Year in Review


We can agree on this: We want our business community to survive (and thrive!)

From “asymptomatic” and “asynchronous learning,” to “quarantine,” “pivot,” and “Zoom,” coronavirus-related words have wormed their way into our lexicon this...
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It’s no surprise coronavirus, development stories lead the Journal’s top web stories in 2020

Our annual list of the most-read stories on the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ website covered a range of topics...
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The best view of 2020: The rearview mirror

About a year ago I was contacted by an executive search firm to apply for the president/CEO position at the...
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Tri-Citians shine in darkest days of pandemic

2020 has been a turbulent year for tourism as it has been for so many industries and individuals. Tourism is...
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Tri-City chamber is your pandemic partner and advocate

Making it through a worldwide pandemic has been both a challenge and an opportunity for the Tri-City Regional Chamber of...
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Columbia Gardens evolves into destination area despite pandemic

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Port of Kennewick spent 2020 engaging in transparent urban planning; working to revitalize Kennewick’s historic waterfront...
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Hispanic chamber expands reach, services despite 2020’s challenges

The Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (TCHCC) began, like I’m sure many other organizations, with great hopes and plans for...
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Great Depression changed America for the better. So will 2020 pandemic

When we look back 20 years from now at the year 2020, I hope we will see this was a...
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Port of Benton ticked through to-do list despite Covid-19 challenges

2020 started as a year of transition, followed by a global pandemic and an unprecedented new way of doing business.Your...

Robust Tri-City population trends expected to continue

As we close out a tumultuous year where the pandemic has stolen so much of our attention, it might help...

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