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Holiday Bazaars 2023

Here’s our annual roundup of Tri-Cities area bazaars:  Oct. 7  Fall Bazaar: 9 a.m., The Highway Church, 2715 W. Seventh Ave.,...
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Chaplaincy to close its remaining thrift store 

A Richland thrift shop that provided an outlet for grieving families to donate their loved ones’ items and a place...
Hanford staffers Juan Guajardo, left, and Lezlie Arntz use a special lock on the truck holding classified records with the key only accessible by the U.S. National Archives upon arrival. (Courtesy HMIS)

Top-secret Hanford documents travel cross-country under tight security 

--- By Robin Wojtanik for Hanford Mission Integration Solutions    Drivers with top-secret clearance recently hauled classified documents cross-country from...
Wake-Up Call, a Spokane-based coffee company, is the new owner and operator of the former Roasters-turned-Black Rock Coffee Bar shops in the Tri-Cities. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

Bitter legal battle forces Roasters ownership change

The former Roasters coffee shops in the Tri-Cities have changed hands twice in a little more than two years —...
Dozens of elected officials and other community leaders tour ATI Inc.’s plant in Richland, which is undergoing an expansion that will increase capacity and double the workforce. (Courtesy ATI)

Demand for titanium drives Richland plant expansion

It’s been described as a “well-kept secret.” But the ATI Inc. plant in the Horn Rapids Industrial Park that specializes...
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Historically low unemployment rates provide opportunities and challenges

With high inflation, high interest rates and an overall higher cost of living, one key market figure has been trending...
Bob Wegeng, president and chief technology officer of STARS Technology Corporation, makes a pitch during the first meeting of the Tri-Cities Angel Alliance. (Photo by Sara Schilling)

These ‘angels’ aim to help Tri-Cities startups

It looked like a typical business seminar, held over lunch. Attendees sat around tables, munching on sandwiches and other light...
Nathan Kennedy, owner of Columbia Safety LLC, stands in front of the new headquarters for his businesses at 9530 Bedford St. in Pasco. Columbia Safety offers a full slate of medical training courses from basic first aid and CPR to advanced emergency medical technician (EMT) and nursing courses. Kennedy also owns Columbia Safety Medical, AED Wholesale and Badger Tactical. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

Growing safety training company moves headquarters to Pasco

If you’re signed up for an upcoming first aid/CPR or EMT training course through Columbia Safety, make sure you check...

Q&A with Steve McCullough

SuperintendentEducational Service District 123 Steve McCullough Number of employees you oversee: Educational Service District (ESD 123) currently employs 255 individuals....
Preston Morris, center, has been working as an intern for three years at Richland’s Planet Fitness through a placement program with Richland School District’s Community Based Transition Center. Scott Piippo, left, is a work-based learning coordinator for CBTC, and Amani Wilburn, right, is club manager at the Richland Planet Fitness. (Photo by Jamie Council)

Richland School District’s special needs program seeks business partners

They say good work – and good workers – are hard to find, but a new program in the Richland...

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Partner Haiti’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Music Bingo at MG Wine Bar

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Horn Rapids 2nd Annual Fall Craft Bazaar

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm