Pink the Parkway features two cancer survivor fashion shows. The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Richland Parkway.

Parkway businesses team up for cancer awareness event

Seventeen businesses in The Parkway are offering discounts and deals during an annual cancer awareness fundraiser called Pink the Parkway. Organized by Warrior Sisterhood, a support group offered through the Tri-Cities Cancer Center, the event features two cancer survivor fashion shows, live music, vendors, dance and cheer demonstrations, a silent auction and more. Pink the […]

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Kennewick ranks No. 3 for best place to trick-or-treat

There is little chance of rain ruining the trick-or-treating in Kennewick, making it the No. 3 city in the country for collecting Halloween candy. That’s according to a list compiled by online financial technology company SmartAsset. Last year Kennewick ranked No. 4 on the list. The ranking considered seven metrics: data for population density, percent of […]

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Higher education, job training expo set for Oct. 28 in Kennewick

Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, will host a Higher Education and Job Training Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Kennewick. The free expo is open to Central Washington students of all ages and their families. Colleges, military institutions and job training programs will be available to offer information and resources for students and families […]

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Young Professional 2017: Olivia Berg

Olivia Berg, Owner of BlankSpace Age: 27 Hometown: Burbank Describe the Company: BlankSpace in Kennewick is an urban gathering place designed to cultivate and inspire community and culture. Essentially, BlankSpace provides infrastructure for people to enjoy each other and the uniqueness of our region, from pop-up shops, to the Karma Juice bar, to high-end event […]

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Young Professional 2017: Nathaniel Burt

Nathaniel Burt, President and shareholder at Burt Tax and Accounting Inc. Age: 30 Hometown: Kennewick Describe the company: Burt Tax and Accounting Inc. is a traditional CPA firm with a modern twist. We provide tax and accounting services typically provided by CPA firms but we have a flat fee structure (instead of hourly) and we […]

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Young Professional 2017: Patrick Conrad

Patrick Conrad, Communications specialist at Mission Support Alliance Age: 37 Hometown: Olympia, Washington Describe the company: As the Hanford Site integrator, Mission Support Alliance provides the best in critical infrastructure site services to the Department of Energy and Hanford cleanup contractors, allowing them to focus their energies on the cleanup mission. What brought you to […]

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Young Professional 2017: Travis Hartliep

Travis Hartliep, Owner/designer/digital guru at Cougar Digital Marketing & Design Age: 40 Hometown: Prosser Describe the company: Cougar Digital Marketing & Design provides businesses, large and small, with highly effective digital marketing strategies and solutions ranging from websites, search engine optimization, social media marketing, online campaigns, video production, graphic design and branding, and much more. […]

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Young Professional 2017: Walter Kinney

Walter Kinney, Shareholder at PorterKinney PC Age: 33 Hometown: Richland Describe the Company: PorterKinney PC is a full-service CPA firm offering bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation, business consulting, tax planning and other related tax and accounting services. Our firm is located in Richland and consists of six employees working with a variety of local businesses and […]

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Young Professional 2017: Melissa Lantz

Melissa Lantz, Emergency preparedness specialist at the Benton-Franklin Health District Age: 38 Hometown: Selah Describe the employer: The Benton-Franklin Health District is a bi-county health district serving both Benton and Franklin counties. The district provides a wide variety of public health services that protect and promote the health and wellness of all residents in Benton and […]

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