Articles by TCAJOB Staff

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business gets new owner

The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business and Senior Times newspapers began the new year with new ownership. Tri Comp Inc., which published the Journal and Senior Times, and Cowles Company,…

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Energy Briefs – December 2022

Longtime Benton REA manager retires Benton REA’s longtime manager has retired. Mike Bradshaw worked at Benton Rural Electric Association for 33 years and spent 41 years in the electric utility…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – December 2022

Pasco breaks ground on animal shelter The city of Pasco broke ground on its new Tri-Cities Animal Shelter on Nov. 30. The long-planned facility at 1312 S. 18th Ave. replaces…


Our future is bright if we unite behind energy

The Tri-Cities is uniquely blessed when it comes to energy, and that makes it uniquely well positioned to become the regional, if not national, capital of clean energy development. It…


Pasco council gets serious about addressing ‘systemic issues’ at DPDA

The Pasco City Council faced a difficult decision in its final meeting of 2022. Should it fund the Downtown Pasco Development Authority, the troubled nonprofit responsible for managing the Pasco…


State Supreme Court OKs capital gains tax collections, for now

A Nov. 30 order from the Washington State Supreme Court is injecting confusion into the controversy surrounding a capital gains tax approved by the 2021 Legislature. The state’s high court…


Restaurants, retail news lead most-read Journal story list for 2022

Our online readers love their restaurant and retail news. Four of the stories on our most-read story list from 2022 involve places to eat – new restaurants opening, owners retiring,…


Q&A with Buck Taft

Manager Tri-Cities Airport Number of employees you oversee: Approximately 23 Briefly describe the Tri-Cities Airport: PSC is a small hub commercial service airport that serves Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon.…


Tri-Cities bids farewell to notable business, civic leaders in 2022

The Tri-Cities said good-bye to leaders who helped create the community we know and love this past year and in late 2021, including Dennis Poland, the builder and one time…


Business Briefs – December 2022

Hanford board seeks members The Hanford Advisory Board is seeking applicants for several vacant seats. The board is a nonpartisan group of local representatives that provides recommendations to the three…

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