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Booth at the Fall Senior Times Expo

Senior Times Expo attracted more than 500 visitors

October’s Senior Times Expo attracted more than 500 seniors and baby boomers, along with a few grandchildren, to the ballroom of the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco. The event, which was free for attendees, gathers vendors who offer services and products for the older generation in a single venue, making it a convenient one-stop information…

Savage Logistics semi truck with owners Barbara Stone and Salina Savage

Savage Logistics’ owners maneuver obstacles to drive road to success

The road to success has been rocky for Salina Savage and Barbara Stone, the owners of Savage Logistics in Richland. But the women, who may seem like the most unlikely owners of a trucking company that specializes in hauling radioactive material and hazardous waste, have stealthily maneuvered around the roadblocks and over the potholes placed…

Local news by Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Revenue leads tax relief effort for sports leagues, recreational activities

To collect or not to collect retail sales tax has been an ongoing question for many sports leagues and recreational organizations. Now there is greater certainty about the taxability of certain fees thanks to recently-approved legislation requested by the Washington State Department of Revenue. [blockquote quote=”The legislation also permanently eliminates sales tax on cover charges…

John Paul Dejoria, co-founder and CEO of Paul Mitchell autographs a workbook.

Lucas Marc Academy transitions to Paul Mitchell School

The former Lucas Marc Academy, a beauty academy, will now bear one of the most recognized names in the salon industry. It is now a Paul Mitchell Schools, part of a network of 100 beauty schools bearing the Paul Mitchell name throughout the U.S. [blockquote quote=”“Like every school in our network, the owners and staff…

Master Gardeners of Benton-Franklin counties at the new Waterfall Classroom in the Demonstration Garden in Kennewick.

Master Gardeners’ dedicate new open air Waterfall Classroom

Cake, applause and good wishes were shared during the grand opening of the Washington State University Master Gardeners of Benton-Franklin counties outdoor Waterfall Classroom in October. The classroom is in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, next to the Mid-Columbia Library, at 1620 Union St. in Kennewick. The oval classroom has a cement floor and tiered…

Networking — November 2015

Networking — November 2015

HomeStreet Bank honored HomeStreet Bank has received the 2015 American Bankers Association Community Commitment Award for its Hometown Home Loan Program. The award, sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation, was given to HomeStreet for its endeavors in the Affordable Housing category. HomeStreet’s Hometown Home Loan Program provides the employees of more than 175 public-…

New Businesses — November 2015

New Businesses — November 2015

NEW BUSINESSES Bellevue Healthcare is now open at 223 W. First Ave. in Kennewick. The business provides home medical equipment, respiratory services and custom rehabilitation. The hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. Call 509-586-2778 or visit www.bellevuehealthcare.com for more information. Brewminatti has opened at 713 Sixth St.…

Photo of Meals on Wheels staff helping break ground on a new kitchen.

Commercial kitchen and café on the way for Meals on Wheels

It was an exciting and long-awaited day when Senior Life Resources broke ground on a new 6,000-sq.-ft. commercial kitchen and café for Meals on Wheels. [blockquote quote=”We expect it to be a popular gathering place where people will socialize and enjoy healthy, nutritious meals in an inviting setting.” align=”right” max_width=”300px” source=”Marcee Woffinen, Meals on Wheels Director”]…

Liquor Licenses — November 2015

Liquor Licenses — November 2015

Liquor Licenses BENTON COUNTY New applications Fuego Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar, 3911 W. 27th Ave., Ste. 103, Kennewick, has applied to assume a spirits/beer/wine restaurant and lounge license. Wit Cellars, 174002 W. Byron Road, Prosser, has applied for a new domestic winery < 250,000 liters license. Bombing Range Brewing Company, 3610 Bing St., West…

Ground breaking as Kennewick Fire Department

Kennewick Fire Department building fifth firehouse

By mid- to late-summer Kennewick firefighters will move into a new firehouse in southwest Kennewick. [blockquote quote=”The new station is much needed to improve our efficiency, our capabilities and our reliability,” source=”Fire Chief Vince Beasley” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] Nearly 50 Kennewick firefighters, police and city officials gathered, shovels in hand, on Oct. 13 for the groundbreaking…

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