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Liquor Licenses

Liquor Licenses — November 2016

BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Caterpillar Café, 227 Symons St., Richland, has applied for a direct shipment receiver in Washington only and snack bar license. MenZone, 1350 Louisiana St., Kennewick, has applied for a change of location snack bar license. Tip’s Thai House, 2909 S. Quillan St., Suite 182, Kennewick, has applied for a beer/wine restaurant…

Marijuana Licenses

Marijuana Licenses — November 2016

BENTON COUNTY NEW APPLICATIONS Greenleaf Environmental, 41305 E. N. Griffin Road, Grandview, has applied for a change of location marijuana producer tier 2 license.   APPROVED Craft Cannibis, 41305D N. Griffin Road, Grandview, has been approved for a change of tradename marijuana producer tier 3 license. T in T Elements, 43001 N. Griffin Road, Unit…

Panera Bread, Party City coming to Richland

Panera Bread is coming to Richland. The chain restaurant known for its fresh bakery items, soups and sandwiches will be located next door to Kentucky Fried Chicken at the corner of Queensgate Drive and Duportail Street. Construction on the 5,000-square-foot restaurant, which will feature a drive-through window, will begin in March, said Jim Stephens, director…

State’s three largest public research institutions to increase collaboration

The state’s three largest public research institutions have signed an agreement to increase research collaborations and provide more research and training opportunities for students. The memorandum of understanding was signed recently by leaders at the University of Washington, Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. “By working together, we can increase the impact and…

Pasco restaurant offering free meal for veterans

Cousins’ Restaurant in Pasco will offer a free meal for veterans on Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Retired or active duty military personnel will be able to choose a meal from a special menu. Meals include home-style favorites like roast turkey sandwich, pot roast or a light meat loaf dinner. The restaurant is at 4605…

West Richland food bank opening delayed

Plans to open a West Richland food bank were unexpectedly delayed just before the scheduled mid-October opening date at the West Richland Senior Center. Space to accommodate two freezers and a refrigerator as well as enough electrical outlets proved to be a challenge at the senior center on North 60th Avenue, said Bill Kitchen, executive…

BBB warns consumers to use caution after shopper find fake Seahwaks site

The Better Business Bureau Reports is warning consumers to watch out for scams involving fake business websites advertising inexpensive sports gear. In one instance a consumer reported that they attempted to buy something at using PayPal, which was an advertised method of payment. After placing the order, they were asked to pay via Western…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — October 2016

Workers compensation workshop set for Oct. 18 The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries is offering a free workshop for employers from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at its regional office at 4310 W. 24th Ave., Kennewick. Attendees will learn about how businesses can control workers’ compensation costs by sharing return-to-work incentives offered…


Networking — October 2016

Book chronicles state hop history Washington state supplied 75 percent of the U.S. hop harvest in 2015. The agricultural commodity’s cultivation can be traced to 1852 Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, and Dennis M. Larsen’s book, “Hop King: Ezra Meeker’s Boom Years” covers this journey. “Hop King: Ezra Meeker’s Boom Years” is a comprehensive biography…

New Businesses — October 2016

NEW BUSINESSES BlankSpace is now open at 5453 Ridgeline Drive, Kennewick. BlankSpace serves tea, juice, holds workshops and has a studio for events, photoshoots, etc. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Contact:, Facebook Bombing Range Brewing Company has opened at 2000 Logston Blvd., Suite…

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