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Liquor licenses

Liquor Licenses — July 2019

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Hot Tamales, 2521 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick. License type: beer/wine restaurant. Application type: new. Southridge Dugout, 4810 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Kennewick. License type: direct shipment receiver in Washington only; spirits/beer/wine restaurant lounge; kegs to go. Application type: new. Tokyo Sushi &…

business licenses

Business Licenses — July 2019

KENNEWICK Exclusive Studio Designs, 5215 W. Clearwater Ave. HarvestMoore, 5408 W. 26th Ave. Deacy Mechanical, 45605 E. Ruppert Road, Benton City. CaringHearts Social Services, 5219 W. Clearwater Ave. Aspen Limo Tours, 2406 S. Olympia St. Dr. Goodvape, 7903 W. Grandridge Blvd. Cheesse Lawn Care, 503 N. Jean St. Royal Holland, 15 W. A St., Pasco.…

Building Permits

Building Permits — July 2019

Building permit values have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. BENTON COUNTY HF Storage, 8106 S. Yew St., $1,533,300 for new commercial construction. Contractor: owner. Zirkle Fruit Company, 25402 N. Gap Road, $9,000 for HVAC. Contractor: Campbell & Company. FRANKLIN COUNTY St. Vincent Catholic Church, 440 Bailie Blvd., Basin City, $19,700 for HVAC. Contractor:…

Judgments

Judgments — July 2019

The state can file lawsuits against people or businesses that do not pay taxes and then get a judgment against property that person or business owns. Judgments are filed in Benton-Franklin Superior Court. The following is from the Franklin County Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Artlet Campbell, unpaid Employment Security Department taxes, filed June 5. Amanda…

Bankruptcy court gavel

Bankruptcies — July 2019

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings: Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is charged. Chapter 11 — Allows companies and individuals to restructure debts to repay them. Chapter 12 — Allows family farmers or fishermen to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure. Chapter 13 — Plan…

Waterbottles

Kennewick nonprofit acquires Tri-City bottled water company

Columbia Industries, a nonprofit committed to supporting and empowering individuals with disabilities and other challenges, announced the acquisition of the Tri-Cities’ Paradise Bottled Water Company on July 10. It follows the acquisition of the Tri-Cities’ Round Table Pizza restaurants on July 1. The acquisition of Paradise Bottled Water Company along with previously announced Round Table…

Spokane-based credit union STCU begins construction on its Pasco branch this week. The 4,600-square-foot financial center will include a drive-thru, 24-hour ATMs and water-efficient xeriscape landscaping. (Courtesy STCU)

Third Tri-City STCU branch to open in Pasco

By TCAJOB A Spokane-based credit union announced plans to open three branches — one in each of the Tri-Cities — in spring 2018. Two of the three STCU branches are open already in Kennewick and Richland, and construction begins on the third this week in Pasco at Road 68 and Sandifur Parkway. The new branch…

Courtesy state Office of Financial Management

Franklin County fastest growing in state, with Benton County close behind

Franklin County was the fastest-growing county in the state between 2018-19, with Benton County nipping close behind at No. 3. Kennewick ranked No. 5 in the state for population growth, adding 1,820 people; Pasco ranked No. 8, adding 1,700 people; Richland ranked No. 11, adding 1,530 people. The Tri-City area’s population grew by 2.25 percent…

A closure sign is posted on the door of the Dickey's Barbecue Pit at 2530 Queensgate Drive in Richland.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit shutters doors in Tri-Cities

The three Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurants in the Tri-Cities closed on June 13. Local owner Dan Pelfrey said the closures are the result of a combination of factors, including higher employee wages and severe winter weather. “Winter didn’t help us out at all. It hurt us bad and put us backward in lot of areas…

Community Health Plan of Washington opens Pasco office

Community Health Plan of Washington has opened an office in Pasco. The not-for-profit managed care plan’s Pasco office will provide area residents with a place to seek help finding answers to pressing Medicare and Medicaid questions. The agency celebrated the grand opening of its Greater Columbia regional office May 31 in Pasco. The office is…

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