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Development in the Horn Rapids area in Richland. (Photo by Scott Butner Photography)

City of Richland: Pace of progress picks up despite pandemic

The pace of progress is on the rise in Richland, where the city has issued nearly twice as many commercial...
Residential construction at the Heights at Red Mountain Ranch in West Richland. (Photo by Scott Butner Photography)

West Richland: More bedrooms to bring more commercial development

West Richland often is called the Tri-Cities’ bedroom community. Plenty more bedrooms were built in the past year and more...
Benton and Franklin counties are embarking on smaller capital projects in the coming year.

Benton & Franklin counties: Benton County wraps admin project, while Franklin eyes several smaller projects

Benton County, home to nearly 209,300 people in 2021, is wrapping up construction of a new administration building at its...
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What a difference a year makes

It’s time for the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ deep dive into all things related to construction and real estate....
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Washington ag is ready to put pests, plague and politics in rearview mirror

How tough was 2020 for Northwest agriculture? This tough: Discovery+ is streaming “Attack of the Murder Hornets,” a 90-minute documentary...
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The numbers tell the story of Washington agriculture

Washington farms and ranches produce more than 300 different crops with a combined value of about $11 billion – a...
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WSDA fills food pantries with farmer-grown products

Derek Sandison By Derek SandisonDirector, Washington State Department of Agriculture As we reach the midway mark...
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Washington wine industry cheers as shipping revives in early 2021

There’s been a retrenching of the Washington wine industry in recent vintages as a result of overproduction, a slippage in...
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Ag exporters left behind as consumers shop online

A side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic is hurting Washington’s ability to export its fresh cherries, apples, frozen french fries...
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Consumers crave their fresh fruit

The 2021 cherry crop is shaping up to be larger than last year’s but with the usual caveat for the...

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