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Business owners say airport lease changes could chill investment 

Some of Pasco’s most prominent business owners could delay investing in hangars and other facilities at the Tri-Cities Airport over a proposed lease policy driven by the Federal...
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Friends of Badger Mountain is $600K away from key land deal 

The all-volunteer group that developed the popular hiking trails on Badger and Candy mountains is $600,000 away from repeating its magic on Little Badger Mountain. ...

Regional planning group chooses new director

Michelle Holt The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments has tapped Michelle Holt to succeed Stephanie Seamans as...
Gov. Jay Inslee’s new reopening strategy organizes Washington into eight regions, which must collaborate to reduce Covid-19 infection and hospitalization rates. Above, members of the National Guard operate a free testing station in Pasco. Free testing is now offered at the back parking lot of the Toyota Center in Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Inslee’s new recovery plan forces six counties to coordinate on Covid-19

It’s back to basics for Washington state businesses as Covid-19 infections rates rise. Gov. Jay Inslee debuted a new Covid-19...
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Banks brace for third round of PPP loans

Mid-Columbia lenders are ready to begin processing a new wave of Paycheck Protection Program loans. As a third edition of...
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Cheering through the pain: Business groups lose members but not focus

As members of the Prosser Chamber of Commerce struggled to pay renewal fees under pandemic-related financial pressure, the executive director...
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Journal of Business celebrates 20th year

You likely noticed changes to the front page of your Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business this month.  We wanted to...
A judge cleared Don Barnes, chair of the Port of Kennewick, of misconduct in discussions about a private land sale to Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic for its Miramar Health Center project. A judge cleared Don Barnes, chair of the Port of Kennewick, of misconduct in discussions about a private land sale to Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic for its Miramar Health Center project. (Photo by Scott Butner Photography)

Judge clears Kennewick port commissioner of misconduct in Vista Field land sale

An independent judge cleared Kennewick Port Commissioner Don Barnes of misconduct in a case that roiled the port for more...
Architect Terence “Tere” Thornhill designed the LIGO Hanford Exploration Center, or LExC, to echo the colliding black holes detected in 2016, a scientific breakthrough that netted the team a Nobel Prize for Physics. (Courtesy Terence L. Thornhill Architect)

LIGO gets visitor center worthy of its Nobel Prize-winning science

Terence L. Thornhill With nearly 27 years designing homes and other buildings in the Tri-Cities under...
Ex-Tri-City Fever players Lionell Singleton and Houston Lillard are developing Vertisee, a 24-unit apartment building as Richland’s Columbia Park Trail East stretch gets a facelift from the city. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Ex-Tri-Cities Fever duo heating up stretch of Richland waterfront

Lionell Singleton Houston Lillard Lionell Singleton and Houston Lillard were fierce competitors...

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Business owners say airport lease changes could chill investment 

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