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Business Licenses

Business Licenses — May 2018

KENNEWICK Wilbur-Ellis Company, 1141 N. Edison St., Suites A. Mount’s Lock and Key, 415 W. First Ave. American Rock Products, 11919 Harris Road, Pasco. Liebler, Connor, Berry & St. Hilaire, P.S., 1141 N. Edison St., Suite C. Studio One Hair & Spa, 101 N. Union St., Suite 101. Hooks Crane Service, 2989 Kingsgate Way, Richland.…


Judgments — May 2018

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. Paul D. Stepanov, unpaid Department of Licensing taxes, filed April…

Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses — May 2018

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS The Hungry Bear Mexican Grill, 502 Ninth St., Benton City. License type: direct shipment receiver in/out of Washington; beer/wine restaurant. Application type: new. Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, 2731 Queensgate Drive, Richland. License type: spirits/beer/wine restaurant. Application type: new. Branding Iron, 213 W.…

Marijuana Licenses

Marijuana Licenses — May 2018

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 Five Leaves III, 233757 E. SR 397, Suite 1, Kennewick. License type: marijuana processor. Application type: new. Green Bluff Orchards II, 102003 E. Badger Road, Suite A, Kennewick. License type:…

The Business Bureau Northwest and Pacific is warning consumers to beware of unethical sales practices and scams while shopping for Mother's Day gifts.

BBB: Watch for scams when shopping for mom

Mother’s Day shopping is expected to total a near-record high this year as the National Retail Federation predicts consumers will spend $23.1 billion on gifts. Popular Mother’s Day items include flowers and jewelry, two industries that have already received an estimated 43,000 inquiries and nearly 200 complaints to Better Business Bureau Northwest and Pacific in the past…

Workers finish roofing on homes in south Richland. The Tri-City area’s population continues to increase, growing 1.7 percent over last year. (Photo: Paul T. Erickson)

Tri-Cities’ population climbs 1.7 percent

The Tri-City area’s population grew by 1.7 percent over last year to 283,830 people. That’s up from 279,170 last year, according to the state Office of Financial Management’s data released June 30, 2017. Since 2000, the population of the Tri-Cities metropolitan area — which includes all of Benton and Franklin counties —jumped about 48 percent,…

Energy Northwest names new CEO

Energy Northwest’s executive board today named Brad Sawatzke as the agency’s chief executive officer. He has been acting as interim CEO since the departure of Mark Reddemann on March 30. “I am humbled and honored with this new opportunity,” Sawatzke told the board on April 26. “We have a talented and capable team, and I’m…

(Courtesy Kennewick School District)

Kennewick schools holding job fair for substitute cooks, cashiers

Those interested in working in Kennewick school kitchens and lunchrooms as substitute cooks and cashiers are invited to an informational meeting on April 26. The meeting will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the district’s MTS Building at 622 N. Kellogg St. Attendees should park in the parking lot of the neighboring Tri-Tech Skills…

Richland construction company selected for Kennewick school project

Bouten Construction Co. has been selected to add 22 classrooms, a gym and offices in a detached addition at Kennewick’s Amistad Elementary School. Bouten, which has offices in Richland and Spokane, provided the lowest base bid of $12.5 million to the Kennewick School District project. The Kennewick School Board approved two alternate projects, bringing the…


Spokane-based credit union plans expansion into Tri-Cities

A Spokane-based credit union soon will open new branches in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland. STCU recently finalized the purchase of a 1.5-acre site for a Kennewick branch at 4842 W. Hildebrand Blvd., across the highway from The Rock Wood Fired Pizza. Plans call for a 4,500-square-foot branch office with STCU Home Loans office, drive-through and…

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