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Business Updates

Business Updates — February 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 Koko’s Bartini has opened at 4309 W. 27th Place in Kennewick. The bar services 60 flavors of martinis and a rotating menu of food items.…


Bankruptcies — February 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…

Top Properties

Top Properties — February 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 11905 Cottonwood Creek Blvd., Kennewick, 2,842-square-foot, residential home on 1.34 acres. Price: $685,000. Buyer: Julian & Sheri Petersen. Seller: Jillane Raines. 73804…

Building Permits

Building Permits — February 2019

BENTON CITY PAWAR NW, 505 Ninth St., $40,000 for a sign. Contractor: Nomad Sign Installation. City of Benton City, 1499 12th St., $15,000 for an antenna. Contractor: General Dynamics Info Telecommunications. First United Methodist Church, 906 Ninth St, $7,300 for HVAC. Contractor: Total Energy Management. BENTON COUNTY AT&T, 23401 S. Lincoln Road SW, $15,000 for…


Judgments — February 2019

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. Edmundo Villanueva, unpaid Employment Security Department taxes, filed Jan. 9.…

Marijuana Licenses

Marijuana Licenses — February 2019

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 Green Research Network, 15505 N. Webber Canyon Road, Suite G, Benton City. License type: marijuana producer tier 2. Application type: change of location. APPROVED Legacy Organics, 237004 E. Legacy PRSE,…

Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses — February 2019

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Two Broke Chicks, 710 Sixth St., Prosser. License type: spirits/beer/wine restaurant lounge. Application type: new. Sun Market #39, 10799 Ridgeline Drive, Kennewick. License type: beer/wine grocery store. Application type: new. Wingstop, 121 Gage Blvd., Richland. License type: beer/wine restaurant. Application type:…

Q&A with Kimberly L. Harper

Columbia Basin College’s 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award winner Company/business/agency: U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science – Pacific Northwest Site Office/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE-SC/PNNL) Tell us about your team:  PNSO is a small staff of 30-plus people. I work with a team of five scientists and engineers.  Brief background about your…

The ANSTO nuclear medicine facility in Lucas Heights, Australia, will triple Mo-99 production to meet both Australia’s domestic demand and 25 percent to 30 percent of global demand. This medicine is used in more than 45 million procedures worldwide. (Courtesy ANSTO)

PNNL collaborates with medical isotope producers

Partnership to ensure continued nuclear explosion monitoring Medical isotopes are used daily around the world to visualize and diagnose cancer, heart disease and other serious ailments. However, their production can emit gasses that, while posing no danger to the public, have features that look similar to those produced by a nuclear explosion. The Department of Energy’s Pacific…


Networking — February 2019

PROMOTIONS Sergio A. Garcidueñas-Sease of Tamaki Law was named a new partner. Garcidueñas-Sease joined Tamaki Law in 2013 and is a fellow at the prestigious Washington Leadership Institute. Jaime Lee Carson was promoted to executive director of Somerset Counseling Center LLC in Richland. Somerset is an alcohol and drug treatment agency serving youths and adults.…

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