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Bankruptcies – April 2022

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 – April 2022

Top property values listed start at $700,000 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 2481 Woods Drive, Richland, 2,088-square-foot home. Price: $810,000. Buyer: Eric & Paige Targon. Seller: Jeffrey & Sherri Parker. 4942 Smitty Drive, Richland,…

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Building Permits – April 2022

BENTON CITY Pepper Preppers Kitchen, 713 Ninth St., $100,000 for commercial remodel. Contractor: owner. FRANKLIN COUNTY Basin City Hot Spot, 7380 Route 170, Mesa, $25,000 for sign. Contractor: Inland Sign & Lighting. KENNEWICK Yakima Federal Savings & Loan, 8909 W. Gage Blvd., $40,000 for sign. Contractor: Eagle Signs LLC. Creekside Building Partnership, 216 N. Edison…


Judgments – April 2022

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. Andrewjeski Farms LLC, unpaid Department of Labor and Industries taxes,…

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Liquor Licenses – April 2022

Information provided by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW Neighbors BBQ, 1115 Grant Ave., Prosser. License type: beer/wine restaurant – beer/wine. Application type: assumption. Queensgate Food Mart, 999 Queensgate Drive, Richland. License type: grocery store – beer/wine. Application type: assumption. Royal Mart 104, 4212 W. 27th Ave., Kennewick. License type: grocery…

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Marijuana Licenses – April 2022

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. BENTON COUNTY NEW Sacred Sage LLC, 15505 N. Webber Canyon Road, Suite H, Benton City. License type: marijuana producer tier 3; marijuana processor. Application type: change of location. APPROVED Fireweed Farms, 133302 W. Johnson…

Business Updates

Business Updates – April 2022

NEW has opened at 1022 Lee Blvd., Richland. Owned by Amanda Bobbett, the business offers health and wellness journeys, including yoga classes, health coaching, red light therapy, hydration oxygen therapy. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Contact: 205-509-9352;; YouTube; Instagram; Facebook. Cora’s E-bike Shop has opened at 401 Wellsian…

Tri-CU Credit Union, 3213 W. 19th Ave., Kennewick

Tri-CU eliminates NSF fees, reduces overdraft fees

The growing number of major banks eliminating or reducing overdraft and nonsufficient fund (NSF) fees prompted the Tri-Cities’ smallest credit union to follow suit. Kennewick-based Tri‐CU Credit Union recently announced it would eliminate its $28 NSF returned item fee and reduce its overdraft/courtesy pay fee from $28 to $10. Tri‐CU said it cut the fees…

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Kennewick prevails in Futurewise urban expansion challenge

The city of Kennewick has prevailed in its legal battle with Futurewise over the future of its efforts to expand its inventory of land available for, among other things, industrial development. Benton County approved the city’s new urban growth boundary, but Futurewise, a Seattle environmental nonprofit, succeeded in getting it overruled when it challenged it…

Chaplaincy Health is based at 1480 Fowler St., Richland. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Chaplaincy names new chief executive officer

After a nationwide search, Chaplaincy Health Care hired a former Tri-Citian as its CEO. Laurel “Laurie” Jackson started with the Richland nonprofit on Feb. 21. She most recently worked at the St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon, where she was the administrator of post-acute and community care. Jackson spent her childhood in the Tri-Cities…

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