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Windsor Fashions, Columbia Center

Fashionista brand Windsor rides Covid-19 recovery to Columbia Center mall

Windsor, specializing in special occasion apparel for women, opens at Columbia Center amid postpandemic expansion.


Shop local: Main Street is more fun than clicking ‘buy now’

Stories highlighting the need to shop early for the holidays as supply chain issues clog the path from factory to store shelves have been grabbing headlines since September. With the arrival of Christmas with the next flip of the calendar page, there’s an easy solution to avoid supply chain issues. Head to your local retail…

Cindy Mosley-Cleary, owner of The Lady Bug Shoppe in downtown Kennewick, poses in front of her store at 304 W. Kennewick Ave., as Alicia Michaliszyn of Allusions Art & Design paints a winter scene featuring glittery red cardinals, a symbol of hope — and Mosley-Cleary’s hopes for a successful shopping season. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Tri-City shopkeepers bring grit, good luck to holiday shopping season

By Wendy Culverwell and Kristina Lord Cindy Mosley-Cleary took over a gift shop in downtown Kennewick about six years ago and made it her own, packing it with charming pick-me-ups and home décor items. She may be relatively new at owning a retail business, but she had decades of retail sales experience before then. When…

Regional entrepreneurs Christina Lomasney, left, and Paul Carlisle have signed on to serve as mentors in Washington State University Tri-Cities’ new Entrepreneurs in Residence program. The program aims to connect students to these successful entrepreneurs for coaching and connections. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

WSU Tri-Cities launches new entrepreneur mentorship program

Washington State University Tri-Cities has launched a new Entrepreneurs in Residence program to provide students with direct connections to successful entrepreneurs for mentorship opportunities. Through the program, students can meet with entrepreneurs to receive free advice, coaching and networking connections for potential partnerships. Regional entrepreneurs Christina Lomasney and Paul Carlisle are excited to launch the…


Business Briefs – November 2021

2 restaurants tie for best tacos in Pasco Taco Crawl Trejo’s Mexican Restaurant and Super Quesadilla Gigante, both in Pasco, tied as winners in this year’s Taco Crawl, both receiving the “Best Taco in Pasco” award. More than 8,000 tacos were consumed during the fifth annual event, which ran from Oct. 1-16. The event was…


Labor & Employment Briefs – November 2021

L&I proposes 6% hike for contractor fees The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries is considering raising the fee to register, renew or be reinstated as a contractor by 5.79% for 2022. L&I is required to charge a fee and to revise the fees at least once every two years. The proposed rules will…


Q&A with Jason Mercier

Washington Policy Center Government Reform Director What is the Washington Policy Center? Washington Policy Center (WPC) is an independent, nonprofit think tank that promotes sound public policy based on free-market solutions. WPC improves lives of Washington state’s citizens by providing accurate, high-quality research for policymakers, the media and the general public. Headquartered in Seattle with…


Benton County cannabis sales increase 16% in FY2021

Recreational cannabis sales in Benton County reached more than $39.6 million in fiscal year 2021. That’s up 16% from $34 million in fiscal year 2020. The increase over the previous year shows a slower rate of growth compared to the nearly 43% growth rate in fiscal year 2020 over the previous year. Statewide, sales increased…

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Networking – November 2021

NEW HIRES Chris Musick has been named the deputy project director for Bechtel at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. He has more than 30 years of engineering, procurement, construction and operations experience. He has a broad range of management experience with an emphasis on nuclear waste processing, including technical issue resolution and managerial…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – November 2021

Kadlec kicks in $25K for Little Badger trail, $100K is still needed The Kadlec Foundation donated $25,000 to Friends of Badger Mountain to support its effort to establish a new preserve and trail on Little Badger Mountain. The nonprofit is raising money to close on the purchase of land it needs to create its third…

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