Articles by TCAJOB Staff


Work with an attorney to ensure will is done right

Sometimes it’s hard to see the forest through the trees. This is as true for sophisticated estate planning as it is for anything else. It’s worthwhile then to step back and consider not the sophisticated, but the mundane instead. Most Americans don’t have a basic will (or any will for that matter). What should the…


Palliative care is still available through Heartlinks

Richland-based Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care is expanding to take on new Tri-City patients after Chaplaincy Health discontinued palliative care at the end of 2020. It announced the addition of a new nurse practitioner, Christopher Monk, ARNP, to support the expansion. Heartlinks is a nonprofit that emphasizes serving clients for both its hospice and palliative…

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Networking – January 2021

Donations STCU increased its year-end giving, surprising more than 20 community organizations with checks ranging from $10,000 to $32,000 to assist with their work of providing basic needs and helping keep youth connected. In addition, the Spokane-based credit union wrote checks ranging from $25 to $1,000 to 103 organizations where employees volunteered in 2020. The…

Russ Cazier, who operates Subway and Costa Vida restaurants in Eastern Washington and Oregon, is bringing the Costa Vida healthy Mexican brand to Pasco. Costa Vida is expected to open in spring 2021 at 6627 Burden Blvd., north of the HAPO Center. (Photo by TCAJOB)

Costa Vida coming to Pasco 

Russ Cazier, the owner of a string of Subway and Costa Vida restaurants in Eastern Washington and Oregon, is bringing the Costa Vida fresh Mexican brand to Pasco. The newest Costa Vida will occupy a space Cazier first leased more than a year ago at 6627 Burden Blvd., next to Proof Kitchen and The Sushi…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – January 2021

Hanford facility ready for testing as construction wraps The Low-Activity Waste Facility at Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant is ready for testing after workers completed construction of the last 94 systems at the site. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection and contractor Bechtel National Inc. said workers hit the key milestone…

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Bankruptcies – January 2021

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings:Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is discharged.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 – January 2021

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 1714 Meadow Hills Drive, Richland, 2,463-square-foot single-family home. Price: $665,000. Buyer: Marat & Boltaeva Charos Valiev. Seller: Mirwaise Y. Aurah. 3406 W.…

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Building Permits – January 2021

Building permit values have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. BENTON COUNTY Matson Development, 9501 W. 10th Ave., $5 million for new commercial. Contractor: Hummel Construction & Development. AT&T Mobility, 34899 Bofer Canyon Road, $15,000 for antenna/tower. Contractor: Mastec Network Solutions. Jay Brantingham, 105106 Wiser Parkway, $653,000 for commercial addition. Contractor: CRF Metal Works…

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Business Licenses – January 2021

RICHLAND Advocare International, 2800 Telecom Parkway, Richardson, Texas. D-10 Contracting, 3624 E. Newby St., Nampa, Idaho. ACI Northwest Inc., 6600 N. Government Way, Dalton Gardens, Idaho. Bedcolab, Limited Avenue Francis-Hugues Laval, Quebec, Canada. Playcore Wisconsin Inc., 150 Playcore Drive SE, Fort Payne, Alabama. Italk Mobile Corporation, 1120 S. Capital of Texas Highway, West Lake Hills,…


Judgments – January 2021

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. Columbia Memorial Park, unpaid Department of Labor and Industries taxes,…

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