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Judgments

Judgments — March 2019

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. Pasco American Legion Base, unpaid Department of Labor and Industries…

Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses — March 2019

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Kennewick Hilton Garden Inn, 701 N. Young St., Kennewick. License type: hotel. Application type: added/change of class. 3 Farmers Tasting Room, 590 Merlot Drive, Suite, A Prosser. License type: domestic winery <250,000 liters. Application type: new. Inca Mexican Restaurant, 201 N.…

Marijuana Licenses

Marijuana Licenses — March 2019

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Highland Nursery, 15505 N. Webber Canyon Road NE, Suite A, Benton City. License type: marijuana producer tier 3. Application type: change of location. Pure Tran, 233757 E. SR 397, Kennewick.…

A $1 million naming rights agreement with Franklin County means Pasco’s TRAC facility at 6600 Burden Blvd. will now be called The HAPO Center.

TRAC gets new name in $1M naming rights deal

Franklin County’s TRAC facility will now be called The HAPO Center. Franklin County announced March 12 that it has entered into an agreement with HAPO Community Credit Union for the naming rights of the facility. The agreement runs for a 10-year period and is valued at $1 million.  “Franklin County is pleased to partner with…

Industry leaders will share ideas and tips for creating a consistent and memorable customer experience during a Tourism Tune-Up workshop from 9 am. to 2:30 p.m. March 19 at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140A Wine Country Road, Prosser.

Prosser workshop offers tune-up for tourism season

Gear up for the tourism season with Tourism Tune-Up, a daylong hospitality-focused workshop in Prosser. Industry leaders will share ideas and tips for creating a consistent and memorable customer experience from 9 am. to 2:30 p.m. March 19 at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140A Wine Country Road, Prosser. Here’s the session lineup: “Reducing Turnover…

Business Licenses

Business Licenses — February 2019

At press time, Kennewick and Pasco business licenses were not available. RICHLAND Stanley Steemer of Tri-Cities, 1328 E. Third Ave., Kennewick. Three Js Security, 195 Greenview Drive. Spark & Shine House Cleaning, 1819 W. Park St., Pasco. 1st Choice CNA Education, 718 S. Sharron St., Kennewick. Alta Homes, 2836 Troon Court. Swire Pacific Holdings, 155…

FitSmallBusiness.com's Best States for Women Entrepreneurs 2019 map

Washington among best states for female entrepreneurs

The Evergreen State is among the top 10 best states for female entrepreneurs. That’s according to FitSmallBusiness.com, a digital business publication. Washington ranked No. 4 on the list after Texas (No. 1), Ohio (No. 2) and Minnesota (No. 3). FitSmallBusiness.com said the state is well positioned to be the next Silicon Valley, thanks to big…

Graph of Washington high quality land

Report: State’s farmland value dips over previous year

Farmers National Co. says larger acreage is scarce The average cost-per-acre of Washington farmland dipped slightly this year compared to last year, according to a recent land values report from Farmers National Co. The employee-owned, Omaha-based company is an ag landowner services company managing more than 5,000 farms and ranches in 28 states comprising more…

A $64.2 million contract was awarded in January to design and construct a new energy sciences facility on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory campus in Richland. Work in the facility will include research that leads to improved catalysts. In this photo, PNNL researchers explore new forms of industrial catalysts used to manufacture raw materials for agriculture and energy production. (Courtesy Andrea Starr of PNNL)

PNNL awards $64.2M contract for new research building

Project will use local suppliers, contractors; facility will be between 110,000 to 145,000 square feet A $64.2 million contract has been awarded to a Houston-based partnership to design and build a new energy sciences building at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland. Construction could start later this year or in early 2020 on the building…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2019

Lawsuit against Hanford contractor alleges fraud The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Mission Support Alliance, Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Services Inc. and Frank Armijo, alleging they defrauded the federal government. The Justice Department alleges false claims and kickbacks in connection with a multi-billion dollar contract with the Department of…

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TRAC gets new name in $1M naming rights deal

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New cellphone parking lot opens at Tri-Cities Airport

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Columbia Center Mall Prom Fashion Show

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Speed Dating-ages 55+

March 23 @ 7:00 pm

Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher

March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm