Articles by TCAJOB Staff

Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Q&A with Steven Ashby

Number of employees you oversee: About 4,500. Brief background of your business: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national lab proudly operated by Battelle since its inception in 1965. PNNL’s talented scientists, engineers and support professionals draw on signature capabilities in chemistry, earth sciences and data analytics to advance scientific discovery,…

MSA uses software that allows a project team to identify and fix potential issues before construction begins. By virtually removing the roof, teams are able to explore the building and ensure both functionality and design. Several issues have been found and resolved during review meetings using the 3D software. (Courtesy MSA)

3D technology supports Hanford design work

Mission Support Alliance is using industry best practices and 3D modeling software to help design a new water treatment facility on the Hanford site. The Hanford contractor’s 3D modeling is a vital design tool, enabling timely completion of complex projects. In this approach, also known as building information modeling, or BIM, the designers “build” the…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — August 2019

Longtime restaurant family to open new eatery in Columbia Park A longtime Kennewick restaurant soon will be serving golfers-on-the-go, as well as those who want to relax on a patio featuring river views in Columbia Park. CG Public House and Catering will open Bite at the Landing at the Columbia Park Golf Tri-Plex in late…

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Networking — August 2019

NEW HIRES Alexandra Mickelsen has joined PS Media Inc. in Kennewick as a digital account executive. She is a graduate of Washington State University and has a degree in strategic communication and a minor in business. Dave McClure has been named Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s chief audit executive. He has most recently been an auditor on PNNL’s…

Business Updates

Business Updates — August 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Academy Mortgage has opened at 8033 W. Grandridge Blvd., Suite A in Kennewick. The company offers of home loan options including FHA loans, VA loans,…

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Bankruptcies — August 2019

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 by the individual to…

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Top Properties — August 2019

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 475 Bradley Blvd., Richland, 10,174-square-foot, commercial building on 1.6 acres. Price: $3,200,000. Buyer: Visible Spectra. Seller: Columbia River Group. 22nd Avenue, Kennewick,…

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Building Permits — August 2019

BENTON COUNTY Goose Ridge Winery, 63615 E. Jacobs Road, $809,000 for commercial addition and $37,200 for a fire alarm system. Contractors: CRF Metal Works and Fire Control Sprinkler Systems.. Crown Castle, 174502 E. Jump Off Joe Road, $85,000 for an antenna/tower. Contractor: Crown Castle. FRANKLIN COUNTY Ronald Worsham, 202 Pepiot Road, Mesa, $5,000 for a…

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Business Licenses — August 2019

At press time, city of Kennewick and Richland business licenses were not available. PASCO Golden Crown Auto Sales, 114 N. Oregon Ave. Shine & Clean, 5605 W. Melville Road. Chuy Frez Roasting Company, 8906 Wilshire Drive. Power Transportation, 3911 Estrella Drive. HairbyAudi, 6605 Burden Blvd., Suite E. Snowy Owl Homes, 1320 N. Fourth Ave. Corrales…

Judgments

Judgments — August 2019

The state can file lawsuits against people or businesses that do not pay taxes, resulting in a judgment against property that person or business owns. Judgments are filed in Benton and Franklin Superior Court. The following is from the Franklin County Superior Court Clerk’s Office. D & S Concrete, unpaid Department of Revenue taxes, filed…

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