Business Profiles

The Kennewick DirtKart raceway at 2203 W. Fourth Ave. is the sixth family-operated facility to open in three states since 2019. The Kennewick track is also the biggest. (Courtesy Jade Pennella)

Get speed, adrenaline rush at indoor go-kart track

 Since Kennewick’s first indoor go-kart track opened, it has been a popular place for those who need to speed. The...
Delicakes by Angelica is located in a storefront at 110 S. Fourth Ave. In the Pasco Specialty Kitchen in downtown Pasco by appointment. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Pasco businesswoman discovers hidden cake decorating talent

Pilar “Angelica” Hernandez had already earned her cosmetology license and commercial driver’s license before realizing she had a hidden talent...
Owner Scott Conrad stands in front of his shoe inventory at Runners Soul at 5020 W. Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick. (Photo by Jeff Morrow)

Runners Soul finds right shoe so your feet will thank you

On a recent Friday morning, customers were coming into Runners Soul at a steady flow. Suddenly, a woman and her...
Tri-City native Arthur Baranovskiy launched a drafting and design company called AYB Drafting, based in Richland that taps into skills, education and talent found locally. Baranovskiy founded his company while still completing his electrical engineering degree at Washington State University Tri-Cities. (Courtesy Arthur Baranovskiy)

Delta High grad-turned-entrepreneur solves problems with design

Arthur Baranovskiy, who credits YouTube and Pasco’s Delta High School for propelling him into technical drawing, is building a successful...
Elaina Morrow began as a bridal consultant in 2013 and bought the former Amy’s Bridal from her mentor in 2020 and renamed it RoseLily Bridal. Adapting to shifting regulations has helped the business continue serving brides. (Courtesy Angela Johnson Photography)

Richland bridal shop finds new ways to dress wedding parties

One new Richland business knew brides would “say yes to the dress” if they could. RoseLily Bridal is doing whatever...
Courtesy Terri Szendre

Couple transform Flat Top Mountain property into lavender farm

An unassuming West Richland lavender farm brims with purple and possibility as the owners dream well beyond U-pick bunches to...
Paleteria La Jalpita in Pasco has been handcrafting and molding paletas – Mexican popsicles – for 28 years (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Mexican ice pop shop’s icy treats keep you cool on hot days

For 28 years, Paleteria La Jalpita has been handcrafting icy Mexican treats on a stick in downtown Pasco. “We have...
Aaron Brink got into beekeeping when a hive made its home on his property. Today, Brink’s Bees manages 45 million bees in 200 Tri-Cities hives and provides pollination services as well as honey. (Courtesy Brink’s Bees)

Beekeeper pollinates Northwest crops, sells varietal honey

Aaron Brink In just a few short years, Aaron Brink went from an annoyed homeowner, frequently...
Elena Gavin, left, and Concetta Gulluni, stand in their Layered Cake Artistry store. (Photo by Jeff Morrow)

Richland sisters find sweet success with Layered Cake

Richland sisters Elena Gavin and Concetta Gulluni admit they were never good friends as teenagers. Being 3 ½ years apart...
Jamie and Loren Wikstrand stand behind a newly remodeled checkout counter inside David’s Shoes, 201 W. Kennewick Ave., the store they recently bought and updated with a modern look with new shoe lines and clothes from White Bluffs Boutique, an online-only clothing store. (Photo  by Robin Wojtanik)

New owners reboot longtime downtown Kennewick shoe store

A fashion enthusiast followed her dream of owning not just one – but two – businesses, now located under one...

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