190 billion

Report outlines needs, benefits of infrastructure investment

Cities, counties, ports, private-sector employers make case for federal funding As the new administration and Congress consider making major investments in the nation’s infrastructure, a coalition of Washington state organizations representing cities, counties, ports and private-sector businesses is making the case that Washington is a wise choice. The state moves more than $70 billion worth […]

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Tri-Tech Skills Center students built a tiny homeless shelter for the Career and Technical Education Showcase of Skills Homeless Shelter Project in Olympia.

Tri-Tech students build tiny homeless shelter

Twenty teams of students from across the state — including a contingent from Tri-Tech Skills Center in Kennewick — built tiny homeless shelters as part of a statewide competition. The Tri-Tech students disassembled and packed up a roughly 100-square-foot shelter they built for the state’s first Career and Technical Education (CTE) Showcase of Skills Homeless Shelter […]

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