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Drivers  familiar with the Van Giesen Street-bypass highway intersection likely know to drive slow over the bumpy railroad crossing. Crews will replace it, along with rail, ties and concrete crossing panels. The road on both sides of the crossing will be repaved. (Courtesy Port of benton)

Expect detours at Van Giesen-bypass highway intersection

Drivers should expect a multi-day closure at the busy Van Giesen Street railroad crossing near the bypass highway in Richland beginning at noon Thursday, Aug. 18. The Port of Benton plans to replace the crossing, rails, ties and concrete crossing panels. The road on both sides of the panels also will be repaved. The project…

The Port of Kennewick celebrates the latest phase of its wine park on Columbia Drive on Sept. 15. 
(Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Port reschedules Columbia Gardens wine park event

The Port of Kennewick celebrates the completion of the second phase of its Columbia Gardens Urban Wine & Artisan Village near the cable bridge with a ribbon-cutting at 2 p.m. Sept. 15.  The event was rescheduled after being canceled in July because of extreme heat.   The second phase added a new building with room for…

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Business Briefs – August 2022

LifePoint publishes Trios, Lourdes benefit reports LifePoint Health, parent to Trios Health in Kennewick and Lourdes Health in Pasco, reports both hospitals continued their missions in twin 2021 community benefit reports. Trios Health welcomed new providers, expanded service lines and added 58 employees while investing more than $21.6 million in new construction, notably its new…

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After-school jobs will soon help students graduate

High schoolers with an after-school job will be able to receive credits for their work starting next fall. We agree. They should get credit for their work experience along with their paycheck.  Any student who can successfully manage their school coursework and a part-time job is learning valuable life skills – ones you typically can’t…

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Tri-Cities Airport lands $750,000 to pursue Dallas route

The Port of Pasco will pursue air service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after securing a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Small Community Air Service Development grant will let the port guarantee revenue to prospective airlines willing to serve the Tri-Cities Airport. It is not a guarantee that an airline will…

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Q&A with Leanne Antonio

Leanne Antonio President/CEO Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association Number of employees you oversee: 130 employed by company with eight direct reports. Brief background of your business: We started in September of 2018. We started out of a love for people in our community and a passion for technology. At Applied Established in 1905, Yakima…

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Banking & Investment Briefs – August 2022

FDIC clarifies what it covers. Hint: Not crypto Failures by cryptocurrency companies and other non-bank institutions are not covered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The agency took the unusual step of issuing a fact sheet clarifying what is and is not covered by FDIC deposit insurance after some crypto companies inaccurately represented that crypto…

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Tourism Briefs – August 2022

Golf tournament supports Arts Center The Arts Center Task Force is inaugurating a golf tournament to support plans to build a performing arts center. Par for the Arts starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland. The fee is $125 for individuals and $500 for teams of four. Registration…

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Networking –August 2022

To submit a promotion, new hire, award or donation, go to: tcjournal.biz/customer-service/submit-news. DONATIONS The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) donated air purifiers to the Catholic Charities of Central Washington and the Yakima Housing Authority for use in farmworker housing units. WSTFA bought the purifiers using a $20,000 grant from the Yakima Valley Resilience and…

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Townsquare Media closes $18.7M purchase of Cherry Creek broadcasting

By Inside Radio The second biggest radio deal so far in 2022 has reached the finish line. Only days after getting the green light from the Federal Communications Commission, Townsquare Media closed its $18.7 million all-cash deal to buy Cherry Creek Broadcasting. The deal includes 34 stations in nine markets. Including the Tri-Cities, markets are…

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