Articles by TCAJOB Staff

From left: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Executive Director of Communications and External Engagement Jaime Shimek, Prime Dental Co-Owner Dr. Jason Madsen, Prime Dental Co-Owner Paul Madsen, Prime Dental Co-Owner Dr. Michael Maxfield, Prime Dental Co-Owner Dr. Wesley Karlson, and 2023 TCRCC Board Chair Jim Arneson. (Courtesy Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce)

Small businesses honored at Regional Chamber event

Three Tri-Cities businesses and one nonprofit received kudos March 22 for being on a roll.  The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business on a Roll awards recognize businesses that achieved…

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Hospitality Briefs – March 2023

State hospitality grants now available The Washington State Department of Commerce announced plans to award $100 million in hospitality and lodging grants. The program will award one-time grants to eligible…


Business Briefs – March 2023

Transit extends service to east Pasco, Amazon warehouses Ben Franklin Transit has extended Pasco’s Route 64 service to include the new Amazon warehouses, as well as the communities of Tierra…


Pandemic amplifies disconnect between region’s business leaders, employees

Are Tri-City business leaders and employees feeling grim that the region’s business climate isn’t improving? A recent survey suggests they might be. Business leaders and employees surveyed in Washington, Oregon…

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Take advantage of free tax prep with AARP

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide sites are now open and ready to help prepare and e-file personal tax returns for the first time in three years. The free tax service is available…

A-1 Hospitality Group of Kennewick recently renovated the 42-room Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa in Hood River, Oregon.  (Courtesy A-1 Hospitality Group)

Kennewick-based company renovates historic hotel

The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa in Hood River, Oregon, recently unveiled its new look after a multimillion-dollar renovation. The 42-room property is managed by A-1 Hospitality Group of Kennewick,…


Q&A with Letisha Peterson

General Manager, Legends Casino Number of employees you oversee: 700 Brief background of Legends: Yakama Nation Legends Casino opened in May 1998, and we’re excited to celebrate 25 years in…

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Networking – March 2023

To submit a promotion, new hire, award or donation, go to: NEW HIRES Sara Schilling joined the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business as a reporter. The Kennewick native has…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – March 2023

Idaho Central Credit Union buys land in Kennewick Idaho Central Credit Union bought 1.5 acres of commercial land at 3720 S. Zintel Way in Kennewick. Credit union officials said they…


Energy Northwest begins construction on Highway 12
EV charging network

Construction is underway on a network of electric vehicle charging stations along the White Pass Scenic Byway on Highway 12. The network will include eight new EV charging stations from…

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