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Apples

Evans Fruit settles sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuits

Evans Fruit, one of the largest apple producers in the U.S., will pay $272,000 to 20 claimants as part of a settlement resolving sexual harassment and retaliation claims pending before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, announced the settlement in late January. As part of the settlement, Evans…

Women in Business conference

Women in Business: Social media can’t replace personal contact

Digital technology and social media are great ways to gather information on your customers — existing and potential — but don’t discount face-to-fact contact. That was the bottom line message of the keynote speaker, Whitney Keyes of Seattle at the Tri-City Regional Chamber’s fifth annual Women in Business Conference, which was Jan. 27 at TRAC…

Second Harvest Volunteers

Second Harvest seeks volunteers for sorting, packing foods

In the three years she’s been a volunteer at 2nd Harvest Tri-Cities in Pasco, tons of food have passed through Kathy Mitchell’s hands. Mitchell is a retired Kennewick School District teacher, who spent decades teaching first graders the fundamentals of reading, writing and arithmetic. [blockquote quote=”We need about 1,000 volunteer hours a week to process…

Broadmoor Storge Solutions

Broadmoor Storage Solutions to add 125 new units off Sandifur

Tri-Cities area residents will soon have additional places to store their extra furniture, family keepsakes, even out-of-season toys like boats and RVs. Broadmoor Storage Solutions, Inc., is adding 125 storage units to those already at 9335 Sandifur Parkway in Pasco. Sound Investment Group LLC, a Tri-Cities’ company, owns the facility. The architect was Money Engineering…

Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation

Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation leads expansion capital campaign

It’s been more than two decades since the Tri-Cities Cancer Center first opened its doors. [blockquote quote=”Volunteers are a big issue. We can’t do what we do without them.” source=”Phil Gallagher, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation board president” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] The Cancer Center started as a partnership between three local hospitals, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Lourdes…

Winenotes Wine Bar

West Richland restaurant combines chicken wings and fine wines

When you have a hankering for deep-fried chicken and a glass of high quality Red Mountain wine, there’s only one place to go — The Chicken Shack in West Richland. “I know it sounds odd but it works,” said Steve LaMarr. LaMarr and his wife, Tracy, and partner Ken Poletski, opened The Chicken Shack, at…

Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group acquires Walla Walla’s Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group (OTCQB: CWGL) has purchased the Seven Hills Winery in Walla Walla for $5.75 million. Seven Hills was founded in 1988 by Casey McClellan, the winemaker, and his wife, Vicky. It was the fifth winery in Walla Walla at the time. Casey McClellan was a fourth-generations farmer who planted the Seven Hills Vineyard…

Kennewick Irrigation District

Kennewick Irrigation District’s new administrative building

The Kennewick Irrigation District’s new administration building at 2015 S. Ely in Kennewick is now complete. The $4.5 million, 15,000-sq.-ft. building was constructed on KID-owned property where its operations team was previously located. The energy efficient building was designed by SOLARC Architecture & Engineering of Portland. The general contractor was T.W. Clark Construction of Spokane…

BioLife Plasma

New 16,700-sq.-ft. plasma collection center coming to Pasco

A new 16,700-sq.-ft. BioLife Plasma Center will be built at the southeast corner of Road 76 and Wrigley Drive in Pasco, across from the Mid-Columbia Library’s West Pasco branch. The general contractor on the construction project, which is estimated at $2.7 million, is W.D.S. Construction Inc., of Beaver Dam, Wis. BioLife operates plasma donation centers…

DOE Land Transfer

TRIDEC transfers former DOE land to Port of Benton, Richland

City of Richland, Port of Benton and Tri-City Development Council officials celebrated the official transfer of 1,341 acres of former Department of Energy land to the city and port in early February. [blockquote quote=”Part of our challenge will be convincing others how it would best be used.” source=”Robert Thompson, Mayor of the City of Richland”…

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