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Liquor Licenses — September 2019

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS 7-Eleven #20132M, 3606 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick. License type: grocery store beer/wine. Application type: assumption. CG Public House, 2701 Columbia Park Trail, Kennewick. License type: spirits/beer/wine restaurant lounge. Application type: new. Heron Bluff Vineyard and Winery, 27938 W. Old Inland Empire…

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Marijuana Licenses — September 2019

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY APPROVED RMNP, 57406 N. Thomas Road, Suite B, Benton City. License type: marijuana producer tier 2. Application type: added fees. Three Rivers Cannabis, 33907 S. Gerards Road, Suite A, Kennewick. License type:…

Workers put the finishing touches on the exterior of the new Kennewick Goodwill store at 345 S. Columbia Center Blvd. The store, located between Flower Farm and Fred's Appliance, opens Aug. 30.

New Kennewick Goodwill store opens

Kennewick’s new Goodwill store opened at 345 S. Columbia Center Blvd. on Aug. 30. This is the first Kennewick retail Goodwill store location to be built from the ground up. G2 Construction of Kennewick was the general contractor for the $3.1 million retail store and warehouse. Archibald & Co. Architects of Richland was the architect.…

Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Q&A with Steven Ashby

Number of employees you oversee: About 4,500. Brief background of your business: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national lab proudly operated by Battelle since its inception in 1965. PNNL’s talented scientists, engineers and support professionals draw on signature capabilities in chemistry, earth sciences and data analytics to advance scientific discovery,…

MSA uses software that allows a project team to identify and fix potential issues before construction begins. By virtually removing the roof, teams are able to explore the building and ensure both functionality and design. Several issues have been found and resolved during review meetings using the 3D software. (Courtesy MSA)

3D technology supports Hanford design work

Mission Support Alliance is using industry best practices and 3D modeling software to help design a new water treatment facility on the Hanford site. The Hanford contractor’s 3D modeling is a vital design tool, enabling timely completion of complex projects. In this approach, also known as building information modeling, or BIM, the designers “build” the…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — August 2019

Longtime restaurant family to open new eatery in Columbia Park A longtime Kennewick restaurant soon will be serving golfers-on-the-go, as well as those who want to relax on a patio featuring river views in Columbia Park. CG Public House and Catering will open Bite at the Landing at the Columbia Park Golf Tri-Plex in late…

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Networking — August 2019

NEW HIRES Alexandra Mickelsen has joined PS Media Inc. in Kennewick as a digital account executive. She is a graduate of Washington State University and has a degree in strategic communication and a minor in business. Dave McClure has been named Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s chief audit executive. He has most recently been an auditor on PNNL’s…

Business Updates

Business Updates — August 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Academy Mortgage has opened at 8033 W. Grandridge Blvd., Suite A in Kennewick. The company offers of home loan options including FHA loans, VA loans,…

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Bankruptcies — August 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 to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure.Chapter 13 — Plan is devised by the individual to…

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Top Properties — August 2019

Top property values listed start at $500,000 and have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. Property values are public record and can be found by visiting the county assessor’s office. BENTON COUNTY 475 Bradley Blvd., Richland, 10,174-square-foot, commercial building on 1.6 acres. Price: $3,200,000. Buyer: Visible Spectra. Seller: Columbia River Group. 22nd Avenue, Kennewick,…

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