Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — May 2018

LIGO Hanford director to speak at Kennewick High Learn about a groundbreaking scientific discovery made in the Tri-Cities and hear the sound that confirmed Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Michael Landry, director of the LIGO Hanford Observatory in Richland, will present “Gravitational Waves from (very) Distant Shores” at 7 p.m. May 17 in Art…


Networking — May 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Shae Frichette, co-owner of Frichette Winery in Benton City, is among eight female winemakers to be honored in the International Women in Wine Celebration Dinner and Cruise. Frichette’s rosé of merlot, Sashay, will be among the winemakers’ wines that will be featured in a multi-course dinner during the cruise. Michelle Clary, a…

Business Updates

Business Updates — May 2018

NEW BUSINESSES  9Round 30 Minute Kickbox Fitness, 321 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Suite B in Kennewick. The gym offers 30 minute, total body, kickboxing circuits. No class times, workouts change daily and a trainer is included. Hours: 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2018

Kennewick-Richland tops in country for quick home sales The Kennewick-Richland area topped a national list for quick home sales in 2017. Across more than 200 metropolitan areas, the average days on the market for a home was 67 days in 2017. This is a sharp decline from the peak in 2011 when the average was…


Networking — April 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Flo Sayre, a real estate agent with Farmers National Co. in Pasco, received the 2017 Land Realtor of America Award from the Realtors Land Institute. She has been a real estate agent for 24 years and is a fourth-generation Pasco resident. Jason E. Johnson, an advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Spokane, who…

Business Updates — April 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Avea Financial Planning has opened at 723 The Parkway in Richland (inside Fuse SPC). The business offers financial planning and investment services for pre-retirees and Generation X families, specifically focusing on college funding and retirement planning. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact: 509-366-0032,, Facebook. CrossFit 12 Stones has…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2018

$300,000 invested in Tri-City entrepreneurship efforts The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that the Port of Benton in Richland received $300,000 to support the development of early-stage seed capital funds through the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program. The port is the administrator for the Tri-Cities Research District, a state Innovation Partnership Zone…


Networking — March 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Edward Jones, with offices in the Tri-Cities, has been named among the best places to work. The company was No. 5 on the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work. It was the 19th time Edward Jones has made the list. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys recognized Kennewick lawyer Mathew…

Business Updates — March 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Cigar Savvy has opened at 8390 W. Gage Blvd., Suite 110, Kennewick. The business sells premium cigars and pipe tobacco. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Contact: 509-579-4444,, Facebook. Creekstone Care Assisted Living is now open at 3321 W. 10th Ave. in…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2018

Fire destroys Pasco onion shed Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a fire at a Pasco onion shed that burned to the ground Feb. 2. Damage was significant, with estimated losses of $3 million, according to the Pasco Fire Department. Twenty-eight firefighters from the Pasco Fire Department, Richland Fire Department, Franklin Fire District…

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