Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — December 2018

Workers’ comp to see biggest price drop in a decade The price of workers’ compensation insurance statewide will take the largest drop in more than 10 years on Jan. 1. The state Department of Labor & Industries, or L&I, recently announced a 5 percent decrease in the average amount employers pay for the coverage. “We’re…

Networking

Networking — December 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Daniel Keith Goodenough-Salazar, son of Zhayr and Keith Goodenough of Benton City, received the rank of Eagle Scout, the Boy Scouts’ highest honor. He is a member of Troop 237, chartered by West Side Church. His leader is Dick Nelson. Goodenough-Salazar had to earn 21 merit badges and show leadership by planning,…

Business Updates

Business Updates — December 2018

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has open/moved/change names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Charles Schwab has opened a new office at 1408 N. Louisiana St., Suite 100 in Kennewick. The business offers wealth management, investment advice and retirement…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — November 2018

Plans for Red Mountain wine processing facility underway Aquilini Winery has submitted preliminary plans to build a 170,000-square-foot wine processing facility in Benton County. The proposed plant would be south of Antinori Road and Highway 224 on Red Mountain, between West Richland and Benton City. The company submitted preliminary plans to the Benton County Planning…

Networking

Networking — November 2018

HONORS & AWARDS James and Angie Sessions of Pasco received the 2018 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s Angels in Adoption award. The couple was inspired to become foster parents after learning about the foster care system at a local church camp for children in state custody. They became foster parents for four siblings – three young…

Business Updates

Business Updates — November 2018

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has open/moved/change names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES GCAM Plasma has opened at 3521 W. Court St., Suite C in Pasco. The business is a plasma donation center. Donors are compensated for their…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — October 2018

Port of Pasco to receive $7.1 million federal grant The Port of Pasco will receive a $7.1 million federal grant to improve roads and storm water infrastructure at the Big Pasco Industrial Center after last winter’s snowmelt damage. The grant was announced Oct. 9 by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The money will be used to…

Networking

Networking — October 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Skip and Shannon Novakovich, owners of Esprit Graphic Communications with offices in Kennewick and Enterprise, Oregon, were honored at the 2018 Pacific Printing Industries PrintRocks Award celebrating excellence in print. Esprit received a “best of” category award for a full color and gold foiled poster produced for St. Anthony’s Hospital in Pendleton.…

Business Updates

Business Updates — October 2018

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has open/moved/change names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Balance Life Spa & Aesthetics has opened at 7401 W. Grandridge Blvd., Suite 202 in Kennewick. The business offers weight loss solutions, body contouring, facials,…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — September 2018

Tri-Cities Airport begins $10.5 million taxiway project The Tri-Cities Airport has begun construction on a taxiway renovation project. The $10.5 million project will be performed in four phases, and won’t affect travelers. As part of the plan, the airport will temporarily close Runway 12-30 and general aviation runway 3R-21L. The airport will then move and rehabilitate…

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