Focus

Tri-Cities Community Health

HRSA grant allows TCCH to continue with renovations and expansions

Tri-Cities Community Health is expanding services and renovating its facility, with the help of a $1 million grant awarded by the Human Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Although the renovations and building improvements started with savings from TCCH, the grant will allow the health center to finish…

Tri-Cities Community Health

TCCH awarded grant to offer consumers free help enrolling for health insurance

Tri-Cities Community Health has received a $25,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to offer health insurance eligibility assistance and enrollment guidance to the uninsured or who need to apply for reenrollment. The service is free and open to everyone. [blockquote quote=”… we help everyone, at no cost at all, they don’t have…

WSU's medical program

Kadlec to offer clinical rotations for WSU College of Medicine students

As Washington State University moves toward the creation of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Kadlec Regional Medical Center is positioning itself to become an integral part of the program by offering clinical rotations for the residency program. [blockquote quote=”We hope this (partnership) will result in physicians who are familiar with the community and…

Hanford's B Reactor

Hanford’s B Reactor site dedicated as part of new national park

A new flag is now flying over Hanford’s B Reactor. It’s the flag of the National Forest Service, signifying Hanford’s inclusion as one of the three sites creating the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park. [blockquote quote=”This is where the nuclear age began. It’s important to preserve it for the future.” source=”Doc Hastings, former U.S.…

Visit Tri-Cities annual meeting

Tourism on the rise theme of Visit Tri-Cities annual meeting

Creating a powerful legacy for a bright future was the theme of the 2015 Visit Tri-Cities annual meeting in November. [blockquote quote=”To say this year was anything other than bigger, bolder, brighter would simply be an understatement.” source=”Kris Watkins, CEO & president of Visit Tri-Cities” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] Speakers praised the accomplishments made during the year,…

Advanced Research Projects

PNNL leads, collaborates on technologies to make energy cleaner, more efficient

By Francis White Three technologies — a computational tool to improve power grid planning, a process to create biofuel from kelp and a hybrid device that makes hydrogen and stores energy — are being developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its partners under new projects just announced by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research…

Dupus Boomer's

Renovation of busy intersection brings trio of new offerings in Richland

After more than two years of planning, construction is nearly complete on three new buildings that will offer three new dining options in central Richland while sprucing up a once dreary corner in central Richland. [blockquote quote=”We are going to focus on great ingredients and great quality.” source=”Anthony Belsito, general manager of Dupus Boomer’s in…

October job fair in full swing

Employers boost staff numbers to gear up for strong holiday shopping season

The National Retail Federation has high hopes for this holiday shopping season. Spending is projected to reach $630 billion, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the retail industry’s annual sales. [blockquote quote=”We strongly recommend people to attend job fairs, because then they get that one-on-one face time with the employers, which can leave an impression,”…

Rachel Kronberg, left, and Jessica Hendrickson (holding baby Fischer Kronberg) own Locally Curated, a shop complete with spa, photography studio, and organic botanicals.

Locally Curated showcases local artists’ wares, spa and photography services

Locally Curated opened at 19 Cascade Street, Kennewick in February and has morphed into a harmony of services and products by local artists. [blockquote quote=”So far, it has been satisfying to see all the wonderfully talented people in the Tri-Cities and provide a space to display their wares or do their work.” source=”Rachel Kronberg, owner…

Tracy Horner creating cloth designs.

Talented West Richland woman designs in cross-stitch

Tracy Horner of West Richland creates artistic patterns by linking together tiny x-shaped stiches. Horner creates patterns for counted cross-stitch, a type of hand needlework that uses only small x-shaped stitches to create intricate designs. Counted cross-stitch is done on evenweave fabrics, which have the small number of horizontal and vertical threads in each inch.…

Latest News

Columbia Center announces arrival of 3 new businesses

Queensgate ramp to close for weekend to prep for roundabout construction

Fast charging station for electric cars opens in Kennewick

Energy Northwest names new CEO

Richland construction company selected for Kennewick school project

Advertisement for Obrien Construction

E-Newsletter

Sign-up for e-newsletter filled with featured stories and latest news.

Around Town Photo Gallery

Calendar