Building Tri-Cities

Tri-Cities Airport, 3601 N. 20th Ave., Pasco

Tri-Cities Airport completes expansion project

The $41.9 million Tri-Cities Airport terminal expansion project doubled the size of the terminal to 110,000 square feet. It added two new boarding concourses, reconfigured and modernized the airline ticket counters, moved the stairs and elevator to create a larger, more efficient security screening area, added a new space for Transportation Security Administration outbound baggage […]

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A to Z Rentals, 2901 W. Second Ave., Kennewick.

A to Z Rentals opens first location in Tri-Cities

A to Z Rentals has opened its first location in the Tri-Cities. The Spokane-based equipment rental company is on 1.25 acres at 2901 W. Second Ave. in Kennewick.  The third-generation locally-owned company has seven locations, including three in Idaho. The company rents everything from earth moving equipment to landscaping equipment to party supplies.  Company officials […]

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Walla Walla Veterans Home, 92 Wainwright Drive, Walla Walla. (Courtesy Gary Lott, Washington Department of Veterans Affairs)

Walla Walla Veterans Home open for residents

The new Walla Walla Veterans Home welcomed its first residents Feb. 15. The $34 million center, on the campus of the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, features 80 nursing home beds. The facility will provide 24-hour nursing care, specifically for short-term Medicare A rehabilitative care, long-term nursing care and end-of-life […]

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Home2 Suites, 2861 Lincoln Landing, Richland

Home2 Suites prepares to open in February

A new extended stay hotel is scheduled to open in February in the Queensgate Drive area in Richland. The Home2 Suites by Hilton Richland is next door to the Queensgate 12 Cinema. Hotel officials say the project is a result of growth in the Richland Queensgate area and in the Tri-Cities as a whole. It’s […]

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Chinook Middle School, 4891 W. 27th Ave., Kennewick

Chinook Middle School welcomes students back from winter break

Kennewick’s fifth middle school opened its doors to students Jan. 4. The $40.07 million Chinook Middle School is 110,400 square feet and features 37 classrooms, two gyms, fitness lab, library, cafeteria, orchestra, band room, flexible performance spaces, five computer labs and sports fields, including the Tri-Cities’ second middle school track (The new Desert Hills Middle […]

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Roasters Coffee, 5215 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick

Roasters Coffee opens its eighth location in Kennewick

A favorite Tri-City coffeehouse recently opened a new location in Kennewick. The new 900-square-foot Roasters Coffee features a drive-thru window at 5215 W. Okanogan Place, next to Kamiakin High School. Roasters Coffee wanted to honor Kamiakin High’s Braves by implementing a Native American theme throughout the coffeehouse. This is location number eight in just over […]

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