Articles by TCAJOB Staff

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Networking – February 2020

Awards and Honors • Rich Breshears of Breshears Professional Photography in Kennewick has earned the photographic craftsman degree from Professional Photographers of America, a nonprofit photography trade association. The degree was presented at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held Jan. 19-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Breshears has met the standards of excellence set by PPA…


Business Briefs – February 2020

Nonstop flight helped push Tri-Cities Airport to record year in 2019 The Tri-Cities Airport reported nearly 440,000 passengers boarded planes in 2019, a new record for the Pasco facility.  Overall, the airport processed nearly 890,000 arriving and departing passengers.  The 11 percent gain was fueled in part by United Airlines’ addition of a nonstop flight…

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Business Licenses – February 2020

KENNEWICK Fuse Heating & Air Conditioning, 5628 W. Clearwater Ave. TH Group, 732 Center Parkway. Signs Plus, 766 Marine Drive, Bellingham. The David Walter Group, 2200 S. Cleveland St. Spirit Halloween Superstores, 821 Columbia Center Blvd. The Muldrow House, 505 W. Kennewick Ave. Capitol Concrete Pumping, no address listed. Pacific Fire Inspection Services, 725 S.…


Judgments – February 2020

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. Plaza Del Calzado LLC, unpaid Department of Revenue taxes, filed…

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Liquor Licenses — February 2020

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Longship Cellars, 2412 Henderson Loop, Richland. License type: Domestic winery < 250,000 liters. Application type: change of location. Excalibur Pizza, 420 S. Vancouver St., Kennewick. License type: beer/wine restaurant; direct shipment receiver in Washington. Application type: new. Hogue Cellars, 3090 W.…

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Marijuana Licenses – February 2020

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY APPROVED RMNP, 57406 N. Thomas Road, Suite B, Benton City. License type: marijuana producer tier 2. Application type: a

Business Updates

Business Updates – February 2020

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 New U Women’s Clinic & Aesthetics has opened at 35 S. Louisiana St., Suite A120, Kennewick. The clinic is a one-stop women’s health clinic. Staff…


Tri-City Americans host ‘Pink Ice’ night for breast cancer

The Tri-City Americans hockey team hosts its 15th annual Pink Ice Night to draw attention to breast cancer and raise money for the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation. The program begins at 7:05 p.m. Feb. 28 at Toyota Center in Kennewick. Discounted tickets are available for $12 through the foundation, 509-737-3413. The rink will be painted…

Pasco investors recently spent $3.9 million to buy the 102,000-square-foot Tri-City Herald building on 333 W. Canal Drive in Kennewick. They plan to transform the downtown building into multi-tenant office space. (Courtesy SVN Retter & Co.)

Tri-City Herald parent company files for bankruptcy, region’s daily continues as normal

McClatchy Co., the longtime parent of the Tri-City Herald and three other Washington dailies, has filed for bankruptcy.  McClatchy and its 53 subsidiaries filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. District for Southern New York on Feb. 13. Chapter 11 allows companies to restructure or eliminate debt as they reorganize and continue to operate.   The company’s 30 local…

Peggy Vasquez, a speaker, author and recent retiree from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, received the Athena leadership award during the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce Women in Business conference on Jan. 29.

News anchor, retired PNNL exec are 2020 Athena Award honorees

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce honored a prominent broadcaster and a newly retired executive from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with its prestigious Athena Awards.   Tracci Dial and Peggy Vasquez were honored during the annual Athena Luncheon, the highlight of the Women in Business conference. The event was held Jan. 29 at the Three…

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News anchor, retired PNNL exec are 2020 Athena Award honorees

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Porter’s Real Barbecue to move from Parkway to GWay 

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