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Business Licenses – June 2020

KENNEWICK Olsson Industrial Electric, Inc., 1919 Laura St., Springfield, Oregon. Your Greatest Champion, 3108 W. 47th Ave. Hometown Values Kennewick-Pasco, 3416 S. Huntington Loop. Leavy, Schultz & Davis, P. S., 2415 W. Falls Ave. Akridge Chiropractic and Laser Pain Relief, 8511 W. Clearwater Ave. Waste Management of Kennewick, 1611 S. Washington St. SAC Wireless LLC,…


Judgments – June 2020

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. Kindra Bistro & Café LLC, unpaid Department of Labor and…

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Liquor Licenses – June 2020

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS The Crazy Crab Place, 131 Vista Way, Suite A, Kennewick. License type: Spirits/beer/wine restaurant service bar; Catering; Off-premises sale wine. Application type: Added/change of class/in lieu. Green2Go Wellness+, 419 W. Columbia Drive, Kennewick. License type: Direct shipment receiver-in Washington only, Beer/wine…

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Marijuana Licenses – June 2020

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW The Cannasseur Reserve, 15505 N. Webber Canyon Road, Suite H, Benton City. License type: Marijuana producer tier 3; marijuana processor. Application type: Assumption. Sweet Dream Gardens LLC, 234805 E. Straightbank Road,…


Tri-City entrepreneurs are a scrappy bunch

These are challenging times. Uncertain and troubling times. (Fill in your favorite adjective here) times. More than a quarter of a million people across our planet, including nearly a thousand in our state as of press time, have died from COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the coronavirus. Our national, state and local economies are…

The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business' Wendy Culverwell, editor, left, and Kristina Lord, publisher, met up daily during the work week for a walking meeting and to explore the Tri-Cities while working from their home offices. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Walkabouts restore calm in crazy world, lead to new discoveries

By Wendy Culverwell & Kristina Lord The week of May 18 marks our ninth week working from our home offices for the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business. It also marks more than 45 days of walks. Our daily WFH (working from home) routine includes a walk around the Tri-Cities—paved paths, sandy trails, bike routes, river…

Ben Franklin Transit’s new BFT Connect program features 12 vans to take riders from designated service zones that can be requested through the Via mobile app, which will direct passengers to a nearby corner for pickup. BFT is offering free fares for this service during the pandemic.(Courtesy Ben Franklin Transit)

Ben Franklin Transit, Via offer new on-demand service

Ben Franklin Transit has launched a new on-demand transit service to connect riders to the places they need to travel to most during the COVID-19 crisis. The new service—called BFT Connect—is powered by Via, a New York City-based company that provides an app, drivers and vans in cities across the world, under a $6.6 million,…

Scout Clean Energy will apply for a permit to develop a 600-megawatt wind farm on 60,000 acres in the Jump Off Joe area south of the Tri-Cities this year. Construction will employ up to 300 people. (Courtesy Scout Clean Energy)

Colorado firm plans 600-megawatt Horse Heaven Wind Farm

A 600-megawatt wind farm south of Kennewick will employ 300 during construction and help cement the region’s status as Washington’s center for wind energy. Scout Clean Energy of Boulder, Colorado, will apply for a conditional use permit from Benton County for its Horse Heaven Wind Farm project later this year. Pat Landess, spokesman for Scout,…

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New nonprofit wants to speed up Hanford cleanup, shift mission to energy

A new Tri-City nonprofit has formed to push for a faster cleanup at Hanford and transition to energy research and development. Bob Ferguson, Bill Lampson and Gary Petersen established Northwest Energy Associates with the twin missions of advocating for a faster cleanup and for a long-term focus on energy research. Ferguson, former U.S. Department of…


Q & A with Adam J. Fyall

Benton County Sustainable Development Manager Number of employees you oversee: 3 You have a unique role in Benton County government. What do you oversee and how did your job come to cover such diverse areas?I primarily manage our economic development, natural resources, intergovernmental affairs, Hanford-related and parks functions. While the county as a whole has…

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